Use this form to apply to:

  • be a staff representative on a University of Waterloo committee
  • join a University of Waterloo Staff Association committee
  • represent your colleagues as an Area Representative

Please view the current opportunities before submitting this form!

Information and privacy: questions regarding the collection of information on this form can be directed to the form administrator.

Tell us about yourself!
Your department/unit * (required)
Application questions will appear once you select a committee.
Please select the committee from the list below. If you don't see the committee name, choose "other" and enter it in the field.
Indicate the name of the executive search or nominating committee. E.g., Dean of Arts, VP Research.
Select your campus location.

The information that you provide is a key factor in the final selection of the staff representative. The selection committee will gain a better understanding of your qualifications and suitability for the committee work if the information provided is robust. Here are some tips:

  • Read and understand the Terms of Reference for the committee.
  • Answer all questions thoroughly; provide relevant examples of your skills and experience.
  • Tailor your answers to the position you are seeking.
  • Always check spelling and grammar.

If you are selected for the position, your application will be kept in the UWSA Office for the duration of your term on the committee.

Are you interested in serving as working group chair?
Area Representatives Council
Which area(s) are you looking to represent? * (required)
Your “area” might be your department or unit, a group of related departments/units, or a subset of a department/unit. Staff in an area should have regular contact and shared working conditions. If an appropriate “area” is not represented in the list (e.g. a subset of a large department), you can propose a custom area by choosing "Other..." at the end of the list!
To the best of your knowledge, select one of the following ranges.

Good news! The UWSA Area Representatives Council is an informal committee and your membership will be automatic, pending confirmation of your UWSA membership status.

By submitting this form, I acknowledge I have read and agree to the following:

As a UWSA Area Representative, I will:

  1. Commit to a term of at least two years.
  2. Familiarize myself with UWSA documentation.
  3. Introduce myself to staff in my area as their Area Representative.
  4. Attend Area Reps meetings at noon on the second Thursday of each month.
  5. Communicate to my area important information relevant to all Waterloo staff.

Note that your role as an Area Rep will be posted on the Area Reps section of the UWSA website.

Which committee(s) have you served on while working at Waterloo? Please describe your past committee involvement (committee name, role on committee, years of service, etc,).
Any other information or experience you would like the Nominating Committee to consider?

Good news! The UWSA Fundraising and Social committee is an informal committee and your application will be approved, pending confirmation of your UWSA membership status.

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How did you hear about the committee? * (required)
Please tell us how you heard about the committee. This information will help us determine which communication channels work best.