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Founded by the United Church of Canada in 1962, St. Paul’s University College is now a secular institution affiliated with the University of Waterloo. All our students are University of Waterloo students. St. Paul’s contributes to the University of Waterloo by offering academic programming reflective of our mission and values; by providing an enriched living environment for both graduate and undergraduate students; and by hosting unique co-curricular programming for University of Waterloo students such as GreenHouse, the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre, and the Student Refugee Program.

Our mission is to inspire a life-long love of learning and a profound commitment to social responsibility.

Thank you to all who apply for our positions. However, only short-listed applicants will be acknowledged.

Sessional Instructor - Indigenous Studies - Click here for more information

This course introduces students to the integral role and place of spiritual practices and ceremonies in the everyday experiences of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Course materials will be supplemented by visits with Elders, Knowledge Keepers, Storytellers, as well as integration of ceremonial and land-based practices

 All individuals interested in this must submit the following documentation to Dr. Peter Frick  or Dr. Rowland Robinson

Sessional Instructor - Human Rights Program - Click here for more information

A comparative examination of the rights challenges faced by diverse Indigenous peoples around the globe. Special attention will be given to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and work being done to protect and advance the rights it enshrines.

All individuals interested in this must submit the following documentation to Dr. Anna Purkey

Director of the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre - Click here for more information

The Director reports to the Principal of St. Paul’s and consults with the Indigenous Advisory Circle on programming matters. The primary responsibility of the Director is to provide strategic and operational leadership to the WISC.  The Director also provides advice to the Principal of St. Paul’s on Indigenous matters and serves as a valued member of the senior management team for the College.

Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter to by May 27th, 2022.

Residence Don

Part time (Fall, Winter, Spring)

Applications for Don positions are open in early January for the following Fall, Winter, and Spring terms. Please review the application for dates and deadlines.

For more information about the application process or Don position, please contact Steve Prentice.

Living Learning Community Peer Leader

Part time (Fall, Winter, Spring)

Peer Leaders provide leadership to a cluster of students enrolled in a St. Paul's Living Learning Community.

Applications for Peer Leader positions are open in early January for the following Fall, Winter, and Spring terms. Please review the application for dates and deadlines.

For information about the application process, please contact Steve Prentice.

Parking Monitor

Part time (Fall, Winter, Spring)

Patrol and monitor vehicle activity in the parking lots at St. Paul's University College. The parking monitor works independently to ensure safety and parking policy compliance. Due to the hours and responsibilities of this position it is best suited for a student residing at St. Paul's.

See the Parking Monitor job description

To apply, prepare a cover letter outlining your qualifications and suitability for the position. Forward your cover letter and current résumé to Brianna Johnston.

St. Paul’s University College offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its employment recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, or require an accessible version of a document, please contact