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Manager, Professional Skills and Postdoctoral Affairs

Date: July 1, 2015
Reports to (Job Title): Assistant Director, Graduate Communications & Postdoctoral Affairs
Jobs Reporting (Job Titles): None
Department: Graduate Studies Office (GSO) and Postdoctoral Office (PO)


Main Campus


35 hr/wk

Primary Purpose

The Manager, Professional Skills and Postdoctoral Affairs works with key stakeholders across the university to implement strategies that support, enhance and promote professional skills development opportunities for graduate students and Post-Doctoral Fellows (PDFs) at the University of Waterloo.  Working closely with senior management, the incumbent will also facilitate the planning and implementation of administrative policies, guidelines and processes to support PDFs at the university.

Key Accountabilities:

 1.  Professional skills development

 2.  Postdoctoral affairs support

 3.  Communication

 4.  Data analysis/Research

Position Requirements


Graduate degree (Master’s or PhD), completed or in progress





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