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Help lay the groundwork for world-changing research and education.

Guided by the strong Eyes High strategic plan, we’re dedicated to providing an environment of academic excellence, where students reach their full potential and research scholars make ground-breaking discoveries that improve quality of life for communities around the globe. We rely on our management and staff to build and enable that environment. From research assistants to student advisors, groundskeepers to directors, administrators to development officers—they’re all critical to the success of our university. How’s that for a reason to come to work every day?

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Take your career where you want it to go.

Come work at a university where innovation and excellence are not only part of the curriculum, they’re expected of all our employees. In our quest to become one of Canada’s top learning and research institutions, we’re committed to providing our staff with challenging work that is both impactful and rewarding. It’s an energetic, supportive place to grow and develop your career.

Be part of the energy.

With a diverse, growing population, a vibrant economy, a rich cultural landscape and breath-taking natural scenery, Calgary is fast becoming one of the most desirable places in the world to live. Ranked consistently high on “Best Places To Live” lists around the world, Calgary offers world-class career and lifestyle opportunities, recreational settings and amenities. No matter what stage of life you’re in, Canada’s most dynamic city is the perfect place to call home.

Take a look at Calgary’s unique energy and community vibe in this video, produced by Calgary Economic Development.

Take advantage of all we have to offer.

Our university recognizes that the foundation for excellence is an environment where your work is supported by mutual respect, partnership and shared accountability. That’s why we strive to provide a workplace that promotes the professional and personal growth of all our employees.


Everything we do is guided by Eyes High, our vision to become one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community of Calgary, by the university’s 50th anniversary in 2016.

Benefits and Rewards

Our goal is to offer a work environment that promotes the health and wellness of our employees and also supports their personal lives.

  • Our comprehensive benefits program helps take care of the financials, including coverage for retirement income planning, health, dental, life insurance, and income protection for disability. 
  • Our Staff Wellness Centre offers support in key areas of health, including ergonomics, ability management, and health surveillance and promotion.
  • An Employee and Family Assistance Program offers immediate and confidential support to employees and immediate family members, at no cost.
  • Our Tuition Support Program allows employees to take advantage of professional and personal learning opportunities, and provides support for their dependent children and/or spouse.
  • Our employees and their families have access to child and family care services, recreational facilities, and various amenities and services located on right on campus to promote a healthy work/life balance.

A list of benefits and available support programs can be found here.


The University of Calgary strives to create and maintain a positive and productive learning and working environment in which there is respect for the dignity of all persons and fair and equitable treatment of individuals in our diverse community. Learn more about our commitment to workplace diversity and employment equity.

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