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University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada, R3T 2N2

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Careers at UM

UM offers a wide range of careers, from academic to financial services to donor relations, from IT to marketing, from research to student support, from trades to administrative assistance.

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A place to make a difference

At UM, our strength lies in community—individuals who work together to shape a better world. Explore these stories of our faculty and staff, showcasing the range of positions, unique career paths, meaningful work and impact on others at UM.

  • Manitoba's
    Top Employers Award

    See for yourself why UM has been recognized as one of ‘Manitoba’s Top Employers’.

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  • Canada's
    Best Diversity Employers Award

    UM is recognized as a leader in creating an inclusive workplace.

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Why join UM?

With its top benefits, world-class facilities and a community that inspires, UM attracts faculty, staff and students from around the globe. Experience a vibrant and forward-thinking working and learning environment that encourages collaboration, connection, growth and discovery. Read on for more.

Competitive salaries and top benefits

UM offers competitive salary rates, and an excellent benefits package including health coverage and pension. For full-time staff, a comprehensive group insurance program meets your medical, mental health, dental, disability and pension needs.

Employee family and assistance

With the Employee and Family Assistance Program, employees have access to immediate, confidential help and counselling for any concern. Employees have free access to mental health professionals, wellness counselling and even legal advice 24/7, 365 days a year.


UM Pension Plan provides eligible employees of the university with retirement, termination, and death benefits.

Retired employee benefits

UM provides health and dental benefits to eligible retired staff members.

Flexible Work Program

UM provides eligible employees with flexible work from home options.

Robust health and wellness programs

UM promotes success through wellness, acknowledging the 'whole selves' faculty and staff bring to work each day. UM's programs foster and support mental, physical, emotional, spiritual and social well-being.

Live well and thrive at UM

UM wants you to live well and thrive.To support your commitment to wellness, active living, environmental responsibility and mental health, we provide a variety of campus resources for your personal and community well-being!

On-campus child care

We are committed to providing services and supports that help our students and staff with children thrive, including on-campus child care, change tables, breastfeeding-friendly spaces and more.

Stay fit

UM has a wide selection of spaces and facilities for sport and recreation at the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses including our award-wining fitness centre, the Active Living Centre.

Learn and grow

As the largest university in the province, UM is a place where the exchange of ideas and learning never stop. We support your career development and life-long learning with leadership and supervisory training, tuition fees reimbursement, career counseling, learning exchanges, workshops and much more.  

Employee career development

We support staff training and development, supervisory best practices and leadership development, with close to 150 courses and workshops.

Faculty professional development

We work with faculty to provide leadership, expertise and support in fulfilling our teaching and learning mission.

Tuition reimbursement

Staff who are eligible for tuition reimbursement can apply the reimbursement to most of the UM courses offered at the undergraduate, graduate and professional development level.


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Workplace values

UM changes our world for the better. As Manitoba’s largest and only research-intensive university, we drive discovery and inspire new ways of thinking and doing. We support Indigenous achievement; we forge unexpected connections and work together to build a diverse and inclusive community.


We remove barriers and create a more supportive and welcoming environment for all students, faculty, staff, and members of the community.

Equity, diversity and inclusion

UM is proud to have received the Canada Best Diversity Employer Award multiple times. We believe that a strong community is about valuing everyone, and includes a commitment to anti-racist action. UM is dedicated to creating a welcoming, inclusive and accessible environment for all faculty, students and staff, and for visitors to our campuses.

Indigenous achievement

At UM, Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples are working together to advance  Indigenous achievement and engagement, foster reconciliation, and address anti-Indigenous racism.


We pursue ecological, social and economic sustainability, and have fun doing it. Our Office of Sustainability supports sustainability across the entire institution, bringing our UM community together to move forward with positive action.

Campus life

UM offers a work and learning environment with a shared sense of purpose, a warm, inclusive community and a wealth of opportunities to get involved.


Explore fun and enriching events for UM faculty and staff on campus throughout the year such as homecoming and campus beautification day.

Campus services

Our campuses are fully equipped to provide our community members with the amenities and services you need. Finding convenient, affordable and healthy meals, snacks and refreshments on campus has never been easier.

Employment equity

The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Accessibility requests

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

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HR Help Desk
Contact HR Help Desk for questions on HR processes, forms, employment categories and more.
Phone: 204-474-9400

Human Resources
309 Administration Building
66 Chancellors Circle
Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3T 2N2
Phone: 204-474-9552
Fax: 204-474-7505

If you are a current employee seeking HR information (HRIS, consulting, staff relations, benefits, etc.) our internal HR information has been relocated to the UM Intranet.


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