Top Employers Award
See for yourself why UM has been recognized as one of ‘Manitoba’s Top Employers’ for nine years running.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UM provides health and dental benefits to eligible retired staff members.
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.
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!
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.
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.
We support staff training and development, supervisory best practices and leadership development, with close to 150 courses and workshops.
We work with faculty to provide leadership, expertise and support in fulfilling our teaching and learning mission.
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.
With your UM photo card, you can access books, articles and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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