The Registrar’s Office (RO) is involved in the full student enrolment funnel, including marketing and communications, undergraduate recruitment and admissions, scheduling, enrolment, examinations, student awards and financial aid, development and application of academic policies, and convocation. The role has a particular responsibility as the Product Owner for systems within the Student Information System (SIS) portfolio strategically prioritizing work to achieve maximum business value and streamlining the execution of priorities.
The role includes being the lead/owner for implementations of new systems and for ongoing support of current systems that support the business activities of the RO. Of significant importance over the coming months and years, this position is accountable for the ongoing prioritizing of work for the whole SIS portfolio (SIS Product Owner) and accountable for implementing and maintaining an Admissions Systems solution to align with the Admissions business processes (Admissions Systems Product Owner). This position provides leadership and proactively explores the system and project execution driving continuous improvement.
In fulfilling their role, the Product Owner regularly collaborates with the business units in the RO, the rest of the RO Systems team, and all the stakeholders across campus involved with the different student systems.
There are two Systems Product Owner positions available at this time:
Candidates will be considered for both positions based on their application, evident qualifications and experience, and the interview process.
Oversee the utilization, deployment and development of teams to support continuous improvement and innovation through projects and initiatives within Student Information Systems
Lead the Student Information Systems (SIS) projects as Product Owner by setting, prioritizing and accepting work that is supporting the business and adding value to support the success of our students, faculty and staff
Lead and support the project team that will guide the selection and implementation of the next generation of any sustainable (Admissions) System solution
Client Relationships and Support
Complete regular and ad hoc analysis and reporting to aid decision-making around how to progress within the agile team and how to progress overall within the Student Information System
Advise, consult, and provide support to the Student Information Systems leadership and University stakeholders
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is co-ordinated within our Office of Indigenous Relations.
The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuk (Inuit), Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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