University of Toronto

University of Toronto jobs

Headquarters: Toronto (Ontario)
Year of creation: 1827
Type of company: public university
Sector of activity: higher education


Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto is one of Canada’s largest universities and a global presence in research and teaching. It offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to approximately 90,000 students over three campuses: St. George, Mississauga and Scarborough. It has more than 575,000 alumni worldwide. It is located in the Greater Toronto Area, one of Canada’s most culturally diverse urban settings. It is well known for its research on insulin, bone-marrow transplants, regenerative medicine and for its vanguard work in artificial intelligence. It has produced ten Nobel Laureates.


The University of Toronto employs approximately 21,000 faculty and staff across its three campuses. Its vibrant site, located in one of Canada’s most culturally diverse regions, affords opportunities for mingling and frequenting café bistros, for example, while on a lunch break. The University of Toronto’s many personnel, whether professors, technicians, cooks, librarians and others, are a “beehive” of activity and organization, serving not only the university but the community at large. 

Working environment

The University of Toronto provides competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. Additionally, it offers flex time, maternity/paternity leave, sick leave, bereavement leave, vacation time, unpaid extended leave and multiple onsite daycare options. It also offers a pension plan, an employee assistance program and job training and tuition.

Corporate culture

The University of Toronto believes in socially responsibility. It supports and encourages community involvement among its employees. It supports the United Way as well as participates annually in Bring Our Children to Work Day and the CIBC Run for the Cure. It also is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. Hiring guidelines and requirements have been created to encourage a diverse pool of candidates. Diversity training workshops are offered to staff on topics such as Indigenous cultural competency, anti-Black racism, accessibility, religious diversity and mental health awareness. To that end, it has been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2019). The University also supports green initiatives such as creating greater food sourcing and production awareness by partnering with local farmers and food producers through the Field to Fork and Local Food Plus programs. It has achieved significant waste diversion rates through its policy of reduce, reuse and recycle. It has been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers (2018).

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