University of Manitoba
University of Manitoba employees using the university's new and state-of-the-art Active Living Centre   (Photo credit: ian mccausland)

Recognized as one of Manitoba's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why University of Manitoba was selected as one of Manitoba's Top Employers (2016):

  • University of Manitoba helps employees save for the future with a unique hybrid defined benefit and defined contribution pension program and encourages them to plan for the long term with retirement planning assistance and health benefits that extend to retirees
  • University of Manitoba employees working on campus have convenient access to an onsite fitness facility, complete with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, basketball, badminton, volleyball and tennis courts, an indoor soccer facility, skating rinks and an olympic-sized swimming pool
  • University of Manitoba supports new moms with maternity and parental leave top-up payments (to 100% of salary for 17 weeks, followed by 95% of salary for an additional 18 weeks) as well as an option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence -- new fathers and adoptive parents also receive a generous parental leave top-up (to 95% of salary for 18 weeks) and all new families can enjoy the convenience of an onsite daycare facility
University of Manitoba employees celebrating the opening of the university's Active Living Centre


Industry Post Secondary Schools, University
Established in Canada 1877
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB
Full-time employees in Canada 4,893
Part-time employees in Canada 7,452
Average age of employees in Canada 42.09
Longest serving employee 52.7 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension, defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 50% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 36 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

University of Manitoba has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
University of Manitoba employees taking part in the university's annual Campus Beautification Day

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post Secondary Schools, University
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB
Full-time employees in Canada 4,882
Part-time employees in Canada 8,453
Student opportunities summer jobs
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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