In case you missed it: UAT summer roundup

UAT highlights from over the summer

02 September 2021

As we start a new fall academic term, we wanted to summarize all that's happened with the University of Alberta for Tomorrow (UAT) initiative over the past three months to keep you up to date and informed of anything you may have missed.

The summer months continued to be a busy time as work progressed on planning, implementing and launching new structures, service centres, positions, and much more. Some of the key milestones included the launch of:

This restructuring, along with many other activities to implement the UAT operating model, will help put the university on solid, financial footing from which we can seize opportunities for growth and reinvestment in our core mission of teaching, research, and community engagement. Here are the key UAT activities and milestones from over the summer months:

June

July

August

Hiring announcements

Several new positions in the operating model were also hired over the summer across all of the six administrative workstreams. We're pleased to note that of the 24 positions hired below, 23 were filled with key, existing talent within the organization.

Useful resources

As the university continues transitioning to the new operating model, it's understandable that you're thinking about where you will fit within the new structures. Across the organization, new structures are rolling out and bringing new opportunities for professional growth. Here are some useful resources and articles that were released this summer to help assist you with career decisions.

Be sure to regularly review future opportunities posted on the Position Opportunities Page; please remember that POP only provides the upcoming opportunities created as a result of restructuring. The Careers website is the place to watch for all opportunities you can apply for.

Going forward

Stay up to date with the latest UAT developments by reading The Quad each Thursday. You can also access UAT updates at any time by visiting the UAT homepage and checking out the "recent posts." In the coming weeks, we'll be starting a new series of articles that looks ahead at each of the university's functional areas and highlights some of the key, future milestones. Stay tuned!

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