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Career Development

The University of Calgary is committed to career development and to supporting employee engagement and retention. UNavigate is designed to help all employees explore their unique and individualized career growth at the University of Calgary. UNavigate provides tools and resources to aid in the development of your personal career path and involves a unique partnership between the employee, the manager and the university.


Learning and Development Opportunities

The University of Calgary offers several programs and workshops to support employee growth and development.

  • UBegin - onboarding program to welcome new employees
  • UAdvance - program to enhance personal effectiveness and improve skills 
  • UFundamentals - program to orient those new to a management role about their responsibilites
  • UManage - development program for front-line managers who lead teams
  • ULead - program to help develop leaders to inspire excellence and engage our university community 
  • ULearn - resources organized around the university's 8 core competencies 

Additional Resources

Here are some general resources available to all employees as you begin to explore what's next in your career at the University of Calgary:

  • Homewood Health - View their Career Development section which contains courses, articles and more
  • - Find both career development and assessment videos (e.g. Managing Your Career, Discovering Your Strengths)
  • Tuition Support Program - Learn what support is available in taking both Continuing Education and academic courses
  • University People Plan – summarizes all program and benefits available to our employees, many of which are referenced above

Key Resources by Staff Group

For those looking for a new position, here are some key resources that may be of interest, organized by staff group.

Academic Positions

Support Staff (AUPE) Positions