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Careers at TRU

Current Opportunities

Please Note: Apart from the Highlighted Opportunities that contain individual instructions, applications will only be accepted online through the careers section listed below.

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Highlighted Opportunities

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How to get Notified about new positions

You can create Search Agents on our careers site that will automatically search the database daily for new submissions that match the agent's criteria. If a match is found, an email notification is sent with a link to view the them. Click here to download a pdf with instructions.

About Thompson Rivers University

Our Mission

TRU is a comprehensive, learner-centered, environmentally responsible institution that serves regional, national, and international learners and their communitites through high quality and flexible education, training, research and scholarship.

Our Campuses

TRU has 25,000 students learning throughout our campuses in Kamloops; Williams Lake and regional centres; and online through our Open Learning division. We are the chosen workplace for approximately 1,100 employees.

Our main campus is located in Kamloops, BC and planning is underway to develop our campus into a university village environment with parks and outdoor meeting spaces, new academic buildings, shopping, professional services, market housing, and other features to bring the community to TRU. Learn more about our future University Village and Campus Master Plan or launch a virtual tour of our Kamloops campus to see what our campus looks like today!

Our Culture and Values

Employee Health and Wellness

TRU is committed to helping our employees and students achieve a healthy work-life balance by offering mental health services through ourWellness Centre. We encourage all of our employees to stay active and offer intramural programs and free fitness classes through our Recreation Department. Employees and their families also receive a discount on annual gym passes at theTournament Capital Centre on campus.

Environment & Sustainability

TRU has been a carbon neutral organization since 2010. We are proud to continue our environmental commitment and hope to reduce our energy consumption by 25% of 2010 figures by 2016. This will be achieved through sustainability programs and initiatives run by our Office of Environment & Sustainability. As of 2015, we are well on our way to achieving our goal!

Respectful Workplace

TRU is a diverse learning community, embracing students, faculty, staff and visitors from a vast range of nations, cultures, and traditions. It is important that all members of our TRU community feel confident and safe in the respectful expression of their unique opinions and perspectives.

Click here to learn more about this initiative!

Diversity & Inclusion

It is important to TRU that we have a diverse workforce and that we provide equal employment opportunities for everyone, regardless of gender, race, heritage, religion or sexual orientation. The HR department also provides workplace accommodations for employees with disabilities.

Click here to learn more about our program!