For the seventh consecutive year, the University of Toronto (U of T) has been recognized as one of the 2017 Top Employers for Canadians Over 40.
“At U of T we feel that having a broad range of experiences creates an environment that welcomes a variety of thought and opinion. We all benefit from the knowledge our experienced workers bring to the University and we strongly believe in the philosophy of legacy careers.”
— Rosie Parnass, Executive Director
Organizational & Leadership Development & Work-Life Support
Supporting our experienced employees
We appreciate the contributions of our experienced staff and faculty — from those who have established their careers at the University and those who bring a wealth of experience to the institution.
We support our staff and faculty through a range of resources:
- Retirement planning workshops through the Organizational Development & Learning Centre (ODLC)
- Developing Your Career While Raising a Family workshop through the Family Care Office
- Senior College, which provides a rich program of activities for U of T academic retirees
U of T President Meric Gertler (centre) at the 2016 Long Service Awards
Long Service Award
Each year U of T hosts the Long Service Awards to recognize employees with 25, 35 and 40 years of service. In 2016, 366 faculty and staff — representing over 10,000 years of service — were honoured for reaching these significant career milestones.
Attendees at U of T’s 2016 Retirement Reception
The University also celebrates our retiring employees at the annual Retirement Reception. In 2016, 190 staff and faculty members were honoured: 68 individuals have worked at the University for more than 30 years and 19 individuals have been here for over 40 years.
For more information on the reasons for selection, please visit U of T’s Top Employer page.
Photos: Lisa Sakulensky