Reporting to the Executive Director, Human Resources, the Manager, Employment Services & Senior HR Consultant is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Employment Services team of the Human Resources Department. The incumbent also provides professional Human Resources consulting/advising and coaching to a specific group of managers and staff from the Academic and/or Corporate areas of the College. As a senior member of the HR management team, the incumbent provides advice, guidance and coaching on matters related to all areas of HR including recruitment and selection, job evaluation, compensation, employee relations, collective agreement administration, labour relations, performance management and succession planning. The incumbent develops and implements human resources strategies, executes plans and devises creative solutions to complex issues that address management’s operational and programming objectives. The incumbent plays an important role as a team member and resource to other Managers, Consultants and Support staff within the Human Resources Department on general human resources matters.
Leads, manages and oversees the overall recruitment process for all full time and part-time College employees across a broad range of professional and occupational areas in accordance with college policy, procedures, collective agreements and government legislation.
Consults with Management on human resources planning to meet the College’s strategic objectives.
Provides analysis and review of College staffing patterns and makes recommendations to the Executive Director on priority staffing needs and retention issues which impacts the College’s strategic goals and objectives.
Acts as a team leader and a resource to other Managers, Consultants and Support staff within the Human Resources Department in recruitment and selection matters.
Manages the Support Staff Job Evaluation and Performance Evaluation Systems.
Represents the College at grievances and arbitrations pertaining to job competitions and Support staff classifications.
Provides a diverse range of human resources generalist services for assigned client groups which involves understanding their key strategies and objectives and provides HR expertise and technical support to all levels of management in meeting those objectives.
Coaches managers and staff on issues such as change/strategic management, performance management, discipline issues, employee relations, organization design, employee development and job evaluation.
Assists in the annual department budget planning process and ensures the department budget is used effectively by optimal use of human, fiscal and physical resources.
Provides leadership, guidance, advice, direction and support to reporting staff.
Maintains a high level of performance through effective recruiting, selection, training, motivating and evaluation of staff.
Leads or participates in Human Resources projects or College-wide projects.
Participates in Human Resources or operational projects both within the department and at the corporate level.
Four year degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in a related discipline (Human Resources) with certification in Human Resources Management (CHRP).
Minimum of 9 years of progressive Human Resources leadership and management experience within a unionized environment.
Proven ability to build relationships; expertise in recruitment and selection, job evaluation, labour relations and employee relations.
Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills gained from collaborating across multiple constituencies and/or within a unionized environment.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to exhibit good judgment, maintain confidentiality, objectivity, compassion, tact and discretion.
Skilled in all aspects of human resources management and understanding and working with Ontario’s workplace legislation (Employment Standards Act, Human Rights Code, Occupational Health & Safety Act, Labour Relations Act, AODA) and contractual agreements.
Experience and/or training in equity issues and working with diverse populations.
Computer literacy and experience in MS Office.
Ability to work in an environment where diversity of people and situations are encountered.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
Please submit a resume and cover letter combined in one (1) document.
George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.