Provides strategic advice to management related to talent acquisition, classification and onboarding and executes all associated processes. Works in partnership with management by providing end-to-end guidance and support from initial stages of recruitment through to onboarding candidates. Collaborates with HR Business Partners and hiring managers to ensure decisions are aligned with their objectives, the University’s HR policies and procedures, collective agreements and applicable legislative frameworks. Provides advice on best practices, trends and risk–benefit analyses of proposed talent acquisition solutions. Assumes a subject matter expert role within Human Resources and fosters an environment that favours service excellence.
Sound theoretical and procedural knowledge of human resources, normally acquired through a university degree in the field of human resources management or business administration or through an equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience providing advice and guidance to managers for matters related to human resources, ideally within a unionized environment, including talent acquisition experience
Human resources designation (e.g., CHRP, CRHA) considered an asset
Sound knowledge of current provincial legislation, best practices and employment standards in Ontario
Ability to contribute to a team through a results-oriented approach by building and maintaining productive and trusting relationships
Demonstrated ability to provide sound advice and influence managers on human resources matters
Experience analyzing and applying policies, procedures, regulations and collective agreements
Knowledge of and experience with job evaluation methods (preferably Hay) considered an asset
Experience developing and delivering training and presentations on topics related to human resources
Experience using applicant tracking and other HR systems
Experience using common business computer applications such as word processing and presentation software, spreadsheets, email and the internet
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to develop and propose creative solutions to complex issues
Strong communications, interpersonal and organizational skills
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Temporary assignment or contract of 24 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits will be determined upon hiring. This position is excluded from all union accreditation units. All applications will be considered equally. To obtain a temporary assignment, internal candidates must receive approval from their immediate supervisor. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).