Human Resources Advisor
Client Services, Human Resources

Are you a seasoned human resources generalist with experience in a unionized environment? MacEwan University’s Human Resources department has an exciting maternity leave coverage opportunity for an HR Advisor!

Reporting to the Director, Human Resources Client Services, the HR Advisor will support and provide generalist human resources services to a designated portfolio. This role is responsible for providing client support services for issue management, attraction and retention, classification/job evaluation, employee and labour relations resolutions, performance management, training and development, return to work, and duty to accommodate, as well as, project work as assigned.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a degree in Human Resources or related discipline complemented by a minimum of five (5) years of generalist experience within a combination of unionized and post-secondary environments. Our preferred candidate will have strong skills in resolving labour relations issues and formal grievance handling; proficiency in conducting workplace investigations; and experience in job evaluations and classification.

Working in a dynamic environment, the HR Advisor will demonstrate an ability to manage multiple priorities; build collaborative relationships; works effectively in difficult or sensitive situations; has strong interpersonal and communication skills; and has established skills in conflict resolution, mediation, facilitation, and/or consulting. Additionally, the HR Advisor will have previous experience with a HRIS system, such as PeopleSoft and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

A generous total compensation package will be included in these positions.

The anticipated start date is July 2014.

This position is included under the Administrative Support and Supervisory Employment Policy (D1020)

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Term (14 month maternity leave coverage)
Salary $61,985 to $95,043 per annum
Closing Date Sunday, June 8th, 2014
Competition No. 14.03.043 RE-POST
Apply In Person/By Mail MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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Personal information is being collected to determine your qualifications for employment and used to manage the staffing program of Grant MacEwan University. This information is collected, used and protected under the authority of and in accordance with the provisions of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. It may be provided to non-HR members of a hiring and interview panel if your application advances to that stage of the hiring process. If you have any questions about these arrangements, please contact: Assistant Director, Human Resources, Human Resources Department, University Services Centre, Rm. 10-600, 10700-104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4S2 or phone (780) 497-5434.