DIVERSITY STATEMENT

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Careers

Available opportunities are listed below.

Human Resources Assistant
Employee Services, Human Resources

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.

Opportunity

Reporting to the Team Lead, Employee Services, the Human Resources Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and operational support to the Employee Services (ES) team. This position will support the team by coordinating internal and external client requests via email or phone, respond to general questions on HR policy and process, and update external applicants on competition status. Supporting the ES Coordinators, this position will assist with the administrative recruitment functions such as posting positions, assisting search committees, preparing letters of employment and onboarding. This position will support biweekly processing of employee new hires and terminations, update benefit and pay information, maintain positions, and ensure that quality assurance and data integrity is sustained in the system.

Skills

The successful candidate will have outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interpret and action information from clients. The ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and a high level of flexibility is required.  Strong computer skills and organizational skills with great attention to detail is essential.  The incumbent must be able to analyze, set priorities, problem-solve and exercise judgment related to competing transactional requirements. Successfully managing multiple priorities and deadlines while offering prompt service to clients and other HR staff is required.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a Human Resources diploma with one to two years of experience in a similar role. Equivalencies will be considered. Prior experience using HR information systems, specifically PeopleSoft HCM, would be an asset. 

Benefits

When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

•    Competitive base pay
•    Generous vacation time
•    Secure pension plan
•    Excellent benefits package
•    Effective recognition and retention programs
•    Continuous learning culture
•    Opportunities for career growth

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.  Please be advised that only applicants who apply directly to a posting through www.macewan.ca/careers will be considered

How to Apply:   

Only applications received electronically will be considered.  To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. 

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

This position is included under the Out of Scope employee policy (D1015).

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date October 21, 2020
Competition No. 20.10.078


Personal Information Collection Notification
Personal information is being collected to determine your qualifications for employment. This information is collected, used and protected under the authority of and in accordance with the provisions of the 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: Human Resources, University Services Centre, Rm. 10-600, 10700-104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4S2 or phone (780) 497-5434.