Classification & Regular Hours
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Please note, this is a temporary full-time contract opportunity with an anticipated end date of February 28, 2023, covering a secondment.
Since 1878, Western University has been committed to serving our communities through the pursuit of academic excellence and by providing students, faculty, and community members with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth. We seek excellent students, faculty, and staff to join us in what has become known as the "Western Experience" - an opportunity to contribute to a better world through the development of new knowledge, new abilities, new connections, and new ways to make a difference.
The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry provides outstanding education within a research-intensive, distributed learning environment, where tomorrow’s physicians, dentists and health researchers and other scholars learn to be socially responsible leaders in the advancement of human health. The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry is the largest Faculty on campus and employs over 2,000 part-time and full-time faculty and over 1,500 staff.
The Human Resources team is recognized as leaders in human resource practices contributing to the success of Schulich, Western, and its community, which includes Hospital and Research Partnerships. We add value by developing proactive human resource strategies and delivering exemplary employment related services. As a team of innovative professionals, we encourage a productive and respectful work environment through collaboration, partnership and technology.
The Human Resources Coordinator (Staff) will carry out a broad range of staff related functions within the human resources practice. The role will facilitate the implementation of policies and programs and build relationships with faculty, staff, leaders, and administrators within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. The Coordinator will also provide support and act as a resource in the staff recruitment process, payroll, job descriptions; staff appointments and documentation; and utilization of collective agreements.
- Undergraduate University Degree with completion of professional courses in Human Resources
- Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) in progress preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Progressive experience of at least three years in Human Resources administration
- Experience supporting the Human Resource function in a unionized environment
- Experience working in the health, education or public sector preferred
- Knowledge of human resource principles and practices
- Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work in a respectful manner with a diverse community of faculty, staff, co-workers, and others
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and confidence dealing with all levels of an organization
- Strong customer service skills to handle enquiries and resolve issues in a professional and timely manner
- Extremely organized, detail-oriented, and superior multi-tasking skills
- Ability to work in a fluid and challenging work environment with changing deadlines
- A strong record of teamwork with the motivation and ability to work independently with little supervision
- Possesses a reputation for resourcefulness with a strong sense of accountability and initiative
- Proven ability and natural inclination to interact with people at all levels of an organization in a professional, respectful, and diplomatic manner
- Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
- Creative problem-solving skills and sound professional judgment, especially regarding confidential/sensitive matters
- Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)
- Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning and professional development
Western Values Diversity
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 519-661-2194.
Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.