Temporary, Full Time

Dates: As soon as possible until March 24, 2019

Under the guidance of the HR Strategic Initiatives Coordinator, the Lead, HR Strategic Initiatives is responsible for coordinating projects, events, and programs on behalf of the HR Department and providing relevant communications and strategic support.  The position also provides research, analysis, and assistance in support of strategic HR initiatives.  Working within a collaborative setting, the incumbent will liaise with both internal and external stakeholders to achieve goals in alignment with work performance standards set by the College.

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Education & Experience

  • Completion of a two-year diploma in human resource management, business management, communications, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of recent experience coordinating HR projects, programs, and events, preferably in a multi-union environment.  Related experience in marketing communications an asset.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Knowledge of human resources legislation and professional practices relating to labour relations, recruitment, HR planning and development, occupational health and safety, and compensation.
  • Knowledge of content management systems, social media outlets, and human resources information systems (HRIS).
  • Advanced proficiency of standard computer applications including word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), database management (Access), presentations (PowerPoint), organization charts (Visio), internet searching and email.

Skills & Abilities

  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate through a variety of outlets.
  • Ability to establish collaborative relationships with senior management, employees, external agencies, other post-secondary institutions, and/or the general public.
  • Effective project management skills; including effective organizational skills (planning, scheduling, coordinating)
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.   
  • Effective organizational and time management skills in meeting deadlines, prioritizing, and coping with interruptions.
  • Effective attention to detail skills
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality through tact and discretion when conducting research or working with employee information and confidential files.
  • Ability to perform research, problem solve, organize material, conduct analysis, and evaluate data. 
  • Ability to use sound judgment in decision making; demonstrating consistent logic, rationality, and objectivity.
  • Ability to perform routine and complex work with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time.

Salary Range: $1,909.72 - $2,387.14 Bi-Weekly (Pay Grade I)

Employee Group:  ADMIN

Hours & Days of Work: 8:30am - 4:30pm. Monday to Friday, however, hours may vary according to the needs of the department. This position is not subject to the compressed workweek schedule.

Please note that internal applicants may be given first consideration.

Competition No.: A008-18

Closing Date: 4:30PM on March 9, 2018

Application Information: Please read the following carefully and ensure you have your documents ready prior to applying. Please submit your resume and cover letter by the closing date and time.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials noted on their resume.

We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

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