Human Resources Advisor, Faculty

McNeill Nakamoto Recruitment Group

Our client is an esteemed educational institution, currently seeking an HR Advisor, Faculty to join their team. In this role, you will collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders to deliver exceptional HR advisory services including talent acquisition, retention, employee engagement, performance management, workforce planning and optimal employee/labour relations. Your expertise in fostering a culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will be pivotal in shaping the organization’s workforce success.

If you are looking to cultivate your HR career within a vibrant and diverse team of HR professionals, and be part of meaningful and engaging work, we want to hear form you today Location : Vancouver, BC Expected Salary Range: $72,000 – $98,000 per annum Responsibilities: Offer HR expertise, advice, and support to leadership and staff in various areas, including recruitment, retention, engagement, performance management, and workforce planning. Collaborate with leadership to ensure effective staff recruitment, following established procedures, policies, and collective agreements. Tasks include conducting diversity audits, managing special program applications, providing hiring committee training, posting positions, handling employment offers, coordinating immigration for foreign workers, and offering general hiring support.

Guide the interpretation and application of collective agreement(s) and seek HR Director’s help for complex labour matters. Proactively address staff concerns and handle grievance resolutions, including mediation and arbitration. Explore alternative conflict resolution approaches.

Build strong relationships with departments, addressing issues through problem-solving and communication. Provide individual coaching to staff on various HR topics, including professional development, performance management, change management, difficult conversations, and fostering a positive work culture. Manage department-specific programs according to collective agreement guidelines.

Lead investigation on employee conduct matters, involving the leadership team in strategy development. Summarize investigation findings and make recommendations for potential remedial actions to the Executive team. Prepare correspondence, reports, and statistical analyses related to the assigned portfolio.

Establish documented procedures and guidelines for HR services and Labour Relations, aiming for continuous improvement. Supervise confidential record maintenance, ensuring policy and privacy compliance. Coordinate updates in HRIS with the HR Coordinator and work closely with the Company’s Privacy Officer on employment privacy matters.

Foster positive relationships with Company employees, serving as a resource for policies, procedures, and contract provisions. Collaborate with the HR Director on procedural variations. Organize and coordinate new staff orientation and onboarding in partnership with HR Advisor and other departments/teams.

Actively participate in and facilitate committees by preparing agendas, taking minutes, following up on action items, conducting research, writing reports, and drafting memorandums. Assist the HR leadership on special projects, including research on best practices. Provide procedural administrative support and backup for other HR positions as needed.

Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) culture by staying informed on relevant trends impacting HR practices. Recommend enhancements to HR services in this regard. Perform other related duties as required.

Requirements: University degree required, preferably in Industrial Relations, HR, or a related field. 3-5 years of progressive HR experience, emphasizing Employee and Labour Relations, recruitment, and performance management in a multi-union setting. Equivalent combination of education and experience considered. Extensive experience advising People Leaders and dealing with collective agreements.

Proficient in developing and implementing recruitment and performance management strategies. Strongly preferred: HR experience in post-secondary education environment. Preferred qualifications: CPHR designation or relevant HR/labour relations professional designation.

Knowledge of employment and labour laws, regulatory bodies, and their application to HR practice. Excellent consultation, facilitation, conflict resolution, and relationship-building skills in a unionized environment. Ability to coach on HR topics, including recruitment, retention, engagement, labour relations, conflict resolution, performance management, and DEI.

Skillful at establishing positive work relationships with staff seeking HR services. Demonstrates sound judgment and maintains confidentiality. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe, and HR Information Systems.

Self-sufficient and effective team player with strong organizational skills. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Can prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and handle multiple interruptions.

Keeps updated on HR best practices, trends, and strategies through research and professional networks. Individuals meeting the criteria above are encouraged to submit their resume by clicking on the “APPLY” button. McNeill Nakamoto is committed to recruiting with a focus on equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion.

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only select individuals will be contacted for follow-up. WOW. FUN.

PEOPLE. Learn more at www.mcnak.com

Job Search