HR Business Partner

Toronto (City), Ontario
Hiring Salary Range: $67,168 - $75,564
May 15, 2018
July 14, 2018
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

We are currently recruiting for a HR Business Partner to work with Athletics and Recreation for this exciting opportunity. Are you a Human Resources professional with a CHRP designation? Do you possess at least 3 years’ of experience as a Human Resources generalist in a unionized environment? Do you possess a superior ability to assess problem situations, recognize issues and use good judgment to devise creative solutions that meet required standards? Do you possess an understanding of employment contract terminology as well as Ontario Labour and related legislation? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will act as a consultant and advisor on a wide range of Human Resource and operational issues. The HR Business Partner is responsible for providing advice, leadership, guidance and consultation to management within the Department regarding organizational structure, roles and responsibilities, recruitment, job evaluation, employee relations, training, orientation, onboarding, health and safety and other employee matters including addressing issues of violence, harassment and accommodation of full time staff. The HR Business Partner is also expected to take a leadership role in HR business process review and change initiatives, including the related documentation of HR processes, creation of Standard Operating Procedures and assisting management in managing any resulting change that occurs from operational and organizational changes initiated within the department. The HR Business Partner is also responsible for ensuring that the Department has a comprehensive, sustainable, department set of operational policies and procedures based on best practices.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

A University degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in human resources. CHRP designation required. Formal training or certification in Project Management, and/or Change Management would be an asset. Health and Safety Certification would be an asset. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess three to four years’ related experience as an HR generalist in a unionized environment is required, working with collective agreements and providing advice on application, along with experience in the areas of recruitment, employee relations, training, health and safety, orientation and onboarding of non-academic staff.

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to and refer to posting# CPM-10778.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit:

York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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