Human Resources Partner

Toronto (City), Ontario
Hiring Salary Range: $67,168 - $75,564
May 25, 2018
July 24, 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 Human Resources Business Partner to work with the Office in the Dean in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies for this exciting Contract opportunity. 

Are you a Human Resources professional with experience working in a unionized environment? Do you possess at least 3-4 years’ of experience executing Human Resources generalist duties? Do you possess superior oral and written communication skills? Do you have knowledge of Human Resources theory and best practices? Do you possess experience working with collective agreements? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will act as a consultant and advisor on a wide range of HR/operational responsibilities. The HR Business Partner is responsible for providing advice, leadership, guidance and consultation to academic and administrative departments/schools with respect to recruitment, job evaluation, employee relations, training/orientation/onboarding, health and safety and other employee matters for YUSA and YUSA2 staff. The incumbent addresses issues of violence, harassment and accommodation of full and limited term staff, faculty and students.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

A University degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in human resources; CHRP required; Health and Safety Certification would be an asset. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess 3 to 4 years’ related experience as an HR generalist in a unionized environment, as well as experience working with collective agreements and providing advice on applications, 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-11067.

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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