Human Resource Business Partner

Toronto (City), Ontario
$67,168 - $75,564
June 25, 2018
August 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 Resource Business Partner to work with Vice-Provost Students for this exciting opportunity. 

Are you a Human Resources professional with experience working in a unionized environment? Do you have experience administering and interpreting collective agreements? Do you possess strong business acumen including relationship building, coaching, influencing and relationship management skills? Do you have a strong understanding of employment and human rights legislation as well as thorough knowledge of human resources theory and related practices? Do you possess effective oral and written communication and presentation skills? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will support the Division of Students organization in the provision of a wide range of operational, generalist Human Resources responsibilities. Act as a resource to central Human Resources in the development and implementation of Division of Students and University Human Resources programs, policies and procedures ensuring that both University and departmental requirements are achieved.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

A University degree in Human Resources or Business Management or equivalent required. Human Resources training/certification preferred. CHRL/ CPHR certification required. Conflict resolution training/certification is an asset. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess a minimum of 4 years generalist human resources experience in a unionized environment (including experience working with business leaders in a consultative capacity). Experience administering and interpreting collective bargaining agreements required. Experience in organizational development, change management, continuous process improvement initiatives and process documentation an asset. Experience in a University environment preferred.

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to and refer to posting# CPM-11237.

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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