Associate Director, Human Resources

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.

In this role you will be responsible for developing, implementing and executing non-academic Human Resources client-focused strategies, processes and services that directly support the Faculty in achieving its short and long-term goals. You will work collaboratively with their team and leaders from across LA&PS to foster a culture of excellence and inclusion that will attract, retain, develop and motivate qualified and engaged employees. Working closely with the Executive Director, you will have accountability for the Faculty’s HR processes and analytics, strategic workforce planning, talent management, organizational development, employee relations, and HR partnering functions.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:

Post-secondary education in human resources management, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. The Certified Human Resources Leader/Professional (CHRL/CHRP) professional designation is required. A Master’s degree in a related field is preferred. In addition, you will bring a minimum of 2 years of proven progressive leadership experience, with a minimum of 5 years working in a human resources generalist capacity, including labour relations experience in a multi-union setting is required. Experience working in a post-secondary, government, hospital or other complex public sector setting is preferred.

For full position details and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit and refer to posting CPM-11635.

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.

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