Director, HR Services

Toronto (City), Ontario
$99,643 - $112,098
September 3, 2019
November 2, 2019
Job Level
AVP, Director
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.

In this role you will be responsible for the oversight and management of all Human Resources functions for Facilities Services, Ancillary Services and the Community Safety Department. You will be responsible for strategic Human Resources planning in support of Facilities Services, Ancillary Services, Community Safety requirements and University objectives identifying and developing strategies to meet present and future human resource needs. You will be accountable for the development, implementation and on-going review of policies and processes which ensure the effective and cost efficient use of human resources across the three departments. You will act as a subject matter expert to central Human Resources related to the local requirements/issues/impacts of the development of University Human Resources programs, policies and procedures and their implementation, ensuring that both University and local requirements are achieved.

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

A University degree in Human Resources or Business Administration / Management or equivalent as well as knowledge of relevant legislation (Employment Standards Act, Labour Relations Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.) and associated guidelines. CHRP / CHRL accreditation preferred/actively pursuing accreditation. In addition, you will bring a minimum of 7 years of progressively senior managerial experience in Human Resources in a unionized environment as it is required. You will bring experience in leading and influencing high levels of performance, engagement and trust at all levels. Experience in change and project management preferred.

For full position details and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit and refer to posting CPM-12099.

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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