Director of Human Resources

Brescia University College, London, Ontario
UP to $108,517.00 annually plus benefits
September 10, 2020
September 27, 2020
Job Level
AVP, Director
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred


Brescia University College (, a Catholic university college affiliated with Western University in London Ontario, is Canada’s only women’s university, providing instruction to over 1,600 students. Brescia is currently seeking an experienced and dynamic Human Resources professional for the position of:

(Permanent Full-time Role)


Reporting to the Principal, the Director of Human Resources oversees the creation and implementation of Brescia’s Human Resources strategy in support of Brescia’s overall strategic plan by providing comprehensive Human Resources (HR) generalist services in all areas of HR. While working closely with the Principal, the Senior Leadership Team, managers, three employee groups and individual employees, the Director will set policy and provide direction on staffing, pay & benefit administration, labour relations, health & safety, diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives, legislative compliance, training & development and other HR initiatives.


A university degree in a related field, HR designation (CHRL preferred) and a minimum of 5 years experience in a senior leadership HR managerial role together with several years experience as a HR generalist with a focus on labour relations is preferred. You possess excellent knowledge and understanding of advanced human resources and management theories, techniques and principles in order to analyze issues, develop policies/procedures and interpret legislation and employee agreements. You have advanced skills in dispute resolution, negotiating and problem solving to identify, analyze and resolve a range of complex and sensitive issues. You are an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills who is equally comfortable interacting with managers, staff, faculty and community volunteers. Your ability to work within a team and the capacity to work independently are as important as your versatility in meeting tight deadlines and having strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.

Please submit a letter of application and resume by September 27, 2020 to:

Brescia University College c/o Human Resources 1285 Western Road London, ON   N6G 1H2


The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Brescia University College is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous person, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at


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