Human Resources Director

Location
Newmarket, Ontario
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted
September 14, 2020
Closes
November 13, 2020
Function
Generalist
Job Level
AVP, Director
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred
CHRL

Reporting jointly to the Head of School and Assistant Head of School, Finance and Operations, the Human Resources Director is responsible for the development, leadership and execution of Human Resources programs while promoting an organizational culture modeling school values.

The Director will lead the strategic vision and implementation of organizational-wide strategies which promote a positive work environment.   This is achieved by providing advice, coaching and consultation regarding effective management practices, employee relations, strategic decisions and employee policies. The Director will perform a generalist function, with emphasis on the coordination of recruitment initiatives, compensation and benefits, professional development, performance management, and employee relations while ensuring alignment with the schools mission, vision and values

The Director of HR will contribute to the leadership of the school as a member of the Management team and as the lead staff advisor to the Board HR Committee.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Degree or diploma in related field, Certificate in Human Resources Management preferred, CHRL designation preferred
  • 5 years of experience, preferably in an educational environment.
  • Ability to integrate the mission of the school with the overall school goals and objectives.
  • Experience with data driven decision making and change management.
  • Experience managing continuous HR program improvement through a systematic approach to research and implementing best practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and must be able to demonstrate confidence, impeccable integrity, excellent relationship-building skills with all constituents and be a team player.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; act as a role model and organizational spokesperson.
  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to manage and motivate staff to achieve objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities, meet deadlines, and multi-task in a demanding, fast-paced, professional environment
  • Technologically savvy and abreast of current trends in this area.