Recruitment Officer

Hamilton (City), Ontario
Professional Administrative Support Staff PASS 5 - ($60,239 - $75,298)
January 12, 2021
March 13, 2021
Job Level
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

The incumbent will be responsible for the recruitment, selection, and staffing processes within a large multi-union environment.

The incumbent will deliver subject specific expertise and exemplary customer service to a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders to provide a positive experience for all employees and employment candidates. After hours’ work may be required during peak staffing periods.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Organize and manage all aspects of internal and external recruitment, and selection processes across a diverse range of employee groups
  • Develop and implement creative strategies to reach high quality talent pools while ensuring recruitment and selection processes are barrier-free, fair, equitable, open and transparent
  • Ensure accurate processing of wage and salary administration in compliance with the collective agreements and Board Policies and Procedures
  • Organize the flow of confidential information related to recruitment, selection and scheduled staffing processes including input and maintenance of employee information in the HRIS system
  • Participate on interview panels to determine successful candidates as needed
  • Organize and attend job fairs to source specific talent pools as needed
  • Manage on-boarding and orientation processes for all new hires
  • Administer and coordinate system-wide internal staffing processes in accordance with provincial legislation and collective agreement language
  • Provide timely and accurate advice regarding recruitment strategies, staffing policies, employment legislation, and collective agreements for senior management, supervisory staff, principals, and employees
  • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with union officials and a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Work in partnership with other members of the Human Resources Department to support changes in employee status and staff transitions
  • Develop and implement quality human resources service initiatives; supporting a variety of special projects; other related duties as assigned.
  • Completion of post-secondary education in Human Resources Management combined with a minimum of two years of experience in a human resources capacity in the public sector or equivalent as determined by the Board
  • Minimum three (3) years of recruitment experience, preferably in a dedicated          Human Resources position.
  • CHRP, CHRL or RPR designation is considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating recruitment and selection processes for unionized and non-unionized employee groups
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in human resources practices and processes, relevant provincial and federal legislation, and collective agreements
  • Knowledge of Human Resources, Payroll and Benefit processes
  • Excellent research, analytical, organizational, problem solving and strategic thinking skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to build collaborative working relationships and provide exemplary service to a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders
  • Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated effective leadership, coordination, organizational and planning skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy, ability to meet timelines and maintain confidentiality
  • Demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse school community and/or work environment
  • Computer literacy an asset; proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word, E-mail, Excel, PowerPoint and ACCESS would be advantageous
  • Previous experience with education sector staffing processes considered an asset.

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