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Career Development Coordinator

National Payroll Institute
Toronto (City), Ontario
Closing date
Sep 9, 2022

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Learning & Development
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Full time
Designations Required/Preferred
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Role Overview:

The National Payroll Institute has an exciting opportunity for a Career Development Coordinator to join the Professional Certification Team. This position will ensure a positive and long-term impact on career development initiatives sponsored by the National Payroll Institute. In addition, the incumbent will be the main point of contact to coordinate and administer the career development initiatives and services for the Institute prospects, students, and designated members, along with employers looking to hire qualified payroll employees.

Are you looking for an opportunity to build a career within an incredible Institute? Here is your chance!

What you will be doing:

Coordinate the day-to-day activities of the Institute’s mentorship platform (Mentorcity), including acting as a champion of the program and being first point of contact, identifying and escalating to management any negative behavior that either mentors or mentees engage in, then communicating any disciplinary decisions back to them and establishing benchmarks and preparing engagement reporting for the dashboard.

Strategic Initiatives:

  • Benchmark influencer professions (HR and Accounting) along with education institutions and non-profits to bring new ideas to the Institute’s career development initiative. Promote career toolkits and other career development resources offered by the Institute. Collaborate with and assist the Institute’s Stakeholder Relations team to develop employment channels for Payroll System Services Providers (PSSPs). Build connections and networks with recruiters and organizations looking to hire, as well as supporting prospective employers with their hiring needs.

Career Events:

  • Coordinate and schedule hiring managers, recruiters, and HR leaders to speak to students both in classrooms and at Institute virtual course offerings.
  • Manage all online/in person career development events/workshops including providing technical guidance and direction to team members as appropriate.
  • Work with strategic partners to provide Career Development events

Designation Maintenance:

  • Serve as first point of contact for Certification Professional Education (CPE) inquiries.
  • Lead the annual Continuing Professional Education (CPE) reminder campaign (calls/e-mails/letters).
  • Respond to student and candidate transfer of credit inquiries including organizing submitted documentation and providing documentation submission status.

This role is for you if you have:

  • Post-secondary education – College diploma (Business Administration preferred).
  • 2 years’ experience in career development.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office in Windows environment. (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Strong database (i.e. iMIS) skills and computer skills.
  • Fluently bilingual is an asset, English and French, both written and spoken.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and perform tasks accurately in a timely fashion.
  • Adjusts quickly and effectively to changing conditions and demands.
  • Good organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-tasks and prioritize.

Who We Are:

For over 40 years, the National Payroll Institute has helped payroll professionals to enjoy long and rewarding careers, provided essential expertise to help businesses reduce risk and increase productivity, and worked alongside governments to shape legislation.

Today, over 40,000 payroll professionals have access to our myriad of benefits of membership — including career development, top-tier education offerings, networking events, forward-looking research, and access to critical compliance information.

The Institute has made it easier than ever for businesses to meet their payroll obligations and navigate’ over 200 legislative requirements. By proactively working with federal and provincial governments, payroll professionals have benefited from legislative changes that have made payroll more streamlined and efficient.

The National Payroll Institute also supports Canada’s 1.5 million employers and the entire payroll profession. Payroll is essential to the long-term health of every business, the financial wellness of workers and the strength of our economy — all of whom rely on our members to ensure timely and accurate annual payment of $1.02 trillion in wages and taxable benefits, and $345 billion in statutory remittances.

You’ll love being a part of our Team because:

  • We offer a safe, friendly and supportive team environment.
  • We reward you competitively for your skills and contribution.
  • You will be eligible to receive a performance incentive based on your contribution and the Institute’s results.
  • We offer a comprehensive Group Benefits package at no cost to you. Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan with company match.
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement as part of our Professional Development program.
  • You will enjoy personal days and time off from Christmas to New Year’s!
  • Access to our Employee and Family Assistance (EFAP) program/services.
  • Hybrid work model and Flexible Work Hours Program available.

To Apply:

Interested in applying?

Please kindly forward your resume and cover letter to:

National Payroll Institute is committed to diversity and employment equity and welcomes all applications from qualified individuals. National Payroll Institute is an equal opportunity employer; as such, accommodation is available to applicants that may require it. Applicants requiring accommodation are encouraged to contact Einoja Sivalingam, HR Generalist at or at 416-487-3380 ext. 149 to discuss requirements. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

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