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Human Resources Generalist

NOSM University
Sudbury (City), Ontario
Closing date
Jul 9, 2024

Competition Number: 2024-1860-KW

Position Title:  Human Resources Generalist

Unit: Human Resources

Location: Sudbury

Salary: $72,580.82

Term: Term Ending February 2026

Competition Closing Date: May 31, 2024

Reporting to the Vice-President, Administration and Chief Operating Officer and taking day-to-day direction and guidance from the Human Resources Consultants, the Human Resources (HR) Generalist will assist with the facilitation of all HR functions and programs. The HR Generalist will act as lead with the recruitment and orientation process and will provide support for human resource programs and initiatives such as, the administration of NOSM University Collective Agreements, health and safety, compensation, and employee relations.  The HR Generalist will provide HR guidance and expertise to staff within the scope of this position, referring matters of a more complex nature to the HR Consultants.


Tasks include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leads the recruitment and selection of unionized and non-unionized administrative staff, ensuring HR policies and procedures are followed and in compliance with applicable legislation (i.e. Collective Agreement, Human Rights Code, Employment Standards Act, etc.), escalating to the HR Consultants as required.
  • Drafts policies and procedures, prepares bargaining documents, grievance materials and tracking, conducts surveys and performing other research activities, as directed.
  • Researches and provides analytical support on labour relations and human resources issues in preparation for situations such as grievances, bargaining, accommodation of disability, and in order to recommend and implement changes to human resources policies and processes.
  • Assist with management of the Health and Safety program, including participating as a certified member of the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee, participating in workplace inspections, recommending updates to H&S related policies and procedures.
  • Provides research and recommendations to the HR Consultants on project-based work such as job evaluation process, employee recognition and years of service awards, performance excellence, training and development, policy re-fresh, etc. 
  • Assists with the maintenance of the HRIS system (inputs employee and position information) monitors and recommends changes, generates statistical data/reports and provides training to new hires.
  • Provides research and support in the management of the administrative functions of the Unit 1 Collective Agreement (Scholarship, PD Funds, Paramedical Claims, Annual Reports, Leaves, Salary Increases, Appointment Letters and Negotiation Preparations).
  • Coordinates and delivers the onboarding and orientation program for NOSM University employees, in collaboration with hiring supervisors.
  • Gathers, analyzes data and provides reports to the HR Consultant and Director, as needed
  • Participates on various committees, as required.
  • Performs other duties as required.





  • A University degree in a related discipline (HR, business administration) from a recognized university with Canadian accreditation or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A CHRP designation from the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario is considered an asset.
  • Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) Certification is considered an asset

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • A minimum of three (3) years of related experience in human resources.
  • Previous experience in the public sector, in a medical or educational setting preferred.
  • Experience working in a unionized environment preferred. Knowledge of relevant legislation and employment programs (ie. Employment Standards, WSIB, EI, Labour Relations Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act)
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of human resources management and of best practices  and professional standards in the field of human resources, labour relations and organizational development
  • Knowledge health and safety and recruitment and selection process
  • Knowledge of HRIS programs (Colleague)
  • Ability to interpret and apply applicable human resources policies, procedures, legislation and collective agreements
  • Proficiency in software programs with formatting/utility capabilities of word processing (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint)
  • Ability to coordinate tasks under tight deadlines
  • The ability to communicate effectively and to express oneself clearly verbally, in writing, and a variety of media
  • Work within established organizational practices, protocols and policies


  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English (verbally, written and comprehension)
  • French/Indigenous language skills would be considered asset

Working Conditions


  • Extended periods of sitting
  • Interaction with employees and management
  • Working in a busy office and virtual environment with frequent interruptions
  • Occasional overtime and travel

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume along with verification of academic accomplishments quoting the competition number # 2024-1860-KW no later than May 31, 2024 at 4:00 pm to:

NOSM University

Attention:  Human Resources

935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 2C6


Fax:  (705) 671-3880

NOSM University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, or require an accessible version this posting, please contact Human Resources via email at

NOSM University invites applications from all qualified individuals. NOSM University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

NOSM University needs to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.  Applications need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

“I am a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.”

“I am not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada but I am legally eligible to work in Canada.”

“I am not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada or otherwise legally eligible to work in Canada.”

While all responses are appreciated and will be handled with the strictest confidence, only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


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