Job title: Employment Officer – Human Resources Department *Amended Position Title

Company: University of Prince Edward Island

Job description: The HR Office’s role in creating a positive work environment at the university involves aligning HR practices with UPEI’s values, promoting open communication, and supporting the wellbeing and professional growth of employees. By focusing on these areas, the HR Office will contribute to a culture of engagement, satisfaction, and success within the university community.If you are employee focused, have a strong understanding of human resources employment principles and practices, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and enjoy working with a diverse range of employees, from faculty and staff to students and administrators, we are interested in meeting you! This position will report to the Manager of HR Employment and Labour Relations.RESPONSIBILITIES:The Employment Officer is responsible for hiring and staffing, providing guidance on employment related processes and ensuring compliance with all relevant policies, collective agreements, labour law and regulations. This position will work closely with the HR Officer.Recruitment and Selection

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  • Coordinating the hiring process, including posting job openings, reviewing applications, conducting interviews, and making job offers
  • Provide guidance to hiring managers regarding staff and student recruitment and selection
  • Approve job postings, sit on hiring committees as the HR representative and coordinate and guide selection committees
  • Participate in selection interviews, and coordinate tests/assessments
  • Ensure compliance with all collective agreements, policies and standard operating procedures, legislation and EDI requirements.
  • Conduct reference checks and make verbal offers of employment to selected candidates
  • Initiate the preparation of formal contracts and letters of offer
  • Support employee onboarding and orientation programs to ensure new staff members are integrated into the university community.
  • Participate in job evaluation process
  • Assist with other Human Resources activities and other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS:Overall, a combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and personal qualities will be considered.

  • Bachelor’s Human Resources, Organizational Development, or a related field
  • Proven experience in recruitment, organizational development, HR policy, labour relations and talent acquisition.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders and build relationships.
  • Creative problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to engagement initiatives
  • Knowledge and/or experience applying principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in hiring and employment processes would be considered an asset.

Strong computer skills including proficiency in computerized HRIS/Payroll systems, spreadsheets and database software.Application Instructions:Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link below.If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number 902-894-2895.UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. If you require accommodation in any part of the process, please direct your inquiries, in confidence, to our HR Officer, . Applications will not be accepted via email.Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.Note that this site is not compatible with some mobile browsers (e.g. iPad, iPhone). Upon successful submission of your application, you will receive an auto-reply to your email address advising your application has been received. If you do not receive an email, please check your spam folder and/or try submitting your application via a different web browser (Google Chrome, Firefox, etc).

Location: Charlottetown, PE

Job date: Sun, 23 Jun 2024 05:28:39 GMT