Incorporated in 1974, the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union is a progressive, fast paced and adaptable student driven organization. The Students’ Union represents, provides opportunities, and advocates for the interests of the 18,000+ undergraduate students at Wilfrid Laurier University. We are a not-for-profit, student governed association whose Mission is to provide the best student experience to our members.
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER (12 month contract)
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Human Resources Manager position provides advice, counsel and strategic solutions to the Student Unions’ management team.
The Human Resources Manager provides exceptional value-added service in support of a diverse client group in understanding and assessing departmental needs to support optimal operation. This includes identification of issues, recommendation of changes as well as facilitation and resolution/implementation of specific HR issues/change. In addition, the Human Resources Manager is responsible for exercising due diligence on behalf of the Students’ Union and providing sound and informed advice and recommendations that is consistent in interpretation and application of policies, procedures, employee handbooks, and employment legislation.
The Human Resources Manager is also responsible for guiding and developing recommendations on day-to-day activities around recruitment and selection, employee relations, performance management, contract administration and organizational change. As a member of the Student Unions’ multi-campus team, the incumbent will be accountable and take the lead on special projects and committees relating to broader Human Resources matters.
The role requires a high level of discretion and good judgement given the confidential nature of Human Resources information. The incumbent must demonstrate independence in problem solving given the frequency of inquiries from management and staff. Information must be accurate and timely requiring attention to detail and strong organizational skill.
EDUCATION: University degree and/or college diploma in Human Resources Management; as well as a CHRL designation