Langara College Human Resources Consultant Full Time in Vancouver, BC

Langara College

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Human Resources Consultant
Vancouver, BC

Human Resources Generalist:. Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation or relevant professional designation in human resources, a desirable…

Permanent, Full Time

Start date: As soon as possible

The Human Resources Consultant (HRC) reports to the Director, HR Operations and is accountable for providing leadership, advice, and guidance across a full range of HR services to operational partners including management staff and line employees for an assigned portfolio of departments and program areas. The HRC is the primary point of contact for operational partners within the assigned portfolio and consults on a wide variety of issues including employee and labour relations, performance management, recruitment and selection, disability management, classification and compensation, organizational development, and benefits administration. This position works closely with the HR operational team and HR specialists to provide coordinated advisory services to College management and staff. The HRC ensures appropriate and consistent application of relevant legislation, collective agreements, terms and conditions of employment, College policies and procedures. As a strategic partner, the HRC contributes to the strategic priorities and values of the College by promoting and fostering a collaborative and proactive employee relations/labour relations approach, championing change management and implementation of work processes that enable client groups to achieve their goals and outcomes. The HRC also participates on leadership teams, special assignments, projects and initiatives.

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Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in human resources management, business, or a related field of study.
  • Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation or relevant professional designation in human resources, a desirable asset.
  • Minimum five (5) years of progressively responsible HR generalist experience with emphasis in labour and employee relations, performance management and conflict resolution, recruitment, disability management, job evaluation and benefits administration. Preference for HR experience in a public sector or large, complex multi-union organization.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Considerable experience advising leaders and working with collective agreements in a large, complex multi-union organization.
  • Excellent knowledge of employment and labour legislation and government policies (e.g., Employment Standards, Labour Relations Code, Employment Equity, Human Rights Code).
  • Intermediate to Advanced working level with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio).
  • Experience working in a highly automated HR environment with integrated enterprise HR and payroll information system, such as Workday, Banner, or Peoplesoft.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated consultation, facilitation and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information, and deal tactfully and diplomatically with employees from all levels of the College. Comprehension of the importance of the balance of confidentiality and disclosure necessary for effective communications and requirements of collective agreements.
  • An accomplished communicator, interviewer and active listener with a demonstrated ability to negotiate and influence within a collaborative framework.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical reasoning skills and judgment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and productively with considerable independence.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate as a team member, contributing to the development and enhancement of the team.
  • Strong presentations skills in order to conduct training sessions and informational seminars as required.
  • High energy, goal-oriented individual who thrives on achieving outcomes through consultative and collaborative methods.
  • Customer service focussed and have demonstrated ability to achieve continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and engage others to ensure success in the workplace.
  • Commitment to the value of continuous learning and an open curiosity for new ideas and innovation.

Salary Range: $58,968 – $78,624* – $86,486 Annualized (Pay Grade 8).

*Compensation beyond the mid-point requires approval by the Public Sector Employers’ Council Secretariat (PSEC).

Employee Group: ADMIN

Hours & Days of Work: 8:30am – 4:30pm. Monday to Friday, however, hours may vary according to the needs of the department. This position is not subject to the compressed workweek schedule.

Please note that internal applicants may be given first consideration.

Competition No.: * A038-18*

Closing Date: 4:30PM on August 10, 2018 or until filled.

Application Information: Please submit your resume and cover letter describing how your qualifications and experience uniquely qualifies you for this role by the closing date and time. Please read the posting carefully and ensure you have your documents ready prior to applying.

Shortlisted candidates are required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials noted on their resume.

All applications must be submitted online via Langara’s website at www.langara.ca

We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $58,968.00 to $86,486.00 /year


  • Human Resources Generalist: 5 years


  • Vancouver, BC

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-28
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