University of Ottawa Human Resources Generalist Temporary in Ottawa, ON

University of Ottawa

Branch Ottawa ON CA

Human Resources Generalist
Ottawa, ON

Acts as the primary point of contact between central Human Resources and the Faculty. Knowledge of human resources (recruitment and staffing, classification,…

Provides advisory services to corporate or strategic HR managers within a designated faculty or service involving organisational and job design, recruitment and selection, classification, performance and development management, labour relations, training and development, benefits, occupational health and safety, and other HR functions. Provides input to integrate HR-related policies and processes into the strategic direction and initiatives. Analyzes problems and issues, recommends appropriate responses and implements solutions. Works with the management team to address HR needs by analyzing short-, medium- and long-term requirements, implementing best practices, making recommendations, developing plans to address issues and monitoring results. Acts as the primary point of contact between central Human Resources and the Faculty.

Essential Qualifications
Knowledge of human resources (recruitment and staffing, classification, job evaluation, compensation and performance evaluation) normally acquired through postsecondary education or equivalent experience
Minimum of three years of experience in HR and the following disciplines: organizational development and job design (review, needs analysis, job description writing, etc.)
Experience in change management
Knowledge and experience in the application of HR practices and legislation
Knowledge of HR management challenges, trends and practices
Knowledge and experience in the application and interpretation of collective agreements
Knowledge of computer systems and software such as Windows, word processors, spreadsheets, databases, email and the Internet
Experience in analysis and problem-solving

Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to realise an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Is proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible.
Client Service Orientation: Help or serve others to meet their needs. This implies anticipating and identifying the needs of internal and external clients and finding solutions on how to meet them.
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal(s). Accept and give constructive feedback. Able to adjust own behaviour to reach the goals of the team.

Temporary assignment or contract of 24 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits will be determined upon hiring. This position is excluded from all union accreditation units. Applications from employees holding regular positions will be considered first. The University also accepts external applications; they will be considered in second place. To obtain a temporary assignment, internal candidates must receive approval from their immediate supervisor. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. LLOD certificates can be considered an asset for candidates employed at the University. Don’t forget to add them to your resume. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Ottawa, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-02-19
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