Advisor, Human Resources

Human Resources
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Closing date: 
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 17:00
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Full or part time: 
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Job description: 

We are recruiting for a client-focused human resource generalist to join our team in the role of Advisor, Human Resources.  In this position you would provide operational and strategic support on a complete range of human resource services.  Reporting to a Manager within the HR Team, you will primarily support the areas of recruitment, project work, research, investigation, analysis and consultation support.  The ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with management, employees, and union representatives is critical to the success in this position.


To be well qualified for the role you will require the following qualifications and competencies:

  • An undergraduate degree in relevant discipline and minimum of three to five years related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Working towards or maintaining a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation and/or other relevant credentials
  • HR Generalist knowledge and expertise in the areas of employee and labour relations, compensation, recruitment and selection including:  a thorough understanding of current best practices, applicable legislation, collective agreement management and dispute resolution.
  • Experience facilitating creative win-win solutions involving complex and sensitive employee relations issues and situations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Technically proficient in the use of Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Sound HRIS and data management experience
  • A personal working style that fits in a positive, team-focused, exciting and growing workplace
Application submission information: 

This is a temporary full-time position working on campus 37.5 hours per week for a one year term, with the possibility of extension depending on operational requirements. The recruitment range starts at $53,768 per annum and the University is pleased to offer a percentage of salary in lieu of vacation.

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: with a subject line of:

16-078a-P0259 – Last name, First name

Or mail to:
Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570 Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The competition began on October 12, 2016 and will close on October 31, 2016; however, the competition will remain open until successful candidates are found. 

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf. format.