Department: Human Resources Reference number: 17-112a-P0202 Closing date: Monday, January 8, 2018 - 17:30Employment status: TemporaryFull or part time: Full-timeCompetition status: Screening Job description: As an integral member of a strategically focused HR team, you will be responsible for providing human resources advice and services of a generalist nature to the 450+ employees of Royal Roads University. The ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with management, employees, and union representatives is critical to the success in this position. In this client-focused human resource generalist role, you will provide both operational and strategic support on a complete range of human resource services.Reporting to and working collaboratively with the Associate Director(s), Human Resources, you will be a business partner with hiring managers in support of their recruitment and selection needs and will respond to a wide variety of labour and employee relations matters. You will also provide coaching, guidance, conflict resolution, and advice to both individual employees and members of the management team in the spirit of fostering a positive and healthy work environment.Further areas of responsibility will include working on and improving HR systems and processes, project work, and providing research, analysis, investigation, consultation support, and improvements in the areas of: recruitment and selection, employee case management, disability management, performance management, Occupational Health and Safety, organizational wellness and employee engagement. Qualifications: An undergraduate degree in a related area (prefer human resource management) and a minimum of five years of directly related experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)Working towards a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation and/or other relevant credentialsHR Generalist knowledge and expertise in the areas of recruitment and selection, employee and labour relations, and compensation including: a thorough understanding of current best practices, applicable legislation, collective agreement management and dispute resolutionWorking knowledge and experience of OH&S with emphasis on WorkSafeBC and disability case managementExperience facilitating creative win-win solutions involving complex and sensitive employee relations issues and situations Excellent oral and written communication skillsTechnically proficient in the use Microsoft Office programs specifically, Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPointSound HRIS experience A strong service ethicA personal working style that fits in a positive, team-focused, exciting and growing workplaceTraining/presentation skills an asset Application submission information: This is an approx. eleven month temporary, full-time position working 37.5 hours per week. This position has been evaluated at Grade 4 and the recruitment range starts at $55,841 per annum. 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: email@example.com with a subject line of:17-112a-P0202 – Last name, First nameOr mail to:Human Resources - Career OpportunitiesRoyal Roads University2005 Sooke RoadVictoria, BC V9B 5Y2Fax: (250) 391-2570 Tel: (250) 391-2511The competition began on December 14, 2017 and review of interest received will commence on January 8, 2018; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is 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.Your personal information is collected under the authority of the University Act and is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Your personal information will be used to record and track your application for this competition and will not be disclosed to any other external third parties unless we are directed to do so by you. For more information regarding the collection and use of your personal information please contact Royal Road’s University’s Privacy Officer at (250) 391-2600 (Extension 4178) or via regular mail at 2005 Sooke Road, Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe format.