Van c ouver School Board
Se n ior Human Resources Advisor –La bou r Relations
The Vancouver School District is an exciting, progressive and dynamic school district, offering a wide range of educational opportunities for more than 50,000 learners from kindergarten to adults. Vancouver schools have an excellent reputation as being diverse and inclusive, and for providing outstanding, student-centered, choice programs. Our diverse school district employs almost 9,000 employees which are represented by 14 bargaining units as well as exempt management staff. The District has 110 educational sites, and a $640 million operating budget with major capital projects underway.
We are looking for a Senior Human Resources Advisor – Labour Relations to join our Labour Relations Team within our Employee Services Division. In this role you will be provide expert advice and support to management staff regarding collective agreement interpretation, labour relations practices and employee management procedures for all union groups and exempt staff.
In this role you will touch upon all aspects of Labour Relations, you will organize and conduct grievance meetings, employee misconduct investigations, participate in Labour/Management meetings as well as collective bargaining, conduct harassment investigations, research, and prepare and attend mediation and arbitration hearings.
Your strong communication and business writing skills are imperative for conveying information clearly both internally and externally in occasionally emotionally charged situations. You will possess the ability to deal with sensitive issues objectively and to use your problem solving skills to apply to often complex and sometimes ambiguous circumstances. Your organizational ability allows you to effectively manage your time, prioritize demand and juggle administrative tasks. You hold a university degree in a related field such as human resources, public administration, business administration or industrial relations. Your experience will ideally have been gained in a multi-union public sector environment with 5 years of progressively responsible human resources/labour management.
The District welcomes qualified applicants who value equity and diversity as essential to excellence. The District make up of the VSB Community strives to support the inclusion of all voices. You may wish to share some lived experiences that demonstrate your connections to our diverse student community.
Apply via makeafuture.ca by September 7th 2021 at 8:30 a.m. and include a cover letter and resume.
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