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Human Resources and Staffing Officer

Queen's University - 314263
Kingston, Ontario
$64,400.00 - $78,528.00/Year
Closing date
Apr 26, 2024

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Human Resources / Recruitment
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Reporting to the Director, Human Resources within the Faculty of Law, the Human Resources and Staffing Officer is a skilled human resources generalist responsible for the planning and coordination of human resources operations for the Faculty of Law, as well as contributing to the strategic direction of the Faculty of Law’s HR initiatives. The Human Resources and Staffing Officer is accountable for carrying out human resources related duties and academic staffing functions in support of the Faculty of Law, in accordance with university policy and legislative requirements. The Human Resources and Staffing Officer works closely with the Director, Human Resources, executive team members, and colleagues within the central Human Resources Department and the Faculty Relations Office.

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  • Post-secondary degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or other related area.
  • Several years (minimum 5 years) of progressively responsible experience performing human resources functions in a complex unionized environment, particularly in recruitment and selection and collective agreement/policy interpretation.
  • Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation is considered an asset.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Employment Standards Act, Human Rights Code, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and other applicable employment legislation. Familiarity with University policies and procedures, collective agreements, and organizational structure is considered an asset.
  • Previous experience working with human resources information systems and recruitment management systems is an asset.
  • Previous work in a university or other academic environment is preferred.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Records check is required.
  • Consideration may be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Queen’s University is the Canadian research intensive university with a transformative student learning experience. Here the employment experience is as diverse as it is interesting. We have opportunities in multiple areas of globally recognized research, faculty administration, engineering & construction, athletics & recreation, power generation, corporate shared services, and many more.

We are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcome applications from individuals from equity seeking groups such as women, racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, persons who identify in the LGBTQ+ community and others who reflect the diversity of Canadian society.

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