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Human Resources Officer

Faculty of Medicine - Human Resources

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Job Type: Contract

Open Positions: 0

Posting Date: January 09, 2014

Closing Date: January 19, 2014

Union affiliation: NR

Job Reports To: Human Resources Generalist

Salary (Grade: NC5)

Hiring salary range

Position Purpose

Involved in recruitment and selection, job evaluation, performance management, labour relations, training and development, benefits, health and safety and other HR functions. Analyzes problems and issues to identify and recommend appropriate actions and support required to implement solutions. Works with the HR Generalist in supporting the management team to meet their human resources needs by analysing short-, medium- and long-term requirements, implementing best practices and recommendations, developing plans to address issues and monitoring results.

Essential Qualifications

Bachelorís degree in HR or a related field normally acquired through postsecondary education or equivalent experience
Minimum of 3-to-5 yearsí progressive experience in HR, preferably in a generalist role
Knowledge of human resources (recruitment and staffing, job evaluation, employee relations, compensation, performance evaluation and career development)
Knowledge and experience in applying practices and laws that govern human resources
Knowledge of human resources challenges, trends and practices
Knowledge and experience in applying and interpreting collective agreements
Experience in using computer systems and software such as Windows, word processors, spreadsheets, databases, email and the Internet
Experience in analysing and solving problems
Ability to work with minimal supervision, in a team environment, under pressure to meet firm deadlines
Strong organizational skills
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
Proven ability to work with discretion and tact
Bilingualism - French and English (spoken and written)

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.


Contract of approximately 24 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits will be determined upon hiring.

This position is excluded from all union accreditation units. All applications will be considered equally.

Schedule with an average of 37.5 hrs/week. The successful candidate will need to work at multiple locations.

CODL certificates can be considered an asset. Donít 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.
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