HR Analyst

Job description

HR Analyst

Date Posted: 04/07/2021
Req ID:3661
Faculty/Division: VP - Human Resources
Department: Integrated HR
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Under the general direction of the HR Research & Reporting Specialist, the HR Reporting Analyst provides a broad range of support to special project initiatives impacting HR practices and policies across the University. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating a wide range of reporting and data requests from stakeholders across the University.

Key initiatives include: (a) assisting with ad hoc requests for HR Reports from a wide range of stakeholders, (b) maintaining and updating the division’s data and reporting products, (c) documentation of existing reporting processes and procedures, (d) research and analyses on a wide variety of issues and topics, and (e) providing support on HR Strategic Initiatives projects including testing and data cleanup activities (f) perform as the UniForum data lead on all stages of the Uniforum project lifecycle.

The HR Reporting Analyst will participate in the advancement of projects and undertake initiatives and daily activities within the Division of Human Resources and Equity that require knowledge of confidential information impacting staff in all employee groups. The role of the HR Reporting Analyst will continue to evolve, and the individual must be willing to respond to the given priorities of the day and be willing to work cooperatively in a challenging and dynamic environment.



University degree with some postsecondary education in commerce, statistics, computer science, mathematics, or human resources management preferred, or acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience.


Minimum three (3) years of experience in a Human Resources or functional analyst position within the context of a large, complex organization. Experience analyzing large amounts of data and consulting clients. Experience with formulating hypotheses, interpreting and communicating results. Experience with HR policies, procedures and processes preferred. Experience with predictive analytics, data mining, and people analytics. Project management experience.


Computer skills including intermediate to advanced skills in spreadsheet, database and word processing software. Experience with statistical software packages (R, SPSS, Python) as well as data visualization software is considered an asset. Advanced research skills. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.


Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills. Ability to handle confidential information, demonstrating tact, diplomacy and judgement. Ability to establish and maintain positive and cooperative working relationships, especially during difficult situations such as a strike. Ability to explain technical concepts and complex regulations to a non-technical audience. Strong customer service orientation. Ability to manage a fluctuating workload, under pressure, and to meet deadlines. Demonstrated initiative and ability to work both independently and within a team environment.

Closing Date: 04/20/2021, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Salaried
Appointment Type: Budget - Term
Schedule: Full-Time. This is a term position ending August 2022.
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 2 -- Hiring Zone: $71,657 - $83,599 -- Broadband Salary Range: $71,657 - $119,428
Job Category: Human Resources & Equity

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 7/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time