HR Advisor

Job description

HR Advisor

Date Posted: 06/08/2021
Req ID: 4905
Faculty/Division: UofT Mississauga
Department: UTM: Human Resources
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)


Working under supervision of the HR Consultant and with other members of the team, the incumbent is responsible for providing support on a full range of basic human resource services to client departments. Specifically, the HR Advisor provides support in such areas as: recruitment, job evaluation, salary administration, employee orientation, performance management, labour relations, re-organizations and layoffs, employment practices and legislation and the interpretation and application of staff policies and collective agreements referring more complex issues to the Senior HR Consultants, HR Consultants, or other HR Advisors with more specialized knowledge/experience. Under general direction the HR Advisor will also work with the HR Director on special projects and initiatives which may include data collection and HR reporting. The HR Advisor is an integral part of the HR Team and is expected to maintain a high standard of professionalism, striving to ensure timely, quality results for all clients while maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of relevant University policies, collective agreements and government legislation.


University degree in a relevant field of study; completion of (or working towards) Certificate in Human Resource Management (CHRP), or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience working in a Human Resources department with experience in recruitment, job evaluation collective agreements and HR policy interpretation and application. Familiarity with academic environments preferred.


Proficient computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Power point); demonstrated experience working with databases and/or HRIS; knowledge of legislation relevant to employment practices.


Demonstrated client service orientation; excellent interpersonal skills with ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a broad range of clients particularly concerning difficult or sensitive situations; maintains confidentiality as required of all HR professionals; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; strong analytical and problem solving skills; detail oriented; ability to work as an effective team member and efficiently meet required deadlines.

This is an 18-month term opportunity with the possibility of renewal or extension.

Closing Date: 06/14/2021, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Salaried
Appointment Type: Budget - Term
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 1 -- Hiring Zone: $66,382 - $77,446 -- Broadband Salary Range: $66,382 - $110,635
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: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 6/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time