HR Administrator (Term position until August 10, 2022)

University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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HR Administrator (Term position until August 10, 2022)

Date Posted: 07/21/2021
Req ID: 10822
Faculty/Division: School of Continuing Studies
Department: Sch of Continuing Studies
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


About us:

The University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies (SCS) offers an extensive roster of over 850 courses, over 40 program areas, and more than 125 certificates across a broad range of fields that help learners succeed in their careers, satisfy their curiosities, fulfill their passions, and live their best lives. Courses are delivered by our team of 800 + instructors, all of whom are industry or subject matter experts who are passionate about teaching and learning.

Complementing our academic offerings are our English Language Program and an expedient and professional Comparative Education Service for learners seeking to have international credentials assessed in Canada.

Your Opportunity:

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), School of Continuing Studies (SCS) and under the general direction of the Director, Professional Faculties Human Resources or their designate, the HR Consultant for SCS, and as a part of the larger Professional Faculties HR team, the incumbent provides a wide range of HR support services to the School of Continuing Studies. Duties include handling a variety of general HR inquiries such as: recruitment, routine collective agreement interpretations, providing information on general HR policies and procedures including standard benefits and pension information. The incumbent is responsible for enrolling new SCS employees into pension and benefit plans. The incumbent handles very confidential information in an appropriate manner and refers more complex queries as appropriate. These include responding to requests or questions from Labour Relations, providing information or redirecting to other contacts as appropriate; alerting the HR Consultant and the Director of any issues that they should be aware of or that require attention; providing support to administrative recruitments; conducting research, gathering and compiling confidential information in support of special projects, grievances, the University’s bargaining strategy and recruitment activities; performing casual on-lining of staff into HRIS as required; arranging meetings; and providing general office support.

Essential Qualifications:

University degree and courses leading to or completion of CHRP, CPA or CEBS or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Minimum two (2) years related experience within in a Human Resources department, preferably in a unionized environment. Experience with administering employee benefits. Experience working with the public in a diverse, challenging environment

Demonstrated proficiency with software applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Excel, E-mail SharePoint and the Internet). Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn the University Administrative Management Systems (HRIS). Experience working with an applicant tracking System. Adaptability to new technology

Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Demonstrated initiative, tact, discretion and judgment. Customer service focused, with the ability to relate well with a diverse population. Ability to solve problems both independently and as part of a team. Possesses a high level of integrity and professionalism; self-motivated; dependable and outgoing in interactions with others. Ability to interpret and apply complex guidelines. Ability to manage multiple conflicting tasks concurrently, professionally, effectively and follow through on multiple work initiatives. Ability to maintain strict standards of confidentiality. Detail-oriented, dependable, and able to work independently and as part of a team.

NOTES: Please note that this is a term position from the date of hire to August 10, 2022.

A copy of the full job description is available upon request.

Closing Date: 07/27/2021,11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Salaried
Appointment Type: Budget - Term
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: C2 -- Hiring Zone: $58,281 - $74,601 -- Broadband Salary Range: $58,281 - $90,919
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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Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in research and teaching. U of T's distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world.

U of T is committed to providing a learning experience that benefits from both a scale almost unparalleled in North America and from the close-knit learning communities made possible through its college system and academic divisions. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world's most diverse regions, U of T's vibrant academic life is defined by a unique degree of cultural diversity in its learning community.The University is sustained environmentally by three green campuses, where renowned heritage buildings stand beside award-winning innovations in architectural design.


U of T is one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.
U of T is one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers.


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Opportunities exist for people from a wide range of backgrounds, ranging from recent graduates to experienced senior professionals.

We offer challenging work within an open environment that celebrates diversity in all its forms. Our focus is on creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains excellent employees through a combination of competitive compensation, favourable working conditions, opportunities for career growth and development and a unique organizational culture.

Employees have access to:

  • Excellent health and dental benefits;
  • On-site support for training and career development;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Childcare subsidy;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • Scholarships and/or tuition waivers for dependants;
  • Generous paid time off;
  • Support on equity and diversity issues;
  • On-site child care;
  • University Pension Plan;
  • Subsidized athletic facility membership;
  • World-renowned libraries;
  • Confidential counselling services;
  • Parking and TTC Metropasses;
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan;
  • Continued health benefits for pensioners.


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