• Position Description and Evaluation Specialist (Temporary)

  • Job Description

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    Faculty/Department: Human Resources
    Employee Group: Administrative
    Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan Campus)
    Payband: NJ
    Reference Number: 17/A/67
    Hiring Range: $66,537 - $70,695

    Salary Range: $66,537 - $83,171
    Application Deadline: Open until filled.
    Application Details: This is a temporary position that may continue until December 2018.

    Reporting to the Manager, Compensation, Pension and Benefits, the Position Description & Evaluation Specialist manages and coordinates the job development, design, and evaluation processes, along with related communication and compensation administration for non-bargaining unit positions (primarily part-time).  The Specialist designs and writes job descriptions in collaboration with managers and then evaluates job descriptions, ensuring consistent application of the job evaluation plan. The incumbents also guides and advises managers and other HR staff on the processes of job design, job documentation, and job evaluation.

    The Specialist also maintains the job description database and job evaluation documents/records. 


    Specific Responsibilities:


    • Utilizing appropriate job information collection and analysis techniques to ensure job documentation is complete and appropriate for job evaluation, based on applicable job evaluation plans;
    • Writes job description and performs job evaluations using the appropriate job evaluation plan;
    • Implementing and maintaining job design; identifying and clarifying relationships to other jobs in department and across Sheridan to ensure accurate and consistent job documentation and effective job evaluation;
    • Providing technical expertise in development, maintenance and implementation of job evaluation processes;
    • Preparing written summaries and rationales to support the factor level selections;
    • Providing consultation and guidance to managers on interpretation and application of salary policy guidelines;
    • Facilitating resolution of issues and complaints/grievances with respect to job content and evaluation results;
    • Performing other related projects, initiatives or activities, as required.




    The successful candidate will possess a 3 year degree/diploma in Human Resources, Business, Finance, or a related field, along with a minimum 3 years of experience working with HR and compensation principles, including job analysis, job documentation and job evaluation (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience).   Meeting and/or committee facilitation experience is preferred.  Knowledge and understanding of trends and developments in compensation and employment practices/legislation, internal Collective Agreements and pay equity as well as knowledge of HR, employee/labour relations and management theories and practices is necessary.  The incumbent must possess strong written and communication skills, analytical skills, and creative problem solving skills.  The incumbent must be self-directed, resourceful and display initiative. Advanced proficiency with MS Excel and intermediate proficiency with MS Word is necessary.  Familiarity with PeopleSoft or similar HRIS is preferred.  The Certified Compensation Specialist (CPP) and Certified HR Professional (CHRP/CHRL) designations will be considered an asset.


    Please apply online: https://careers-sheridancollege.icims.com


    Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.


    Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.


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