• Senior Human Resources Business Partner

  • Job Description

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    Employee Group: Administrative
    Faculty/Department: Human Resources
    Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
    Reference Number: 18/S/61
    Hiring Range: $96,615 - $102,654

    Salary Range: $96,615 - $120, 769
    Application Deadline: Open until filled (initial screening to take place July 12)

    Reporting to the Director of Employment Relations and Talent Acquisition, the Senior Human Resources Business Partner provides a full range of proactive HR consulting/advising to a specific client group within the College, in support of Sheridan’s strategic plan. The Business Partner is the primary contact to the client group for HR functions and provides proactive, current, strategic, and operational advice to managers and staff in the following areas: talent acquisition, employee/labour relations, job evaluation and performance management, disability management, learning and development, and health and safety. As necessary, the incumbent collaborates with the Director of Employment Relations and Talent Acquisition and other functional managers within HR. The HR Portfolio Manager is also the technical lead, and primary departmental contact for HR practitioners and peers, in all matters related to a particular employee group portfolio.


    Specific Responsibilities Include:


    • Consulting on a daily basis with managers to encourage positive employee relations
    • Advising on best practices, employment law and keeping abreast of current trends /changes in legislation
    • Providing advice to clients based on the interpretation of policies and procedures and employment law (ESA, FOI, OH&S, Terms & Conditions for Administrative staff)
    • Collaborating with Disability Management Consultant in support of the Accommodation/ Return to Work process for employees absent due to illness/injury
    • Coaching managers on management best practices, employee motivation, performance issues management and employee development; organizational development/restructuring and planning for future HR needs
    • Advising on progressive discipline process including appropriate communication, documentation and attendance at meetings as a management representative
    • Advising on termination process including investigation, document preparation; coordinating outplacement services and security as necessary; negotiating final termination package with employee; consulting with legal counsel as appropriate
    • Providing consultation services to managers in the area of job evaluation and participating as a member of the Support Staff Job Evaluation Committee (SSJEC)
    • Conducting investigations, including fact finding interviews, report preparation/communication and findings in reference to Human Rights and Workplace Harassment
    • Managing recruitment related issues for faculty and senior administrative positions within the client group
    • Supporting the learning and development initiatives of the HR department




    • 4 year Bachelor’s degree or 3 year diploma/degree + post graduate diploma in Human Resources, Business or a related program is required along with seven years of relevant experience (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience)
    • Highly developed leadership, coaching and strategic advisory/consultative expertise
    • In-depth knowledge and experience in labour and employee relations and recruitment and selection practices
    • Experience working directly with labour contracts and knowledge of current trends in labour/management issues (including case law & precedents)
    • Knowledge, skills and experience in negotiation, mediation, dispute resolution and group facilitation
    • Experience working with Ontario’s workplace legislation (Employment Standards Act, Human Rights Code, Occupational Health & Safety Act, Labour Relations Act) and contractual agreements
    • Strong research skills, analytical and problem solving skills
    • Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal and customer service skills
    • Good judgement, diplomacy discretion and sensitivity to confidentiality, privacy and human rights

    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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