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Human Resource Manager/ Administrative Assistant

Human Resource Manager/ Administrative Assistant

Expiry Date: 
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 8am
Job Type: 
Port Hardy and North Island
Port Hardy
Port Hardy
School District No. 85

• Supervises the payroll department and reviews the employee salary and benefits for completeness and accuracy;
• Active involvement in return to work and disability management initiatives;
• Coordination of external recruiting –job postings, advertising, interviewing and selection;
• Managing internal posting and placement processes according to terms and conditions of relevant collective agreements;
• Provide assistance in the administration and application of CUPE and Teachers’ collective agreements;
• Prepare reports for the District, Ministry of Education and other agencies;
• Assists managers in investigating specific staff issues;
• Managing various employee wellness program initiatives;
• Maintaining extensive files and records.
• Attending meetings, developing agendas and recording/publishing minutes.
• Updating and maintaining the district website.
• Preparing correspondence and reports.
• Providing information and assistance to staff, parents, school district partners and the general public.
• Approves accounts payables/ receivables, payroll, journal entries and general accounting functions.
• Providing administrative support for all human resources matters.
• In-service training, including the pre-employment training program.
• Provides support and guidance to employees and management with Human Resource issues.
• Tracking of absence/ attendance management.

Qualifications & Experience: 

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in Senior Payroll, Benefits Administration & Claims Management and/or Human Resource Management.
• Secondary school graduation (with Dogwood Certificate or equivalent) supplemented by two years of courses in accounting and office management.
• Human Resource Management Diploma, a combination of education and experience may be considered.
• Experience in a unionized environment and extensive knowledge of Collective Agreements.
• Evidence of recent experience as an administrative assistant to senior management, preferably in an education setting.
• Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and website design.
• The ability to work under pressure in a wide variety of assignments with initiative and minimal supervision.
• Ability to maintain excellent working relationships with staff, school district partners and the general public.
• Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions.
• Working knowledge of the School Act and FIPPA.
• Ability to work with speed and accuracy
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Demonstrates organizational and planning abilities.
• The ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
How to apply: 
An attractive salary and comprehensive benefits package accompany this position. Please submit a cover letter, résumé with full supporting documentation and the names of at least three recent professional references as a single PDF document to:

Mr. Ray McDonald, Secretary-Treasurer
School District No. 85 (Vancouver Island North)
P.O. Box 90, Port Hardy, B.C. V0N 2P0
Phone: (250) 949-6618 (local 2222) Fax: (250) 949-8792
Email Ray McDonald at:
Closing Date: NOON Friday, November 27, 2020