Manager, Human Resources

College of the Rockies

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May 3, 2019
Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
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Annual Salary
74,678 - 99,530
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College of the Rockies is a comprehensive, globally-engaged public post-secondary institution located in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia. For more than 40 years, it has provided post-secondary education that meets the needs and aspirations of the people, industry and businesses of the region. With two campuses in Cranbrook and regional campuses in Creston, Fernie, Golden, Invermere, and Kimberley, the College offers post-secondary certificates, diplomas, bachelor’s degrees, graduate certificates and diplomas, and continuing education in programs including business and management, tourism and hospitality, arts and sciences, health and human services, child and youth studies, and trades and technology programs.

To learn more, please visit College of the Rockies'  website.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Executive Director, Human Resources/Payroll, the Manager is responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of innovative human resource management strategies and approaches. The incumbent will provide advice and assistance to the management team, including contract administration, interpretation and grievance handling, performance management, job evaluation/classification, recruitment and selection, and staff training and development.

The Manager is responsible to promote positive union/management relations through effective communications and problem solving, and is responsible to coordinate a comprehensive Health & Safety program; they will assist the Executive Director and management teams to identify key issues for bargaining, determine priorities, develop negotiations strategy, and contract language.


Degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent, plus five to seven years of directly related experience in human resources (ie labour relations, unionized work environment, disability and absence management, health and safety, recruitment, employee wellness, professional development and training). A CPHR designation would be an asset.

Proven communication skills with the ability to develop trust and cooperation, and highly developed analytical and critical thinking skills are vital, along with demonstrated problem solving, consultative, persuasive and conflict resolution skills to provide sound direction and advice on a variety of complex human resources issues. Expert knowledge of labour and human rights legislation, union/management relationships and processes is required.

How to Apply

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