Human Resources Administrator (MR0595)

McGill University - Human Resources
Position Title: 
Human Resources Administrator (PER1D)
Position Summary: 

The Faculty of Medicine has aligned its financial and human resources activities into Administrative Excellence Centres (AECs). The mission of the AECs is to raise the bar of excellence in client service in the fields of human resources, finance and general management. Under the leadership of the Associate Director of Administration, the team is comprised of specialists responsible for planning implementing policies and procedures in its departments. Reporting to the HR Advisor, the HR Administrator will assist with operational activities related to HR, from recruitment to retirement, provide support to the administrative team for the effective HR management for academic, and support employees within the assigned group of departments.

Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Act as resource person to employees, managers and supervisors, with respect to a variety of Human Resources policies and procedures, the application of collective agreements and academic policies and procedures.
  • Complete a variety of electronic forms and documentation pertaining to human resources functions (e.g. staffing, compensation, benefits, payroll, performance dialogue, and labour relations issues, etc).
  • Complete and/or verify a variety of forms pertaining to academic human resources activities including tenure and promotions, leaves, terminations, retirement, salary awards, contracts and awards and appointment forms.
  • Administer recruitment activities including preparing job postings, newspaper ads. May use various electronic recruitment boards for posting positions.
  • Set up files for CV’s and applications. Conduct preliminary interviews and refer top candidates to areas. Administer appropriate standardized tests to candidates.
  • Conduct exit interviews. Investigate reasons for employee turnover and recommend action to rectify the situation.
  • Maintain database on probationary and trial period dates and other information.
Minimum Education & Experience: 


Three (3) years' related experience

Other Qualifying Skills And/Or Abilities: 
Demonstrated willingness to learn and integrate learning. Able to deal with a fast-paced, high volume work environment. Detail-oriented with great organizational skills. Able to maintain composure under pressure and meet deadlines. Experience in human resources in the following domains is preferred: academic recruitment, academic promotions and tenure, academic authorized leaves, employee and labour relations, compensation, organizational development, benefits administration, recruitment and selection. Experience working with collective agreements and University policies and procedures including academic policies and procedures is an asset. Experience working within an educational, medical and research environment is also an asset. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills in both English and French. Demonstrated ability in using word-processing software, databases, spreadsheets and presentation software, Banner (HRIS). CRHA designation is an asset.
Reference Number: 
Reporting To: 
Human Resources Advisor
Salary Range: 
(Grade 03) $45,800 - $57,300 (midpoint) - $68,800
Faculty of Medicine
Position Type: 
Hours Per Week: 
How To Apply: 

*Internal candidates: Please provide your McGill ID number when applying.*

Please submit your application online at Click on “APPLY NOW” and clearly indicate the reference number.