Human Resources Administrator (MR3031, PER1D, GR3)

Job Category: 
Developmental assignments for management and excludeds

Position Summary:

Working under the direction of the Human Resources Advisor, the incumbent provides administrative support in the management of the Faculty’s human resources activities.  The incumbent assists in the recruitment of administrative hires and is the Faculty resource for benefits, and other working conditions.  This requires being fully versed in the policies of the collective agreements, i.e. Munaca, AMURE, AGSEM etc., and keeping abreast of rates of pay for the different categories of employees, i.e. Amuse, Amure, Invigilators, Graders etc., as well as granting agencies requirements for document retention.  The incumbent also oversees the Teaching Assistant hiring process, as well as assists the Area Coordinators in the postings and recruitment of Course Lecturers.  In addition, the incumbent manages the casual payroll process, by verifying that employment agreements are in place and providing training as necessary.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the academic and non-academic human resource functions for the Faculty, including remuneration and working conditions
  • Recruit and refer qualified candidates for permanent and temporary clerical, technical and junior management non-academic positions
  • Administer benefits enrolment for academic and non-academic staff; as well as monitor STD, LTD, CSST and other leaves.
  • Develop and implement systems and procedures for managing personnel files and HR documents
  • Working closely with both professors and Area Coordinators, manage the hiring process of Teaching Assistants, as well as Course Lecturers.
  • Oversee the casual payroll process.



Three (3) years' related experience

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities:

Knowledge and understanding of human resources functions of the University.  Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, especially on sensitive issues and in dealing with faculty and staff at all levels.  Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.  Must be able to work well under pressure and with changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.  Excellent attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to work in a MS Office environment using word-processing, spreadsheets, Banner (HRIS), and POPS payroll system.  Certificate in Human Resources Management definitely an asset.  English, spoken and written. French, spoken and read.

How to Apply:

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

Please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter, clearly indicating the reference number:


McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management, Area Personnel Office
1001 Sherbrooke Street West (Samuel Bronfman Building), room 454
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 1G5

(514) 398-5116

hr.mgmt [at]

Applications must be received no later than September 21, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification.

Desautels Faculty of Management
Salary Range: 
(Grade 03) $45,800 - $57,300 (midpoint) - $68,800
6 months (with possibility of extension)
Reporting to: 
Human Resources Advisor
Reference no.: