Human Resources Advisor (MT7700, PER2D, GR5)

Job Category: 
Term positions for management and excludeds

Position Summary:

The Faculty of Medicine’s financial and human resources activities are organized into Administrative Excellence Centers (AECs) which provide administrative services to our departments and schools. The HR team provides support for administrative and academic positions for a diverse, high-volume and dynamic team of academics and staff. Reporting to the Director, Human Resources the Human Resources Advisor is responsible for effective HR management for academic and administrative and support employees within the assigned AEC. Areas of responsibility include activities related to academic recruitment, promotions and tenure, employee and labour relations, staffing, compensation, organizational design and benefits administration.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance to faculty/department/unit members with respect to the day-to-day management of human resources, including the handling of grievances and disputes, identification of training needs and development/ organization of training sessions.
  • Analyze current and potential problems and recommend alternatives.
  • Exercise leadership in directing and influencing faculty/department/unit members in the attainment of established goals and objectives and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Participate in the development of University personnel policies and procedures and their dissemination throughout the faculty/department/unit.
  • Undertake job audits, conduct exit interviews and investigate reasons for staff turnover.
  • Oversee and or lead recruitment activities and benefits administration for the schools.
  • This position might be required to move from one area to another from time to time for leave replacements, special projects, or to address increases in workload, etc.


Undergraduate degree

Three (3) years' related experience

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities:

Proven experience dealing with human resources (including academic human resources) related issues in the following domains: academic recruitment, academic promotions and tenure, academic authorized leaves, employee and labour relations, compensation, organizational development, benefits administration, recruitment and selection. Demonstrated experience working with the administrative and support collective agreements and University policies and procedures including academic policies and procedures is an asset. Proven experience working within an educational, medical and research environment, including a sound understanding of academic recruitment in a clinical context. Demonstrated creativity in resolving problems and conflict management. Ability to influence decisions, make and find solutions to complex problems. Ability to maintain composure under pressure and ability to meet deadlines. Proven success in facilitating and maintaining strong, consistent, and positive communications. Proven team-player with the ability to train and motivate staff. Demonstrated ability to work in a computerized environment using word-processing, databases, spreadsheets and presentation software, Banner (HRIS). CRHA designation is preferred. Demonstrated spoken and written communication skills in both English and French.

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.

Applications must be received no later than September 20 , 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.

Faculty of Medicine
Salary Range: 
(Grade 05) $55,400 - $69,300 (midpoint) - $90,100
1 year
Reporting to: 
Director, Human Resources
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