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Position: Recruitment Officer (Temp)

Posting Number: 2022-012

Department: Human Resource Services - EC Aurora (60 Wellington Street W, Aurora, ON, L4G 3H2)

Work Schedule: 35 hours/week

Application Deadline: December 13, 2021

Interested candidates are required to complete the following on-line application to the attention of: The Recruitment Team. This term position is effective immediately and will end on or about September 30, 2022.

The Recruitment Officer position is responsible for in compliance with Board policies and procedures, collective agreements and legislative requirements, responsible for the leading practices and objectives of the Boards recruitment and selection of teaching and support staff, including coordination, supervision, consultation and monitoring.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: To collaborate and support execution of business unit strategies and plans, implement Human Resources strategies and solutions that support the short and long-term business objectives of the Board. To fairly and equitably recruit and select staff including the investigation and review of educational qualifications and employee personnel files, employee contract negotiation and preparation, and monitoring term and temporary employee contracts and conditions of employment. To consult with Superintendents and advise hiring managers on recruitment processes while ensuring compliance of governing agency regulations, legislation, system and contractual obligations and expectations. To advise employees on the Board recruitment and selections process, staff allocation and redeployment procedures, including selection process feedback, career counseling and development. To support hiring manager in executing change such as redeployment, staffing allocations, return to work accommodations and attrition. To create, facilitate and deliver training and professional development for system administrators and managers on selection, recruitment and retention processes. To develop and facilitate new employee sign-up and orientation programs, including interview and resume writing workshops. To review, monitor and refine recruitment and selection processes based on industry trends, succession plans, evaluate and implement new technology and training to ensure the organizations needs are continually met. To lead, attend and participate in meetings and/or committees as requested. To perform other duties as assigned.


Reports to the Manager, Recruitment & Retention.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: A three-year university degree or college diploma in human resources management or a related discipline, or equivalent, as approved by the Board, is required. Minimum five years in human resources management or related experience is required. Effective verbal and written communication, interpersonal and computer skills are required. Ability to deal effectively with a variety of individuals and groups both within and outside the Board is required. Immunization Disclosure Protocol:

All newly hired staff members are required to attest to their vaccination status and follow the Ministry of Education mandated requirements prior to starting employment with the YRDSB. For more information about who is subject to the Protocol and the attestation requirements, please see the YRDSB Immunization Disclosure Protocol.

Equity, Diversity, and Accommodation:

The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) believes in giving each and every applicant an equal opportunity to succeed on their own merit and we strive to hire staff that reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and our communities. We remain committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. We know that diversity underpins excellence, and that we all share responsibility for creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive Board-community. Therefore, in pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across the organizational hierarchy in actualizing the Boards priorities, goals and principles outlined in the Directors Action Plan.

We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to: First Nations, Mtis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;

African, Black and Black Caribbean peoples (in alignment with Anti-Black Racism Strategy);

members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;

persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;

persons who identify as women; and

persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

At YRDSB, we recognize that many of these identities intersect and therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value and respect the contributions that each person brings to enriching the Board and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in communities that we serve.

Accessibility and Accommodation Statement

We also recognize our duty to accommodate and foster of culture of inclusion. Consistent with the principles of dignity, individualization and inclusion, we will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code to support candidate participation in the hiring process. When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the hiring process, such as skills assessments, written practicum, presentation, interview, etc. We will provide accommodations during the hiring process. If an accommodation is required, please inform the Recruitment and Retention Team in advance of any part of the process. All information received relating to a candidates required accommodation will be addressed confidentially by the Recruitment and Retention Team.