The team is responsible for providing critical elements in relation to strategic planning and goal setting for the division to ensure that Human Resources practices and outcomes are aligned with the strategic directions of the University. Accountabilities include long-term planning; policy development; development of accountabilities, competencies, and standards for practice; communications; external relations; and budget and resource allocation. The Leadership Team includes the leaders of the other HR teams and staff with accountabilities relating to the mandate of the Leadership Team.
This team provides human resources consultation with respect to best practices for creating an enabling and supportive culture for the strategic directions of the University. Consultants provide proactive, collaborative, and consultative service to the University community on a wide range of issues to foster healthy and productive work and learning environments. Team members are assigned to colleges and administrative units and provide consultative services in:
This team provides customer service for day-to-day operational human resources issues. The team is responsible for the effectiveness of human resource processes to reduce bureaucratic complexities in the functional areas of recruitment, employment, and total compensation and rewards. This team also provides planning and implementation support for collective bargaining and other projects and initiatives and has a stewardship role to ensure compliance with federal and provincial legislation and regulatory requirements.
This team has the stewardship responsibility for the quality of the information, data, and processes relating to About-US--the University’s human resource information system. This team also provides information to support the decision-making activities of the organization with respect to its human resources. Team members process appointments and changes to employment information in the system, generate reports, interpret and administer collective agreements and policy documents, as appropriate, and provide training and support for users of the information.
This team of professional staff promotes the shared responsibility between the University and all staff for health and wellness. The team supports both individual and organizational health and wellness through collaboration with appropriate professionals in the campus and health care communities. The team coaches staff and leaders with respect to their roles and responsibilities for health and effectiveness, appropriate management of confidential medical information, stay-at-work and return-to-work strategies, and the administration of the salary continuance plans.