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Job Overview

Job Title: Student Human Resources Coordinator
Sector: Administrative / Clerical,Business or Legal Services
Job Type: Part-time Temporary
Pay Rate: 16.21 / hour
Compensation Notes: Non-union term position

Job Details and Description

Description: The Student Human Resources Coordinator will directly assist the Human Resources and Risk Manager with a wide range of day-to-day human resources responsibilities related to records management, payroll, recruiting, onboarding/orientation, employee benefits, compliance with policies and legislation, performance management and labour relations. In addition, the coordinator may have the ability to observe and contribute to larger projects in the areas of Collective Bargaining, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Health and Safety, Learning and Development, and Strategic Planning. This position is designed to be both practical and educational. In light of the role’s breadth and complexity, it is not possible to fully define or describe all roles and responsibilities in a document of this kind; however, the main roles and responsibilities are as follows:


1. Maintain up to date paperwork and internal databases with employee information including payroll, benefits, work history, vacation.
2. Provide support and training for managers and employees regarding HR processes and systems.
3. Assist with employee benefits management related to benefits enrollment, termination and addressing employee and manager queries about benefits.
4. Support managers with recruiting including maintaining up to date job descriptions, posting job openings, reviewing resumes, interviewing, performing reference checks, preparing job offers and employment contracts.
5. Address employee and manager queries about the collective agreement.
6. Prepare materials for onboarding and orientation of new staff.
7. Assist with the development and editing of online training modules.
8. Assist with the creating and editing organizational policies and an employee handbook.
9. Assist with the organization and management of the Health and Safety Committees.
10. Research and collect data for various HR initiatives.
11. Attend meetings as required to support the smooth operation of the area or the Students’ Union as a whole.
12. Implement the overall strategic vision for the area based on guidance from the Human Resources and Risk Manager and the Students’ Union Strategic Plan.
13. Perform other work-related duties as assigned by the Human Resources and Risk Manager and/or the General Manager.
Qualifications: Current enrollment in a post-secondary degree program with an interest and aptitude to work in Human Resources or Non-Profit Management/Administrative fields
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and internet applications
Superior organizational and communication skills, and strong writing skills
Ability to work responsibly with little or no supervision
Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously
Ability to work with students, staff, administration and the general public with a dedication to providing excellent customer service


Demonstrated experience maintaining confidential information
Awareness of, and/or experience with, the Students’ Union, or non-profit organizations
Familiarity with employment related legislation including Alberta Employment Standards, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and the Alberta Human Rights Act


Part-time Temporary position from September 2019 to April 2020.
Hours of work will be between 10 and 15 hours per week during regular office hours.
Work Hours: Morning, Afternoon

Primary Job Location

Street Address: 8900 114 Street, SUB 2 900
City: Edmonton
Province: Alberta
Postal Code: T6G2J7
Country: Canada

Application and Other Information

Application Deadline: August 11, 2018
Application Instructions: Please apply through BambooHR: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Contact Name: --
Phone: --
Application Notes:
Other Notes: U of A Students' Union
Ad Start Date: July 25, 2019