Director of HR- School District 37 (Delta) – NEW!!!

Delta School District acknowledges that we learn and work on the traditional territory ofSD 37

the Tsawwassen and Musqueam First Nations and all of the Coast Salish Peoples 

who have been stewards of this land since time immemorial

Delta School District is a leading district for innovative teaching and learner success.  The District’s 31 schools which are located in Ladner, North Delta, and Tsawwassen, nurture caring relationships, connections and a sense of belonging to our local and global communities.  The District’s mission is to enable all learners to succeed and contribute their full potential to the future.  We value Caring, Respect, Responsibility, Community and Excellence.

Delta School District is seeking a highly motivated, professional and accomplished leader for the position of Director of Human Resources, effective November 1, 2020.  Reporting to the Superintendent, and as a member of the District Executive Leadership team, the Director has responsibility for all elements of human resource services including recruitment, selection, assignment, succession planning, payroll, the development of human resource policies and procedures, records maintenance, health and safety, and employee relations for teaching and non-teaching personnel.

The Director is also responsible for leading labour relations activities including direct local collective bargaining.  In addition to collaborating and consulting with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders, the Director liaises with BC Public School Employers’ Association regarding provincial bargaining and other human resources issues, and works directly with a dynamic team that includes a HR Manager for Support Staff, a District HR Administrator for Teaching Staff, as well as Payroll and Health and Safety Managers.

The ideal Candidate brings:

  • Significant current experience in public sector human resources, preferably in an educational setting, including current experience in employee health, wellness and safety
  • Strong, positive experiences managing labour relations issues, including contract management, collective bargaining and workplace investigations
  • A record of building and maintaining excellent professional relationships with both union and exempt employees at all levels of the organization, as well as fostering effective relationships with external contacts
  • Experience implementing legislative requirements that impact a complex working environment 
  • An eye for innovation and improvement, and an ability to develop and implement new approaches
  • The ability to work independently with the aptitude for working as part of a collegial and collaborative environment

Qualifications:

  • Relevant academic background preferably at the Master’s level
  • Substantial experience leading human resources and labour relations in the public sector, preferably in an educational setting
  • Strong experience leading a professional team
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities in budgeting and financial management
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills, including writing formal reports, and making presentations 

This competition is facilitated by GO Futures Human Resources, Inc.  To apply, please send your resume and supporting documents August 31, 2020 to resumes@gofutureshr.com.  If you would like more information about the position, please contact our search consultant, Catherine Jagger at catherine@gofutureshr.com. 

For more information on this unique and dynamic opportunity, please visit www.deltasd.bc.ca or www.makeafuture.bc.ca 

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