Labour Relations Officer

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 27/10/21; 27/10/2021













Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for supporting the Director, Labour Relations (Academic) in the day-to-day operational requirements of the department. The incumbent will provide research and recommendations regarding the interpretation of collective agreements; will coordinate various academic labour relations initiatives; will assist with gathering information related to grievances; and will assist in the preparation for and coordination of joint union-management committees. May assist with providing situational analysis. Expected to support activities related to negotiating, maintaining, and ensuring adherence to the university's collective bargaining agreements.


The incumbent must possess the following qualifications:
• Knowledge of relevant governing legislation, collective agreements, policies and procedures
• Knowledge of the broader university academic units, departments, and divisions
• Knowledge of office productivity software and databases, internet browsers and search engines, discipline-specific software, enterprise software, and technology devices
• Ability to write/amend documents that accurately capture issue(s).
• Ability to use independent judgement and to manage and impart confidential information.
• Ability to analyze complex information, and to define and solve problems.
• Ability to investigate and analyze claims information and to draw conclusions.
• Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
• Knowledge of current and emerging legislation, issues and trends as appropriate to the position.

Education and Experience:

The above is normally acquired through the completion of:
• A Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field
• Minimum of three years of previous labour relations and human resources program and service experience.

HR Note:

Equivalencies will be considered. Applicants are encouraged to provide information which may demonstrate equivalent qualifications. Please note that applicants may be required to complete an employment test as part of the selection process for this position. Those applicants that are selected for an interview will be requested to contact the Human Resource Advisor assigned to this competition as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made to accommodate your request in a timely manner. Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our University including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expressions.

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