Director of Human Resources
Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey (MK) is a regional management organization that facilitates the jurisdiction of education in the member MK communities.
Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will act as a resource to the MK Senior Management Team, providing information, advice and guidance on all Human Resource (HR) matters ensuring best practices are shared and implemented organization wide including:
Directing the company’s mandate, as provided for in company policies and programs, ensuring that it is in compliance with applicable Occupational Health and Safety, Employment Equity, and Labour Standards legislation.
Coordinating the administration of policies and procedures related to areas of recruitment, selection, performance management, professional development, job descriptions, and job rating evaluations, salary administration, and employee disability program management.
Participating in the development, implementation and evaluation of HR policies and programs; conduct New Hire Orientation as needed; conduct exit interviews; explain HR policies, benefits and services to staff; HR policy training programs; lead special projects as required.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and skills:
Lawyer, licensed to practice law in Nova Scotia
Knowledge and experience in HR an asset
Must have proficiency with various software applications programs
Including Microsoft Word, and Excel
Must be able to work independently of direct supervision
Solid communication skills, both oral and written
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and professionally with
Internal and external organizations
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
Decision-making skills for problem identification and solution recommendation
Effective interpersonal skills; high level of initiative and motivation
Knowledge of First Nation communities, language and culture an asset.
Must have a valid Nova Scotia Drivers license
Ability to travel overnight
Salary: To be negotiated
This is a one-year contract, with the possibility of renewal. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please forward your resume, clearly stating your salary expectations to:
c/o Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey
47 Mallaird St.
Membertou, Nova Scotia
Phone (902) 567-0336 Fax (902) 567-0337
Or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: March 24, 2017