Business Partner - 2 positions

Employment opportunity number
Human Resources
Under review. Based on 75 hours bi-weekly
1 Permanent position. 1 Term position for 1 year.
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus

Human Resources plays a central and vital role at Yukon University; our vision is to support the organization to create an environment where it’s easy for our people to be the best they can be, to deliver excellent students’ experiences.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a positive impact and participate in the transformation of Yukon University,  then we want to hear from you.

Your established track record of building trusted partnerships and providing advice and guidance on Employee & Labour Relations, Talent Management and organizational change will enable you to translate our clients’ needs into effective solutions. Drawing upon your comprehensive knowledge of applicable polices, collective agreements and employment laws, you will contribute on key matters relating to labour relations, employee relations, onboarding, organization reviews, job evaluation and salary administration.  Your ability to uphold a high standard of professionalism and confidentiality and your willingness to support the advancement of faculty and staff initiatives through targeted HR projects will make you an indispensable member of our team.

The main purpose of the HR Business Partner role is to nurture, develop, and grow Yukon University's greatest asset: our people. As a Business Partner, you’ll be responsible for coaching, advising, guiding and supporting university leadership, managers, staff and faculty, of designated University divisions with all people-related matters including employee and labour relations, recruitment, selection, retention, succession planning, performance planning and assessment, pay and benefits administration, career planning and development and employee engagement.

The ideal candidate will have a related degree combined with progressive Human Resource experience as a generalist and business partner. Experience working in a highly complex, unionized environment is preferred.  Experience in a post-secondary environment is considered an asset.  

Additionally, to joining a fantastic team, you’ll get a comprehensive benefits package and an opportunity for you to build your portfolio and foster meaningful relationships within the university, our community and beyond.

Please include a cover letter with your resume outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in this opportunity.

Quoting the employment opportunity number, please send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resource Services
Yukon University, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax: 867 668 8896

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.