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Job Number:  36555
Coordinator, Human Resources
Job Posted: Monday, 17 July 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 28 July 2017
(57 days ago)
MPA Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)



TITLE: Coordinator, Human Resources

REPORTS TO: Director, Human Resources


Please submit a resume and cover letter to:

The deadline for applications is Friday, July 28th, 2017

All candidates subject to a criminal records search.




The Human Resources Coordinator contributes to the achievement and delivery of HR programs and practices that will support an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment and engagement, accountability, high quality programs and services, and continuous improvement.


The HR Coordinator supports the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources function, carrying out responsibilities in core functional areas of recruitment, benefits, HR information systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, employee wellness and safety, and organization development. This position is a key contact for employees within the organization, and requires a highly motivated, innovative HR professional.



    • Participates in developing HR departmental goals, objectives, and systems, and administers programs, procedures and guidelines to help align the workforce with the organization’s strategic goals. Assists with tracking and reporting departmental and organization-wide measurements.
    • Manages the logistics of the recruiting process, including promoting MPA Society to potential job seekers, advertising vacant positions in appropriate job boards and web sites, reviewing applications, screening applicants and forwarding to the hiring manager. Coordinates onboarding of successful candidates, including preparing hire documentation and arranging new-employee orientation. 
    • Maintains the HRIS database and generates scheduled or requested reports to support the activities of the Human Resources department and to assist management. Maintains employee information in the HRIS including position and compensation data, and performs periodic audits to ensure accuracy. Keeps all employee electronic and paper records up-to-date and in compliance with applicable accreditation standards and legal requirements. Assists in the development and updating of the Human Resources section of the web site. 
    • Determines eligibility and processes benefit enrollments, changes, and terminations of participants in all benefit and pension plans and programs. Reconciles monthly billing statements against payroll deductions, assists employees with any benefit claim issues or concerns, and conducts benefit orientations and other benefit training. Supports the effective management of leaves of absence including medical leave, Long Term Disability, and WorksafeBC claims.  
    • Coordinates employee orientation and training, including scheduling participants into training sessions, tracking participation, evaluating training effectiveness, and maintaining training records. Assists in the implementation and maintenance of personnel policies, procedures, and safety and health programs.
    •  Prepares and distributes a variety of reports and statistics to support the HR function and program management.  
    • Participates on various committees and other meetings to represent HR and/or provide HR support.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director, Human Resources 




A combination of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Human Resource Management plus two years experience in HR, preferably in a unionized environment.

  • Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgement.
  • Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully, identify issues and resolve problems.
  • Experience in administration of benefits and other HR programs.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices.
  • Strong organizational, presentation and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including Word and Excel in a Microsoft Windows environment.
  • Skills in database management and record keeping.
  • Ability to maintain and exercise a high degree of discretion and confidentiality.
How to Apply:
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Please submit a resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, to
Contact Details:
Brad Roberts
MPA Society
122 Powell Street
Vancouver , BC, V6A 1G1

Tel: 604-482-3730
Fax: 604-482-3760
www:   mpa-society.org/get-involved/careers

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