Job Posting 100553

Director of People and Culture
Southern Alberta
closes in 10 days (Tue, 30 Apr)
full time  •  The salary will be $85-95K based on experience

Select People Solutions is pleased to be working with the YMCA of Lethbridge in their search for a Director of People and Culture. The YMCA is a vital community organization that has been a cornerstone of community engagement, child, and youth development, and the promotion of health and well-being within Lethbridge across Canada, and worldwide. Their mission is rooted in a commitment to building a healthier, stronger, and more connected community.


Successful candidates will be big picture thinkers, focused on driving the organization towards their long-term efforts in building a thriving community. Candidates will need to be experienced leading staff through continuous process improvement, creating succession plans, and developing and communicating strategies to ensure employee satisfaction and engagement. If you enjoy asking the bigger questions and getting to the root cause, we want to hear from you!


What’s in it for You?

  • Health and Dental Benefits package
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Free access to the YMCA health, fitness, and aquatic facilities
  • Flexible schedule
  • Pension Plan

Compensation & Hours:

  • The salary will be $85-95K based on experience
  • Additional PTO policy available
  • This role will be full-time, Monday-Friday
  • Occasional weekend and evening work may be required, based on
    Organizations need

Position Summary:

  • Providing direction and oversight to the People and Culture team, including recruitment, training, development, performance management, offboarding and workforce planning of staff and volunteers.
  • Working closely with other Senior Leadership Team members and CEO to ensure strategic priorities are achieved.
  • Exemplifying core values of caring, honesty, inclusiveness, respect, and responsibility – promoting frameworks that focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Collaboration across the organization to ensure alignment of goals and
  • Responding to escalated concerns and resolving issues in a timely manner – making decisions that serve as a guide to the rest of the organization.
  • Developing succession plans within departments and providing recommendations on organizational structure, compensation, and remuneration packages based on market data.
  • Implementing performance management policies and programs that include progressive discipline, internal investigations, and performance reviews.
  • Assess current community needs and identify recommendations, in alignment with the Association’s strategic plan, of where to focus growth efforts.
  • Communicating relevant department and association wide information efficiently and
  • Demonstrating a focus on health and safety practices and
  • Effectively communicating with internal and external stakeholders, providing considerable explanation, clarification, and tact on sensitive, complex, or controversial issues.
  • Developing the Department’s annual operating and capital budget, including the monitoring of expenditures, ensuring compliance, forecasting, re-investment suggestions, and investigating variances.
  • Ensuring compliance with HR legislation, safety legislation and YMCA policies and procedures.
  • Following policies regarding confidentiality to safeguard data and information and handle sensitive information with a strong sense of ethics and confidentiality.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5+ years of demonstrated HR Management
  • Post Secondary Education in Human
  • Experience supervising teams and collaborating with other
  • Strong communication skills and tact regarding sensitive issues and
  • Intermediate to expert knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check and Child Intervention Check.
  • 3 professional references will be

Bonus Points For:

  • CPHR
  • Previous non-profit
  • Safety Certification or experience working within a COR certified


Right People. Right Seat.

Exciting Job Opportunities in Lethbridge!


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