Job Location:
St. Catharines, Main Campus

This position is part of the

Administrative Professional (Employee Group)

One of Canada’s leading comprehensive universities and a Top Employer in Hamilton-Niagara, and named one of Canada’s Best Employers compiled by Forbes and Statista, Brock University is an inclusive, welcoming campus community that offers a wide range of unique career opportunities for those with passion, energy and expertise. We’re looking for team members who want to help us continue to deliver an exceptional student experience, perform impact-driven research and generate life-changing breakthroughs for our world. Ignite new possibilities for your career. Break through at Brock.

Post End Date:

Note to all candidates: This posting will close at 12:01 am on the date listed .

September 29, 2023

A Day in the Life…

Reporting to the Manager, Talent Acquisition, the Talent Acquisition Consultant is responsible for providing strategic advice and support on end-to-end talent acquisition services for hiring managers and committees.  

As the Talent Acquisition Consultant, you will:

  • Build constructive working relationships and provide trusted guidance to hiring managers.
  • Conduct in-depth intake meetings with hiring managers to understand role requirements, discuss sourcing strategies, and confirm screening and assessment criteria;
  • Develop job postings, screen applications, and make recommendations to hiring committees; conduct interviews; complete reference and background checks; debrief hiring managers and candidates; extend job offers; and ensure new employees are effectively onboarded;
  • Liaise with the Total Rewards team to determine the appropriate compensation for offers;
  • Ensure legislative, collective agreement, policy, and best practice compliance within the talent acquisition portfolio;
  • Contribute to the employer brand and represent Brock University as a preferred place to work through recruitment and social media activities;
  • Create a seamless and positive candidate experience with timely and effective communication throughout each phase;
  • Facilitate the delivery of training programs for hiring managers (e.g., interviewing processes and techniques, Workday recruitment module);

What you need to Succeed…

  • A university degree in a related field (e.g. business administration, psychology, communications, social sciences), preferably with a concentration in human resources management.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and delivering in an end-to-end talent acquisition process;
  • Comprehensive behavioural-based interviewing and candidate assessment skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and make recommendations in accordance with relevant legislation, policies and procedures, best practices, and collective agreements; 
  • Demonstrated commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion principles;
  • Ability to assess and support candidate accommodation requests during the recruitment process;
  • Excellent interpersonal, consultative, influencing, and negotiating skills;
  • Excellent organization, attention to detail, and ability to manage high workload and changing priorities;
  • Ability to re-evaluate current processes and utilize metrics to suggest future improvements;
  • Strong client / customer service orientation;
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness and initiative.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as careful document control and record keeping.
  • Ability to exercise tact and sound professional judgment.

Preferred or Asset Skills:

  • Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) or Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation;
  • Experience in a highly unionized work environment with multiple collective agreements;
  • Experience with Workday;

Salary and Benefit Information 

  • Job Grade K, Salary Scale ($54,348 – $73,731)*;
  • This position includes full comprehensive benefits, including tuition waiver.

* The salary range indicated is representative of all positions evaluated at this level. Actual salary is determined by assessing related skills, experience, internal equity and market competitiveness, subject to available budget.   

Applicants are required to upload a resume and cover letter as part of the application process.

Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples including those who identify as members of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples, members of visible minorities and racialized groups, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the Employment Accommodation Policy https://brocku.ca/policies/wp-content/uploads/sites/94/Employment-Accommodation-Policy.pdf. Please advise: talent@brocku.ca  to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  

Learn more about Brock University by visiting www.brocku.ca