BC Public School Employers’ Association
Recruitment Services Specialist
The BC Public School Employers’ Association is seeking an experienced recruitment specialist to support recruitment and retention for rural and remote school districts. The position will consist of an initial eighteen (18) month term starting on or about May 1, 2024, with the possibility of being extended or made permanent.
As part of the BCPSEA team and reporting to the Senior Manager, Recruitment Services, the Recruitment Services Specialist will provide advice and support in recruitment and retention to a client group of rural and remote school districts.
Responsibilities for the position will include:
Providing advisory services
Promoting best practices in recruitment and retention
Implementing recruitment and retention strategies
Supporting events and outreach
Education and experience
Candidates must possess a university degree or equivalent in human resources, labour relations, or a related field and at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience advising on or delivering recruitment services in a unionized setting.
Candidates must have excellent competency in best practices in recruitment and retention and have excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and develop and foster robust working partnerships and the ability to advise and collaborate in a team-based setting.
Candidates must have strong technical writing skills with experience in conducting research and analysis and in developing tools and resources.
Experience in the K-12 public education sector and/or public sector is an asset, as is experience providing recruitment services for rural and remote areas.
Competitive Compensation and Benefits
The expected starting salary range for this position is $90,076 to $98,024. We offer a competitive benefits package, including extended health, dental and a $2,000 annual Health and Wellness allowance, as well as pension with the Municipal Pension Plan.
BCPSEA offers a hybrid work arrangement, which provides all employees with the option for remote work for the majority of the work week.
Due to the nature of this role, BCPSEA will also consider fully remote arrangements for qualified candidates based out of rural and remote areas of BC – though there will still be occasions when business travel and in-person work is required. BCPSEA will also consider current employees of school districts for secondment-type arrangements.
We offer staff regular training and support professional development opportunities. As part of our ongoing commitment to foster a safe and inclusive workplace, all staff will be provided with: Reconciliation; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and Respect in the Workplace training as part of their onboarding with us.
The BCPSEA office is located at 300 – 2889 East 12th Avenue in Vancouver on the traditional and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples. Our work spans across the Province of BC, which is home to thousands of First Nations, Inuit, Métis peoples across British Columbia, each with unique traditions, history, and culture. We are committed to Reconciliation and to strong Indigenous partnerships and relationships.
We are an inclusive and accessible employer. Reconciliation, and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are embedded in our organizational goals. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Indigenous, Black, people of colour, all genders, 2SLGBTQ+, and persons with disabilities.
Accommodations are available for interviews and in the workplace. If selected for an interview, we will provide you with information on how to request accommodations.
Who are we?
BC Public School Employers’ Association provides trusted sectoral leadership in labour relations and human resources within BC's public education school sector. Through our services, support, advice, and professional learning offerings we work together with school districts, government, partners, and stakeholders to ensure the success of the public education system.
How to apply
We invite qualified individuals to apply online at https://bit.ly/49vgmYr with a cover letter and résumé by March 1, 2024. For questions about this role, please email Chris Beneteau, Executive Director of Employee Relations & Sector Initiatives at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BCPSEA acknowledges the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Education and Child Care.
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