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Human Resources Manager - Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary

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Executive Director of Finance and Administration

The Catholic Pastoral Centre is hiring a Human Resources Manager to support the goals of the Diocese by developing and maintaining processes and services which promote employees to work effectively in a healthy workplace.


Specific: The Human Resources Manager supports all people strategies including coaching, career development, internal movement, retention strategies, talent acquisition strategies and succession planning. The Human Resources Manager provides advice and counsel in identifying, evaluating and resolving human resources issues, plans and implements all phases of human resources activity by personally performing or managing a team to handle the following duties:

Staff Development

•Works closely with the leadership team to ensure the right people with the right skills and the right behaviours are in place in order to successfully meet Catholic Pastoral Centre goals.

•In coordination with the leadership team manages and administers an appropriate training program for all employees.  This includes leveraging other resources to provide appropriate training to identified skill gaps.

•Serves as coach to the leadership team to enhance the effectiveness of their leadership style and increase engagement of their teams.

•Monitors and ensures that the performance management process is consistent and followed by the organizations supervisors. 

•Ensures managers are competent in assessing and evaluating their department staff.

•Creates and implements an effective new employee orientation program.


•Ensures that open positions are filled in a timely manner to support the Catholic Pastoral Centre departments.  

•Utilizes multiple recruitment resources and tools to identify potential employees that fit the Catholic Pastoral Centre culture.

•Participates in the interview process for Catholic Pastoral Centre positions. 

•Serves as coach and expert facilitator of the selection and interviewing process.

Employee Relations

•Creates, reviews and implements a fair total compensation strategy for the Catholic Pastoral Centre.

•Leads and manages the development of employee wellness programs including an appropriate EAP program. 

•Builds and maintain strong employee relations throughout the Centre and the Diocese and assists in the development of a positive organizational culture.

•Supports employees in resolving conflict situations with fellow employees.

•Develops and maintains employee recognition programs.

Human Resources Operations

•Acts as the subject matter expert on Alberta employment standards and employment law and provides guidance and support to the leadership team when it comes to employment matters. 

•Ensures effective rollout and implementation of Diocesan human resources initiatives

•Creates comprehensive organizational human resources policies/procedures and monitors the implementations of these policies/procedures.

•Ensures that all personnel records are complete and secure.

•Manage the Protection of Minors and Vulnerable Adults area: oversee compliance of the Model Code of Conduct, background screenings and safe environment training.

•Provides human resources support to clergy, lay ministers, employees and volunteers serving the CPC, Parishes and other agencies of the Diocese of Calgary.

•Maintains a network of internal and external contacts to regularly benchmark and remain current on future trends and developments related to human resources practices. 

•Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Finance and Administration.


·Formal human resources related education 

•4-year bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related major is preferred; 

•Minimum 5 years of experience in human resources, management operations, or related professional area.

•Solid understanding and knowledge of employment legislation, human resources trends, issues and best practices.

•Solid track record of building relationships at all levels and proving pro-active and responsive solutions to organizational needs.

•Demonstrated past experience supporting team leaders in addressing all human resources issues.

•Experience managing ambiguity, risk, and changing direction of strategies in partnership with Leadership.

•Strong facilitation skills.

•Strong experience with employee coaching and development.

•Professional designation considered an asset.


Interested persons may apply by submitting a complete Application Package by May 4, 2018 including:

•Application for Employment downloadable at 

•Cover letter describing your suitability for the position by one of the following:

•Resume or CV

                           E-mail to:          wilbert [dot] chinjonatcalgarydiocese [dot] ca 

                           Mail to:              Catholic Pastoral Centre

                                                     Attention: Fr. Wilbert Chin Jon

                                                    120 17th Avenue SW

                                                   Calgary, AB  T2S 2T2


We thank in advance all applicants for their interest.  Only short listed applicants will be contacted.



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