Placement Coordinator

Government of Yukon - Whitehorse, YT

Job Summary and Requirements

Placement Coordinator

Living in Yukon Thriving in Life

Our goal is to support all learners in developing the essential skills, knowledge and personal qualities that they need to thrive in life.

The Human Resource Services Branch at the Department of Education consists of a group of dedicated staff members who work very closely as a team and in support of one another. We take pride in our ability to deliver excellent customer service to all our clients and business partners! This position manages and coordinates a range of human resource processes and procedures to support the temporary employee placements for teacher’s on-call, auxiliary school-based employees and Assistant Outdoor Education Guides.

Our ideal candidate will be well versed in administrative processes, but will be an innovative thinker with strong problem solving skills who is keen to identify opportunities for efficiencies which align with the needs of schools and the strategic direction of the HR branch. Success in the role will depend on your interpersonal skills including strong written and oral communication, your ability to think through a problem and develop, implement and evaluate creative solutions, while managing the everyday needs for temporary placements.

Important application requirements

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Emphasize how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential and asset qualifications listed below. Note that selection for further consideration is based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

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Essential Qualifications

  • Post-secondary coursework in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field;
  • Considerable experience providing financial, human resource, or senior administrative services;
  • Extensive experience providing client service;
  • Supervision experience may be considered an asset.
Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

To best support the achievement of key strategic and business objectives, candidates may be assessed on:

Modeling Interpersonal Skills and Personal Responsibility
Developing People
Influencing Others
Thinking Strategically
Taking Action and Achieving Results
Leading Change and Innovation
Demonstrating Client Focus
Promoting Common Values and Ethics

Additional information

Contact details:
If you have any questions about this position, please contact: Stephanie Boyle, Director, Human Resources at [email protected]
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