Equity, Diversity and Inclusion:
It is the National Arts Centre’s goal to be a more welcoming, inclusive, accessible, and diverse organization for all Canadians. We believe that the basis of this inclusivity requires a socially and culturally diverse workforce and, therefore, we actively seek to recruit candidates who identify as women, Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour (IBPoC), persons from the LGBTQ2+ community and persons with disabilities. We encourage you to self-identify in the recruitment process.

COVID-19 Pandemic:
The incumbent may be required to work remotely either full-time or in a hybrid fashion until the end of the pandemic. All necessary working tools needed to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of this position will be provided to the employee for this purpose.

The NAC recognizes its heightened duty to protect employees from health and safety risks during the current pandemic. Therefore, an offer of employment shall be conditional upon receipt of written confirmation that the selected candidate has been fully vaccinated. Certified medical conditions will be accommodated as well as exemptions based on established religious objection.

The above information will be filed in keeping with the Privacy Act.

Introducing the National Arts Centre.
The National Arts Centre (NAC) is Canada’s bilingual, multi-disciplinary home for the performing arts. The NAC presents, creates, produces, and co-produces performing arts programming in various streams—the NAC Orchestra, Dance, English Theatre, French Theatre, Indigenous Theatre, and Popular Music and Variety—and nurtures the next generation of audiences and artists from across Canada.

Curious to learn more? We invite you to read our strategic plan for 2020-2023 in The Next Act.

Collaboration, innovation and community-led engagement are only some of the many initiatives the NAC will leverage to help shape a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive future for the performing arts in Canada. One that embodies our slogan and loudly proclaims that Canada is our stage.

Job Number: J0522-0564
Employment Type: Full-Time continuing
Job Category: Human Resources
Open Positions: 1
Posting Date: May 12, 2022
Closing Date: June 12, 2022
Salary: $55,600.00 - $72,000.00/Year
Language Requirement: Bilingual
Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (35 hours per week)
Job Reports To: Senior Manager, Human Resources

Key Activities

Finely honed interview techniques will assist the ideal candidate in identifying the most talented of professionals for the many exciting careers at the National Arts Centre. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Human Resources, the incumbent will be responsible for the full recruitment and staffing process for key union and non-union positions. The Human Ressources Officer will develop partnerships with their assigned client groups and will provide advice and guidance throughout staffing processes, from recruitment to onboarding, taking into consideration all relevant human resources policies, procedures and collective agreements, as applicable. The incumbent will remain a key point of contact for employees and managers.

The NAC’s comprehensive onboarding program will continue to flourish under the incumbent’s watchful care while keeping pace with the ever-changing demands of the NAC. The Human Resources Officer will also participate and play a key role in the coordination and support of various Human Resources projects and initiatives.

Further responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the Senior Manager, Human Resources with tracking employee life changes, drafting correspondence, overseeing the attendance management program, coordinating employee recognition events and supporting the NAC’s equity, diversity and inclusion program.

Skill Requirements

• Post-secondary degree in Human Resources, Commerce or Management or an equivalent combination of education & experience;
• Minimum three (3) years of experience in Human Resources, preferably with experience in recruitment;
• Ability to work with minimum supervision while being a strong team player;
• Superior customer service skills and practices;
• Ability to act with discretion, tact, and confidentiality;
• Ability to thrive in a fast paced, high-volume environment with shifting priorities and multiple stakeholders;
• Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and co-ordinate a variety of projects, activities and events with strict deadlines;
• Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office (especially Word and Excel), Adobe Pro and experience with Human Resources systems;
• Working toward a CHRP designation would be considered an asset;
• A passion for the performing arts;
• Fluently bilingual in both official languages, English and French, written and spoken.

Who Can Apply

Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.

All communication will be conducted through email and interviews via videoconferencing. Please submit your cover letter and resume and ensure to have the most up-to-date information on your resume including your current email address.

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by us.

Important Notice

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation for an interview or written exam, please advise us when initially contacted.

The successful candidate will be required to provide the original or a certified copy of their education credentials as appropriate, along with proof of a valid Criminal Background Check as a condition of employment.