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The University of Regina (U of R) has campuses located in Regina and Saskatoon on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories. These are the ancestral lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakoda, and Lakota nations and the homeland of the Métis.
A comprehensive university, the U of R traces its roots back to the creation of Regina College, a small residential high school established by the Methodist church in 1911. The College grew in size and significance becoming a campus of the University of Saskatchewan and, ultimately, an independent degree granting university – the University of Regina – in 1974.
The University of Regina community has been engaged in the development of the current strategic plan. The aim of the current Strategic Plan is to inspire bold and unconventional thinking. It is essential that the goals portrayed here respect, honour, and foster the strengths of individual units and faculties such that they are able to set their own goals that engage and align with this plan and, in turn, collectively contribute to the University’s overall success.
The University of Regina seeks to reflect the world in which we want to live – a world that values empowered
citizens, generates high-impact scholarship, and embraces Canada’s diversity
The University of Regina’s vocation is to explore unanswered questions. We provide high-quality and
accessible education, influential research, creative endeavours, and meaningful scholarly experiences in pursuit
of local and global contributions to knowledge. Investigation of and reflection upon varied intellectual pursuits
is fundamental and we engage our students in these pursuits, seeking to instill in them a lifelong quest for
knowledge and understanding
Mutual Respect, Integrity, and Honesty
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Being
Community and Social Responsibility
The University of Regina is committed to the following 5 Areas of Focus and the specific goals related to each area. Each goal encourages the University community to work together and to break down and challenge conventional divisions between faculty and staff, departments and units, student and instructors, communities and the University.
Strengthen our connections among students, faculty, and staff.
Truth and Reconciliation
Strengthen connections with our past, present, and future.
Well-being and Belonging
Strengthen connections with ourselves.
Environment and Climate Action
Strengthen connections with our environment.
Impact and Identity
Strengthen connections with communities.
The U of R has10 faculties; 25 academic departments and schools; 18 research centres and institutes; three federated colleges – Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, and Luther College. Some programs are also delivered with partners including Saskatchewan Polytechnic, regional colleges, Gabriel Dumont Institute, and Yukon University.
In 2020, the University of Regina recorded its 12th consecutive year of enrolment growth, growing by one per cent to 16,664 full-time and part-time students – a record number. U of R tuition rates are on par with the national average and the University is second among comprehensive universities in the level of student financial support – scholarships, awards, and bursaries – available as a percentage of tuition.
For more information on the University of Regina please visit: https://www.uregina.ca/profile/
|Job Title:||Associate Vice-President, Human Resources|
|Reports to:||Vice-President, Administration|
|Direct Reports:||7, (1) Executive Assistant, (5) Directors, (1) Coordinator|
|Indirect Reports:||Approximately 36|
The Associate Vice-President, Human Resources [AVP,(HR]) is a key senior leadership position, reporting to the Vice-President (Administration). An integral member of the University’s executive leadership team and senior leadership team, the AVP(HR) will participate in the development and implementation of the University’s strategic plans, policies, and procedures, and support the University of Regina’s Board in exercising the governance responsibilities. The AVP(HR) will work collaboratively with senior leadership, management, students, faculty and staff across the university and with key external constituencies to enhance the University’s ability to achieve its people-centered-objectives and sustain a culture that sees people as the University’s greatest strength.
The position oversees a human resources portfolio that includes: equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI); human resources advisory partnerships; central operational services; total compensation; health, safety & wellness; strategic workplace initiatives; learning & development; recruitment; workplace analytics; pension & benefits; labour relations and respectful university services. Working with the HR team, the AVP(HR)provides system-wide leadership and ensures that HR services are integrated and aligned with the University of Regina Strategic Plan. The AVP(HR) provides a key advisory role, senior level knowledge and strategic insights and governance to the executive team, senior leadership in faculties and departments and the Board of Governors.
The AVP(HR) will lead by, embody, and champion the Human Resources Departments vision and mission.
“We are strategic partners who lead and promote excellence in human resource management, meet the evolving human resource needs of the University and positively impact teaching, research and our community.”
Maintains frequent and complex contacts and relationship with others, including Executive team, senior leadership team, Canadian university colleagues, and HR colleagues
in the public and private sectors.
Member of standing University committees: Academic & Administrative Benefits Committee, Non Academic Benefits Committee, Occupational Health Committee, Emergency Management Committee, Human Resources Committee of the Board of Governors, and ad hoc committees, advisory and working groups
Participant of external committees: The Conference Board of Canada: The Council of Human Resources Executives (Western Canada), Human Resources Association of Universities in Western Canada (HRAUWC), Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) thought leaders group, various HR committees
Human Resource Team Leadership
Strategic Continuous Improvement
Opportunities and Challenges
FIRST YEAR DELIVERABLES / MEASURES OF SUCCESS
Success in the first year will be determined by the candidate’s ability to:
The successful candidate will have the following:
Competencies and Attributes