Human Resources Lead – Archdiocesan Pastoral and Administration Offices

12 April 2024

Appears in: Career Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a full time Human Resources Lead at the Archdiocesan Pastoral and Administration Offices located at 8421 – 101 Avenue, Edmonton. Some evening and weekend work will be required as well as some travel within the Archdiocese.

The Human Resources Lead advances the mission of the Church by promoting and facilitating equity, engagement, and trust to support people within the Archdiocese and to enable them to flourish. As an integral member of the Mission Services team, the Human Resources Lead builds, implements, evaluates and continuously improves sustainable and integrated approaches to human resources and professional development. The incumbent provides sound human resources advice and assistance, is proactive in identifying and resolving human resources issues, and leads human resource initiatives within the Archdiocese. The Human Resources Lead ensures that human resource strategies and practices are mission-inspired, relationship-oriented, aligned with priories, and are compliant with labour legislation.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Baccalaureate degree in human resources, business or social sciences is required.
  • Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation is preferred.
  • Preferably 10 years in progressively responsible human resources roles.
  • Demonstrated breadth of experience with human resources operations and with labour and workers health and safety legislation.
  • Demonstrated experience with collaborative and meaningful stakeholder involvement in designing human resources policies and best practices.
  • Demonstrated experience contributing to a high functioning and fulfilled team.
  • Ability to work successfully within various teams and demonstrated ability to bring colleagues together to achieve shared goals.
  • Experience with assisting organizations and people to flourish in not-for-profit environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate and maintain trusting and sustainable relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Deep understanding and commitment towards mission-driven and people-focused approaches to human resources.
  • Demonstrated experience resolving employee challenges justly, equitably, and respectfully.
  • Superior interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, manage multiple projects and to successfully achieve goals and objectives.
  • Tact, diplomacy, understanding and ability to embrace and promote diversity.
  • Superior critical thinking, judgement and discernment competencies.
  • Sensitivity and understanding of every individual as an inherently sacred child of God.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite software.
  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable transportation.

Combination of education, training and relevant human resources experience will be considered.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume and include the job title “Human Resources Lead” in the subject line to

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.