Faculty Relations Consultant

Website Western University

Job Description:

The mission of the Office of Faculty Relations (OFR) is to maximize the University’s ability to achieve excellence in teaching, research and service by providing quality advice and support on employment matters in a manner that facilitates positive relationships with and among faculty, librarians, archivists, their representatives, university administrators, and the community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Faculty Relations Consultant (FRC) supports Western’s and the OFR’s missions by providing expert, informed advice to academic and administrative leaders within the Faculties on matters relating to the employment of faculty, librarians and archivists.
  • Using highly evolved problem-solving skills, conflict management and negotiation skills, the FRC facilitates the resolution of labour and employment issues with employees, leaders and unions/association representatives.
  • Utilizing appropriate learning design and delivery pedagogy the FRC collaborates with leaders and partners to design and deliver programs, resources and tools that enhance leadership and administrative skill relating to faculty employment.
  • The FRC also reviews and approves faculty actions and ensures efficient and effective business process in supporting the administration of, and compliance with, collective agreements and policy.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to be proactive and take initiative with a strong record of teamwork with the motivation and ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to take on leadership roles and manage high functioning teams including, but not limited to: Joint Committee, OFR Project Teams, ALSC Steering Group and other committees as required
  • Possesses a demonstrated reputation for resourcefulness with a strong sense of accountability and initiative
  • Familiarity with collective agreements, letters and memoranda of understanding, conditions of appointment, policies and procedures for the client groups serviced by the Office of Faculty Relations is an asset

Job Details:

Company: Western University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sudbury, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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