University of Calgary – Director, Talent Management

ID# 21-1448    Location: Calgary, AB

The Director, Talent Management plays a key leadership role in Human Resources and reports directly to the Associate Vice President (AVP), Human Resources.

This position is responsible for providing strategic HR leadership in the area of talent management. Specific responsibilities include leading the areas of talent acquisition and talent development at the University. This includes a focus in leadership development, career development, organizational development and design, performance management, employee engagement, change management, and succession planning for all Faculty and Staff.

The position is also part of the Provost’s team, providing support to the Provost on activities relating to coordinated and strategic academic leadership and professional development including oversight of academic orientation and connection opportunities for academics. The Director will support the Provost’s vision of offering mentorship and professional development programming for academics at all stages of their careers at the University. The Director also fosters and supports connections of academics amongst each other to ensure they are fully assimilated into the campus community.

The Director works closely with the Vice Provost and Associate Vice President Research (Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) and the Vice Provost and Associate Vice President Research (Indigenous Engagement) on any EDI or IE initiatives from the HR perspective. The Director works closely with senior leaders at the university and often deals with confidential and sensitive information.

The Director will work in a strategic, complex, dynamic and fast-paced environment, while managing diverse stakeholder needs and supporting multiple projects crossing a range of functions/disciplines. Additional hours may be required during peak periods. Flexibility during the workday will be required, as the position will be required to facilitate and participate in meetings and work activities outside of core hours. A consistently high volume of work and constant moderate stress are components of the job. This position deals with highly confidential human resource materials and requires the ability to exercise considerable discretion, judgment, and independent decision-making concerning the effective management of information, both internally and externally.

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