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STUDENT-AT-LARGE – UMSU Board of Trustees

(Volunteer Opportunity)

UMSU is currently accepting nominations for one (1) student-at-large to sit on the UMSU Scholarship & Bursary Fund and Endowment Fund Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees is responsible for overseeing the management of the funds including investment policies, financial audits and overall direction of the Funds.

The student-at-large must be a member of UMSU in good standing for the 2023/24 Academic year and be willing to commit to the position for the academic year starting August 2024 to April 2025. In general, the Board of Trustees meets, at a minimum, quarterly.

Interested parties are encouraged to forward their cover letter and resume to the address or email provided below. Applications should be directed to The UMSU Finance Committee. We wish to thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants considered will be contacted.

How to Apply

Apply online below or send your information to hiring@umsu.ca

UMSU Finance Committee 
101 UMSU University Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2

The University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) is a non-profit organization which advocates on behalf of its memberships’ best interests to internal and external stakeholders. Our primary objectives are to serve students and strive to enhance student life and the quality of education through consultation, representation and advocacy
UMSU promotes Employment Equity and is strongly committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. Therefore, we encourage candidates to voluntarily self-identify on their application if they are members of the underrepresented group (woman, Indigenous person, a person with a disability or a visible minority).

COMMUNITY MEMBER – UMSU Board of Trustees

(Volunteer Opportunity)

UMSU is currently accepting applications for one (1) community member to sit on the UMSU Endowment Fund Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees is responsible for overseeing the management of the funds including investment policies, financial audits and overall direction of the Funds.

The community member is a term position, with the possibility of renewal. In general, the Board of Trustees meets quarterly.

Applicants cannot currently be enrolled as a University of Manitoba student and are encouraged to provide a cover letter and resume with a brief description of relevant experience related to the position. Incumbents should be directing their application to the UMSU Finance Committee. We wish to thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants considered will be contacted.

How to Apply

Apply online below or send your information to hiring@umsu.ca

UMSU Finance Committee 
101 UMSU University Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2

The University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) is a non-profit organization which advocates on behalf of its memberships’ best interests to internal and external stakeholders. Our primary objectives are to serve students and strive to enhance student life and the quality of education through consultation, representation and advocacy
UMSU promotes Employment Equity and is strongly committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. Therefore, we encourage candidates to voluntarily self-identify on their application if they are members of the underrepresented group (woman, Indigenous person, a person with a disability or a visible minority).

Human Resource (HR) Administrator

Reporting to the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) General Manager, the HR Administrator, is primarily responsible for processing the payroll cycles, administration of employee benefits, recruitment and staffing, record maintenance and administration of human resource policies, processes and document management.

Responsibilities

Administration of day to day HR operations

  • Responsible for payroll cycles (bi-weekly, monthly, ad hoc)
    • Standard payroll and benefit reporting including employee statistics, vacations, enrollments, T4s, ROE, yearend and government remittances, etc.
    • Management of absence tracking/pay such as leaves, appointments, vacation, statutory holidays, bereavement, jury duty, etc.
    • Maintain records and audits for absences, leaves, vacation, benefit deductions, accruals, etc.
  • Processing staff updates such as new hires, terminations, leaves and other employee events
    • New hire check in meetings and exit interviews for staff
    • Full recruitment process from candidate identification to coordination of on-boarding
    • Oversee termination processes and exit interviews
  • Administration, reconciliation and audit of benefits program including, health and dental, Life, AD&D, short & long term disability, pension, life insurance and other miscellaneous programs
  • Manage staff Health & Wellness and recognition programs
  • Arrange staff training workshops, seminars etc.
  • Process documentation/firm member records and prepare reports related to HR activities (staffing, recruitment, training, performance evaluations, vacation/leave requests, performance management, etc.).
  • Assemble, prepare and analyze various staff related information/data
  • Maintain and organize employment files and other HR related files
  • Update and maintain staffing documentation as policies are approved or when revisions are made
  • Provide guidance for interpretation and application of policies and procedures and ensure compliance with legislation to management and employees
  • Assist with planning and staff and appreciation events
  • Assist with HR system upgrades as they become available
  • Other duties as assigned
Competencies
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to be responsive and adaptable to employee needs
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of HR best practices, policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of employment and labour laws
  • Knowledge of Payroll best practices, policies and procedures
  • Strong creative problem-solving skills
  • Initiative to improve programs or processes
  • Be able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and implement projects in a timely manner
  • Demonstrates high level of accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to consistently deliver quality service
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel), and Adobe Acrobat
Qualifications
  • Minimum 2-3 years of HR related experience
  • HR and/or Payroll designations are an asset
  • Combinations of education and related experience that demonstrate the ability to perform duties will be considered
  • Administrative experience
  • Solid knowledge of employment related legislation and regulations
  • Experience using Payworks is an asset
How to Apply

Apply online below or send your information to hiring@umsu.ca

The Human Resource Department
101 UMSU University Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2

The University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) is a non-profit organization which advocates on behalf of its memberships’ best interests to internal and external stakeholders. Our primary objectives are to serve students and strive to enhance student life and the quality of education through consultation, representation and advocacy
UMSU promotes Employment Equity and is strongly committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. Therefore, we encourage candidates to voluntarily self-identify on their application if they are members of the underrepresented group (woman, Indigenous person, a person with a disability or a visible minority).

We offer competitive benefits package and pension plan. We wish to thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants considered will be contacted for an interview. Please forward a cover letter, resume, three (3) professional references and identify how you meet the desired qualifications.

Reasonable accommodations are available during our assessment and selection processes.

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