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Human Resources Relocations and Leave and Attendance Coordinator

Nunavut Arctic College
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$74,217 to $84,240
Northern Allowance: 
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
Open until filled

Indeterminate, If there is no successful Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiary this position will be offered as a 3 year term.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Nunavut Arctic College (NAC) is designated a Crown Corporation under the Public Colleges Act and is delegated the authority from the GN Department of Finance to provide all of its own staffing services to the College. The Human Resources Relocation and Leave and Attendance Coordinator is a key position at NAC with important administrative responsibility. The position is responsible for administering all leave and attendance and pay documents for all staff in the Baffin region with the exception of staff at Piqqusilirivvik. In addition, the incumbent is the sole person responsible and accountable for providing and administering all relocation services for all eligible Nunavut Arctic College staff moving in or out of the territory. 

Under the direction of the Manager of Human Resources, the incumbent is responsible for managing and coordinating key regional and territory wide human resources services. This includes maintaining leave and attendance files for indeterminate, term and casual staff, data entry of employee information into the ePersonality system, and providing all other personnel related coordination such as pay document related submission such as staffing actions, timesheets, overtime forms and leave without pay forms. The coordination of relocation services is a major element of the position. On a continuous basis the incumbent provides employees with direction and interpretation according to the Public Service Act, the Government of Nunavut Human Resources Manual, the Collective Agreements with Nunavut Employees Union. The incumbent must be able to analyse and communicate relevant material to employees and follow the leave and attendance guidelines.

Applicants to the position must have completed a two year diploma in Human Resources Management or Business Administration/ Commerce or related field. In addition, the incumbent must have two years experience working in a related field (an administrative setting with knowledge of office practises, removal assistance procedures, leave and attendance). An ability to use and understand manual/automated HR programs (such as epersonality) is required. The incumbent must be able to provide written or verbal communication of College or GN working documents utilized by staff. Proficiency in the use of computerized word processing programs and spreadsheets is required. A working knowledge of GN human resources policies and procedures including the Inuit Employment Plan and Article 23 of the Nunavut Land Claim Agreement is a very strong asset. The position requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with staff on a daily basis in a sensitive, timely and accurate manner. The position also requires the incumbent to work overtime to cover work volume with sensitive deadlines. The incumbent should be sensitive to the regional, economical, social, political and cultural conditions of the region. The ability to speak, write and type in Inuktitut would be a definite asset. Equivalencies may be considered.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Current indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees, who apply and are successful on this term position competition, may be offered a competitive transfer assignment for the duration of the term.


  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Manager Human Resources (Nunavut Arctic College)

Manager of Human Resources
Nunavut Arctic College
PO Box 600 Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
Phone: 1-867-979-7231
Fax 1-867-979-7108