Interior Health Authority

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ABORIGINAL RECRUITER
Location: Kelowna
Facility: KELOWNA CHSC
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Competition #: 01188614
Employee Type: PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit: NON-CONTRACT
Facility: KELOWNA CHSC
Reports To: COORDINATOR, EMPLOYEE RECRUITMENT
Close Date: NOVEMBER 25, 2018*
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Position Summary
We have an exciting opportunity for an Aboriginal Recruiter to join our team!

The Aboriginal Recruiter will play an integral role in the attraction and hire of Aboriginal people to IH’s external job opportunities. The successful applicant will work under the framework of a focused recruitment strategy comprised of four key elements:

1. Community Engagement – creating recruitment linkages with Aboriginal communities
2. Student Engagement – building for the future through recruitment linkages with educational partners
3. Building Organizational Awareness – guiding more effective Aboriginal-focused hiring practices in IH
4. Recruiter Activities – marketing employment opportunities to ‘job ready’ Aboriginal peoples, and supporting all members of the Recruitment team to engage in practices that support IH’s representative goal.

Travel is a requirement of this position.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes. Interior Health is a health equity employer focused on engaging with Aboriginal people, communities, and partners. We are committed to building an Aboriginal workforce representation reflective of the population within the Interior and to the delivery of culturally sensitive health care services.

Qualifications
Education, Training, and Experience
We are seeking someone with a relevant undergraduate degree and a minimum of three years of recent, related experience combined with:
• Experience working in support of Aboriginal employees
• Experience running a recruitment desk
• Experience of interviewing and using selection tools

Skills and Abilities
• Sound knowledge of leading recruitment practices
• Demonstrated innovative thinker with extensive knowledge of Aboriginal communities and resources, ideally those in BC’s interior region.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the success factors for Indigenous cultural competency as gained through education, training and/or experience
• The ability to translate ideas into process and/or action, including the ability to blend innovative ideas with critical thinking
• Excellent written communication skills coupled with the ability to write or edit high quality business documents.
• Excellent oral communication skills, facilitation skills, conflict resolution skills, public speaking ability, and active listening skills.
• Ability to take initiative; work independently and with limited supervision while being a member of a team.
• Excellent time management and organizational skills along with the ability to prioritize tasks and effective decision making ability.
• Ability to develop effective relationships with internal client-managers and external agencies/individuals; the ability to establish rapport with individuals of all educational and occupational backgrounds and diversities
• The ability to be a collaborative team member
• Knowledge of human resource policies and procedures as they relate to recruitment
• Knowledge of sourcing techniques including experience and/or demonstrated skills contributing to the development of marketing materials
• Knowledge of and experience in using social media for promotional purposes
• Ability to deal with personal and confidential matters appropriately.
• Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and any applicant tracking system
• Valid Drivers’ license to facilitate travel to communities across the Interior region
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position

*Pursuant to section 41 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry*

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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