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Director, Talent Management

  • Posted:Oct 26, 2018
  • Apply by:Nov 25, 2018
  • Job Type
  • Full Time
  • Job Level
  • Senior
  • Location
  • Toronto, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Education
  • Impact Category
  • Nonprofit
  • Company Type
  • Nonprofit

About this position

Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, George Brown College (“the College”) is a progressive post-secondary institution with close to 90,000 student registrants and 4,000 employees across three main campuses. George Brown College’s programs encompass a wide array of disciplines and industries, with 98% of qualifying programs offering field education to set students up for optimal success in the careers of their choice. Serving a diverse community, the College offers 152 full time educational programs developed in consultation with industry leaders, ensuring students learn the skills they need to propel their future careers. A leading learning community, George Brown College fosters student success through an internal culture of employee engagement, development, inclusion and accountability. 
The Director, Talent Management reports to the College’s chief human resources leader, the Vice President, Human Resources & Organizational Development.  Serving as the talent management leader, the Director, Talent Management provides strategic direction and partnership to the HR team and the George Brown College community to build employee capacity and capability aligned with the College’s strategic objectives. She/he leads a team of six in the creation, expansion, implementation, and continuous improvement of inclusive strategies and programs in the areas of: Talent Acquisition; Succession Planning; Employee Engagement, Performance and Career Development; Organizational Design; Change Management; Workforce Planning; and Coaching.  This is a high-impact role that will provide the opportunity to enhance the individual and collective effectiveness of the entire George Brown College community.   
The ideal Director, Talent Management is a dynamic and seasoned HR leader passionate about being a part of a purpose-driven organization that is committed to lifelong learning and to making a meaningful difference to individuals and communities. Regarded as a talent management expert, she/he brings at least nine years of progressive HR experience, including several years leading teams comprised of direct and indirect reports. With a university degree, she/he has strong business and HR acumen. An HR designation (CHRL), a post-grad program or Master’s Degree would be an asset.  The Director, Talent Management has perspective gained in multiple industries and brings a private sector mindset, along with a personal passion for building high performance organizations. With a strong client service orientation, this leader has demonstrated experience modernizing practices in talent management, organization design, workforce planning, and change management.  Bringing exceptional written and oral communication skills and technical/digital savvy, she/he inspirationally and effectively conveys compelling messages to a range of internal and external stakeholders.  The Director, Talent Management builds meaningful relationships and cross-functional teams across all levels of the organization, working collaboratively and demonstrating a high degree of trust, openness, and credibility.  She/he is highly attuned to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and how to embed them in the College’s talent management practices.   
George Brown College is at an exciting moment in its history as it designs its Vision for 2030 and Strategy for 2022 with a focus on how technology is changing the world for its students, staff and communities. This Director, Talent Management role is a rich and rewarding opportunity for a purpose-driven HR executive with an appetite for creating and transforming the College’s talent management function and having a significant impact on the College’s commitment to student success.

About us

Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, George Brown College is a progressive post-secondary institution with close to 90,000 student registrants and 4,000 employees across three main campuses.

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