Director, Human Resources and Organizational Development - Scarborough Health Network

  • c/o Odgers Berndtson
  • Jan 23, 2020
Full time Director

Job Description

Director, Human Resources and Organizational Development

Scarborough Health Network

At Scarborough Health Network (SHN), the patient experience comes first. With three hospital sites (Birchmount, General and Centenary) and five satellite sites, SHN provides a broad spectrum of health services to one of the most diverse communities in Canada.

Created through a merger of The Scarborough Hospital’s Birchmount and General sites and Rouge Valley Health System’s Centenary site in December 2016, SHN is now the third largest community hospital in Ontario. With approximately 5,200 employees, 1,100 active physicians and 1,600 volunteers, we believe our people are our greatest asset. Motivated by a bold new strategic plan, SHN is committed to delivering the highest quality patient and family-centred care, with a focus on enhancing access to services for the Scarborough community.

Reporting to the Vice President, People and Transformation, the Director, Human Resources and Organizational Development is responsible for providing strategic leadership in the areas of Employee Relations, Labour Relations, Human Resources Systems and Operations, Organizational Development, Workplace Inclusion, e-Learning and Library Services. The Director will lead a team of subject matter experts to build a culture that empowers and inspires people. The Director will be a change agent providing leadership and support to create and deliver advanced HR and OD services focused on fostering a high-performance culture and respectful work environment that attracts, retains and inspires the best.   The role extends beyond the confines of the organization to building and collaborating with external partners through strategic regional initiatives.


The successful candidate will possess a Masters degree in a related discipline, a human resources professional certification and have 5+ years of progressive human resources and organizational development experience in a complex public sector organization. Preference will be given to candidates with leadership experience in a unionized environment. In addition to relevant professional experience, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated talent for building relationships, fostering collaboration, leading transformational change and exploring innovative approaches to building human resource structures that support organizations going through transformation. SHN has recently adopted the LEADS leadership capability framework. Familiarity with this framework is an asset.

To learn more about the position please visit Applications will be considered immediately.

Scarborough Health Network embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity.  SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Toronto ON