HR Generalist

Science North

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

HR Generalist

$35,800 – $40,000 per year, flexible work arrangements, robust group benefits package

If getting to know and supporting people inspires you and you are passionate about growing in your human resources career, then this might be the perfect opportunity for you. Science North is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual to join our team in the role of Organizational Development Officer. This individual will play a pivotal role in supporting several key functions of the Organizational Development team, operate as a key resource for staff and management across the organization and ensure the smooth operation of HR processes and initiatives. Through a lens of organizational excellence, you will contribute to an inclusive and respectful workplace culture within the organization.

Position highlights:

  • Recruiting and selection processes – Administer job postings, respond to candidate inquiries, attend recruitment events, provide interview support
  • Grant programs – Assist in the writing, submission, reporting and administration of employment grant applications/reporting
  • HRIS and payroll functions/process – Generate reports, provide key information for compensation reviews, administer employee changes, provide HRIS data maintenance and employee support
  • Benefits and pension administration – Operate as a key resource and support for staff, lead day to day administration (in conjunction with finance team) including enrollment, changes, and inquiries
  • Recognition program and events – Plan, organize and execute recognition and other innovative employee engagement programs
  • Systems work – Leverage and master software such as HRIS, Applicant Tracking, Learning Management, Recognition and Benefits
  • Employee Relations – Respond to employee inquiries and provide assistance on HR-related matters
  • Each day is different from the next; especially in personal interactions
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Multiple projects going simultaneously
  • Very socially-focused; requires positive attitude and a focus on fostering and maintaining relationships
  • Adherence to established guidelines and procedures
  • Open, transparent communication is crucial
  • Hybrid team environment
  • Handling of detailed and confidential information in an efficient manner


  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources, Administration or equivalent experience
  • Outgoing attitude with an ability to thrive under a multi-tasking and deadline driven environment
  • Skillful communication abilities, both oral and written
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Superior organizational skills and experience working in a detail-oriented environment
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and priorities

Compensation Highlights:

  • Competitive salary package range ($35,800 to $40,000)
  • Annual performance and merit increase consideration
  • Participation in the Science North Employee Incentive Plan
  • Robust group benefit package including medical, dental, vision, paramedical, life/travel insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, 24/7 telemedicine access, wellness spending account/ onsite physio/chiro services
  • Pension plan following one year
  • Science North annual family membership
  • Onsite gym
  • Free or discounted admission to other attractions outside Sudbury, Science North facilities and program discounts, fitness membership contribution, on-site parking, on-site gym
  • Minimum 3 weeks’ vacation with incremental entitlements of one week after 5 and 10 yrs of service
  • Free onsite parking

Apply online at . An early application represents your best opportunity for consideration. Science North is committed to an inclusive workplace and invites applications from all qualified individuals to join our diverse team. Accommodations are available upon request in all aspects of Science North’s selection process. We thank all interested candidates; only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Science North is grateful to work with First Nations across Northern Ontario and we give thanks to the Indigenous Peoples who have cared for this land since time immemorial. We pay respect to their traditions, ways of knowing, and acknowledge their many contributions to innovations in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, past and present. We also recognize the Métis Nation of Ontario for their historic and ongoing contributions. Science North commits to deepening engagement, relationships and partnerships in order to advance truth and reconciliation, honour and reflect Indigenous ways of knowing, grow economic opportunities, and collaborate with Indigenous peoples as partners in order to inspire all people to be engaged with science in the world around them.

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Science North is an agency of the Government of Ontario.