• Registrar and Chief Executive Officer
  • Position: Director, Human Resources
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  • Organization: Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Website: www.ocswssw.org
  • Location: Toronto
  • Term: Permanent; full-time
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    Established in 2000, the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is the regulatory body for over 26,000 social workers and social service workers across Ontario. The College serves and protects the public by regulating the practice of the professions and promoting ethical and professional practice. It does this by maintaining a public register; setting requirements for entry to practice; establishing and maintaining standards of practice; ensuring that members engage in ongoing learning; and maintaining rigorous complaints and discipline processes.


    As the College looks to the future and to its strategic priorities, it is seeking a Director, Human Resources to develop and lead its people and culture strategy and vision. Reporting to the Registrar & CEO and working collaboratively with the College’s management team, the Director will drive cultural transformation and employee engagement; implement HR policies, practices, systems, and processes that support a healthy workplace and culture of continuous improvement; and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives across the organization.


    With an undergraduate degree in HR or other relevant field combined with a CHRP or CHRL designation or equivalent, you bring a demonstrated track record of progressive leadership in a senior HR role in a regulatory body or an organization in the broader public/non-profit sector. You have experience in organizational development, change management, process improvement and strategic planning, and knowledge of employment legislation and best practices in HR. You are strategically orientated with a roll-up-your sleeves approach, innovative, and collegial leader with expertise leading transformative projects and fostering an environment that encourages professional growth. You have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

    to apply

    Expressions of interest and applications by way of a cover letter and your resume should be submitted online at https://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/18057. Consideration of candidates will commence immediately.

    The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and a fair and equitable work environment. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

    Odgers Berndtson is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all the work that we do. As part of our efforts to better understand our ability to reach as broad a pool of candidates as possible for our searches, our DEI team would like to encourage you to take a moment and access our SelfDeclaration Form