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June 18, 2014

Manager, Abilities, Wellness and Attendance

POSITION:

The Peel District School Board Manager, Abilities, Wellness and Attendance will report to the Director of Human Resources Support Services.
Responsibilities will include: development of strategic plans to transform organizational policies, practices, performance, measures and outcomes in the areas of abilities and attendance; development, implementation and evaluation of case management, service quality standards and training plans for the organization; review and recommend amendments to policies and procedures and consult with key stakeholders on new policy development; provide lead role on the development, implementation and maintenance of the policies, procedures and guidelines related to AODA and Accessibility; responsible for providing leadership and expert advice to the Abilities and Attendance team; oversee the competition and selection of external providers by setting criteria and evaluating services; researching case law and analyze complex medical specialist opinions in order to determine best strategy and advice to the Board; approve expenditures within a defined budget; develop and implement various measurement tools to assess aspects of the program to ensure accountability for achievement of goals and provide continuous improvement; other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
•Post graduate diploma or degree in Disability Management, Occupational Health, Occupational/Physical therapy or related training in the broad field of health/medical or equivalent experience in combination with post graduate study in Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations or Business
•A designated member of the following professional organizations is required: Canadian Disability Management Professional (CDMP); or Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP)
•Minimum of seven years of related experience in progressively responsible positions.
•Expert level of WSIB Policies and Procedures, Adjudication Standards, Workplace Safety and Insurance Tribunal decisions, WSIAT Practice Directions Human Rights Code and related practices and standards set by the Human Rights Tribunals, Accommodation and Cases Management practices
•Demonstrated knowledge of accessibility issues, standards and related legislation, regulations, statutes and codes
•Expert level knowledge and experience with project management, policy development processes, consultation practices, adult education principles, development of training programs, management practices, public consultation
•Effective supervisory and leadership experience 
•Excellent analytical and report writing skills and attention to detail
•Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal required
•Intermediate level of Microsoft Office, Vista, PAM, Parklane; advance level of Excel and Access
•Experience in managing departmental budget
•Strong interpersonal, conflict resolution and organizational skills 
•Ability to work under high pressure and tight timelines 
•Demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse school community and/or work environment 

SALARY:  Band Level 9 (Min. $89,599 to Max. $111,999) per annum (under review)

Duties are to commence as soon as possible.

Quote file number:  ASG #17 in the subject line

Applications in writing must be received by the undersigned no later than 4:30 p.m., Thursday, July 3, 2014.  You should allow two days for courier delivery to ensure that your application meets this deadline.  Please include an up-to-date resume including your work location, residence and business telephone numbers.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but will only be interviewing candidates, whose skills, experience and qualifications best meet the requirements of the position. 

The Peel District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We are committed to equitable hiring practices that allow us to hire qualified staff who reflect the full diversity of the Region of Peel.  We will make any reasonable accommodation, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidates to participate in the hiring process.

When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the selection process, such as tests and skill demonstrations. We will provide employment accommodation (i.e. an accessible location, rescheduling of interviews that fall on holy days) if we are advised of an applicant's needs in advance of any part of the selection process. 

This job ad is available in alternate formats upon request.

Forward resumes to:
Marianna Lothringen
Employee Relations Officer
Peel District School Board
Human Resources Department
5650 Hurontario Street
Mississauga, ON  L5R 1C6
fax: 905-890-4955 
email:  job.postings@peelsb.com as text or as an attachment in word with a .doc extension

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