Human Resources Manager (Education Department)

Department: Education
Job Type: Full Time

Human Resources Manager


The Meadow Lake Tribal Council is seeking a Human Resources Manager to join the Office of Education.   The Human Resources Manager position is responsible for leading the Human Resources function for the entire Education department in collaboration with Meadow Lake Tribal Council’s HR department. This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Education and indirectly to the Board of Education.  The Manager of Human Resources works collegially as part of the MLTC Education Department and in collaboration with the 9 Meadow Lake First Nations.  This position is expected to work with the MLFN’s HR department and outside agencies in order to meet the HR needs of MLTC Education and the MLFN schools.


Roles and Responsibilities:

The Human Resources Manager shall perform duties and responsibilities as may be assigned including but not restricted to the following:

Education HR Strategy:

  • Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of MLTC Education’s HR strategy, including attracting, motivating and retaining the qualified people.
  • Translate the organization’s strategic plan into priorities, and HR strategies & objectives.
  • Develop a strategy for recruitment and retention of staff.

Second Level HR Support  

  • Provide HR support to the MLTC Office of Education in collaboration with the MLTC HR Department.
  • Provide second level HR support to the schools in the nine (9) First Nation Communities.


  • Supervise hiring of staff in collaboration with the Education Senior Admin Team.
  • Recommend new administrative procedures and processes to result in improvements and organizational efficiencies.

Performance Support

  • Ensures that systems are in place that allow for performance feedback to become an integral part of the organization’s HR information system.
  • Monitor and evaluate employee performance and subsequently initiating any corrective or disciplinary action along with the supervisor.

Policies & Procedures

  • Ensure that all relevant policies, procedures, practices, processes, and systems meet and comply with applicable legislation and align with MLTC HR policies and procedures.


  • Creates an organizational climate conducive to constructive employee & labor relations
  • Promotes a productive culture in the organization that values diversity, trust and respect for individuals and their contributions.

Other: Perform other duties as may be required or assigned by the Sr Director of Education.



Education & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor/ Master of Education or Human Resources/Business (or equivalent) from an institution recognized by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education would be considered an asset.
  • Minimum 5 years progressive experience as an HR professional at senior level that includes supervisory responsibility.
  • CPHR designation would be considered an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of current employment law, staff management, payroll, benefits administration, recruitment, training, employee relations and relevant legislation (e.g. The Sask. Employment Act, The Education Act, Human Rights Legislation and their applicable regulations)


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in computer software applications (i.e. Microsoft-Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Google etc.).
  • Knowledge of automated software applications and HR information systems – SAGE HRMS, HR Criterion, etc.
  • Experience administering employee payroll, benefits, pensions, leave of absence and overtime.
  • Knowledge of principles, theories, and techniques related to job classification, job analysis, job descriptions, labour/employee relations, employee engagement, and recruitment.
  • Effective communication (including superb writing, content development skills, strong presentation, and verbal skills) with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically and professionally.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify developmental needs of employees to provide coaching & mentoring.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute as a strategic team member.
  • Knowledge and understanding of First Nations cultures.


Interested applicants are invited to submit:  A letter of application; resume stating qualifications and employment history, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check; copy of valid driver’s license; and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:


Human Resources Department

8003 Flying Dust Reserve



Phone: (306) 236-5654   Fax: (306) 236-1357


For more information, please contact Heather Merasty, Sr Director of Education @ (306) 236 5654 or visit the MLTC website at


Deadline: Friday, July 15th, 2022


MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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