Executive Director - HSAA

The Organization:

The Health Sciences Association of Alberta is a progressive union representing approximately 27,000 paramedical, professional and technical members. Our staff are committed to delivering high-quality services to our members.


The Position:

We are looking for an Executive Director to lead our team! This full-time permanent position is located out of the Edmonton office and is responsible for establishing the long-range direction and overall control of the Union’s “operations” in accordance with the policies, strategic direction, and operating budget set out by the Board. The Executive Director ensures the delivery of labour relations services to its membership, fiscal accountability of union finances, and leadership of the HSAA Senior Management team. With exposure to a broad range of activities and projects, this opportunity will support your career development and aspirations!


What You Bring:

You are a motivated, collaborative, values-driven leader with a minimum of ten years’ experience at a senior management or director level. You obtained a university degree specializing in Industrial Relations, Human Resources, Business, or related degree. Your experience in the labour relations field and your union education are assets which will set you up for success in your new and challenging career path. Equivalencies may be considered.

As the leader of our operations team, your aptitude for creating an engaging and collaborative work environment will allow you to successfully guide your team in meeting the Union’s strategic goals and objectives. You are strategic in your approach and adept at leading multi-disciplinary teams to support efficient operations. Your high standard of accountability supports your ability to establish the union’s credibility with internal and external stakeholders. You have a thorough understanding of and commitment to trade union philosophy and public healthcare.


Your Core Competencies:

Creative Problem Solving. You assess problems in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.

Drive for Results. You maximize resources to achieve organization goals while maintaining accountability to each other and stakeholders.

Systems Thinking. You understand broad perspectives, set goals to meet long-term outcomes, and help others to see their role in achieving results.

Develop Self and Others. You are committed to learning and understand the strategic importance of ongoing team development.

Agility. You anticipate and adapt to changing priorities and environments. You are resilient in times of uncertainty.

Develop Networks. You build connections and trust in relationships.

Build Collaboration. You lead and contribute to conditions that support teamwork, collaboration, consistency and excellence.


What We Offer:

Competitive Compensation: Negotiable. Commensurate with experience.
Top Benefits: 100% employer-paid benefits, flex spending account, generous pension contribution.
Work-Life Balance: 35-hour work week.
Learning & Development: Internal and external training support.


How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter by e-mail to Human Resources at this link. Tell us how your skills and experience align with this position.
Deadline for applications:  Monday, July 29, 2019 at midnight.

Health Sciences Association of Alberta is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those shortlisted for the position will be contacted.

Closing date: 

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 23:30


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