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Human Resource Services

Human Resource Services is responsible for providing support and services to over 2,100 employees who work to provide a Catholic education for our students and communities. As a Catholic organization, Human Resources Services aims to achieve a working environment that respects the dignity and worth of every person while maintaining fair and just compensation for employees. Equally important, Human Resources Services continually strives to ensure that public resources are used in a prudent and responsible manner.

Human Resource Services responsibilities include:

  • Recruitment and hiring
  • Employee records: qualifications, documentation, and certification
  • Labour relations with our three unionized employee groups: OECTA (teachers), CUPE (support staff), and OECTA- OTBU (occasional teachers)
  • Contract negotiations
  • Health and Safety
  • Leadership Development
  • Benefits administration
  • Internal and external employment postings
  • Workplace Safety Insurance Board claims
  • Long-term disability
  • Criminal background checks
  • Collective agreement administration
  • System staffing projections
  • Workplace accommodations
  • Job evaluations and pay equity
  • Employee dispute resolution
  • Teacher performance appraisal
  • Assignment and tracking of occasional employees: teachers, support staff, maintenance, and administration
 Title  Contact
Superintendent of Human Resource Services  Darren Kahler
Human Resources Administrator Magdalene Graham
Ext. 1193
Manager of Human Resource Services Jordan Busch
Ext. 1229
Human Resource Services Officer – Teaching/ Support Staff (CUPE) Jennifer Brown
Ext. 1283
Human Resource Services Officer – Teaching/ Support Staff (CUPE) Theresa Greavette
Ext. 1212
Wellness Coordinator Corrie McInroy
Ext. 1285
Human Resource Services Coordinator Debra Orr
Ext. 1235
Human Resource Services Coordinator Liz West
Ext. 1269
Human Resource Services Coordinator Stella Joy
Ext. 1248
Health & Safety Officer Melissa Featherstone
Ext. 1290