Career Opportunities at MiHR

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

Please note that MiHR is not an employment agency, and does not offer positions other than those listed on this page. Resumes sent to MiHR related to general mining positions are not accepted. Please refer to job boards and company websites for mining industry job openings.

MiHR is currently hiring the following positions:

Director, Inclusion and Career Development (ICD)

The Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) is an independent, non-profit organization that drives collaboration among mining and exploration companies, organized labour, contractors, educational institutions, industry associations and Indigenous groups to identify opportunities and address the human resource and labour market challenges facing the Canadian minerals and metals sector. The Council’s vision is to help build an inclusive, skilled and sustainable Canadian mining workforce that anticipates and adapts to volatility and innovation.

MiHR is looking for a Director, Inclusion and Career Development (ICD) to join our dynamic team. With a passion for diversity, stakeholder engagement and project management, you will report to the Executive Director and provide strategic direction to lead, develop and implement programs and tools that help build an inclusive, diverse and sustainable workforce for Canada’s mining sector. As the ideal candidate, you are looking for the opportunity to grow within a well-established and vibrant organization to achieve the strategic objectives of the Council.

Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Leading various inclusion and diversity (I&D) programs including the Council’s current Gender Equity in Mining Works (GEM Works) program, the Mining Professional Immigrant Network (M-PIN), the ENSEMBLE mining diversity online platform and growing the Council’s I&D activities.
  • Directing initiatives focused on mining career development, student engagement and overseeing the Council’s Gearing Up - Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Program focused on attracting and developing post-secondary students in the mining sector through increased access to co-ops and internships.
  • Providing leadership and guidance to a team of managers and coordinators who oversee and implement inclusion, diversity and career development programs and projects.
  • Contributing to the strategic objectives of the Council, and as a member of the senior management team.
  • Providing both written and verbal activity reports to the Council’s Board of Directors, project committees and funding partners.
  • Developing strategic partnerships and engaging with industry stakeholders in meaningful relationships for the advancement of the Council’s priorities.
  • Facilitating training activities, chairing committee meetings, leading group discussions, speaking at industry events and promoting Council programs and projects at conferences and events.

As the ideal candidate, you have:

  • Experience in effectively leading projects and programs, and managing large budgets, multiple stakeholders and consultants.
  • Experience in proposal development and management of government grants and/or contribution agreements, having led a series of initiatives from concepts, securing funding, implementation, reporting and evaluation.
  • The ability to lead, motivate, coach and engage a small team of professionals.
  • Experience in the areas of attraction, recruitment, retention and workplace inclusion.
  • Experience working with underrepresented, Indigenous or other marginalized groups.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with a high level of diplomacy, tact and judgment.
  • A relevant university degree (graduate degree preferred) and 8+ years of experience in a leadership / senior management role.
  • Knowledge of the minerals and metals industry and bilingualism would be considered assets.

Salary Range: $80,000 to $100,000
Comprehensive benefits package

If you are interested in the position, please send your resume and cover letter to HR@mihr.ca referencing position: MiHR_ICD_2019

MiHR is committed to ensuring a non-discriminatory, inclusive work environment which supports a diverse and equitable workplace where all employees and volunteers, whatever their race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status or disability, feel valued and respected. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Office Coordinator

Reporting to: Senior Manager, Finance & Administration

SUMMARY

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Finance & Administration, the Office Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the Council office by planning, leading, coordinating and organizing a wide range of administrative functions that support all Council staff and the effective functioning of the Council office.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responds to, and/or directs external general program inquiries about the Council (phone, email)
  • Purchases, tracks and maintains inventory of all office supplies (paper, kitchen supplies, etc)
  • Purchases, tracks and maintains all office equipment (ie. printer, computers, office furniture, etc)
  • Compiles meeting materials required for Board of Directors and Committee meetings and maintains the Board portal with current and relevant Board materials
  • Ships all materials for conferences, meetings, tradeshows, etc
  • Supports the marketing and communication team in the coordination and execution of all in-house printing (reports, brochures, small posters, training binders, etc)
  • Provides administrative support to all staff including, but not limited to:
    • Booking staff travel
    • Providing expense claim support
    • Making logistical arrangements for meeting and conference (hospitality, meeting rooms, etc)
    • Communicating and ensuring adherence to travel policies and procedures
    • Making bank deposits
    • Processing mail and courier requests
    • Conducting internet searches
  • Main liaison with the property management and cleaning company regarding facilities
  • Maintain the Council’s contact database ensuring it is up to date and relevant
  • Main liaison for day to day workstation support and troubleshooting (new computer purchases and set up, install new software, liaison with third party IT consultant) and back-up support to the Office IT network and server
  • Lead the Health & Safety team and ensure workplace safety policies and procedures are up to date and adhered to
  • Receives all invoices, circulate for appropriate approval and input into the accounting system (accounts payable clerk)
  • Create and send invoices to customers, follow up on outstanding receivables (Accounts receivable clerk)
  • Hold the corporate credit card and is responsible for ensuring purchases and receipts are received, approved, and inputted into the accounting system and reconciled monthly
  • Provides other ad-hoc admin support as required

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

  • Two year certificate in Office Administration, or equivalent
  • Minimum five (5) years administrative experience
  • Intermediate experience using Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible with changing requirements
  • Bilingualism is an asset

Salary Range: $45,000 to $55,000
Comprehensive benefits package

Please email your Resume and Cover Letter to hr@mihr.ca to apply.

MiHR is committed to ensuring a non-discriminatory, inclusive work environment which supports a diverse and equitable workplace where all employees and volunteers, whatever their race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status or disability, feel valued and respected. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.