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Staff Information Officer

November 30 2017
Categories HR, Training, Generalist, Labor Relations - Legal, HRIS - ATS, HR, Training, HR, Training
Mississauga, ON

Staff Information Officer

Half-time, acting position (contract to August 31, 2018)

Good information drives good business decisions and results. That's why you welcome this opportunity to play an active role in ensuring accuracy of data, documentation and reporting, as part of the Peel District School Board's Human Resources Support Services team.

Reporting to the HRIS Liaison Officer, you will assist the Vista team in ensuring data accuracy and compliance with Ministry regulations, collective agreements, legislation, and Board policies and procedures, as well as develop and maintain OnSIS, Vista/HRIS process documentation and audit reports. As the Board's go-to person regarding Staff Information, you'll be expected to maintain current knowledge of Ministry requirements, align processes with data gathering, reporting requirements and timelines, and provide training, assistance and guidance on OnSIS and Vista/HRIS-related processes.

This Acting position of Staff Information Officer will see you assisting with Vista development, from identifying and resolving data gaps to testing data, preparing and updating user training documentation, creating, maintaining and reviewing various Crystal reports, auditing data entered in Vista and advising on appropriate corrections required. Ensuring accuracy on the submission of OnSIS Ministry reports, and participating in system upgrades, quality assurance initiatives and special projects will also be among your typical areas of responsibility.


With a post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and directly related experience, you have a solid foundation for success in this half-time role. As Acting Staff Information Officer, you'll also display the following strengths:

  • At least one (1) year of related experience with HRIS
  • Working knowledge of Vista and OnSIS (preferred)
  • Excellent knowledge of human resources business processes and cycles, collective agreements, and school board policies and procedures
  • Familiarity with privacy legislation and concepts, and Ministry reporting
  • Ability to write clear, concise business process documentation and user documentation, as well as understand, and work effectively with, technical specifications and testing plans
  • Ability to assist in the compilation, analysis and presentation of statistical data and testing results
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy of results and reporting
  • Excellent problem-solving, initiative, organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize, meet timelines and maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytic, communication (both written and verbal), and organizational skills
  • Ability to relate effectively to the Vista user community
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and experience in writing reports with data-based report-writing tools such as Crystal Reports & SQL
  • Demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse school community and/or work environment.

To apply for the position of Acting Staff Information Officer, please complete an online application through Apply to  Your completed application package on Apply to Education must include your cover letter, resume and supporting educational credentials. Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 13, 2017.

The Peel District School Board is one of the largest school boards in Canada, with more than 153,000 students in 253 schools.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but will only be interviewing selected candidates. For the safety of students, all school board staff need to provide a satisfactory criminal record check prior to commencement of employment.

The Peel District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We will provide reasonable accommodation, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, during the hiring process if advised in advance. network