Manager of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)

An opportunity for an innovative team player to join a dynamic HR team                     

Chilliwack School District is committed to ensuring that every student graduates with opportunities beyond graduation.   The District has a reputation for providing quality educational programs and, in addition to offering top-quality core programs, offering programs of choice and sports academies.  Known for its effective collaboration with community, parents, students and employee groups, Chilliwack School District is a growing school district with approximately 14,000 students in 32 school sites, and approximately 1900 employees.  With an operating budget of $145 million, Chilliwack School District has established a strong financial foundation  

Chilliwack is situated in the beautiful Upper Fraser Valley, just a 60-75-minute drive to Vancouver’s amenities.  Chilliwack is a thriving and growing community of 90,000 that offers affordable housing, a safe and caring community, and limitless access to recreation and outdoor activities.

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, you will plan, develop, implement and maintain the District’s HRIS to align with the District goals and to support changing business requirements.  With your comfort working with systems and data, you are able to ensure the stable operation of the HRIS and the integrity of HR records, practice and processes through audits and regular reviews.  With your project management skills, your systems skills, and your experience and insight in Human Resources, you are able to lead the development of custom reports to support decision-making. 

As a positive and proactive communicator, you are able to establish and maintain relationships with other departments, including Technology and Financial Services, to communicate the needs of the HR department on issues like payroll, recruitment, salary and statistical data for internal and external reporting requirements.  You are comfortable leading the development and delivery of training to ensure the District end users’ success with the system.

With your reputation as a team player, you are able to build strong relationships with stakeholders in the district.  You bring a strong combination of experience in human resources practices and processes from a unionized environment coupled with strong HRIS skills and experience.  You approach your work with an eye to improvement and are able to see how best practice human resources connects to the system and helps the organization move forward positively. 

You have a university degree or diploma in Business Administration, Human Resources or Information Technology.  You have knowledge and experience in human resources practices and procedures in a unionized public sector role.  You are a natural change manager with experience with Human Resources Management Information Systems, ideally with PowerSchool. 

This competition is managed by GO Futures HR, Inc.  To apply, please send your resume, documentation supporting credentials, and three professional references with permission to contact each in confidence by August 10, 2018  to  If you would like more information about the position, please contact our search consultant, Catherine Jagger at