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Payroll/Human Resources Administrator

Payroll/Human Resources Administrator

  • Full Time
  • Stratford ON
  • Applications have closed.
  • Salary: Up to $42,000

Website Stratford Festival

North America’s leading classical repertory theatre

Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre? At the Stratford Festival, we attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists and artisans alike. If you would like to be part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the position of:

Payroll/Human Resources Administrator

This position reports to the Human Resources Manager and is part of the Human Resources team.  The Human Resources Administrator will provide administrative support for Human Resources, Payroll and the Accommodations team.


– Assist with preparing for and administrating payroll
– Assist with completing required government reporting, Records of Employment, and related forms and remittances
– Data entry and balancing of bi-weekly Greenroom deductions in preparation for payroll processing
– Coordinate annual Loyal Service Reception and Dinner and Backstage Shadowing Program
– Update and ensure accuracy of employee communications notice boards in all buildings and intranet
– Manage employee and contractor email distribution lists
– Distribute News Items and other All Staff emails as requested
– Administer employee compassion program and acknowledge employee life events, including cards, notes, donations, and gifts as appropriate
– Arrange orientation and other training programs and maintain training records
– Coordinate and arrange departmental Roundtable sessions with Executive and Artistic Directors
– Assist with the maintenance of HR system
– Assist with full cycle recruitment: screening applications, setting up interviews and reference checking
– Assist with onboarding new and returning seasonal staff, artists and contractors
– Review and update job descriptions
– Assist Company Accommodations Supervisor with administrative tasks such as organizing the cleaning of the Festival’s rental properties and coordinating tenant’s moving schedules
– Assist in arranging furnishing for  the Festival’s rental properties


– Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience working in Human Resources/Payroll Administration
– Strong administration skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
– Motivated and proactive team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills
– Organized and detail oriented with excellent time management skills
– Experience with and or working knowledge of Ceridian Dayforce is an asset

Preference will be given to candidates with a College Diploma or University Degree in Human Resources and/or Payroll.

This full time position is located in Stratford, Ontario and will begin as soon as possible.

Job Type: Full Time

Recognizing that diversity – in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages – fosters a rich and creative environment, we welcome applicants with disabilities and are committed to accommodating them throughout the recruitment and hiring process. We encourage all qualified applicants to submit a résumé and cover letter in a single PDF by January 28, 2020, to:

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