Coordinator | External Partnerships

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a Term Specific Coordinator, External Partnerships to join the team. If you have a recruitment background with the ability to build great relationships, we want to hear from you!

About the role:

The Coordinator, HR External Partnerships is responsible for engaging with Post-Secondary Institutions, high school districts, Work BC and other external partners to build connections and develop strategies to increase the pipeline of future employees of Interior Health (IH). The Coordinator works collaboratively with Recruitment and other Human Resources departments, to network with external partners and strengthen the IH employee brand. The Coordinator also collaborates with IH managers to proactively support priority recruitment needs and advise external partners where increased educational opportunities exist.

Some key duties:

• Develops and implements innovative and targeted strategies to attract and support the development of a future pipeline of candidates, directly focusing on high school districts and Post-Secondary partners.
• Identifies gaps in regional educational seats based on Health Human Resource (HHR) plans; develops and recommends strategies to respond to future workforce needs.
• Provides leadership and expertise to deliver tools and resources that promote IH as an employer of choice and highlight key organizational initiatives to future candidates.
• Builds relationships with external partners to develop IH ambassadors to promote the IH workplace in their institutions and organizations.
• Provides recommendations for the development of new recruitment and virtual engagement tools to attract future employees.
• Coordinates workshops with external partners for the development and implementation of strategies and action plans to meet workforce needs.
• Seeks out opportunities to share authentic storytelling of recent graduates to support candidate pipelining.
• Advises hiring managers about marketing opportunities to recruit qualified staff within IH based on strategies and information from external partners.
• Develops, organizes and facilitates career marketing presentations to external stakeholders.
• Provides Human Resource information and workplace guidance to future IH employees through in-person, virtual and online connections.
• Works with Career Marketing Assistants to develop marketing materials targeted to specific demographics career opportunities.
• Identifies technology and marketing solutions for reaching targeted audiences.
• Develops, evaluates, and continuously improves career marketing strategies, practices and services with external partners.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).


Education, Training, and Experience
• A relevant undergraduate degree (A non-related degree and experience, in combination with a professional designation (CPHR), will be considered).
• A minimum of three years of recent related work experience.
• Candidates must be familiar with recruitment, sourcing, interviewing and hiring processes.

Skills and Abilities
• Sound knowledge of leading recruitment and career marketing practices.
• Demonstrated innovative thinker with the ability to translate ideas into process and/or action, including the ability to blend innovative ideas with critical thinking.
• A customer-focused approach and the ability to develop effective relationships with internal client-managers and external agencies/individuals; the ability to establish rapport with individuals of all educational and occupational backgrounds.
• The ability to be a collaborative team member.
• Knowledge of human resource policies and procedures as they relate to recruitment and career marketing.
• Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others.
• Knowledge of sourcing techniques including experience and/or demonstrated skills contributing to the development of marketing materials.
• Knowledge of and experience in using social media for promotional purposes.
• Knowledge of project management methodology and techniques, including the ability to produce quality detailed work, while driving process and managing goals.
• Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and any applicant tracking system.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


Starting salary is approximately from $67,864 to $97,555 and will be based on education, training and experience

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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