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Talent Pathways - Candidate Roster for Temporary Opportunities

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Talent Pathways - Candidate Roster for Temporary Opportunities
Department/Unit Human Resources
Location Halifax / Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
Posting Number S05-21
Employee Group None
Position Type Temporary
Duration of Contract (if applicable) Short-Term
Employment Type
Full-time Equivalency (FTE)
Salary Commensurate on skills, experience and nature of position
Provisional Statement
About Dalhousie University
Dalhousie is a leading innovative, research-intensive university, inspiring our diverse scholarly community to serve Nova Scotia, our region, our nation, and the world. We make a lasting impact by blending transformative academic programs with pioneering research on Canada’s East Coast.
Dalhousie brings together the brightest minds from diverse perspectives to drive the region’s intellectual, social, and economic development. We are committed to fostering a respectful and inclusive space for everyone who works or studies at the university.
Job Summary
Dalhousie’s Talent Pathways temporary staffing program connects skilled and talented individuals with short-term hybrid and in-person job opportunities in Faculties and Administrative Units across our East Coast campuses.

Talent Pathways supports Dalhousie’s strategic plans on equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility by reducing barriers to employment for folks who self-identify as equity-deserving. Dalhousie defines equity-deserving groups as Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, and persons belonging to the 2SLGBTQ+ community. If you are a member of one of these equity-deserving groups, you must self-identify during the application process to be considered for this program. For more information, please visit

Please register by clicking the Apply button and completing the screens that follow.
Key Responsibilities
Roles filled through Talent Pathways include, but not limited to:

• Office Administration/Clerical
• Communications/marketing
• Financial Administration
• Human Resources
• Information Technology Services

Talent Pathways opportunities are temporary positions that are typically full-time falling within business hours (8:30 – 4:30, Monday – Friday) and last 3 -6 months on average.

For more information about Talent Pathways and frequently asked questions, please visit or email

Talent Pathways does not provide faculty or student employment opportunities.

Dalhousie students and recent alum can apply to student positions on myCareer.

Faculty, post-doc, and other academic positions are posted on New positions are posted frequently.
Required Qualifications
Job Competencies
Candidates are expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie’s core competencies (, in particular:

• Integrity
• Respect and Inclusion
• Adaptability
• Knowledge and Thinking Skills
• Communication
Additional Information
An application to Talent Pathways is separate and independent of other Dalhousie job postings.
We encourage you to view other opportunities at and apply to postings of interest. Your application will be considered by the relevant search committee.
Application Consideration
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, applying to Talent Pathways does not guarantee a placement within Dalhousie University. Your application will be reviewed by the Talent Pathways Advisor who will contact you to set up a meeting should your application meet the qualifications for the program and types of opportunities we typically offer. Temporary employment opportunities at Dalhousie are subject to operational needs.
Diversity Statement
Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select your desired field of work. Your resume will be assessed for experience and transferable skills related to these roles.
    • Administrative/Clerical
    • Communications/Marketing
    • Data Entry
    • Finance
    • Human Resources
    • IT
    • Team Management
    • Project Management
    • Reception
    • Security
    • Skilled Trades - plumber, carpenter, electrician etc.
  2. * Are you currently living in Nova Scotia?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If you are not currently living in Nova Scotia, please share your planned relocation date.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you currently employed?
    • No
    • Yes, part-time
    • Yes, full-time
    • Yes, but my contract ends soon
  5. * If a temporary position is offered to you, when will you be available to start work?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Dalhousie University operates Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm (with some exceptions), are you available to work:
    • Part-Time hours (less than 32.5 hours per week)
    • Full-time hours (up to 35 hours per week)
    • I am open to part-time or full-time hours
  7. * Remote opportunities are not available through Talent Pathways. Please select the working environment you prefer or are comfortable with.
    • Hybrid
    • in-person
  8. * Are you currently a student?
    • No
    • Yes, part-time
    • Yes, full-time

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter