Jani McKay, M.B.A., S.P.H.R., C.H.R.P.

Associate Professor of Business
Every individual is created in the image of God. We are all created to do good work. It is sacred business to be a part of future people managers' journey as they gain knowledge and skills to create workplaces where others can thrive.

Jani McKay is a Professor of Human Resources in the School of Business at Trinity Western University (TWU).  She has taught various undergraduate and graduate human resource courses at TWU since 2007 including organizational behaviour, organizational design and development, compensation, and human resource management. 

For the past 27 years, Jani has consulted in the areas of human resources and strategy with a vast array of organizations in government, high-tech, healthcare, higher education, and manufacturing.  Her clients include University of Washington Medical Center, Optiva Corporation (a division of Philips), Overlake Medical Center, Lindblad Expeditions, and Seattle City Light. Previous to consulting Jani managed an employment services company.   

She is passionate about partnering with organizations to create workplaces where individuals can flourish and where systems, people and strategies align.  Her areas of specialization include:  performance improvement, benchmarking best practices, total rewards systems, organizational design, and interpersonal skill development.  She holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and is certified as a Senior Human Resource Professional, Chartered Professional in Human Resources and as a MBTI® Certified Practitioner.

Masters in Business Administration from Seattle Pacific University


  • Total Rewards Systems
  • Performance Improvement
  • Benchmarking Best Practices in Human Resource Management and Operations
  • Employee Engagement
  • Organizational Design Optimization
  • Interpersonal Skill Development

Affiliations & Memberships

  • SHRM
  • World at Work
  • Toastmasters

  • BUSI 280 Organizational Behaviour
  • BUSI 363 Organizational Design and Development – Travel Study
  • BUSI 454 Compensation and the Work Environment
  • BUSI 493 Integrated Group Project for Human Resource Management
  • MBA 552 Human Resource Management