Assistant Director - The CRIB

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Assistant Director - The CRIB

Date Posted: 01/13/2021
Req ID: 2413
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Social Work
Department: Faculty of Social Work
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)



About us:

The Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto is the oldest school of social work in Canada, and has been on the cutting edge of education, policy, research and practice for more than 100 years.

Recognized as one of the leading social work research Faculties in North America, FIFSW is highly involved in promoting excellence in social work practice and policy development.

Your opportunity:

The Centre for Research and Innovation for Black Survivors of Homicide Victims (The CRIB), located within the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, is a multidisciplinary research Centre focused on using community-based research methods and principles to uplift the unique needs and experiences of Black survivors of homicide victims.

The CRIB is the first Centre of its kind to serve as the global catalyst and focal point of coordinated interdisciplinary and community efforts toward addressing issues of homicide that disproportionately impact Black people throughout our global community, culminating in efforts that reduce the impact of structural violence and inequality felt by Black communities across the globe

The CRIB believes in conducting research in service to community. Under the general direction of the Director, the Assistant Director will have in depth experience with community engagement research, university and community partnerships and project development & coordination. The Assistant Director will have extensive experience working with African Caribbean Black (ACB) communities and have an understanding of how to engage with communities disproportionately impacted by violence. The incumbent will be well organized with the ability to multi-task and lead various project teams. The Assistant Director will be need to be flexible, take initiative and direction.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing project schedules including milestones, critical path, timelines, deliverables and reporting
  • Coordinating meeting schedules, agendas, materials, action and follow-up items
  • Facilitating meetings
  • Acting as the first point of contact for program-related enquiries
  • Preparing project expense/revenue modeling, forecasting cost-to-completion and financial tracking
  • Monitoring accounts for a project and/or program
  • Directing a small group in a limited area, including responsibility for scheduling and/or workflow

Essential Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or acceptable combination of education and experience.
  • Six to seven years subject matter related experience, including work with traumatized and racialized populations
  • Solid project development, coordination and management expertise
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated budget management experience
  • Experience leading project teams
  • Demonstrated experience with project management software including implementation
  • In depth experience with community engagement research
  • Well organized with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent computer skills including social media and digital resources
  • Demonstrated relationship building skills

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Articulate
  • Efficient
  • Multi-tasker
  • Perceptive
  • Responsible
  • Self-directed

Closing Date: 01/31/2021, 11:59PM EDT
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Grant - Term
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:
USW Pay Band 17 -- $94,126 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $120,369. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Research Administration & Teaching
Recruiter: Robyn Hunter

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/19/2021
Application Due: 2/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time