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EDI Coordinator

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University of Toronto
Location
Toronto, ON
Closing date
Jun 30, 2021

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EDI Coordinator

Date Posted: 06/09/2021
Req ID:4928
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Office of the Vice Dean, Strategy and Operations
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

About us:


Home to over 40 departments and institutes, the University of Toronto's Temerty Faculty of Medicine lies at the heart of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network and is a global leader in ground-breaking research and education, spanning clinical medicine, basic science and the rehabilitation sciences sectors.

Your opportunity:

The Office of Inclusion and Diversity (OID) is part of Temerty Medicine’s Vice Dean, Strategy and Operations portfolio. The mandate of the OID is to support the Faculty’s commitment to lead in the area of equity, inclusion and diversity, and to create and promote innovative and accountable diversity and equity related programming in collaboration with other members of the Temerty Medicine and University of Toronto community as well as external partners, which include the Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network (TAHSN) and community organizations.

As EDI Coordinator, you will play a key role in advancing the mandate of the OID. You will help lead a variety of EDI education and training initiatives in collaboration and partnership with stakeholders, will lead the coordination of programs related to equity-based mentorship and other promising practices, and will help triage and manage requests for information, consultation, and advice on a wide variety of EDI-related concerns throughout the Faculty.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Responding to requests for consultation and advice and triaging EDI-related matters and concerns across the Faculty
  • Providing advice, guidance and support to departments and units regarding promising EDI practices and resources
  • Serving as the key point of contact and liaison with the Centre for Faculty Development, EDI leads and faculty development leads in various departments/units to coordinate education and training activities
  • In collaboration with a variety of stakeholders, contributing to the design and delivery of anti-oppression and equity-based education and training for learners, faculty and staff
  • Creating project toolkits and templates for distribution/dissemination
  • Promoting and expanding equity-based mentorship program development, and providing ongoing support, advice, and training to departments and units across the faculty
  • Collaborating and partnering with TAHSN Anti-racism project stakeholders and membership on the Education Working Group
  • Where requested, representing the OID on various committees and working groups within the Faculty to provide guidance, support and advice on the incorporation of an EDI lens into programs and practices

Essential Qualifications:

  • University degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum three years’ related experience successfully implementing and delivering equity, diversity and inclusion programming, training, education and community initiatives
  • A thorough understanding of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-oppression, discrimination and harassment prevention frameworks
  • An understanding and knowledge of trauma-informed approaches in case management
  • Knowledge and significant experience with learners, leadership and related programming
  • Thorough understanding of the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and other relevant legislation/case law
  • Experience supporting and providing guidance to committees and working groups
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite and web conferencing platforms (Zoom, MS Teams)
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to develop and deliver effective presentations and workshops
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse constituencies and communities in a team environment
  • Demonstrated abilities to multi-task, troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Ability to be innovative and work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to learners, staff, and faculty in a way that builds trust and confidence
  • Effective tact, discretion and good judgement in dealing with highly confidential and sensitive situations
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Ability and inclination to keep knowledge, understanding and skills up-to-date and relevant, including current issues, promising practices and current methodologies for promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives

Assets (Nonessential):

  • Professional experience in and understanding of complex issues related to equity and diversity in ahigher education or a hospital environment is strongly preferred

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Goal oriented
  • Articulate
  • Organized
  • Team player

Closing Date: 06/30/2021,11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Salaried
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 1 -- Hiring Zone: $66,382 - $77,446 -- Broadband Salary Range: $66,382 - $110,635
Job Category: Administrative / Managerial

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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 http://uoft.me/UP.

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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  • Excellent health and dental benefits;
  • On-site support for training and career development;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Childcare subsidy;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • Scholarships and/or tuition waivers for dependants;
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