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Outreach Coordinator

University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

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Outreach Coordinator

Date Posted: 10/20/2021
Req ID: 17654
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Office of Inclusion and Diversity
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


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 Outreach Coordinator, you will play a key role in advancing access into health professions careers for students from underrepresented communities, in support of our mandate. You will help lead existing access programs, including coordinating outreach and supporting the development/enhancement of marketing materials, implementation of programs, program evaluations and reports. Priority attention will be paid in the meaningful embedding of Indigenous knowledges and culturally safe practices within all access programs, and the meaningful promotion of existing programs and design of post-program opportunities with Indigenous communities. You will work directly with EDIIA officers from departments across our Faculty to advance EDIIA-related outreach programming and coordinate with relevant communication officers on messages, stories, and other forms of communications. Your work will also involve strategic collaboration with external Faculties, and departments, which may include University of Toronto equity offices, other health sciences faculties, school board partners, and community members in program development and implementation.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Serving as a first point of contact and support for prospective and current program participants, handling program-related inquiries from high school students, parents/guardians, high school teachers, counsellors and community members
  • Conceptualizing, organizing and promoting outreach and program activities
  • Supporting the development and implementation of programs, program evaluation and reports
  • Developing marketing and promotional content for recruitment and outreach materials and writing reports
  • Analyzing and making recommendations for student program enhancements

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or acceptable combination of equivalent experience
  • Minimum three years of recent and related experience in youth outreach and/or student recruitment in a large post-secondary institution
  • Professional experience in and understanding of issues related to equity and diversity in a higher education or a hospital environment
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating events and outreach activities; experience speaking in front of large audiences for outreach purposes
  • Experience creating marketing and promotional materials, developing presentations and drafting reports
  • Experience with data measurement tools, collecting data and the preparation of data reports
  • Experience working with and supporting committees
  • Experience fostering and maintaining relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including student groups
  • Advanced level proficiency with MS Office Suite, survey tool, presentation software and content management systems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including editing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to develop and deliver effective presentations
  • Must be an enthusiastic and energetic team player who works collaboratively and diplomatically in a complex multi-stakeholder environment
  • Effective tact, discretion and good judgement in dealing with highly confidentialand sensitive situations

Assets (Nonessential):

  • Knowledge of the Temerty Faculty of Medicine and its community partners

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Achievement oriented
  • Approachable
  • Communicator
  • Possess a positive attitude
  • Tactful

Closing Date: 11/03/2021, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:
USW Pay Band 11 -- $66,326 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $84,818. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Administrative / Managerial
Recruiter: Dinuka Perera

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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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Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in research and teaching. U of T's distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world.

U of T is committed to providing a learning experience that benefits from both a scale almost unparalleled in North America and from the close-knit learning communities made possible through its college system and academic divisions. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world's most diverse regions, U of T's vibrant academic life is defined by a unique degree of cultural diversity in its learning community.The University is sustained environmentally by three green campuses, where renowned heritage buildings stand beside award-winning innovations in architectural design.


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Opportunities exist for people from a wide range of backgrounds, ranging from recent graduates to experienced senior professionals.

We offer challenging work within an open environment that celebrates diversity in all its forms. Our focus is on creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains excellent employees through a combination of competitive compensation, favourable working conditions, opportunities for career growth and development and a unique organizational culture.

Employees have access to:

  • 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;
  • Generous paid time off;
  • Support on equity and diversity issues;
  • On-site child care;
  • University Pension Plan;
  • Subsidized athletic facility membership;
  • World-renowned libraries;
  • Confidential counselling services;
  • Parking and TTC Metropasses;
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan;
  • Continued health benefits for pensioners.


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