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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Advisor "VII" in the Faculty of Engineering – Office of the Dean

Employment Group List: 
CUPE 1393
Posting Type: 
External
Job Posting Number: 
2020-13-13
Closing Date: 
26/10/2020 - 4:00pm

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The purpose of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisor is to act as an advocate, spokesperson, and a champion to provide support and promote a culture that values and supports equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout the Faculty of Engineering. 


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will have:

  • A graduate degree in a related discipline, or equivalent post-secondary education combined with professional experience, directly dealing with projects related to EDI, as determined by the Faculty
  • Minimum of 3 years related experience advising and/or supporting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the post-secondary level
  • Experience in designing and delivering interactive and effective educational programs on topics related to or about EDI including the ability to answer questions and engage in related discussions
  • Knowledge of and commitment to diversity and cross-cultural differences and ability to deliver services and support towards individuals whose first language is not English
  • Ability to masterfully gather and analyze information
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent consensus building, consultative decision-making, conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent communication (both oral and written), especially as it relates to academic relations
  • Experience delivering presentations to both small and large audiences
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, exercise initiative, discretionary judgment, and act with tact and diplomacy
  • Demonstrated ability to be well versed in institutional policies and procedures within a post-secondary environment
  • Advanced knowledge of and ability to use spreadsheets, databases, and enterprise financial applications and/or systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively, independently and within a team environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate degree in Engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to fundraise

 

Rate of Pay: 
Classification "VII" per Schedule A of the Collective Agreement
 

 
If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Employment Coordinator at extension 4523. Should you require further information on accommodations, please visit the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA).
 
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