New job Anti-Racism Policy Advisor in Prince Edward Island

Anti-Racism Policy Advisor

Company : Jobs PEI
Salary : $32.62 - $40.77 an hour
Location : Prince Edward Island

Full Description

Bi-Weekly Hours: 75.0 hours bi-weekly (Commencing Immediately for 1 year with Possibility of Extension) This position is responsible for providing anti-racism expertise on Black and other racialized communities; conducting research, data collection and analysis on relevant policies and programs; supporting and providing expertise to the Anti-Racism Table; working closely with and providing expert advice to policy staff in other departments; conducting intersectional anti-racism analysis; advising government departments in the areas of strategic, operational planning, interdepartmental initiatives and program evaluation. The position is responsible for maintaining awareness and providing information and advice on issues that are occurring in racialized communities in PEI that need to be addressed through government policy.Duties will include: - Provide information and expert advice to support the prevention of systemic racism in government policy, legislation, programs and services;- Exchange information and facilitate collaboration between government and racialized communities in PEI;- Provide support to departmental policy development, policy implementation and evaluation;- Provide policy analysis support to departments for governance documents (e.g. Treasury Board and Executive Council memos, management plans) using an anti-racism lens; conduct intersectional anti-racism analysis and support departments to complete this analysis;- Ensure information sharing and knowledge exchange in all aspects of policy research, development, implementation and evaluation, in order to support collaborative, coordinated, consistent and evidence-based approaches;- Engage regularly with Black Cultural Society of PEI, BIPOC USHR, PEI Association of Newcomers to Canada and other relevant groups to maintain awareness of issues that are occurring in racialized communities in PEI and to inform the government of these issues;- Make recommendations and provide consultative advice on the appropriate collection of race-based data consistent with human rights legislation and the PEI data standards;- Support the development of an Anti-Racism Framework focused on racialized communities, including developing the tools and necessary technical infrastructure, which outlines development, review, validation, approval, review and monitoring processes and responsibilities;- Lead the development of an Anti-Racism Table including identifying potential candidates to sit at the table through the Engage PEI process and drafting operational policies as needed; - Support the Anti-Racism Table to identify anti-racism advice and priorities for presentation to government departments;- Develop tools and supports for anti-racism analysis for the provincial government;- Provide anti-racism training to civil servants in collaboration with Public Service Commission;- Other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications: - Must have a Degree in a related field of study with considerable experience in policy research and analysis; strategic policy development and planning; policy analysis; and program evaluation.- Must have experience in project management; research; working with racialized and culturally diverse community groups; managing complex assignments from inception through to implementation with minimal direction while balancing political, community and other stakeholders; and experience managing and resolving conflicts.- Demonstrated equivalencies will be considered.- Knowledge, involvement, and familiarity with the historical and current barriers faced by racialized, Indigenous, and Black communities due to racism and anti-Black racism, issues of equity, intersectionality and systematic change.- A comprehensive understanding and knowledge of race, racism, and anti-Black racism against racialized groups.- Must keep current on changes to legislation, government policy and/or case law relating to human rights issues, and best practices related to anti-racism, diversity, and inclusion.- Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.- Exceptional communication skills, with a particular emphasis on writing ability.- Sound interpersonal skills, cross-cultural awareness and understanding, combined with good judgement.- Good previous work and attendance record is required.Note: Please ensure the application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided. The successful candidate will be the only individual receiving written notification of competition results. The "Notification of Successful Candidates" list posted on the Employment Opportunity board will serve to inform all other applicants of competition results.

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