New Job Senior Diversity And Inclusion Advisor In Yukon

Senior Diversity and Inclusion Advisor
Senior Diversity and Inclusion Advisor

Senior Diversity and Inclusion Advisor

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $80,913–$93,848 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This is for one (1) permanent position, working 75 hours bi-weekly.

A preference will apply for qualified candidates of Indigenous ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. This initiative is in support of Yukon government’s representative public service goals.

Yukon government’s vision is an engaged and diverse public service that embraces innovation to deliver positive outcomes for Yukoners.

Our work has a visible impact…

At the Government of Yukon, our vision is to create an engaged and diverse public service that embraces innovation to deliver positive outcomes for Yukoners – this vision is close to our hearts in the Public Service Commission. We are passionate about our people, and we strive to build a workplace that’s inclusive, respectful and continuously improving. We do this through maintaining internal HR systems, policies and collective agreements and providing human resources advice and support to departments and employees.

The opportunity…

The Senior Diversity and Inclusion Advisor is responsible to plan, develop, implement and evaluate corporate diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives. It provides advice and education to government departments, Yukon First Nations, and non-government organizations (NGOs) on programs and initiatives to promote awareness and increase representation of equity groups within Yukon government. The position plays a key role in the implementation and monitoring of Chapter 22 obligations of Yukon First Nation Final Agreements (Representative Public Service Plan).

Why choose us?

Yukon government cares about their employees and strives to offer a variety of learning and developmental opportunities including in-house training. Funding may also be available to support further education.

Flexible work and leave options may be available allowing you to balance your personal and professional needs.

We also have a comprehensive and generous benefits plan, providing for the health and wellbeing of you and your family.

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Essential Qualifications

Important application requirements:

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Emphasize how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential and asset qualifications listed below. Note that selection for further consideration is based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

Include the month and year you started and ended a job when you list your work experience. This allows us to accurately calculate the length of time you were in the position.

For more information on how to prepare and submit your resume visit this resource page on

Essential Qualifications:

  • Experience working collaboratively with First Nation government representatives including senior leaders;
  • Experience providing advice and support to government departments regarding diversity and inclusion related issues; and
  • Experience leading programs and service delivery initiatives in a government setting related to diversity and inclusion.

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

To best support the achievement of key strategic and business objectives, candidates may be assessed on:

  • Leading Change and Innovation
  • Demonstrating Client Service
  • Developing People
  • Taking Action & Achieving Results
  • Promoting Values and Ethics
  • Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity
  • Building Relationships

Contact details:

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Ashley Kayseas, Director, Diversity and Inclusion Services at [email protected]

If you have questions about our recruitment process, please contact Darlene Allain, Human Recourses Consultant at [email protected]

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
14 April 2023
Close Date
27 April 2023