New Job Anti-Racism Strategic Advisor In Alberta

Anti-Racism Strategic Advisor
Anti-Racism Strategic Advisor

Anti-Racism Strategic Advisor

Company : City of Calgary
Salary : $42.09–$56.27 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.
As the Anti-Racism Strategic Advisor, you will support the work of the community stream as part of the Anti-Racism program team. You will be responsible for creating strategies that identify opportunities to work with community partners and organizations on actions to address structural racism on a community-wide level that will ensure respectful, equitable, inclusive, and fair service delivery to Indigenous and Racialized Calgarians. This is a unique position because it requires the ability to exercise a flexible, anti-racist, anti-oppressive, and non-judgmental approach to people and work. Primary duties include:
  • Provide subject matter expertise on anti-racism approaches, evaluative program design and best practices.
  • Provide responses to inquiries, requests for information, challenges and opportunities.
  • Support the Anti-Racism Action Committee by maintaining committee documents/records, acting as a resource to Committee Co-Chairs.
  • Lead and facilitate program/project chartering sessions; develop and maintain project management systems to track deliverables, workflow and prioritization.
  • Partner with the Organizational and Public Safety Streams and other City services to review internal practices and policies, supporting the development of strategies and actions to address challenges and opportunities.
  • Work with the Community Lead and team to gain input from Calgarians on anti-racism challenges and opportunities.
  • Facilitate or participate in community discussions and conduct research and analysis.
  • Facilitate strategic planning discussions with key collaborators to identify priorities, actions and timelines.
  • Lead the development of community anti-racism actions and implementation plan.
  • Support the implementation and develop progress reports, briefing notes, Council reports and presentations.
  • Develop external presentations.
  • A degree in public administration, humanities (for example, social work or sociology), political science or related field and at least 5 years of progressively more responsible experience in a related area, OR:
  • A master's degree in public administration, humanities (for example, social work or sociology), political science or related field and at least 3 years of progressively more responsible experience in a related area.
  • Experience in areas such as systemic racism, anti-racism, racialization, anti-colonial practice, racial microaggressions, human rights, oppression and privilege, strategic program development or organizational change is required.
  • A high level of trust and reliability to support the fast-paced, high profile, and politically sensitive program activities is required.
  • Lived experience as a member of an underrepresented community or experience working with and as an ally for persons from an underrepresented community is an asset.
  • Demonstrated competencies in strategic and analytical thinking, decision making, leadership, report writing and excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • The successful candidate will possess a high level of political acumen, ability to work effectively with a variety of interested parties and demonstrating flexibility, and dependability.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Union: CUPE Local 38
Business Unit: Anti-Racism Progam

Position Type: 1 Permanent
Location: 800 Macleod Trail SE

Compensation: Pay Grade 11 $42.09 - 56.27 per hour
Days of Work: This position typically works a 5 day
work week, with 1 day off in each 3 week cycle.

Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week

Audience: Internal/External
Apply By: September 13, 2023

Job ID #: 308154