New Job Consultant Equity & Diversity Edhr In Ontario



Company : City of Toronto
Salary : $93,500–$119,274 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

    Job ID: 40179
    Job Category: Human Resources
    Division & Section: People & Equity, Equity & Human Rights
    Work Location: CITY HALL, 100 Queen St W, Toronto, M5H 2N1
    Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Temporary, 12 months
    Salary: $93,500.00 - $119,274.00, TM1248, Wage Grade 6.5
    Shift Information: 35 hours per week
    Affiliation: Non-Union
    Number of Positions Open: 1
    Posting Period: 31-JUL-2023 to 14-AUG-2023
The primary function of this role is to develop, implement & evaluate various projects related to equity and inclusion initiatives. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provides subject matter expertise and strategic advice on a range of equity, diversity and human rights related projects
  • Engages with internal partners, communities, external stakeholders to build alignments and drive impact across cross-cutting priorities related to equity
  • Divisional lead on equity, inclusion and human rights related projects and initiatives
  • Monitors current social, economic and political trends and issues, including legislative proposals and Council directives, that impact Indigenous, Black and equity-deserving groups and leverages findings to develop policies and prepare reports, recommending strategic and policy directions for the City
  • Develops measurement and evaluation frameworks to support an outcomes-based approach to equity.
  • Establishes, coordinates and provides support to equity, inclusion and human rights related roundtables, task forces, advisory committees, working groups and/or interdivisional committees
  • Researches and presents best practices and options for programs and policies, including assessment of implications and feasibility of options and implementation strategies
  • Develops partnerships, resources/tools for City divisions to embed equity, diversity and human rights considerations into all aspects of the City's work
  • Builds and maintains networks and coordination mechanisms with other levels of government, other municipalities, voluntary sector agencies, community groups, educational institutions, private sector organizations, unions and other stakeholders and strategic partners as appropriate
  • Researches and develops appropriate conceptual and analytical framework for policy development and analysis; oversees data management activities, including collection, analysis, testing and dissemination of reports
  • Develops and implements effective corporate communications and educational strategies that communicate the City’s corporate directions concerning equity, diversity and human rights issues. Demonstrates political acumen in providing expertise and strategic advice on equity, diversity and human rights in accordance with the City's and the Equity, Diversity & Human Rights division's policies and priorities
  • Manages divisional events and activities that advance equity and inclusion priorities and objectives

Key Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of equity, diversity and inclusion policies, programs and initiatives within a large public or private sector organization;
  • Experience with service equity and influencing organizational change strategies.
  • Considerable experience coordinating advisory and consultation processes involving elected officials, staff, external partners and community members; including the ability to maintain effective working relationships;
  • Project management experience, managing complex assignments from inception through to implementation with minimal direction while balancing political, community and other stakeholder interests, and resolving conflicts.
  • Strong ability to perform research, analysis and report writing
  • Post-secondary education in a discipline pertinent to the job function or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, test and analyze complex information with attention to detail and accuracy; experience in interpretation and reporting of qualitative and/or quantitative data.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate as a highly organized, fully accountable project leader and as a self-directed and effective team member.
  • Highly developed sense of discretion, judgement, and political acumen to deal with sensitive and confidential issues;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and oral, and negotiation/problem solving skills at all organizational levels;
  • Advanced working experience in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; experience working with Microsoft Access is an asset.
  • Lived experience as a member of an Indigenous, Black and/or equity-deserving group is an asset.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. Learn more about the City’s commitment to employment equity.

The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the City’s Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.