OverviewUniversity of Toronto Coordinator, Diversity & Inclusivity Training Full Time in Toronto, ON
University of Toronto
Branch Toronto ON CA
Coordinator, Diversity & Inclusivity Training
Locating and evaluating relevant material using the Internet and database searches; Under the direction of the Director, Student and Campus Community…
Under the direction of the Director, Student and Campus Community Development, and working closely with other members of the Division of Student Life and all Equity Offices, the Coordinator, Diversity and Inclusivity Training assumes overall responsibility for the design and implementation of student training and student community development initiatives that help students at the St George campus learn, grow and develop in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion.
In addition to running distinct educational programs and initiatives, the Coordinator, Diversity and Inclusivity Training supports programs across the Division and St George campus. This includes, but is not limited to student leader training programs, workshops by request as well as supporting the Centre for Community Partnerships staff in the orientation of students involved in service learning opportunities in the community. The incumbent works with equity offices, student life staff, divisional student affairs staff, student groups and campus organizations, as well as University committees and working groups, to extend and develop new learning opportunities for students. The Coordinator, Diversity and Inclusivity Training works with staff to plan training workshops and orientation sessions, particularly those components that address equity, inclusivity, diversity and anti-oppression.
The Coordinator, Diversity and Inclusivity Training identifies gaps in the University’s current capacity for orientation and training around issues of equity, diversity and inclusion, and suggests additional resources in the external community to complement the University’s current resources.
Master’s degree in adult education, social work, equity studies or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience; Formal training and/or education in at least one of the following areas: higher education, student affairs or student development, social work or equity studies, facilitation or conflict resolution.
Minimum five (5) years of experience in development and delivery of training programs in the areas of cross-cultural communication, diversity and inclusivity, through a combination of work in the following settings: student affairs, campus or community organizations, government or related sector; Experience employing a community development model when appropriate and working within an anti-oppression framework; Experience working in a complex and political environment.
Proficiency with MS Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), and well-developed research skills including locating and evaluating relevant material using the Internet and database searches; comfort with automated computer systems (e.g. job search databases) and electronic learning tools (e.g. blogs, social networking, e-learning, video clips).
Ability to work under independent initiative; In-depth understanding of University environments and community settings; Working knowledge of student development theories or other related theories; Outstanding skills as an adult educator; Good organizational, interpersonal, conflict mediation, troubleshooting and problem solving skills; Superior communication skills relevant to student and campus life; Excellent abilities to set, track and measure goals including participation targets, learning outcomes and other key deliverables.
Travel : None
Notes : Some work on evenings and weekends may be required.
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-23