Manager, Human Rights, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

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Position Summary

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Diversity (the Centre) is mandated to ensure equity and diversity are instilled as valued principles of Humber College’s inclusive culture. The Centre works alongside the College to:
  1. Manage Humber College’s legal obligations to the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Employment Equity Act, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act and the Anti-racism Act;
  2. Recognize, prevent, and eliminate systemic barriers to equitable education and employment at the College; and
  3. Visibly promote the College’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).
Reporting to the Director, the Manager, Human Rights, Equity & Diversity supports the promotion of EDI within the College’s learning, working and living environments by using an integrative anti-discriminative approach. This position is responsible for three main areas:
  1. Education & Training: develop and lead EDI related professional development and educational initiatives for all levels of the Humber community;
  2. Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA): administer and manage the AODA program; and
  3. EDI Strategic Program: works closely with the Director, Human Rights, Equity & Diversity on the establishment and implementation of an institutional EDI framework and strategy for the College.
Additional responsibilities include: to develop and lead anti-discriminatory related training programs, workshops and contribute to activities designed to provide the Humber community with knowledge and skills to effectively work with ethno-cultural, racial diversity, sexual diversity and sexual violence in a sensitive and equitable manner; administer and manage the AODA program; works to develop strong relationships with the College community; represents Humber on internal and external committees; and provides input into the development of policies and procedures in dealing with discrimination and harassment complaints.


The successful incumbent will possess a Masters’ Degree or equivalent in Social Sciences. Additionally, the incumbent will have a minimum of five years’ experience in the areas of equity and/or human rights in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment, preferably at the post-secondary level. The successful candidate will possess comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Ontario Human Rights Code (Code), the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the Occupational Health & Safety Act – Bill168, the federal Employment Equity Act and other relevant human rights legislation are requirements for this position. Moreover, skills required for this position include:
  • An in-depth understanding of, and experience with, human rights policies and practices;
  • A commitment and sensitivity to equity and inclusion matters related to the student experience; 
  • Effective training & facilitation, conflict resolution, and the capacity to manage resistance to change; 
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to key systemic issues and challenges facing the diverse communities locally and globally;
  • Knowledge and understanding of disability-related issues and their intersection with other identities including race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status, etc.; 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Research, project management, and training design skills; 
  • The ability to work within and support a team;
  • A high proficiency in MS Office software applications, including word processing, database management and computerized as well as Internet research capabilities; 
  • The willingness to work outside of normal working hours (some late evening and evening work required); 
  • Occasional travel to the Orangeville Campus may be required.

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Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Diversity, Human Resources


Humber Lakeshore Campus, Humber North Campus


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