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Manager, Human Rights, Equity & Diversity

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Reporting to the Director and with a thorough understanding of issues related to equity and diversity, the Manager, Human Rights, Equity & Diversity works to promote inclusion within the College’s learning, working and living environments. Using an integrative anti-discrimination approach, the incumbent develops initiatives and collaborates on activities and programs that promote equity, diversity and inclusion across Humber College. The incumbent is responsible for managing issues dealing with discrimination and harassment as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Humber’s Human Rights Policy, Humber’s Sexual assault and Sexual Violence Policy and Collective Agreements at Humber. The incumbent conducts investigations, recommends additional sources of assistance and resolution for complainants and respondents, and provides advice. Responsibilities include: conducting investigations into allegations regarding the prohibited grounds (Ontario Human Rights Code) and psychological harassment as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act; managing the AODA portfolio; researching and disseminating accessibility information with respect to issues, trends and other technical matters related to the removal of barriers for persons with disabilities; fostering and leveraging strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to advance inclusion and diversity initiatives; co-developing and facilitating education, awareness and training to students on human rights related issues; supporting, guiding and facilitating the college compliance with legislative requirements; responding to requests and inquiries as submitted on the Community Barrier and Identification Form; supervising the Equity Generalist position; and other duties as assigned.


The successful candidate will possess a post-graduate degree in Psychology, Sociology, Women’s Studies, or a related area, along with a minimum of five (5) years in a similar role. Additional qualifications include: exceptional team membership skills; strong attention to detail; adept at working in a fast paced environment with competing priorities; strong ability to work with MS Office Suite, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint; strong facilitation, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; proven ability to use initiative and good judgement in decision making; and agility, flexibility and mindfulness. The incumbent must be available to travel between campuses and attend community events on weekends, as well as be available to work some late evenings and weekends, as required.

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Director, Human Rights, Equity & Diversity

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Full Time

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Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Diversity, Human Resources


Humber North Campus


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