Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Facilitator - HCMP EX22-015

Posting date: January 5, 2022

Job Title: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Facilitator - HCMP

Number of Vacancies: 1

Posting number: EX22-015

Status: Contract position

Estimated Probable Duration: Until June 30, 2023

Hours of Work: 70 hours bi-weekly

Shift Work Required: No

Range of Pay: $2,626.40 to $3,090.50 bi-weekly (subject to review)

Start date: To follow selection process

Initial Reporting Location: Tom Davies Square/Work from Home

Department: Office of the Chief Administrative Officer                                                                                          

The Human Capital Management Plan’s (HCMP) objective is that the City recruits, develops and retains a high performing and diverse workforce and fosters a healthy, safe, and productive work environment for employees, and the public in order to maximize individual and organizational potential.  This plan will broadly describe the organization’s priorities, and how they will drive key action items for Human Resources, and people requirements for the next ten (10) years to ensure we continue to capitalize on the skills and abilities of our employees and prospective employees leading us to a performance-based culture.

Main Function: Co-ordinate, administer and deliver diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives outlined in the Human Capital Management Plan.

Duties: Under the general direction of the Project Director - HCMP.

  1. Liaise and engage with internal and external stakeholder groups to lead the development of a focused diversity, equity and inclusion policy that will support future work in developing a framework for the organization and support the delivery of the outcomes outlined in the Human Capital Management Plan (HCMP).
  2. Lead a project team through the design and implementation phases, of specific project deliverables. 
  3. Work with the organization leadership to ensure that the diversity, equity and inclusion policy and its principles are integrated into corporate decision-making, polices and program with a focus on identifying and eliminating systemic barrier and inequities.
  4. Provide education and training, delivered in-house or through an external vendor, to support the organization in the ongoing work of creating a more inclusive workplace and a more diverse workforce through foundational changes to policies and practices.
  5. Develop and foster strong and mutually beneficial relationships with people and other organizations working to address diversity, equity and inclusion, while working to enhance the organization’s community engagement efforts with a focus on recruitment and the diversity of candidate pools.   
  6. Design a measurement framework that can be used to grow the organizational understanding of the impacts of the project deliverables.
  7. Support any initiatives included in the Human Capital Management Plan.
  8. Assist in the creation and maintenance of a project-specific document control system, and the preparation of project documents including reports, and manuals. 
  9. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS’s Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.
  10. Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

Education and Training:

College Diploma in a related discipline (e.g. social development, social work, public policy) from a recognized Community College with Canadian accreditation.

Experience:

Minimum of three (3) years of related experience including the design and delivery of policy and organizational supports, and community outreach in the areas of diversity, employment equity and inclusion.

Formal equity, diversity and inclusion professional qualifications, training, or certification is a strong asset.

Experience and skills in community outreach.

Experience with equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility and human rights policies, practices and/or laws and related organizational change management strategies and mechanisms

Knowledge of:

Highly competent with the Microsoft Office suite.

Human Resource Management Systems that support organizational activities.

Horizontal linkages to other relevant governmental levels and services as well as the private sector.

Abilities to:

Exceptional organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including presentation skills.

Work in a team environment and motivate collaboration.

Develop, implement and deliver training programs.

Manage projects effectively, including process review and effective documentation.

Link programs, services and policies to broad policy objectives of the organization.

Create and respond appropriately to a continuous learning environment.

Personal Suitability:

Mental and physical fitness to perform essential job functions.

Language:

Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.

French verbal skills highly desirable; written skills an asset. 

Leadership Competencies: Tactical Coordination and Direction-Non Supervisory (I)

Competency

Competency Definition

Level

Level Definition

Shaping the Future

Innovation

Take a creative approach to problems or issues, “think outside the box”, go beyond the conventional, and explore creative uses of resources.

3

Proposes innovative ideas

Judgment and Decision Making

Make sound decisions involving varied levels of complexity, ambiguity and risk.

2

Assimilates and interprets data to make competing decisions

Delivering Business Results

Collaboration

Work and communicate collaboratively within City of Greater Sudbury to create alignment within and across teams and groups.

3

Collaborates beyond one’s area

Customer/Citizen Focus

The desire to work closely with internal and external customers to meet and exceed their expectations.

2

Addresses underlying customer/stakeholder needs

Impact & Influence

Persuade, convince, influence or gain the commitment of others to get them to accept a point of view, adopt a specific direction, commit to an idea, or take a course of action.

2

Adapts actions or words to persuade

Organizational Awareness

Learn and understand the key relationships, diverse interest groups and power bases within one’s own and other organizations.

2

Understands and uses formal structures/networks

Planning, Coordination & Execution

Plan and coordinate work to achieve desired results on a consistent basis.

3

Coordinates activities involving others within one’s team

Enhancing Personal Effectiveness

Commitment to Continuous Learning

Continuously develop and enhance one’s own and others’ personal and professional skills, knowledge and abilities.

4

Models a learning orientation

Flexibility/Adaptability

Adapt and work effectively within a variety of situations, and with various individuals or groups.

2

Applies rules flexibly

Interpersonal Communication

Communicate effectively by reflecting on verbal and non-verbal behaviour, being attuned to the needs, perspectives and sensitivities of others and acting with them in mind.

3

Effectively uses empathy

Managerial Courage/Integrity

Acting with integrity, ensuring one’s actions are consistent with City of Greater Sudbury’s values and expectations.

2

Is publicly candid with the team, acting with integrity consistent with one’s beliefs

Leadership Presence

Develop and maintain a sense of presence and emotional maturity and have an inner confidence that one can succeed and overcome obstacles.

3

Demonstrates personal courage

 

For more information on leadership competencies, please see our Leadership Competency Dictionary.

How to Apply:

Résumés quoting EX22-015 are invited and will be received by the City of Greater Sudbury’s Human Resources and Organizational Development Division, by e-mail at hrjobs@greatersudbury.ca or fax at 705-688-3979, for the above noted position until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.  Any application received after this deadline will not be considered.

For further instructions on how to apply to this position, please visit our How to Apply section.

All City of Greater Sudbury employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination and Vaccination Verification PolicyPlease do not submit your proof of vaccination with your resume. This information will only be required if you are selected as the candidate of choice.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  If contacted, and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process you must advise the Hiring Manager. The City of Greater Sudbury is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment,  and are happy to hire qualified (including education credential) applicants from anywhere. In order to hire a candidate one must be legally entitled to work in Canada, with legally entitled being defined as having all of the necessary paperwork processed, approved and responded to, by way of a work permit being issued and received.  Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of determining suitability for this competition only in accordance with The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.