Job ID: 43147
Job Category: Human Resources
Division & Section: People & Equity, Equity & Human Rights
Work Location: CITY HALL, 100 Queen St W, Toronto, ON
Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Temporary, 12 monthS
Salary: $93,500.00 – $119,274.00, TM1248, WG6.5
Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
Number of Positions Open: 1
Posting Period: 23-JAN-2024 to 06-FEB-2024
The primary function of this role is to develop, implement & evaluate various projects related to equity and inclusion initiatives, and gender-based and intimate partner violence. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Provides subject matter expertise and strategic advice on a range of equity, diversity and human rights related projects, including gender-based and intimate partner violence
- Engages with internal partners, communities, external stakeholders to build alignments and drive impact across cross-cutting priorities related to equity, and gender-based and intimate partner violence
- Monitors current social, economic, and political trends and issues, including legislative proposals and Council directives, that impact Indigenous, Black and equity-deserving groups including those disproportionately impacted by gender-based and intimate partner violence
- Leverages user-research, engagements, scans and findings to recommend strategic and policy directions for the City
- Develops measurement and evaluation frameworks to support an outcomes-based approach
- Establishes, coordinates, facilitates 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, feasibility of options and implementation strategies
- Develops partnerships, resources/tools for City divisions to build capacity, engagement and understanding of equity
- Builds and maintains networks and coordination mechanisms with other levels of government, other municipalities, communities, and strategic partners as appropriate
- 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
- Supports divisional events and activities that advance equity and inclusion priorities and objectives
- Experiences 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
- Experience facilitating and coordinating advisory and consultation processes involving elected officials, staff, and external partners, including the ability to maintain effective working relationships;
- Project management experience, managing complex gender-based and intimate partner violence assignments from inception through to implementation with minimal direction while resolving conflicts and balancing political, community and other stakeholder interests.
- Experience co-designing and implementing collaborative action plans and initiatives to address gender-based and intimate partner violence.
- Superior knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of gender-based and intimate partner violence, and the systemic factors that contribute to abuse.
- Well-developed awareness and understanding of the health, safety and lethality issues related to gender-based and intimate partner violence.
- Knowledge of community resources and the justice system as it relates to gender-based and intimate partner violence.
- Formal or informal training in trauma-informed approaches and intersectional frameworks (anti-racist, anti-colonial, anti-sexist, etc.) preferred
- Ability to evaluate future implications of gender-based and intimate partner violence strategies and consider the outcomes of situations that could result from decisions.
- Knowledge of the barriers experienced by equity deserving women, girls and gender-diverse people.
- 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, including the ability to track and evaluate program/project progress and success
- Highly developed sense of discretion, judgement, diplomacy 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
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