We are seeking an innovative, enthusiastic, and dedicated individual to join us as the Manager, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. This position is a full-time permanent position.
Founded in 1894 and located on a beautiful 22-acre campus in midtown Toronto, Canada, Havergal College is one of Canada’s pre-eminent independent school for girls from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12. At the forefront of woman’s education for over 125 years, Havergal is grounded in the principles of a liberal arts education and prepares young woman to make a difference. Through our outstanding curricular and co-curricular programs, we nurture a culture of capability that fosters self-confidence, leadership, critical thinking, inquiry-based learning and teamwork within our students.
The Position: Reporting to the Director, Wellbeing the Manager, Diversity and Inclusion, will be responsible for: • developing, coordinating and implementing programs which promote equity and inclusion for students, faculty and staff • fostering an inclusive school environment where individual differences are recognized, embraced and valued
• Through collaboration, lead the development and integration of diversity and inclusion programs • Promote awareness, commitment and accountability for the employee experience and DEI action plans across the organization • Plan and ensure achievement of the DEI Framework and Roadmap • Provide a cultural lens that can be applied to the curriculum and school wide DEI Framework • Maintain a strong awareness on social issues, staying current with leading DEI research and topics • Gather, analyze and leverage data related to DEI surveys, demographics, etc. • Serve as a point of contact for DEI related questions/issues towards increased awareness, understanding and learning • Leverage subject matter knowledge to author or support communications and presentations to advance DEI efforts and initiatives • Collaborate and assist with the design and implementation of ongoing learning & development (e.g. training, events, workshops) to raise awareness and competency of stakeholders • Serve as a champion, strategic partner, and advisor for DEI by staying informed of best practices • Collaborate across the College to support students and faculty development of cross-cultural effectiveness skills, cultural self-awareness and cultural intelligence in an effort to prepare students for experiencing the world around them • Promote and support critical thinking around curricular issues of diversity, equity and inclusion • Oversee Diversity, Equity and Inclusion related student groups and coordinate monthly meetings with faculty advisors and assess the offerings and strategic mandates of each group
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
• Post-Secondary education • A minimum of 10 years of experience • Experience, knowledge and education specific to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs • Expertise in DE&I education and awareness, specifically in learning and training programs • Experience aligning and implementing programs throughout an organization • Proven track record of leading and influencing change • Self-started with a strong bias for action and follow through • Strong interpersonal skills with experience in interacting with multiple stakeholders • Ability to analyze date and think critically
Havergal offers competitive compensation, including participation in the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, where applicable, and generous support for professional, educational and leadership development.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and express their interest to [email protected] no later than February 12th, 2021.
We appreciate all applications, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Havergal College is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodations please contact Cathy LeBlanc at 416-483-3519 ext. 6605 or by email at [email protected]