Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

University of Toronto

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Date Posted: 12/21/2021

Req ID:22000

Faculty/Division: Joseph L. Rotman School of Management

Department: Joseph L. Rotman School of Management

Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


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The University of Toronto

Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management


The Joseph L. Rotman School of Management in the University of Toronto is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. The Rotman School is one of the top-ranked business schools in the world with a global platform that creates value for business and society.


The Rotman School of Management is situated in the heart of Toronto, one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities, and North America’s second-largest financial center. It is recognized for its exemplary programming, renowned faculty complement, leading-edge research, and national and international impact. At the core of the School’s mission is an international perspective aimed at fostering innovation and generating new ideas that redefine businesses locally and globally. For more information about Rotman, its programs, and its thriving community within the University of Toronto’s tri-campus structure, please visit: www.rotman.utoronto.ca.


Reporting to the Dean as well as the Executive Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for the overall University, the Director plays a proactive role in creating a culture and environment centered on equity, diversity, and inclusion as lived values. The Director acts as a key point of contact and expert resource for staff, faculty, and students across the Rotman School and works closely with the University’s equity directors to align with key EDI-related institutional strategies and to ensure appropriate and timely complaint resolution supports. The incumbent works closely with the Dean to provide strategic guidance and advice on matters of policy interpretation and practice concerning diversity, accessibility, equity, inclusion, and will collaborate with the Executive Leadership Team on the development and implementation of EDI initiatives. The incumbent will also identify gaps and areas for improving EDI practices; work with departments and units on strategies to improve equitable outcomes; and, ensure that strategies and programs to improve equity are supported by evidence-based approaches that have proven to be effective at other institutions.


The Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion must have exceptional communication and facilitation skills; be skilled at engaging in matters that require sensitivity and empathy across a diverse community; be innovative in their thinking and approach; and, be unwavering in their commitment to advancing a culture of shared responsibility and accountability within the School. The individual likely to realize success in this role brings an understanding of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and relevant legislation/case law. The Director should have strong verbal, written, analytical, and organizational skills, and be highly collaborative in their style and approach; and, be able to manage multiple, competing, and frequently changing priorities. A graduate degree in a relevant area of study, preferably with a focus on social justice, law, education, or human rights is sought, or the acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience.


The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. In accordance with the AODA Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities.


The University of Toronto invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. U of T is partnering with BIPOC Executive Search to ensure an applicant list that has greater representation from Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour, thereby reflecting Canada’s diverse population. Interested applicants can send their resume to Taq Bhandal or Jason Murray at tbhandal@bipocsearch.com.


We thank everyone for their expression of interest—and are truly appreciative of the time individuals put into applying—but with the limitations of time only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Closing Date: 03/25/2022,11:59PM ET

Employee Group: Salaried

Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing

Schedule: Full-Time

Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 6 -- Hiring Zone: $115,780 - $135,076 -- Broadband Salary Range: $115,780 - $192,967

Job Category: Administrative / Managerial



All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.


Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.


The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.


If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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