Associate Director, EDI Data, Strategy and Special Projects, Provost & VP Academic

University of Calgary

We want to take this chance to acknowledge the standard territories of the folks of the Treaty 7 area in Southern Alberta. The Metropolis of Calgary can also be residence to Métis Nation of Alberta, Districts 5 and 6.

Place Overview

The Workplace of Fairness Variety and Inclusion in Provost & VP Educational is at present looking for a Full-time Common Affiliate Director, EDI Knowledge, Technique and Particular Initiatives.

Reporting on to the Vice Provost and Affiliate Vice President Analysis (EDI) and the College of Calgary’s EDI knowledge steward. The Affiliate Director, EDI Knowledge, Technique and Particular Initiatives will help the event of EDI knowledge merchandise; ship professional recommendation and steering on EDI knowledge assortment, methodology, evaluation and safety to develop strategic instructions, practices, and implementation plans to make sure that the college meets its EDI obligations in advancing inclusive excellence. The place performs a vital function in modelling and selling a tradition of accountability in fairness, range, inclusion, accessibility and belonging, EDI knowledge literacy, and within the improvement of institutional pointers and requirements for adoption by governance, and training of the campus neighborhood. The Affiliate Director EDI Knowledge will play a key function in assembly OEDI and total institutional aims, together with pursuing actions, creating metrics, key efficiency indicators, and monitoring indicators designed to realize institutional EDI strategic instructions.

The incumbent can be required to deal with complicated and confidential institutional worker and scholar knowledge, as such they are going to have familiarity with knowledge privateness, high quality assurance and analysis ethics. The profitable candidate identifies EDI knowledge wants and priorities and liaises with institutional EDI knowledge companions for EDI knowledge and evaluation to tell evidence-based decision-making, insurance policies and packages. The incumbent should have a demonstrated means to set priorities, act decisively and to train a excessive diploma of initiative and judgment on a variety of points, utilizing discretion and sustaining strict confidentiality within the execution of their duties.

The College of Calgary (UCalgary) is dedicated to advancing and embedding fairness, range, and inclusion and accessibility into every part we do. By its Forward of Tomorrow, 2023-30 technique, Educational Plan and Analysis Plan, UCalgary acknowledges the significance of EDI to help its commitments to educating and studying, analysis excellence and our neighborhood engagement. As a nationally chosen participant within the inaugural Dimensions Pilot cohort, the UCalgary was profitable in receiving recognition on the Development Stage for the progress it continues to make to advance and embed EDI within the analysis ecosystem. As a signatory to the Dimensions Constitution, the San Francisco Declaration on Analysis Evaluation, the Dimensions Constitution, and the Scarborough Constitution on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion, UCalgary is dedicated to addressing limitations which may be confronted by members of equity-deserving teams together with, however not restricted to, ladies, seen/racialized minority individuals, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, and LGBTQ2S+ individuals.

The Workplace of Fairness, Variety, and Inclusion (OEDI) is the institutional hub with the mandate to advance the institutional dedication to EDI, and to advance subsequent technology views, insurance policies, and strategic instructions to embed fairness, range, inclusion, accessibility, and promising practices on decolonization. The OEDI is dedicated to creating equitable pathways to, and success inside, the UCalgary, notably for under-represented teams, together with ladies, Indigenous peoples, seen/racialized minority individuals, individuals with disabilities, and LGBTQ2S individuals, in addition to cultural minorities. The OEDI is dedicated to Figuring out and ameliorating institutional range gaps, systemic limitations, and aware or unconscious biases that will have an hostile impact on any member of the campus neighborhood.

Place Description

Abstract of Key Tasks (job features embrace however usually are not restricted to):

Course of Improvement and Program Assist

  • Assist the Vice Provost and AVP Analysis (EDI) in creating and conducting institutional fairness audits, and the institutional strategic EDI motion plan
  • Work in partnership with institutional companions together with however not restricted to, the Workplace of Institutional Evaluation, Human Assets, the Registrar, and to develop EDI knowledge processes, frameworks, metrics and KPIs to realize and monitor EDI progress
  • Analyze knowledge and supply reporting to help equitable and inclusive recruitment, hiring and retention practices in collaboration with Human Assets
  • Analyze EDI knowledge to help equitable and inclusive admissions in collaboration with Pupil Expertise
  • Preserve in-depth understanding of EDI knowledge necessities, particularly on the significance of disaggregated knowledge
  • Develop and replace knowledge content material for the OEDI administrative webpages and different communication supplies
  • Facilitate the broader improvement of EDI practices and assets relevant throughout the campus neighborhood

Evaluation and Reporting

  • Coordinate the event of processes associated to EDI knowledge gathering and evaluation
  • Develop and conduct environmental scans to establish entry in addition to limitations for every fairness deserving teams, and consider institutional alternatives and assets
  • Analysis, write and ship evidence-based strategic documentation and supporting insurance policies, practices and actions
  • Present reporting to the Vice Provost and AVP Analysis EDI and numerous ranges of administration, together with senior management and government management
  • Inform the necessity and supply suggestions for brand spanking new actions to trace progress in sustaining a wholesome and inclusive setting for all equity-deserving teams

Steering and Coaching

  • Put together EDI knowledge displays for the Vice Provost and AVP Analysis (EDI), in addition to talk EDI knowledge gathering and analyses throughout numerous models and ranges of administration together with senior management
  • Provoke and lead the event of EDI knowledge literacy and coaching assets on such subjects as fairness audits, fairness hole analyses
  • Develop, plan facilitate, and consider workshops and coaching associated to significance of fairness audits, desegregated knowledge, and relationship between EDI knowledge and evidence-based coverage making


  • Assist and advise the Vice Provost and AVPR (EDI) on implementing data-informed organizational change, and the adoption of EDI knowledge finest practices
  • Handle onboarding, teaching, mentoring, efficiency administration, self-discipline, and termination of direct studies to employees
  • Symbolize the OEDI to related college neighborhood stakeholders together with however not restricted to schools and colleges, the Provost Workplace, the Vice President Analysis Workplace, the Workplace of Institutional Evaluation (OIA), Human Assets, the Registrar, and numerous EDI-related committees
  • Act as a senior useful resource to friends within the OED and different college models

{Qualifications} / Necessities:

  • A minimal of a Grasp’s Diploma in EDI knowledge analytics or associated subject is most popular
  • A minimal of 5 years of expertise in improvement and implementation of EDI actions, insurance policies, and methods
  • Expertise within the post-secondary sector an asset
  • Minimal of 5 years expertise working with EDI and associated knowledge is required, ideally within the postsecondary sector
  • Knowledgeable data of EDI, accessibility and human rights insurance policies and provincial/federal laws on knowledge and EDI knowledge finest practices
  • Glorious quantitative and qualitative analysis abilities
  • Superior programming/analyst abilities and in-depth data of statistical software program, knowledge administration software program, and expertise with knowledge visualization and infographics
  • Expertise in creating course of and monitoring frameworks, and proficient in analysis strategies to measure effectiveness of EDI approaches
  • Expertise in organizational change administration and communication planning
  • Demonstrated means to work cooperatively and successfully with EDI groups
  • Glorious presentation and coaching abilities
  • Sturdy communication abilities with the flexibility to convey EDI priorities and construct relationships in a wide range of settings throughout numerous demographics of stakeholders;

Software Deadline: December 02, 2023

We want to thank all candidates prematurely for submitting their resumes. Please word, solely these candidates chosen to proceed on by the choice course of can be contacted.

Extra Info

This place is assessed within the Administration Profession Band, Degree 2 of the Administration and Skilled Employees Profession Framework. 

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The College strongly recommends all school and employees are totally vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19.

Concerning the College of Calgary

UCalgary is Canada’s entrepreneurial college, positioned in Canada’s most enterprising metropolis. It’s a prime analysis college and one of many highest-ranked universities of its age. Based in 1966, its 36,000 college students expertise an modern studying setting, made wealthy by analysis, hands-on experiences and entrepreneurial pondering. It’s Canada’s chief within the creation of start-ups . Begin one thing immediately on the College of Calgary. For extra info, go to .

The College of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Technique committing to making a wealthy, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and helps Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous neighborhood partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous views in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the College of Calgary acknowledges {that a} numerous employees/school advantages and enriches the work, studying and analysis experiences of the complete campus and larger neighborhood. We’re dedicated to eradicating limitations which have been traditionally encountered by some folks in our society. We attempt to recruit people who will additional improve our range and can help their tutorial {and professional} success whereas they’re right here. Particularly, we encourage members of the designated teams (ladies, Indigenous peoples, individuals with disabilities, members of seen/racialized minorities, and numerous sexual orientation and gender identities) to use. To make sure a good and equitable evaluation, we provide lodging at any stage through the recruitment course of to candidates with disabilities. Questions concerning [diversity] EDI at UCalgary will be despatched to the Workplace of Fairness, Variety and Inclusion ([email protected] ) and requests for lodging will be despatched to Human Assets ([email protected] ).

Do you’ve gotten most however not all of the {qualifications}? Analysis present that ladies, racialized and visual minorities , and individuals with disabilities are much less more likely to apply for jobs except they meet each single qualification. At UCalgary we’re dedicated to reaching equitable, numerous, inclusive and accessible employment practices and workplaces and encourage you to use should you imagine you might be proper for this function. 

We encourage all certified candidates to use, nevertheless desire can be given to Canadian residents and everlasting residents of Canada.

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