Coordinator of Indigenous Education Initiatives

University of Toronto

Date Posted: 03/10/2023

Req ID: 30231

College/Division: OISE

Division: OISE:Ofc of the Dean

Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Place Quantity: 00052999


About us:

OISE is acknowledged as a worldwide chief in graduate packages in instructing and studying, persevering with instructor schooling, and schooling analysis. OISE is dedicated to enhancing the social, financial, political and cultural wellbeing of people and communities domestically, nationally and globally by means of management in instructing, analysis and advocacy. A novel place to work, be taught and develop, OISE addresses present and rising challenges with the size, educational excellence and collaborative vitality that few establishments on this planet can declare. OISE is among the many first Canadian colleges of schooling to prioritize Indigenous schooling and analysis, and is dedicated to the event and sustainability of Indigenous schooling initiatives on the College of Toronto.

Your alternative:

Based mostly throughout the Dean’s Workplace, that is your alternative to be part of OISE’s longstanding dedication to initiatives in Indigenous Training. That is additionally your alternative to help the work of the Indigenous Training Community (IEN), a co-curricular physique based at OISE in 1989 and a permanent web site of Indigenous presence on the college, comprised of scholars, college, employees and group members devoted to Indigenous analysis and pedagogy.

Beneath the path of the Director Workplace of the Dean, the Coordinator of Indigenous Training Initiatives shall be chargeable for the event, oversight and coordination of Indigenous schooling initiatives at OISE. Tasks will offering government help to the Dean’s Advisory Council on Indigenous Training (DACIE), making certain that due course of is adopted, that accredited motion objects are executed and that deadlines are met. The incumbent will liaise with items throughout OISE to advertise collaboration, communications and sharing of promising practices associated to Indigenous schooling and scholar helps.

The Coordinator of Indigenous Training Initiatives will oversee the work of the Indigenous Training Community (IEN) together with everyday administration of the IEN workplace house, and group of employees and volunteers. With help from the Administrative Assistant, Indigenous Training, and advising from college and employees co-chairs of the IEN Management Crew, the Director will establish priorities and oversee implementation of scholar helps and co-curricular programming delivered by the IEN. The incumbent will develop and monitor the IEN’s funds and full reporting and documentation of actions associated to Indigenous initiatives. The incumbent will reply to inner and exterior requests associated to Indigenous instructing and studying, sharing information and making referrals as wanted; this may increasingly embody delivering shows and offering enter on program, undertaking and curriculum growth.

The incumbent can even be chargeable for offering advising and help to the OISE Registrar Workplace and Pupil Expertise (ROSE) and departments associated to Indigenous scholar recruitment, retention and success. This can embody conceptualizing and organizing digital and in individual recruitment occasions, growing and sustaining related recruitment and program supplies, aiding with the administration of the OISE Scholarship Program for Indigenous College students and monetary support requests, and figuring out pathways for Indigenous college students to check and succeed at OISE. The incumbent will supply information in cultural security and trauma-informed service supply to colleagues within the ROSE and throughout the Institute.

The incumbent can even work collaboratively with the Development and Exterior Relations workplace to take part in development and growth actions, contribute to the event of advancementplans, and develop proposals for exterior funding. The Coordinator can even contribute information associated to Indigenous schooling, cultures, and social/political contexts to help growth of focused outreach and communications efforts. They can even develop and preserve relationships with different Indigenous items and teams throughout the College of Toronto, and partnerships with group organizations.

This function will supervise one USW employees appointed place (Administrative Assistant, Indigenous Training), in addition to, in response to workplace wants, work research college students, informal employees and volunteers.

Your obligations will embody:

  • Constructing and strengthening relationships with stakeholdersand companions of strategic significance
  • Figuring out logistical particulars and actions for occasions and/or programming
  • Exchanging info at formal division and/or program committee conferences
  • Advising Indigenous college students on culturally particular points, monetary, educational, transition help and different points
  • Coordinating duties for tasks and different strategic initiatives with stakeholders
  • Coordinating assembly schedules, agendas, supplies, motion and follow-up objects
  • Monitoring accounts for a undertaking and/or program
  • Directing the actions of informal employees

Important {Qualifications}:

  • Bachelor’s Diploma plus Publish Graduate Certificates or acceptable mixture of equal
  • expertise.
  • Minimal 4 years expertise associated to Indigenous Training, ideally in a College setting.
  • Minimal 4 years expertise working throughout the Indigenous group in Toronto and understanding of Indigenous cultural security and trauma-informed service supply.
  • Neighborhood outreach and partnership growth expertise.
  • Expertise supervising employees, together with college students and volunteers.
  • Venture administration, budgeting and reporting expertise.
  • Glorious oral and written communications expertise, demonstrated expertise delivering shows.
  • Robust pc expertise together with superior word-processing/excel expertise and robust proficiency with all different MS Workplace instruments.
  • Robust organizational expertise.
  • Information of institutional efforts towards reconciliation and fairness, range and inclusion frameworks.
  • Familiarity with academic points confronting Indigenous communities and approaches to supporting scholar psychological well being and wellbeing.
  • Skill to train discretion with delicate points and confidential supplies and or issues; skill to train logic; skill to work independently with little supervision.
  • Demonstrated understanding and appreciation of protocol, discretion and professionalism.
  • Should exhibit initiative and tact in coping with individuals in any respect ranges and with individuals of assorted cultural backgrounds.

Belongings (Nonessential):

  • Grasp’s or Doctorate diploma in associated self-discipline.
  • Broad information of OISE packages, procedures and laws.

To achieve success on this function you can be:

  • Communicator
  • Diplomatic
  • Multi-tasker
  • Organized
  • Affected person
  • Proactive
  • Self-directed
  • Tactful

Closing Date: 03/21/2023, 11:59PM ET

Worker Group: USW 

Appointment Kind: Finances – Persevering with 

Schedule: Full-Time

Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: 

USW Pay Band 13 — $76,284 with an annual step development to a most of $97,556. Pay scale and job class task is topic to dedication pursuant to the Job Analysis/Pay Fairness Upkeep Protocol. 

Job Class: Administrative / Managerial

Recruiter: Madelaine Panoulias

Lived Expertise Assertion

Candidates who’re members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, and different fairness deserving teams are inspired to use, and their lived expertise shall be considered as relevant to the posted place.

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