Director of Operations and Programs, Office of Equity Diversity and Inclusion

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 be dwelling to Métis Nation of Alberta, Districts 5 and 6.

Place Overview

The Workplace of Fairness Variety and Inclusion is at the moment looking for a Full-time Common Director of Operations and Applications.

The Workplace of Fairness, Variety, and Inclusion (OEDI) is the institutional hub with the mandate to advance the UCalgary’s dedication to EDI, and subsequent era views, insurance policies, and strategic instructions on 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 girls, 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 boundaries, and aware or unconscious biases which will have an antagonistic impact on any member of the campus neighborhood.

This place experiences to the Vice Provost and Affiliate Vice President Analysis (Fairness, Variety and Inclusion), and can present management, operational and program assist throughout all elements of the EDI portfolio. This place manages all elements of enterprise operations inside the OEDI on the course of, and in shut session with, the Vice Provost and Affiliate Vice President (EDI). The Director of Operations and Applications offers with a broad spectrum of actions, peoples, procedures, and college items and is required to make use of unbiased judgement, keep a excessive stage of confidentiality, and take initiative on initiatives that improve and/or enhance the operational and programmatic elements of the OEDI. This function additionally consists of supervision, onboarding, and coaching of assist employees in a unionized setting.

The work includes the power to reply to altering advanced priorities, frequent interruptions, and tight deadlines. The incumbent will act as an advisor and mentor to different workforce members in all elements of the OEDI’s operations, administration, finance, human assets and UCalgary insurance policies and procedures. Utilizing robust communication abilities, they’ll liaise with inside and exterior stakeholders (together with neighborhood members, organizations, and companions) to construct EDI-related neighborhood relations, making certain delicate and confidential points are dealt with with confidentiality, diplomacy and well-developed discretion and judgment. This place works inside the framework of the College of Calgary insurance policies and procedures.

This senior place is commonly a degree of contact on behalf of the OEDI, and points in regards to the OEDI, liaising with key inside and exterior stakeholders. This function depends upon sound judgment being successfully exercised to make sure continued good relations inside the college and the broader neighborhood. The Director of Operations and Applications, OEDI is a key member of the OEDI management workforce and, subsequently, work associated choices made by the incumbent has a major influence on the general enterprise of the OEDI, and the college.

Place Description

Abstract of Key Obligations (job features embody however should not restricted to):

  • Oversees and guides the operational, administrative, and EDI protocols inside the OEDI, making certain the wants of management and OEDI targets are met and maintained
  • Oversees the administration of employees and monetary administration of the OEDI.
  • Oversees the administration of instructional and consulting packages and operations for the OEDI.
  • Manages and delegates scheduling, notetaking, and different logistics for conferences related to EDI job forces, committees, and dealing teams.
  • Supplies operational and programmatic oversight for occasion planning of particular occasions hosted by the OEDI.
  • Leads the onboarding of latest workforce members.
  • Makes use of sound judgement to assign duties to workforce members based mostly on priorities, as required.
  • Supplies in-scope management, course and administrative oversight for all issues associated to the administration of the OEDI.
  • Ensures a excessive customary of effectivity and effectiveness in all operational and administrative processes inside the OEDI.
  • Answerable for making certain that operational and administrative processes inside the OEDI align with all related college insurance policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates tact, judgment, and discretion in coping with extremely delicate and confidential supplies.
  • Performs duties of a delicate and confidential nature.
  • Works in shut partnership with all members of the Govt Suite in a collegial and open work setting.

{Qualifications} / Necessities:

  • A Grasp’s diploma within the social sciences, public administration, public coverage, regulation, or different associated area.
  • 7 years of progressively accountable operations and administrative administration expertise together with accounting tasks inside an academic setting.
  • 7 years’ expertise in an educational setting required.
  • Robust management, communication, and other people administration abilities are important.
  • Robust organizational, analytical, and interpersonal abilities to deal successfully with advanced duties and supply strategic recommendation and counsel on all of the non-academic portfolios, enterprise buildings and operations inside the college.
  • Data of EDI, accessibility, and human rights insurance policies, procedures, and working necessities in a public college.
  • Understanding of the organizational construction and governance of public universities.
  • Sound understanding of the mission, mandate, educational, analysis, neighborhood and operations plans of public universities and the best way to assist these.
  • Skill to function inside a fancy, multi-faceted and extremely demanding work setting, expert in forging harmonious and supportive working relationships internally and externally.
  • Challenge administration and job coordination abilities, potential to handle advanced employees relations in a unionized setting.
  • Wonderful communication and training abilities; the power to write down clearly and concisely; glorious enhancing abilities; the capability to reply to correspondence (confidential and routine), phone calls, e- mail, and guests; and the power to make efficient judgments regarding delegating or rerouting as applicable.
  • Wonderful pc abilities, together with robust working data of college techniques (together with Individuals Delicate), can be an asset.
  • Should have a excessive achievement orientation, take care of a heavy workload whereas nonetheless making certain day-to-day actions are attended to, and take care of challenges of a number of competing calls for.
  • Should have negotiation abilities which might be diplomatic and efficient and a confirmed observe file of development and duty that has culminated in a senior management place.
  • Should have a confirmed observe file in finance, accounting, folks administration, moral requirements, and behavior.
  • Should produce correct, well timed and concise monetary and enterprise experiences and current them as required.
  • Should be capable to suppose logically, clear up issues and be critically goal to develop artistic options to advanced issues.
  • Should be capable to work independently in addition to in a workforce setting.

Software Deadline:  December 8, 2023

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

Further Data

This place is assessed within the Administration Profession Band, Stage 3 of the Administration and Skilled Employees Profession Framework. 

To seek out out extra about administration and employees alternatives on the College of Calgary and all we have now to supply, view our Administration and Employees Careers web site .

The College strongly recommends all college and employees are totally vaccinated towards COVID-19.

In regards to 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 progressive studying setting, made wealthy by analysis, hands-on experiences and entrepreneurial considering. It’s Canada’s chief within the creation of start-ups . Begin one thing as we speak 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} various employees/college advantages and enriches the work, studying and analysis experiences of all the campus and better neighborhood. We’re dedicated to eradicating boundaries which have been traditionally encountered by some folks in our society. We try to recruit people who will additional improve our range and can assist their educational {and professional} success whereas they’re right here. Specifically, we encourage members of the designated teams (girls, Indigenous peoples, individuals with disabilities, members of seen/racialized minorities, and various 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 may be despatched to the Workplace of Fairness, Variety and Inclusion ([email protected] ) and requests for lodging may be despatched to Human Assets ([email protected] ).

Do you may have most however not all of the {qualifications}? Analysis present that girls, 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 attaining equitable, various, inclusive and accessible employment practices and workplaces and encourage you to use in case you consider you’re proper for this function. 

We encourage all certified candidates to use, nonetheless choice shall be given to Canadian residents and everlasting residents of Canada.

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