Job Description

Non Union


Job Title: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Student    
Job Opening Id: 30116 # Required: 1
Business Unit: Corporate Administration Division: Administration
Location: Headquarters Campbell West Standard Hours: 35.00 / week
Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Salary Grade:   Salary Range: N/A
Post Date: 2021-11-23 Close Date: 2021-12-06

Division: Administration

Temporary Duration

Approximate Duration: 8-12 months Must be available to work full-time work effective January 10, 2022

About Us

Serving a diverse urban and rural population of more than 430,000, Niagara Region is focused on building a strong and prosperous Niagara. Working collaboratively with 12 local area municipalities and numerous community partners, the Region delivers a range of high quality programs and services to support and advance the well-being of individuals, families and communities within its boundaries.  Nestled between the great lakes of Erie and Ontario, the Niagara peninsula features some of Canada’s most fertile agricultural land, the majesty of Niagara Falls and communities that are rich in both history and recreational and cultural opportunities. Niagara boasts dynamic modern cities, Canada’s most developed wine industry, a temperate climate, extraordinary theatre, and some of Ontario’s most breathtaking countryside. An international destination with easy access to its binational U.S. neighbour New York State, Niagara attracts over 14 million visitors annually, as well as a steady stream of new residents and businesses.

Please note that the Niagara Region requires that all newly hired employees are to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of being hired and provide proof of full vaccination, or provide proof of a bona fide medical or Human Rights Code exemption on a form issued from and approved by Niagara Region.

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

Niagara Region has a Temporary, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Student/Intern position for up-to 35 hours per week available within the Corporate Strategy and Innovation Division.

This position will assist with creating an Action Plan for the Region joining the Collation of Inclusive Municipalities focused on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.  The Action Plan is aimed at improving practices to promote social inclusion, establish policies to eradicate all forms of racism and discrimination, and to promote human rights and diversity within the Niagara Region.  Areas of responsibilities will include assisting with conducting literature reviews and environmental scans; collecting quantitative and qualitative data from various sources within the Niagara Region; and assisting with analyzing the data and writing reports. 

We appreciate receipt of all applications; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

Please provide an email address you regularly check as part of your online application.

 

EDUCATION

• Completion of a high school diploma or equivalency (ex. GED), plus
• Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program and returning to school in September, preferably in a Master’s program in one of the following related academic fields: Community Health, Social Sciences, Humanities or a related field of study.

 

KNOWLEDGE
• Knowledge of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

• Understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods

SKILLS

• Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

• Ability to work as well as in a team, as well as self-directed and/or with minimal supervision
• Self-motivated, confident and responsible
• Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skill 

• Ability to handle confidential data, information and sensitive issues

• Demonstrated project management and time management skills
• Critical appraisal skills

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
• Must be available to work full-time work from starting January 10, 2022
• Must provide proof of successful completion of high school

• Must provide proof of enrollment in a related post-secondary program or proof that you have graduated within within the last 18 months from a post secondary program in a related field of study

Closing Statement

Uncover the wonder of the Niagara Region and join a team dedicated to meeting tomorrow’s challenges TODAY!

Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application.

We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please apply through the Niagara Region Careers site.


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