Project Lead - Building Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Leadership 2017 Project

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Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract

Position Summary:

The Regional Diversity Roundtable (RDR) is a charitable not-for-profit with organizational membership. This network is committed to building inclusion and diversity competence that results in the institutionalization of equity in members’ core values, structures, workforce, policies, and services.

RDR is seeking a Project Lead to manage and implement its Building Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in Leadership 2017 project. The project will build a community of inclusive leaders in the human services sector across Ontario by equipping them with skills and tools to become change agents and champion the values of DEI for others. The Project Lead will also coordinate and collaborate with other RDR projects, activities, events, and staff.


Under the leadership of RDR, the Project Lead will:

  • Oversee the implementation of project pilot program in 5 regions
  • Build and manage collaborative relationships with regional and provincial project stakeholders
  • Conduct research and analysis to inform project materials and trajectory
  • Work closely with Curriculum consultant who will design the training modules
  • Lead and facilitate diversity, equity, and inclusion module training for leaders across the GTA
  • Create, manage and track on-line project presence
  • Oversee and coordinate project evaluation
  • Plan and execute Building DEI Leadership symposium
  • Implement project budget and work-plan, maintain financial and project records, develop project reports and presentations
  • Coordinate with other RDR activities, events, and staff
  • Other duties, as assigned


The Project Lead will be a critical thinker and energetic self-starter with the following:

  • Combination of post-secondary education and experience in the human services sector (minimum 3-5 years)
  • Sound understanding, commitment and implementation of diversity, equity and inclusion in the human services sector
  • Experience in program development and outreach
  • Strong training and facilitation skills
  • Excellent communication, computer/technology, interpersonal, presentation and writing skills
  • Excellent project management, coordination, collaboration, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Currently based in Mississauga, the Project Lead is expected to travel across the GTA. Candidates must have access to a vehicle; have valid vehicle insurance and a valid class G driver’s license.
Salary and remuneration is based on education and experience. Successful candidates are expected to undergo a police reference check.

How to apply:

Please email cover letter and resume titled: “Application: RDR Project Lead” by 5:00 p.m. March 3, 2017 to:


Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Regional Diversity Roundtable is committed to equitable hiring practices. RDR will make reasonable accommodation, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidates.

Pamela Uppal
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