Diversity and Inclusion Lead – Community Living British Columbia

29 June 2023

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Diversity and Inclusion Lead

(Permanent) – Location Negotiable – 2023.159

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If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your experience, knowledge, and passion in a meaningful way, CLBC is the place for you!

Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) is a Crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services for adults with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strive to advance the vision of Communities of belonging, lives with connection.

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The Role:
As a Diversity and Inclusion Lead at CLBC, you will lead the implementation of the CLBC Equity, Diversity & Inclusion program and priority actions in support of delivering on our organizational commitment to a safe, inclusive and diverse workforce reflective of the communities we serve, and sustaining a workplace culture that is inclusive, welcoming and supportive of diversity. You will contribute to advancing, implementing and promoting organizational and local strategy through a range of equity, diversity and inclusion activities and programs.

Accountabilities include:

  • Acting as a change agent who inspires others and plays important roles such as catalyst, advisor, collaborator and educator, working with all CLBC departments, services and programs to develop partnerships, adopt new practices and inspire others
  • Actively supporting the alignment of diversity and inclusion practices and initiatives with the current and emerging needs of the organization
  • Conducting a workforce analysis to establish baseline metrics and KPIs for the program through collecting and analyzing data and measuring progress and impact to help drive decisions and bring creativity and strategic thinking to identify new opportunities and approaches to addressing systematic bias and organizational barriers
  • Working collaboratively with the Indigenous Relations department to ensure the holistic application of culturally safe, equitable and anti-racism lens
  • Acting as a subject matter expert and leading the implementation of Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+)
  • Leading and guiding the internal implementation of the Accessible BC Act and provides ongoing monitoring of the application, acting as a subject matter expert as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Administration, Psychology or any other behavioral science A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in program and project management, change management, organizational development, stakeholder engagement, training and development, and conducting program evaluations specifically in diversity, accessibility, inclusion and equity program creation, implementation and evaluation
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Hybrid work Combines on-site office work with flexibility to work from home within BC.
Location: This position can work from any CLBC office.
Travel: Occasional overnight travel is required. Possession of a valid class 5 driver’s license and a clean Driver’s Abstract is required.
Benefits: You will receive a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Employer-paid extended health and dental plan
  • A BC Public Service Pension plan with employer contributions
  • Generous vacation plus additional personal days Paid maternity/parental/adoption leave Life insurance, paid sick days, and, if needed, long-term disability
  • Wellness supports, including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Professional development funds and resources to encourage continuous learning and skill development Access to government discounts to travel, cell phones, and more!

Additional Info:
Team:
People Development Term/Status: Regular/Full time
Classification/Salary: Excluded. Salary Under review

The health and safety of our team and communities is paramount to CLBC. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Closing date: Open until filled

Apply now! Submit an online application to the attention of Jaimie Willows. Applications received by other means will not be considered. Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check.

CLBC is committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought. We welcome candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, and encourage applications from equity-seeking groups such as women, persons with diverse ethnic, racial or Indigenous backgrounds, gender identity and sexual orientation, and persons with a disability. However, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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