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OFFICE OF RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

DIRECTOR AND SENIOR ADVISOR, RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES (C1560)


Posted on: February 23, 2021
Deadline: March 10, 2021
Grade: N/A
Campus: SGW

Note

This is a full-time two-year contract position (renewable for further terms of five-years).

Scope

The Code of Rights and Responsibilities has, as its grounding principles, the values of civility, equity, respect, non-discrimination, and an appreciation of diversity as manifested within the Concordia community, and within society-at-large. For the complete Code: http://www.concordia.ca/content/dam/common/docs/policies/official-policies/BD-3.pdf?utm_source=redirect&utm_medium=pdf&utm_campaign=BD-3.pdf Reporting to the Secretary-General and General Counsel, the incumbent shall actively promote, through direct intervention and education, the values stated above while carrying out all duties described in the Code.

Primary responsibilities

  • Advise, assist and support members of the University in resolving incidents involving an alleged violation of the Code in an effective and constructive manner.
  • Develop and administer an on-line and on-site education and prevention training program to inform all members of the University community as to their rights and responsibilities under the Code.
  • Develop and administer a communication strategy to inform the University community as to the services provided by the Office of Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Serve as an important member of the permanent Standing Committee on Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Violence.
  • Coordinate, in a timely manner, the University's response to urgent cases involving threatening or violent conduct.
  • Implement an appropriate data management system to ensure accuracy and transparency of critical information and statistics.
  • Prepare an annual report including casework data, findings, analysis of trends, recommendations, valuable information for effective planning.
  • Develop job knowledge and expertise through continual professional development as well research/consult with other universities for the implementation of best practices.
  • Recommend amendments to the Code of Rights and Responsibilities to the VPIRSG as necessary.
  • Establish an open dialogue and close working relationship with important stakeholders: student groups, administration, faculty and staff.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and over seven years of related work experience.
  • Knowledge of the University environment and of the Quebec higher education system is highly desirable.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English, good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken French and basic knowledge (Level 3) of written French in order to and deal with complex situations in both official languages.
  • Superior ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, professionalism and discretion commensurate with the mandate of the Office of Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with proven leadership abilities.
  • Superior negotiation skills.
  • Diligent attention to detail.

Salary

$111,784 - $129,656 per annum

Union/Association

N/A

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by March 10, 2021. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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