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EDI Specialist (Equity-Diversity-Inclusion) for government agency client in downtown Toronto.

Marberg Job Number: 1915.
Job Type: Temporary.
Initial Term: 12 months with possible extension or conversion to direct hire.
Compensation Range: $41 per hour to $55 per hour according to experience.
Regular Work Hours: 7.25 work hours per day, not including unpaid .75 hour lunch break, to be worked during regular business hours, Monday to Friday (36.25 work hours per week).
Work Location: Hybrid – currently largely remote-based, with some onsite work at client’s downtown Toronto office, near TTC station.

Responsibilities Summary: 
The EDI Specialist will lead and provide direction to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion projects and initiatives.

  • Lead, create and deliver employee Equity, Diversity and Inclusion programs
  • Work collaboratively, with all stakeholders, to support ongoing initiatives across all aspects of the employee experience to foster a more diverse and inclusive workplace
  • Facilitate working groups, committees and project teams
  • Monitor and report on program effectiveness and progress
  • Develop evaluation tools and processes.
  • Build strong relationships with all stakeholders.

Education:  University Degree or equivalent experience
Preferred Work Experience:  At least 3+ years experience in similar role.

Technical and Language Skills Requirements: 

  • Proficiency with MSOffice software and online databases.
  • Experience with HRIS systems.
  • Advanced English communication skills, both written and verbal, including strong business writing skills and verbal presentation skills.

Task -Based Qualifications and Additional Attributes:   

  • Proven ability to facilitate multi-disciplinary committees and project teams
  • Experienced lead of project management initiatives.
  • Experience with program management, change management and program development.
  • Must be skilled with project management platforms and systems
  • Ability to lead tactical and strategic initiatives.
  • Proven time management skills, and ability to work to deadlines.
  • Organized, professional with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively communicate key concepts, making these relevant to team member.
  • Superior interpersonal and presentation skills

Additional Requirements:    

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada, providing satisfactory documentation upon request.
  • Ability to declare personal Non-Conflict of Interest in execution of assignment responsibilities.
  • Ability to work both remotely and onsite, abiding by organizational health and safety policies.
  • Provision of certification of AODA and OHSA online training course completion prior to assignment start.
  • Satisfactory Background Checks and Employment References.

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Marberg is committed to supporting workplace diversity and inclusivity, to reflect the demographic profile of all Ontarians.  Applications are encouraged from equity seeking groups including people of colour, Indigenous people, individuals with disabilities, and people from the LGBTQ2S community.  


Job ID: 1915

Location: Canada Ontario Toronto

Category: Business Operations, Government, Human Resources

Salary: Hourly Rate

Hourly Rate: 41+



Number Of Positions 1

Pay Rate 41

Date Updated 08/03/2023

Status New

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