Administrative Assistant to the Coordinating Superintendent of Education, Indigenous Education and Equity

York Region District School Board - Aurora, ON (30+ days ago)

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Position: Administrative Assistant to the Coordinating Superintendent of Education, Indigenous Education and Equity

Work Location: Dr. Bette Stephenson Centre for Learning (36 Regatta Avenue, Oak Ridges, L4E 4R1)

Salary: $60,454 - $66,335

Work Schedule: 35 hours/week

Application Deadline: January 21, 2020

Interested members are required to complete the following on-line application to the attention of: The Recruitment Team. This temporary position is effective immediately and will end on or about February 26, 2021 and is due a leave.

In compliance with Board policies and procedures, responsible for providing administrative support to the Coordinating Superintendent of Education, Indigenous Education and Equity.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
To provide administrative support to Coordinating Superintendent of Education, Indigenous Education and Equity including calendar, email, presentations, etc.
To provide administrative support to the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Coordinator and team.
To provide administrative support to Indigenous Education and Equity initiatives, including, Equity training courses and other projects.
To provide administrative support, as required, for YRDSB staff at Waabgon Gamig FNS.
To attend and provide administrative support at meetings including scheduling, agenda preparation, minute taking, and communication with committee members, as required.
To provide administrative support and manage conferences related to Indigenous Education and Equity, including scheduling, planning, and preparation, as required.
To maintain budget, bank account and PCard for Indigenous Education.
To maintain the external and internal websites for Indigenous Education and act as a backup for the Equity and ISCS websites.
To post communications, as required, on the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education and Equity BWW pages and submit for board communication.
To respond to telephone and email inquiries.
To reconcile Indigenous Star Code for reimbursement of supply coverage.
To be the content contributor for ISCS for courses on Connect2Learn.
To perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
A two-year college diploma in business, office administration or equivalent as approved by the Board.
Minimum three years related experience is required.
Effective verbal and written communication, interpersonal and computer and technology skills are required.
Ability to deal effectively with a variety of individuals and groups both within and outside the Board is required.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) believes in giving each and every applicant an equal opportunity to succeed on their own merit and we strive to hire staff that reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and our communities. We remain committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. We know that diversity underpins excellence, and that we all share responsibility for creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive Board-community. Therefore, in pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across the organizational hierarchy in actualizing the Board’s priorities, goals and principles outlined in the Director’s Action Plan.

We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to:

First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;
persons who identify as women; and
persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

At YRDSB, we recognize that many of these identities intersect and therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value and respect the contributions that each person brings to enriching the Board and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in communities that we serve.

Accessibility and Accommodation Statement

We also recognize our duty to accommodate and foster a culture of inclusion. Consistent with the principles of dignity, individualization and inclusion, we will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code to support candidate participation in the hiring process. When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the hiring process, such as skills assessments, written practicum, presentation, interview, etc. We will provide accommodations during the hiring process. If an accommodation is required, please inform the Recruitment and Retention Team in advance of any part of the process. All information received relating to a candidate’s required accommodation will be addressed confidentially by the Recruitment and Retention Team.

As a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to submit a current original Police Vulnerable Sector Check, from the police jurisdiction in which they reside prior to commencing employment with the Board. Police Vulnerable Sector Check documents are only valid if issued within the last six months. Candidates are not advised to obtain this document prior to an offer of employment.

On-line applications are collected centrally at the Education Centre - Aurora and are monitored by Human Resource Services. Only candidates selected to participate in our selection process will be contacted. All other applicants are thanked for their interest.