Term: 8 months
As part of its Impact Theme on Strengthening Sustainable and Diverse Communities, the University of Waterloo is committed to promoting and supporting Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Indigenous Relations and a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusivity for all. In the Office of the Vice-President Research and International, the Inclusive Research Team works to build equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigenous research capacity across the UWaterloo research system.
The Inclusive Research Coordinator supports the team’s multi-disciplinary projects and priorities, providing support for internal and external deliverables, and reporting on milestones and key indicators. The Inclusive Research Coordinator conducts background research, develops reports, plans events, and acts as a point of contact on Inclusive Research priorities with internal and external stakeholders. As such, the Inclusive Research Coordinator plays a key role in ensuring the strategic priorities and objectives related to equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigenous research through the Inclusive Research Team are achieved.
The Inclusive Research Coordinator is responsible for identifying and disseminating education and learning opportunities, assisting the Advisors, Senior Managers, or Director in reviewing grants, organizing training, maintaining resources and coordinating support for researchers. The Inclusive Research Coordinator provides administrative support to the Senior Managers and Director, in all logistical aspects of equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives such as with events, communications planning and Indigenous protocols.
The Inclusive Research Coordinator works with many types of partners, including other universities, communities, and national funding agencies. This work requires communication with all six faculties, centres and institutes, university administration, finance, Office of Research personnel, faculty, staff, and students, and externally with various community partners.
This position is contingent on funding.
Communication and relationship building
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is co-ordinated within our Office of Indigenous Relations.
The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuk (Inuit), Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 519-888-4567, ext. 45935.