Norquest College

  • CENTRE FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION OPPORTUNITIES

    Job Location CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/17/2018 5:30 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2143
    # Positions
    8
    Job Type
    Contract
    Job Industry
    Education
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    3
  • Job Description

    CALL FOR EXPERSSIONS OF INTEREST - CENTRE FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

     

    The NorQuest College Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) is a research and training centre for excellence that offers customized training solutions in the areas of diversity, inclusion and intercultural education.  The Centre has completed over 30 funded projects with a value of $4.6 million in applied research and development, and partnered with over 80 organizations regionally, nationally, and internationally to offer a range of training and consultative services that are customized to our client’s needs. 

     

    What sets us apart?

    We build collaborative partnerships with our clients and stakeholders that transform communities and organizations.
    We provide customized, innovative, and practical intercultural and inclusion training grounded in evidence-based research.
    We provide coaching, advisement, and ongoing client support to build intercultural fluency and inclusive practice at any stage of development.
    We start with a thorough assessment of your organization to ensure a tight fit to the characteristics and needs of your learners.
    We draw on a variety of tools and approaches to meet the diverse learning needs and styles of our clients.


    Our clients include The City of Edmonton, the Government of Alberta, Enbridge Inc., the University of Alberta, EPCOR, and Queen’s University. We also support not for profit organizations such as the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC).

     

    The CDI team is comprised of diversity and inclusion practitioners, researchers, and intercultural facilitators.  We are proud to represent NorQuest College as a leading inclusive educational institution.

      

    From time to time, the Centre utilizes external resources to assist with project development and execution.  The Centre is inviting Expressions of Interest for individuals who are interested in contributing to the Centre’s vision. The Centre will establish a professional community to draw upon in the following areas:

     

    • Facilitation
    • Workshop and Curriculum Development
    • Applied Research
    • Instructional Design

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Qualifications will vary, depending on the particular area of expertise.  In general, the CDI will be looking for the following competencies:
    • Completion or near completion of an undergraduate degree in a related field of study
    • Demonstrated experience in roles relating to diversity and inclusion development, facilitation, training and research
    • Demonstrated competency in the identified area of expertise
    • Experience working in the post-secondary learning sector
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a generative and creative environment
    • A commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity  
        

    TO APPLY: Please submit a company or individual CV with any documents demonstrating competencies and experience directly to:

     

    norquest.ca/CIE | icinfo@norquest.ca | 780.644.6480 | 1.866.534.6480

     

     

    NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.

     

     

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