Project Coordinator, Racial Equity in Education

UARR is currently taking applications for Racial Equity in Education Project Coordinator starting this Fall! 

Deadline to apply is December 3rd! 

View the posting for details.

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Project Coordinator

Job Title: Project Coordinator, Racial Equity in Education

Term: 35 hours/week from January 2022 to December 2022 (with a possibility of extension)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Organize education system related training sessions for parents and students in the Toronto, York, Durham, Peel regions
  • Conduct research and analysis related to educational policies and promising practices
  • Support partner organizations, their organizers, and part-time staff in coordinating outreach to diverse communities
  • Manage volunteers who are engaged in research and policy analysis, community outreach and communications
  • Assist with preparing and delivering anti-racism and anti-oppression workshops to various stakeholders
  • Coordinate the planning, implementation, and progress of the Anti-Racism Education initiatives aimed to increase public awareness about racial inequities and advocate related solutions in education
  • Support various community-based campaigns for racial-justice related educational policy change across the GTA, working predominantly with the GTA’s African, Caribbean, and Black communities
  • Support gathering, documenting and sharing of information related to racism and anti-racist movements in recent Canadian history
  • Support leadership with other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of experience in project coordination
  • Strong understanding of educational policies and issues related to racism in education
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience in managing volunteers, supervising staff and facilitating educational sessions
  • Strong research and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including skills related to social media and design
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • A solid understanding of anti-racism and anti-oppression framework
  • Previous work experience around anti-racism and anti-oppression is an asset

 

Compensation: $40,000 to $50,000 annual salary (depending on qualifications and experience)

 

Please submit your résumé and cover letter by December 3rd, 2021 by 2pm, to:

[email protected]

 


UARR is committed to employment equity & encourages applicants from equity seeking groups. While we appreciate all responses, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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