We are looking for a highly organized and ambitious Senior Specialist – Project Coordinator who thrives in a fast-paced, challenging environment, and who has a desire to deliver exceptional service. In this role you will play an important role in helping deliver the actions around CBC and Radio-Canada’s National Indigenous Strategy. You will provide administrative and office support, and analysis, project coordination and research to the Indigenous office, on specific initiatives relevant to the development and management of National Indigenous Strategy’s strategic actions with a focus on education, training and development.
In this role you will report to the Indigenous Advisor of Equity and Inclusion.
Participate in supporting the implementation of the National Indigenous Strategy initiatives.
Provide support on various projects and coordinate project activities and resources that support the National Indigenous Strategy
Provide Indigenous learning opportunities for all staff. Develop organization-wide Indigenous learning initiatives and strategies in alignment with CBC’s Corporate Strategy, National Indigenous Strategy and other company-wide D&I strategies.
Propose and oversee the deployment of training, learning and support initiatives for Indigenous staff members.
Help to create a culture of awareness, support, mentoring and inclusiveness.
Propose, recommend and coordinate to the organization, any relevant policies or programs to ensure the actions of the National Indigenous Strategy are supported.
Develop and update relevant indicators for measuring our performance and progress with regard to the National Indigenous Strategy
Act as an ambassador of CBC’s Indigenous office with external partners.
Provide support in engagement as part of the CRTC requirement to consult with
Identify key players in the external community and build lasting partnerships.
Engage and build relationships with external organizations and professional networks.
Provide support to the All Nations’ Employee Resource Group
Organize and maintain a central database and filing system for departmental files and resources using Google collaboration tools (i.e. Drive, Gmail, Docs and Sheets).
Consolidate and process invoices for payment; process travel and expenses.
Carry out and/or co-ordinate special events, projects and assignments as directed; may perform other duties, as assigned.
Perform administrative work as assigned such as, but not limited to, coordinating schedules, arranging meetings for department staff, booking of boardrooms and on-line forums, preparing agendas and taking minutes.
This is an opportunity to work with a high performing and collaborative team of EDI leaders and professionals, and stakeholders across many parts of the CBC, to achieve professional and personal development, and be exposed to and engaged with strategic initiatives and best industry practices.
Experience navigating a large complex organization.
Strong coordination, analytical, organizational and administrative skills and a keen focus on details and execution.
Ability to work with teams towards shared (un)learning
Experience advancing Indigenous cultural, language and/or leadership work
Experience working and building strong relationships with Indigenous communities.
Ability to comprehend “big picture” strategy, while focusing on specific projects and tasks in support of strategy.
Ability to establish and maintain professional and positive relationships with employees of the Corporation at various levels.
University degree, academic training or equivalent combination of education/experience in administration, project management, research or related disciplines
Strong knowledge of Google Workspace and Collaborative tools (Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Meet).
Design skills. Experience with any software used to draft internal communications material (Adestra, Canva, Photoshop…)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Thorough understanding of issues related to accessibility, culture, disability, diversity, equity, gender, Indigeneity, race, spirituality and their intersections.
Ability to adapt to change and willingness to learn and tackle new tasks.
Ability to handle stress and use self-care.
Ability to handle interactions with highly confidential and sensitive information.
Knowledge of the broadcasting industry in Canada, of the role and mandate of CBC/Radio-Canada as the national public broadcaster, and its regulatory environment – an asset.
Working proficiency in French would be an asset.
Identification from an equity-deserving group is preferred.
Please note that occasional travel when appropriate may also be required.
E&I Office is based in Toronto, but the position can be based anywhere in Canada.
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.
Think this job is meant for you but worried you don’t have it all? At CBC/Radio-Canada, we recognize that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills. If you feel you meet most of the qualifications and you are excited by the possibility of adding to the rich culture of the CBC, take a chance and express your interest by applying now!
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