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CAPE – Administrative Assistant, Equity & Inclusion

CAPE – Administrative Assistant, Equity & Inclusion
  • Contract
  • Toronto

Website CBC/Radio-Canada

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At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Unposting Date:

2023-11-14 11:59 PM
Job title: CAPE-Administrative Assistant, Equity & Inclusion

This role described below is part of CBC’s CAPE program which is specifically for people with disabilities*. CAPE is a six month paid placement program that aims to kick-start the careers of people with disabilities, eliminate barriers to employment, showcase individual talents and generate more discussion, learning and content related to disability, accessibility and inclusion.

The program will run from January 15 to June 28, 2024.

What do you need to be eligible?

You must self identify as a person with a disability*. 

Please submit a one-page letter of interest describing:

why you think this program is right for you and;
what impact you think it could have on your career objectives.
You must have no prior work experience with the CBC.
You must be able to work legally in Canada.
You must be available for the assigned workweek during the program, to be discussed during the interview process (up to 38.75 hours-some roles have more flexibility).
*The Accessible Canada Act definition of disability:

“means any impairment, including a physical, mental, intellectual, cognitive, learning, communication or sensory impairment—or a functional limitation—whether permanent, temporary or episodic in nature, or evident or not, that, in interaction with a barrier, hinders a person’s full and equal participation in society.”

 

Please note by applying for this role you give consent to be recognized as a “CAPE participant” and identify as having a disability [no further information will be disclosed unless agreed to by the participant].

The successful candidate can be based from anywhere across the country. This position offers accommodation opportunities such as telework/ remote and flexible schedules.

Your role and how you will make an impact:
We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Administrative Professional to provide support for the Equity & Inclusion team. You will be working in an ever-changing, fast-paced and demanding environment where the ability to see the big picture, flexibility, juggle priorities and activities to meet short externally imposed deadlines is mandatory.

The ideal candidate for this role is resourceful, a good problem solver, detail oriented, organized and enjoys working within the professional administrative environment.

Responsibilities include:

Provide support to departmental staff regarding administrative matters and procedures.
Investigate and resolve problems related to departmental administrative matters.
Work with confidential and sensitive information relating to communications, policy and regulatory matters, financial activities and impacts, and external relations.
Prepare written and visual material, agendas and minutes as required.
Organize and arrange meetings, conferences and staff functions.
We are looking for a candidate with the following:

Hands-on experience with at least one year in an administrative role supporting a large department.
Technical skills, such as expertise in Google Tools, ability to quickly learn other applications and our internal CBC systems.
General knowledge of CBC/Radio-Canada.
Able to communicate clearly and effectively, both spoken and written.
Highly developed administrative and organizational skills.
Sound judgment and initiative.
Strong ability to handle multiple priorities, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Accuracy and attention to detail are essential.
Manage confidential files and correspondences.
Requires the ability to comprehend and act timely on complex and sensitive matters.
Must be able to act independently.
Discretion, diplomacy and professional tact in communications with staff at all levels of the organization as well with external stakeholders.
A strong sense of collaboration. You thrive in a team-focused environment and have excellent relationship-building skills.
Flexibility to take on new tasks as required and the initiative to see new opportunities for making improvements.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

To Apply:

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

If this sounds interesting, please apply online OR, if you have difficulty navigating the online format, please submit your:

cover letter, indicating the title of the position that you are applying for;
resume;
one-page letter of interest describing:

why you think this program is right for you and;
what impact you think it could have on your career objectives to the following email address: recruitment@cbc.ca
The deadline to apply is November 14 at 11:59 PM ET.  We thank all applicants for their interest and will contact each applicant about the status of their application when the interview process begins.

 

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Talent and Diversity section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an email to recruitment@cbc.ca.

Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to recruitment@cbc.ca.

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

To apply for this job please visit cbcrc.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com.

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