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Accessibility Manager in the Office of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility

Job Posting Number: 2019-MP-28
Employee Group:
Closing Date: Monday, December 02nd, 2019 - 4:00pm

OHREA is committed to serving the needs of students, staff, and faculty, while working in partnership with members of the wider University community. The Office recognizes the interconnectedness of human rights, pluralism/diversity, race relations, employment equity, and accessibility, which serves to enhance the equity and inclusiveness of our campus community.

The Manager facilitates the advancement of the University’s Accessibility objectives: to increase awareness within the University community about the principles, goals and benefits of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA); to provide an environment that encourages and fosters full participation of people with disabilities in the University community; to provide services in a manner that respects dignity and independence; to reduce/eliminate barriers, ensuring an opportunity equal to that given others; and to enhance a positive organizational climate, thereby facilitating ongoing progressive change.


The successful candidate will possess:

• A university degree and relevant experience

• Sound knowledge of and ability to interpret accessibility-related legislative requirements

• Extensive knowledge of both internal and external accessibility and human rights policies and procedures

• A demonstrated track record in successful dispute resolution and the promotion of human rights

• Ability to conduct human rights investigations involving a high level of complexity and various levels

• Expertise in policy development, review, and implementation

• Strong research and report writing skills

• An aptitude for development and skillful delivery of educational programming

• Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

• Ability to deal with highly emotionally and/or politically charged situations

• Demonstrates a high level of cultural competency

• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

• Strong organizational skills/competency, with an ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Ability to contend with competing priorities and pressures from deadlines, interruptions, accuracy demands

• Excellent written & oral communication skills

• Experienced in providing effective and comprehensive support and guidance

• Maintains the highest degree of professionalism, reliability and integrity

• Commitment to ongoing learning and professional development

• Strong analytical abilities, meticulous, conscientious and creative

• Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required; Lotus Notes an asset

Please forward your confidential cover letter, resume and Application for Employment, quoting the Ad reference number (2019-MP-28), no later than Monday, December 02nd, 2019 - 4:00pm. Applicants are asked to forward their documents electronically to:

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in the University of Windsor, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applications submitted through employment agencies will not be considered

The University of Windsor is a welcoming community that is committed to equity and supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.

If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Employment Coordinator.  Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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