Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Director / Executive Lead, Human Rights Plan
The Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services is responsible for law enforcement services including the Ontario Provincial Police, correctional centres, detention centres, parole boards, public safety, and disaster management.
In 2011, the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services began a unique partnership within the Ontario Public Service called the Human Rights Project Charter. This partnership among the ministry, the Ontario Human Rights Commission, and the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, was designed to identify and address human rights related issues for the ministry’s diverse employees and client communities, with a special focus on the unique needs and concerns of Aboriginal peoples.
The Director, Human Rights Plan will have the opportunity to bring their strategic leadership and passion for public service. As part of the executive team, the Director will lead an internal team working with internal and external stakeholders to implement the Human Rights Plan (HRP).
Individuals interested in the role should showcase strong executive leadership as a transformational and innovative thinker responding to changing demands and identifying opportunities for the long term.
The Director, HRP will have excellent political acuity and experience with government decision-making process. They will have flexibility and resilience to adapt in a changing environment and have experience identifying and acting on opportunities to transform the organization.
A knowledge of policy development and implementing Ministry wide plans on the interpretation and application of related ministry legislation, policies, procedures, and standards as they relate to the HRP will be an asset.
If you are inspired by this exciting opportunity, please forward your covering letter and resume in confidence electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services contact Brock Higgins, Managing Partner at (613) 883-5936 or visit their website at www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca.