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At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to becoming Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university . Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to its institutional culture. Ryerson’s current academic plan outlines each as core values and as key initiatives that the University works to embed in everything that it does.
Ryerson is ranked 4th in Ontario and 10th in Canada by student enrolment. The university is composed of 44,400 undergraduate students, 2,950 graduate students, and 12,000 continuing-education students. It is home to Canada’s largest undergraduate business school, the Ted Rogers School of Management, and Canada’s third largest undergraduate engineering school, the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, as well as the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Communication & Design, Faculty of Community Services, and the Faculty of Science.
As an employer, Ryerson works toward a people first culture and it is proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and one of the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2015 to 2018.
Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion thus expanding the organization’s capacity for diversity in the broadest sense.
To learn more, visit http://www.ryerson.ca, or @RyersonU, @RyersonHR, and @RyersonECI on Twitter or on Ryerson’s LinkedIn company page.
Job Title: Director, Talent Acquisition
Reports to: Executive Director, Talent Acquisition and Strategic HR Initiatives
Two Direct Reports: Talent Acquisition Manager, Manager, Faculty Recruitment and Immigration Support Services
Functional Oversight: Indigenous HR Lead and Talent Acquisition Team
Location: Toronto, ON
In line with Ryerson’s growth as a university, Human Resources is on a path to modernize and enhance its services through the development of a robust talent acquisition strategy that will support leaders across the university in recruiting and retaining high performing talent. To support this strategy, Human Resources is currently seeking a Director of Talent Acquisition.
Ryerson’s Human Resources department is made up of human resources experts and innovators who contribute to the achievement of Ryerson University’s strategic priorities, partnering with clients to create and deliver outstanding practical and strategic human resource solutions, programs and services that enhance workplace culture, engagement and inclusion.
The Talent Acquisition team is passionate about matching people with the right opportunity. The team fills more than 400 staff positions annually and provides support to more than 100 faculty recruitments. The team works collaboratively with leaders and hiring committees cross the university’s dynamic and complex multi-union environment to ensure their resourcing requirements are met and that successful candidates will thrive.
The Director of Talent Acquisition will develop and execute a talent acquisition strategy that is grounded in equity, diversity and inclusion that encompasses job posting optimization, branding and sourcing, and talent planning based on identified trends and best practice.
While providing inspirational leadership to the Talent Acquisition team, the Director will also:
The ideal candidate will be a passionate leader who embraces change. The Director will have experience implementing strategies to enhance equity, diversity and inclusion to address anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism in hiring and the workplace.
The successful candidate will have the following:
Skills and Knowledge
Ryerson encourages applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Application deadline is Thursday, January 28, 2021.