The Director, Anti-Racism, Equity & Social Accountability is a member of Unity Health Toronto’s Senior Leadership Team responsible for overseeing the development, implementation and measurement the organization’s Anti-Racism, Equity and Social Accountability Strategy.
The Director will provide leadership in support of organizational anti-racism, equity and social accountability efforts to promote an organizational culture that is inclusive as well as to promote representation of the community we serve in our employee population, especially in leadership positions. Critical within the context of these accountabilities, the incumbent to this role will lead a strategy to proactively identify and address racism and oppression – both interpersonal and systemic– throughout the organization.
Reporting primarily to the Vice President, Physician Quality and Director, Care Experience Institute, and secondarily to the Vice-President, People and Transformation, the Director, Anti-Racism, Equity & Social Accountability will fulfill their mandate by being a passionate, thoughtful subject-matter expert who has lived experience, combined with demonstrated ability to inspire people and lead complex change initiatives. The Director, Anti-Racism, Equity & Social Accountability will foster an open dialogue on matters of anti-racism, equity, and social accountability to ensure patients, families, residents, staff, students, physicians and community partners are represented, seen, and heard, and that their concerns are addressed. In the capacity of Director, Anti-Racism, Equity & Social Accountability the incumbent will be responsible for promoting change across the organization that will evolve the organizational culture in a manner that will make Unity Health Toronto a more inclusive and anti-oppressive space for its staff, learners and patients.
For successful fulfillment of the role accountabilities the incumbent would have significant lived experience as a person who identifies as Black, Indigenous or racialized. The experience required by this incumbent to be successful will include a keen understanding of how diversity, inclusion and cultural competency can contribute to developing a healthy, engaged, accessible and equitable workplace as well as demonstrated ability to achieve measurable objectives in this regard.
Anti-Racism, Equity and Social Accountability Strategy