Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Role Description: As the Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Relations you hold a meaningful role in planning and executing EDI initiatives throughout the Lazaridis community. Working closely with Laurier faculty, external partners and the clubs' community,  you will continue to enhance and constantly seek areas of improvement relating to our current EDI operations. You understand the needs of our organization and will apply an EDI lens to all functions of LazSoc. You are a hard worker who can manage multiple projects while sharing your passion and expertise with our internal team and affiliate organizations. 
Duties and Responsibilities Include, but Are Not Limited to: 
  • Development, planning and execution of EDI strategies to develop equitable leaders, achieve higher levels of diversity representation, and create an inclusive environment
  • Analyze and revise HR documents to enhance current processes by incorporating EDI related changes
  • Build relationships with various offices at Laurier and find opportunities to collaborate
  • Conduct EDI Townhalls for the Lazaridis student community to educate, build awareness, and create safe spaces for students to voice their concerns 
  • Help manage and grow the Business Formal Rental Program 
  • Provide direction and be a trusted partner to our students and Clubs' Community 
  • Handle highly sensitive and often confidential materials with a professional presence

The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Great sense of initiative to constantly seek for improvement opportunities
  • Passion for the role and eager to achieve
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and conflict management skills
  • Committed, punctual, and persistent
  • Self-starting nature, exhibits resourcefulness in seeking solutions to unforeseen obstacles
  • Hard worker, willing to prioritize this role above other extra-curriculars
  • Eager to to learn and passionate about EDI and Advocacy topics!
Time dedication of 8 -12 hours weekly.
Application deadline: September 30
If you have any questions please reach out to Mridhulaa Suresh at
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