Director ,Community Safety Program & Policy Development

York University , ON

Closing Date November 17, 2021 Location  ON Work Type  
Salary Range   Experience Level  - Job ID 103887
Job Description

York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet, and our future.

In this role you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating Departmental and University-wide strategic plans, policies, and programs to ensure the safety of York University campuses. You will engage the York community in the development, implementation and evaluation of these safety plans, policies, and programs, and will oversee the delivery of university-wide engagement, education, awareness, and response initiatives. As a subject matter expert, you will ensure that these initiatives have firm goals and timelines and that outcomes are evaluated to ensure their effectiveness in fostering a safe, healthy, supportive environment for all York community members.

To be considered, you bring the following:
A University degree in a relevant field such as Public/Business Administration, Law, Criminology. A minimum five years of experience leading large-scale program / policy development, project coordination and implementation, service delivery, program management and administration, research / program evaluation. Proven ability to lead teams in a large, complex environment, build effective relationships and work collaboratively with the diverse stakeholders to balance their multiple interests, including a broad range of equity-seeking groups.

Demonstrated strong political and institutional acumen, the ability to communicate effectively and influence without direct authority. Experience coordinating and facilitating large-scale training and educational campaigns. Experience working in Senior leadership in a large organization with a diverse workforce.


How to Apply

For full position details, and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit and refer to posting 103887.

The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), Indigenous Peoples and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. York University is committed to a positive, supportive, and inclusive environment.

York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation.
We are committed to enhancing our environmentally and socially responsible practices for the benefit of all members of the York community. Our long-term perspective recognizes our responsibility to be innovators and to continually work as a community to reduce our ecological impact.