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Liaison Michael Chapman
Submission Date Dec. 11, 2013
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Nova Scotia Community College
PAE-9: Support Programs for Future Faculty

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Janet Byrne
Director Human Resources
Human Resources
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Does the institution administer and/or participate in programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s programs that help increase the diversity of higher education faculty :

NSCC has processes in place to facilitate a more diverse faculty by supporting future faculty members from under represented groups.

Examples of specific Policies as per Collective Agreements (see link below):
https://ournscc.nscc.ca/Departments/EmployeeServices/Resources/Pages/PoliciesandAgreements.aspx

The following references from the above link provide detail of workplace diversity and fair hiring policies.

1. NSTU – Faculty (Article 12: Workplace Diversity)
2. NSTU - Professional Support (Article 12: Workplace Diversity)
3. NSGEU – Operational Support [Article 14: Workplace Diversity)
4. Management Confidential Employee Guidelines (Page 3: Fair Hiring / Diversity)

1. NSTU – Faculty, Article 12: Workplace Diversity
Parties Promote Diversity
12.1 The parties agree to promote workplace diversity and shall, where appropriate, work together to:
(a) facilitate the implementation of employment systems, policies and practices that are inclusive and non-discriminatory in nature and effect and which are consistent with the terms and conditions of this Collective Agreement; and

(b) facilitate the collection and analysis of data on the current representation and distribution of African-Nova Scotians, aboriginal peoples, other racially visible persons, persons with disabilities, and women.

12.2 The College shall cultivate diversity by implementing proactive initiatives in order to increase the representation of designated group members at the College.

Designated Competitions:
12.3 (a) The College may designate competitions for vacant positions in the bargaining unit for members of diverse groups identified in clause 12.1 (b). This preference shall only apply to women in teaching assignments in which women have been traditionally under-represented at the College.
(b) The designated competitions shall apply only to newly created positions or positions that are not currently occupied by a Faculty Member with term status.
(c) The College shall advise the Union prior to posting a designated competition.

2. NSTU – Professional Support, Article 12: Workplace Diversity
Parties Promote Diversity
12.1 The parties agree to promote workplace diversity and shall, where appropriate, work together to:
(a) facilitate the implementation of employment systems, policies and practices that are inclusive and non-discriminatory in nature and effect and which are consistent with the terms and conditions of this Collective Agreement; and
(b) facilitate the collection and analysis of data on the current representation and distribution of African-Nova Scotians, aboriginal peoples, other racially visible persons, persons with disabilities, and women.
12.2 The College shall cultivate diversity by implementing proactive initiatives in order to increase the representation of designated group members at the College.

Designated Competitions:
12.3 (a) The College may designate competitions for vacant positions in the bargaining unit for members of diverse groups identified in clause 12.1 (b). This preference shall apply to women in teaching assignments in which women have been traditionally under-represented at the College.
(b) The designated competitions shall apply only to newly created positions or positions that are not currently occupied by an Employee with term status.
(c) The College shall advise the Union prior to posting a designated competition.

3. NSGEU – Operational Support, Article 14: Workplace Diversity
Purpose
14.1 The parties agree to promote workplace diversity and shall, where appropriate, work together to:
(a) facilitate the implementation of employment systems, policies and practices that are inclusive and non-discriminatory in nature and effect and which are consistent with the terms and conditions of this Collective Agreement; and
(b) facilitate the collection and analysis of data on the current representation and distribution of African-Canadians, aboriginal peoples, other racially visible persons, persons with disabilities, and women.

Designated Competitions to Encourage Diverse Applicants:
14.2 (a) Notwithstanding Article 15: Appointment and Termination of Employment, during each fiscal year (April 1- March 31) the College may designate competitions for vacant positions in the bargaining unit for members of diverse groups identified in clause 14.1 (b).
(b) The designated competitions shall only apply to newly created positions or positions that are not currently occupied by an Employee with term status.
(c) The College shall advise the Union prior to posting a designated competition.

4. Management Confidential Employee Guidelines (Page 3: Fair Hiring / Diversity)
Fair Hiring Policy: Our commitment to a values-based culture starts with the foundation of a hiring process that is welcoming, fair and equitable. The Nova Scotia Community College is committed to maintaining a standard of excellence in training, education and opportunities for lifelong learning. Our hiring practices reflect the College’s Mission, Vision and Values through the recruitment and employment of highly-qualified staff in a fair and effective manner.


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