Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.43
Liaison Connie Norton
Submission Date May 3, 2011
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Simon Fraser University
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Candace Le Roy
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Services
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

“Mandate: The mandate of the University Equity Advisory Committee is to act as an advisory body to the Director, Human Rights and Equity.”

“Responsibilities:
• To provide advice on ways to raise the awareness of the campus community about equity issues
• To advise the Director, Human Rights and Equity on the development of goals, plans and timetables for implementing employment equity at Simon Fraser University
• To provide advice on the review and analysis of formal and informal employment practices, policies and procedures at Simon Fraser University
• To recommend strategies to identify and eliminate practices which may have the effect of being discriminatory
• To assist the Director, Human Rights and Equity in drafting and updating policies with regard to employment equity at the University
• To bring forward concerns that committee members and their organizations or the designated group members they represent have regarding the continuing implementation of employment equity programs
• To act as an advocacy group for equity issues at Simon Fraser University”


Members of the committee, including affiliations :

• one representative from APSA
• one representative from CUPE 3338
• one representative from Poly Party
• one representative from SFUFA
• one representative from TSSU
• one representative for each of the designated equity groups (First Nations, people with disabilities, visible minorities, and women in non-traditional areas of work)
• Executive Director, Human Resources
• Associate Vice-President, Academic
• Director, Human Rights and Equity


The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity office?:
Yes

A brief description of the diversity office:

The diversity office, led by the director, human rights and equity, handles all university concerns regarding discrimination, harassment, and any other potential human rights or diversity questions.


The number of people employed in the diversity office:
1

The website URL where information about the diversity and equity office is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity coordinator?:
Yes

Diversity coordinator’s name:
Brenda Taylor

Diversity coordinator's position title:
Director, human rights and equity

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:

The director runs the Human Rights Office, and acts as the chair of the University Equity Advisory Committee.


The website URL where information about the diversity and equity coordinator is available:

The director, human rights and equity refused to participate in this project; all information collected was gathered from online sources alone.

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