Indigenous Hiring at
Toronto Metropolitan University
Toronto Metropolitan University is making an effort to increase our number of Indigenous employees to reflect the diversity of our student population and the community around us. We recognize that the talents of diverse people drive innovation and help make TMU a great place to study and work. For this reason, we are strengthening our outreach activities and partnering with community organizations, so we can attract people like you to contribute to the success of the University. TMU is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fact: 70,000 Indigenous people reside in the Greater Toronto Area (2013).
Holistic Indigenous HR Inclusion Strategy
- Provide expertise to hiring committees in the recruiting, hiring and retention of Indigenous faculty and staff.
- Increased outreach and the awareness of Indigenous employment-related issues of both historical and contemporary realities along with cultural knowledge which affects the recruitment and retention of Indigenous people’s.
- Empower, support and coach Indigenous candidates in the application, interview and hiring process for faculty and staffing opportunities.
- Develop and Implement Seminars and Presentations for Conferences, Human Resource courses, Employers, and Department Head Committees.
Indigenous Employee Inclusion at TMU
TMU’s Academic Plan, Our Time to Lead outlines respect for Indigenous perspectives as one of its primary values. As an employer, this means embracing Indigenous faculty and staff, and increasing Indigenous representation across all levels of the campus. Our goal is to reflect the diversity of our students and the community around us.
We are strong and resilient people with unique identities and diverse backgrounds who have a multitude of transferrable skills, work, education (informal and formal) and lived experiences that can positively transform every workplace.
Tracey King, MEd, Indigenous Human Resources Consultant
For more information about starting your career with TMU, please contact Tracey King:
Toll Free: 1-866-496-7047