Lead, Organizational Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) Support

City Surrey
Job ID 2022-17014
Corporate Professionals - Non-Clinical - Other Positions
Posting Date
3 months ago(5/26/2022 1:37 PM)
Employment Type
Full Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Ethics and Diversity Services
Salary at Time of Posting
$39.76-$57.15 per hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health continues to be recognized as one of BC's Top Employers, are you someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others?


Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


We have an exciting Full Time opportunity for a Lead, Organizational Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) Support to join our team. This role is based out of Central City Tower located in Surrey, BC.


Effective October 26th, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


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Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.


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Detailed Overview

Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:

Working in collaboration with the Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Language Services, leads the articulation and communication of Fraser Health's (FH) vision of respecting diversity and coordinates the development and implementation of new policies, procedures and standards which further promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the region.

The lead collaborates with relevant programs, departments and/or leaders across the organization to support the incorporation of key policies and frameworks, such as FH’s Respecting Diversity in Daily Interactions policy and the Gender Based Analysis Plus Framework, into core systems and practices across the organization


  1. Leads the implementation of diversity-related initiatives and activities across FH while ensuring the frameworks and service delivery are in alignment with FH’s vision, mission and strategic priorities
  2. Leads implementation of organizational diversity competency standards, from current state to the desired future state through idea generation, planning, design, implementation and evaluation
  3. Develops engagement strategies and action plans to promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs by applying project and change management principles
  4. Collaborates with leaders from Aboriginal Health, Professional Practice, Employee Experience and Population Health to develop an integrated approach to Diversity, Anti-Racism, Cultural Safety and Humility, Psychological Safety, Equity and Inclusion across the region, translating strategy into new models of business that are in alignment with FH’s operational objectives.
  5. Evaluates FH programs and service and identifies areas where greater diversity initiatives could be introduced.
  6. Assesses the impact of strategic initiatives from a systems perspective and manages the impacts and interdependencies with other initiatives happening in the department.
  7. Collaborates with colleagues to develop and implement internal and external communication strategies, including maintenance of the FH Diversity Services internal and external website.
  8. Represents Fraser Health and Diversity Services at various events including educational forums, professional associations, regulatory bodies, and external committees, as required.
  9. Works with colleagues to provide expert advice and counsel on matters of diversity, and seek the assistance of subject matter experts where necessary and appropriate, within the organization and the community.
  10. Collaborates with various professional practice councils, including the inter-professional practice council, to integrate diversity-specific decision tools throughout various disciplines.
  11. Represents the department on committees and projects at regional and provincial levels.


Master's Degree in Intercultural Communication, Anthropology, Sociology, Healthcare (e.g. Nursing) or a related field plus five (5) years of recent, related experience working in the Diversity field and strategic development, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


Demonstrates the LEADS capabilities of Leads Self, Engages Others, Achieves Results, Develops Coalitions and supports Systems Transformation.

Professional/Technical Capabilities

  • Working knowledge of current literature related to diversity and cultural safety.
  • Conceptual understanding of the dimensions of diversity.
  • Conceptual understanding of how to build diversity competency in the healthcare context.
  • Ability to understand, develop, maintain, and support the implementation of policies related to diversity.
  • Strong communication skills and abilities to advocate in various forums.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically.
  • Understanding of the language services (including translation and interpretation) within the healthcare context.
  • Ability to consult, plan, implement, organize and problem solve.
  • Ability to collaborate with all levels of individuals within the organization and manage sensitive and confidential issues.
  • Working knowledge of applicable legislation and regulations.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.



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