The International Human Rights Program enhances the legal protection of existing and emerging international human rights obligations through advocacy, knowledge-exchange, and capacity-building initiatives that provide experiential learning opportunities for students and legal expertise to civil society.
The Director, International Human Rights Program (IHRP) provides clinical, educational, and administrative leadership and support to the IHRP. The incumbent is the primary contact and responsible for all matters related to the IHRP. Working closely with the Faculty, including the Assistant Dean, the Director develops priorities, strategies, and objectives for the IHRP. The Director oversees all of the IHRP’s advocacy initiatives, including the clinic, working groups, speaker series, Rights Review magazine, internships, and mentorship program. The incumbent works with the Faculty to select advocacy opportunities for the IHRP, supervises students working on advocacy, and develops and delivers clinical legal education programs at the Faculty. The Director organizes and runs seminars, programs, workshops and conferences; drafts position papers, reports, and pleadings; represents the IHRP to various stakeholder groups, including the legal profession, judiciary, policy makers, public interest advocates, private organizations, government, funders and law schools across Canada and internationally; and oversees all operations, including internal and external communications, finances, fundraising, public relations, and publications.
Employee Group: Professional / Managerial
Appointment Type: Grant – Continuing
Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: PM 4 — Hiring Zone: $91,506 – $106,758 — Broadband Salary Range: $91,506 – $152,510
Job Field: Student Academic Experience
Job Posting: Apr 22, 2020
Job Closing: Jun 18, 2020, 5:59:00 AM