Accessibility Advisory Committee Member

Accessibility Advisory Committee Member

  • Volunteer
  • Anywhere

Type of position: Volunteer, eligible for Co-Curricular Record

Length of term: September 1st, 2022 to April 31st, 2023

Deadline to apply: August 15th, 2022 at 11:59pm

Description: Concordia University is committed to a welcoming, inclusive, and accessible experience for all staff, faculty, students, and visitors. We seek to proactively remove barriers to access and embed Universal Design (UD) in addition to individualized accommodations in academic, work, and other activities in Concordia’s physical and virtual environments. Concordia prioritizes UD across all campus environments and experiences. To move forward with these goals, Concordia University’s Equity Office has established an Accessibility Advisory Committee to assist in overseeing and coordinating institutional efforts regarding accessibility and promoting awareness that accessibility is a shared responsibility across the university. The Accessibility Advisory Committee will provide a forum for consultation and collaboration on campus-wide initiatives relative to improving the accessibility of the University and its campuses for persons with disabilities whether they are employees, students, visitors, or members of the public.

Eligibility: The position is open to all undergraduate students. Applicants must be available for mandatory committee meetings (2 to 3 meetings per semester). Students with disabilities and/or those with a special interest in accessibility are highly encouraged to consider being a member of this committee.

How to apply: Email your CV and a brief letter of intent to appointments@csu.qc.ca with “Accessibility Advisory Committee Member 2022” as the subject line.

 

– The Concordia Student Union welcomes the contributions that individuals from traditionally marginalized communities, as outlined under the prohibited grounds for discrimination in the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, bring to our organization. Marginalized communities include racialized people and visible minorities; Indigenous people; women; 2SLGBTQIA+ people; ethnic minorities; language minorities; and people with disabilities. Applicants shall feel free to self-identify in their cover letter or application if they are a member of a marginalized community. Candidates may also feel free to include the phrase “I would like to be considered for employment equity” to be considered for employment equity without disclosing which group they are a part of.

To apply for this job email your details to appointments@csu.qc.ca.