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Aboriginal Employment

Three Aboriginal employees smiling for a group photo outside Ryerson's Kerr Hall.

Aboriginal employee inclusion at Ryerson

Ryerson’s Academic Plan, Our Time to Lead outlines respect for Aboriginal perspectives as one of its primary values. As an employer, this means embracing Aboriginal faculty and staff, and increasing Aboriginal representation across all levels of the campus. Our goal is to reflect the diversity of our students and the community around us.

Resources for Aboriginal candidates during the hiring process

We recognize that the talents of diverse people drive innovation and help make Ryerson a great place to study and work. We are strengthening our community outreach activities and partnering with organizations to attract Aboriginal Peoples to contribute to the university’s success.

With access to services specifically for Aboriginal employees, employment at Ryerson means being able to bring your whole self to work.

Tracey King, Aboriginal Human Resources Consultant.

For support in the hiring process contact:

Tracey King
Aboriginal Human Resources Consultant
t26king@ryerson.ca
416-979-5000, ext. 4705

 

Truth and Reconciliation at Ryerson University

Increasing the number of Indigenous faculty and staff at Ryerson, and create space for Traditional Knowledge Keepers, is one of Ryerson’s goals as outlined in PDF filethe University’s Truth and Reconciliation Consultation Report.

We recognize that the talents of diverse people drive innovation and help make Ryerson a great place to study and work. We are strengthening our community outreach activities and partnering with varied organizations to attract Aboriginal people to contribute the university’s success.

Learn more about Aboriginal inclusion at Ryerson

The First Nations, Métis and Inuit Community Group

First Nations, Métis and Inuit faculty, instructors and staff from across the university who come together to learn from each other. Group members are invited to provide input on different types of support, community socials, speakers and activities to determine agendas and topics.

Ryerson's human resources Aboriginal approach in service

Based on the four directions (north, east, south and west) and their corresponding dimensions (mind, spirit, emotion and body), this image represents Ryerson’s commitment to Aboriginal employees.