As the regulator of the legal profession, the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society protects the public interest in the practice of law. The Society is the independent, trusted and respected regulator of the legal profession. Acting in the public interest, they provide leadership, value and support to a competent, ethical, inclusive and engaged legal profession.
The Society is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of designated groups and the citizens we serve. We welcome applicants from groups who have historically faced barriers to employment. We encourage you to self-identify in your application.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager, Equity and Access leads the advancement of equity, diversity, and inclusion principles and practices as well as cultural proficiency within the legal profession, among Society staff and volunteers and within the justice system, in general. The Manager addresses all forms of discrimination in the legal profession and promotes a profession that reflects the public it serves in Nova Scotia.
The Manager, Equity and Access advances access to legal services projects and the Society’s initiatives for equity seeking communities in support of the Society’s broad strategic goals. The position advises the Society on equity and access issues and how to incorporate them into policy and operations, ensuring an equity lens is applied to all work the Society does.
The Manager, Equity and Access is a unique position requiring sound judgment with the ability to act both as an internal consultant to the Society and its members and as an advocate for community organizations advancing their interests in the justice system.
If you’re interested in this exciting career opportunity, please submit your application in confidence (including resume and cover letter) to the Society via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We offer a competitive salary based on experience and qualifications and a full benefit package as well as a retirement savings program.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.