Outreach Coordinator, Special Investigations Unit

Outreach Coordinator

Note: The duties of the job will require the successful candidate to travel within the region/throughout the province to perform the duties of the position.

For more information on Special Investigations Unit’s (SIU) Mission, Vision and Values and the Investigators Creed, check out www.siu.on.ca.

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ministry of the Attorney General, requires a creative and proactive professional to develop, implement and deliver outreach programming for the SIU by building acceptance of the organization by the public and the police.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As the Outreach Coordinator, you will:

  • Develop a proactive outreach function, establish partnerships to promote awareness and improve accessibility of the SIU to the general public.
  • Deliver SIU-related presentations to various stakeholders and audiences.
  • Assume lead role in reporting SIU outreach and information of interest to First Nations organizations.
  • Assume joint responsibility for the creation and dissemination of the SIU annual report.
  • Assume lead role in administration of SIU Director’s Resource Committee.
  • Assess the viability of current promotional products and improve current and/or develop new tools to promote the SIU effectively by capitalizing on input from clients and the outreach team to create new opportunities to improve outreach.
  • Establish active relationships with national and provincial organizations, develop a network of connections with community leaders, and maintain liaison with the education sector by ensuring partnerships are managed in a productive, sensitive, responsible and accountable manner.
  • Work closely with the Communications Coordinator to coordinate SIU messaging.
  • Occasionally provide back-up to the Communications Coordinator by serving as the SIU’s media spokesperson.

Location: Mississauga

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge & Experience:

  • You have proven knowledge of outreach programming and experience coordinating outreach activities.
  • You have proven knowledge of performance measurement and operational planning.
  • You can represent the ministry/division program and strategic position on issues.

Analytical Skills:

  • You have experience assessing client needs and determining resource requirements.
  • You have experience weighing costs and benefits, and making appropriate recommendations.
  • You can acquire and apply knowledge of the SIU programs, goals and objectives.

Communication & Interpersonal Skills:

  • You have demonstrated oral and written communication skills to maintain productive relationships with stakeholders.
  • You have consensus-building and relationship management skills to build effective business relationships.
  • You have a high degree of diplomacy, political acuity, and judgement to work with various stakeholders.
  • You have presentation skills to make presentations, conduct meetings, share information, and present and prepare reports, planning documents, presentations, briefings and proposals.

Project & Event Management:

  • You have proven project management and event management skills.
  • You have experience dealing with, and responding to, conflicting priorities.

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontario-public-service-anti-racism-policy > and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ops-inclusion-diversity-blueprint > pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code < http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/ontario-human-rights-code >. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Salary Range: $69,425 – $100,036 Per Year

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months (with possibility of extension), 5090 Commerce Boulevard, Mississauga, Central Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check


  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Development Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual’s employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures, including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated’ under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.

Please apply online, only, by Thursday, April 21, 2022, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers, and entering Job ID 179614 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.