The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Human Resources and Recruiting

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of People and Culture, the Accessibility Manager is responsible for ensuring that products, services, and environments are designed and operated in a way that is accessible to all individuals and incorporates feedback from those with lived experience. Additionally, this role is responsible for the oversight of the NSLC's accessibility plan roadmap and relevant committees, which includes collaboration with multi-stakeholder teams at various corporate levels to ensure action items are developed and followed through to completion.

What you'll do


Essential Responsibilities

  • Support the corporate wide integration of the NSLC's Accessibility Plan, ensuring that the plan's roadmap to completion is sufficient in scope to reflect NSLC's operations and the requirements of key stakeholders, including employees and customers
  • Provide relevant recommendations for updates on subsequent versions of the plan
  • Coordinate with key internal and external experts/stakeholders as required to develop and deliver on the execution of the accessibility plan action items
  • Function as the primary Liaison between the NSLC and the Province of Nova Scotia Accessibility Directorate; monitor for provincial accessibility standards as they are developed
  • Oversight of the NSLC's internal and external Accessibility Advisory Committees; lead the recruitment of new members, ongoing engagement plan, chair meetings and monitor and report on activities
  • Review and recommend modifications to the Accessibility plan as required (minimum every 3 years)
  • Lead collaboration with workstreams owners (e.g Talent Acquisition, Workplace Health and Safety, ESG/Community Investment, Insights and Strategy) to, identify, develop and integrate strategies aligned with the Accessibility goals at NSLC
  • Identify and foster relevant opportunities for outreach for accessible employment initiatives, working in collaboration with the recruitment team.
  • Identify and deliver on relevant key performance indicators and targets for accessibility at the NSLC

Team Leadership

  • Foster strong relationships with the People and Culture team to support overall organizational change with respect to accessibility
  • Learn and understand the needs of a diverse set of employees across the organization.
  • Provide leadership support to team members involved with the execution of inclusion and diversity related projects, initiatives, and outcomes.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Monitor and stay current in the evolving fields of disability and accessibility
  • Serve as the NSLC's subject matter expert, content owner and advisor in accessibility
  • Advise on the NSLC's respectful workplace practices and policies, ensuring an inclusive and equitable lens is incorporated
  • Identify key dates for disability and accessibility recognition and provide guidance on the implementation of events while supporting the Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator
  • Assist in preparation of business unit plan and budget, monitor and report to VP on budget, prepare project definition and scope documents as required
  • Demonstrate commitment to the NSLC's values
  • Demonstrate commitment to the NSLC's social responsibility mandate
  • Demonstrate commitment to workplace health and safety
  • Other related duties as assigned; travel within and outside the province as required

What you'll need


As a qualified candidate, you will have:

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline
  • Seven years related experience in the field(s) of accessibility and inclusion
  • Experience in a medium to large corporate setting
  • Demonstrated strong ability to persuade and influence

As an ideal candidate you will have:

  • Project management experience would be considered an asset
  • Lived experience as a person with a disability
  • Demonstrated inclusion and accessibility expertise
  • Experience in a unionized environment

A little bit about us

Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC)

Be Part of Something Good - Our people are the heart of what we do, why we do it, and are the key to our ongoing success

Since 1930, we have come together for the good of this beautiful province we call home. The NSLC manages the safe and responsible sale of beverage alcohol and cannabis in Nova Scotia. We contribute to the good of our province with responsible sales, the impact we have on the communities we serve and by the financial contribution we make that helps create a stronger Nova Scotia. We are committed to improving the well-being of our customers, employees and communities across the province. For more information about the NSLC, please visit our website.

A diverse team equals success When our team members bring their true selves to work, we celebrate. We know that diversity of thought, identity,culture,and background makes for an innovative and successful team. If you require accommodations for an interview or need support in applying, please contact us at [email protected]

Are you interested?

Work With Us

If interested, please apply online by submitting your resume and cover letter no later than 11:59 pm on July 15, 2024 (or position is filled).