The Office of the Vice President, People, Equity and Inclusion transforms the SFU experience through Inclusive Excellence and people-centred practices to achieve equitable outcomes. The portfolio oversees People and Organization Development, Human Resources and Labour Relations and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. The portfolio also supports Equity and Faculty Experience in collaboration with the Provost and VP Academic who leads Faculty Relations.

The People and Organization Development Office leads the implementation of the People Plan, a holistic long-term plan that engages and supports employees throughout their tenure at SFU. This Office encompasses learning and development, wellness and recovery, leadership growth and administrative services such as recruitment and retention. 

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People & Organization Development

Human Resources Labour Relations

The Human Resources and Labour Relations Office creates and maintains the framework and processes that allow our people to thrive. This Office holds strong relationships with our employee groups, and oversees our HR data systems, collective agreements, compensation and immigration services. 

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The EDI Office, also known as the Equity Office, leads the implementation of the Equity Compass, a strategic plan that outlines how we will embed EDI principles and values throughout the university to support an inclusive and safe environment for our community. The Equity Office provides toolkits, resources and supports for all levels of the organization and provides the foundation for the People Plan. 

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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Faculty experience

In collaboration with the Faculty Relations Office, the Office of People, Equity and Inclusion advises on equity programs and initiatives, and operational services such as faculty benefits administration and immigration support for teaching and research faculty, librarian and archivist faculty, and academic administrators.  The Faculty Relations Office with all roles and functions supporting collective agreement administration, supporting faculties and faculty affairs, reports to the Provost’s Office.

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