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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
The East-West Center is accepting applications for a two-year, limited position as a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coordinator. This position oversees Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) efforts throughout the East-West Center (EWC). Serving as a subject-matter expert and organizational culture champion, the incumbent will work collaboratively with Management Operations and the Human Resources Office to implement a robust, integrated DE&I strategy that spans compliance, accountability, retention, employee engagement, talent acquisition, and learning and development. The position will foster innovation in DE&I initiatives by using meaningful data to measure compliance with and aligned business strategies to DE&I principles and with regard to Title VII, Affirmative Action and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Additionally, this position will have primary responsibility for ensuring compliance with Title IX to support the organizational climate in which all members of the EWC team are protected from all forms of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, and gender-based harassment and discrimination.
The DE&I Coordinator will serve as a liaison with DE&I Committee and other stakeholders to develop initiatives and processes at the Center along with providing support to programs that promote equity for under-represented minorities on the EWC campus.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus four (4) years of relevant experience in the fields of equity, diversity, and inclusion, affirmative action, and/or laws and regulations related to diversity, equal opportunity, Title IX, and other related matters.
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of DE&I principles (e.g. – intersectionality, accessibility, accountability, etc.), including the ability to clearly articulate DE&I value and plans to various audiences.
• Demonstrated success partnering with a wide range of stakeholders and prioritizing DE&I objectives and goals; able to motivate, persuade, and influence at all levels to ensure operational alignment and high impact execution.
• Experience compiling, analyzing, and integrating DE&I information from a variety of sources and demonstrates strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills. Background and experience with DE&I issues.
• Proven leadership in change management, strategic planning, fiscal, development and program sustainability.
• High degree of discretion working on assignments of extremely sensitive and confidential nature associated with investigations and legal proceedings related to Title IX and/or Title VII.
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of using trauma informed practices during Title IX and/or Title VII investigations.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word, database management and presentation applications, and editing website content within an organization’s intranet.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
• Growth mindset: a curiosity to approach (hard) problems in novel ways and an orientation toward continuous learning.
• Structured problem-solver: can tackle complex problems, developing data-driven solutions.
• Operational prowess / change management: ability to craft practical operational plans to achieve clear, measurable goals.
• Emotional intelligence: an ability to connect with people with varied views, actively listen, coach and influence to drive toward common goals.
• Champion DE&I: strong voice for inclusion and belonging with internal and external audiences, championing EWC culture and values to audiences in all communities.
• Ease with data: a facility working with data to understand a problem, to tell a story, to influence others.
SALARY: $73,514.85 which includes a cost-of-living allowance (COLA) currently at 10.28% (subject to change) and an attractive total compensation package.
HOW TO APPLY: Submit an application by clicking the APPLY FOR THIS JOB NOW button on the right side of this page. Application information should include a cover letter with position title and a statement addressing how the qualifications are met, a resume, and names and addresses of three professional references. Screening and assessment will be based on the materials submitted. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
An Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
As required under Title IX, the East-West Center does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs or activities it operates, including in admissions and employment.
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