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- Diversity & Engagement Manager Human Rights Campaign Diversity & Engagement Manager, DC, USA

Diversity & Engagement Manager
Human Rights Campaign 

Location: USA – Washington, DC
Tracking Code: 282-928

Description – 

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team. 

Position Summary: 

The Diversity & Engagement Manager will provide support to the Director of Diversity & Inclusion to facilitate and implement internal diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy, action plans, goals and organizational benchmarks. The Manager will develop and manage systems and metrics to monitor goals and benchmarks related to D&I initiatives, manage and implement select departmental programs, and help coordinate and implement D&I curriculum and trainings to ensure policies are carried out through practice. The Diversity & Engagement Manager will serve as an integral member of a staff team and support to the department director to ensure the diversity, equity and inclusion interests and needs of HRC are respected and met. 

 Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide general support to the Director of Diversity & Inclusion in the execution of the work of the department.
  • Work with other staff stakeholder teams as needed (e.g. the Human Resources & Leadership Development Team and the Executive Team) to implement clearly defined internal D&I strategies.
  • Manage systems and maintain data to monitor goals and benchmarks. Maintain a dashboard to ensure accountability, tracking, and monitoring of internal staff D&I efforts.
  • Coordinate and help implement a curriculum for developing staff competencies on a range of diversity issues, including LGBTQ identities and intersectional issues. 
  • Help prepare and deliver highly-engaging/effective in-person and online training, presentations and discussions on a wide variety of topics.
  • Provide support to the Diversity Leadership Team, a coordinating body overseeing D&I activities throughout the HRC board and staff structure.
  • Help prepare periodic reports to senior HRC leaders.
  • Inspire colleagues to achieve new levels of D&I expertise, confidence, and productivity.
  • Keep abreast of HRC’s climate by regularly talking with all stakeholders.
  • Represent HRC at various community, civic, and professional meetings and conferences as requested.
  • Provide organizational support to implement internal D&I goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Position Qualifications:

  • Commitment to LGBTQ equality is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) and minimum three years related experience. 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Experience in public speaking, facilitation and training & development of diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Foundational knowledge about racial and gender justice issues, and inclusion concepts like intersectionality required.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency across multiple communities. Experience working within underrepresented/marginalized communities a plus.
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, goal-driven and confirmed ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with a positive attitude, meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced, highly-collaborative environment
  • High emotional intelligence and ability to navigate different perspectives. Excellent active listening skills.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality, astuteness and strong professional ethics are required.
  • Ability to effectively work across a wide variety of constituency groups and organize support for goals and plans.
  • Ability to function with a high level of independence and to work collaboratively.
  • Excellent judgment, political sensitivity and the ability to act collaboratively and discreetly.
  • Exceptional time-management skills, work ethic and ability to work under tight deadlines and multi-task.
  • Ability to effectively use a variety of computer programs including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Google Apps, Project and other applications, including web-based tools.
  • Ability to navigate databases.
  • This position requires a willingness, ability and flexibility to regularly work hours that vary from standard office hours, including weekends and evenings, to support events and meetings.
  • Some travel is required, including weekends. 

All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically.  Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply. 

No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status.  

To Apply

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Posted on 6 September 2017
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