Government

Senior Staff Specialist (Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion)

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near San Francisco, CA
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Published 20 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Application Deadline
June 17, 2024
Experience Level
Intermediate
Salary
USD $120,272.88 - $146,192.43 / year

Description

Join an agency committed to creating a healthy breathing environment for every Bay Area resident while protecting and improving public health, air quality, and the global climate!


The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District) is a regional government agency, committed to achieving clean air to protect the public's health and the environment. The Air District accomplishes this goal through regulation of industrial facilities and various outreach and incentive programs designed to encourage clean air choices. The Air District's jurisdiction encompasses all of seven counties - Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Napa, and portions of two others - southwestern Solano and southern Sonoma.


At the Air District, we take pride in our commitment to fostering a workplace that values diversity and promotes cultural awareness. We prioritize employee engagement by providing a collaborative and inclusive environment that encourages active participation and open dialogue. Additionally, we believe in pay equity and strive to create an equitable compensation structure. With a strong emphasis on work-life balance, we understand the importance of supporting our employees' well-being both inside and outside the workplace. Join us in a dynamic and inclusive culture where your contributions are celebrated and your growth is nurtured.


The Air District is conducting an open recruitment for the position of Senior Staff Specialist in the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Office. This is a full-time, represented position for one (1) vacancy.


The Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Office leads the Air District’s effort to develop and sustain an inclusive and supportive workforce where every employee is respected, valued and appreciated. The vision and guiding principles of the Office involve the Air District's commitment to:

  • Valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion at the agency and throughout the Bay Area.
  • Using diversity, equity, and inclusion as part of: decision-making strategies, policies, procedures, regulations, funding initiatives, public outreach, planning, and hiring. 
  • A zero tolerance of all forms of discrimination and harassment. 
  • Workplace and programmatic practices that exemplify these principles. 


About the Position

The Senior Staff Specialist (Senior DEI Specialist) promotes and fosters an inclusive work environment. Their key duties typically include assisting in developing and implementing strategies, policies, trainings and programs that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the agency. They collect, analyze, and report on diversity metrics and demographic data to track progress and identify areas for improvement. They ensure organizational policies and practices comply with DEI principles and relevant laws by reviewing policies to remove potential biases. They also build and maintain relationships with diverse communities and external partners to support the organization’s DEI goals and initiatives. Serving as a resource and advisor to leadership and staff on DEI matters, they provide guidance on best practices and emerging trends in the field. Furthermore, they assist in creating a formalized supplier diversity process that supports equitable contracting opportunities. Overall, the Senior DEI Specialist works to create a work environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and included, ultimately contributing to the agency’s overall success.


Definition

Under direction, provides lead direction and performs the more complex administrative, technical, and specialized functions in the areas of incentives, contracts, business services, finance, budget, and facility management; and performs related work as assigned.


Distinguishing Characteristics

This is the advanced lead level in the Staff Specialist series. Incumbents may provide lead direction and may be assigned to perform the more complex duties. This class is distinguished from the Supervising Staff Specialist in that the latter assigns, supervises, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned staff. This class is distinguished from Staff Specialist I/II, which is at the journey level, and does not typically perform lead work or the most complex duties.

Join an agency committed to creating a healthy breathing environment for every Bay Area resident while protecting and improving public health, air quality, and the global climate!


The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District…

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near San Francisco, CA
375 Beale St, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA

How to Apply

Interested individuals must submit a completed Air District application, along with a chronological resume and the answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire no later than 5 p.m. on Monday June 17, 2024. Applications are accepted online; please visit our website at www.baaqmd.gov/jobs to apply.

Interested individuals must submit a completed Air District application, along with a chronological resume and the answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire no later than 5 p.m…

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