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Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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FareStart
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Seattle, WA
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Published 9 days ago

The Company: FareStart is a James Beard Award-winning nonprofit organization that transforms lives, disrupts poverty, and nourishes communities through food, life skills and job training.

The Job: Reporting to and in coordination with the Chief People & Inclusion Officer, the Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) will function as the organizations SME on all matters pertaining to diversity equity and inclusion (DEI). Guided by our mission and values, this individual will be responsible for curating, implementing, and managing FareStart's DEI initiatives. They will partner with leadership and workgroups to further enhance DEI efforts that attracts and retains diverse candidates. The director will continue to cultivate an environment where individuals who have been historically underrepresented based on race/ethnicity, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, ability, or military status feel safe, included, and able to bring their full selves to each day.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Building upon and further integrating FareStart's DEI strategy and plans across all aspects of the organization
  • Developing, leading, and supporting strategic and programmatic initiatives that have measurable impact
  • Working collaboratively with our senior leadership and director teams to embed DEI values into our workforce and business strategies
  • Developing and updating policies and practices that ensure an inclusive workplace
  • Guiding, mentoring, and supporting our DEI workgroups and affinity groups
  • Collaborating with our Talent and Development Manager to build workforce DEI acumen including training and curriculum development for our workforce and programs
  • Partnering with our HR team on programs and initiatives that attracts, develops, and retains diverse talent

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience/Skills/Attributes

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of progressive experience leading DEI efforts and curating multi-year DEI strategies
  • Experience collaborating and building diverse teams
  • Track record of advising and coaching employees at all organizational levels
  • Experience curating DEI learning and development strategies
  • Deep understanding of DEI best practices
  • Expertise in employee communications and change management
  • Experience collaborating across departments and working with Employee Resource Groups

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is strongly preferred.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • During public stay at home order, employee will be working remote.
  • COVID-19 Consideration: We coordinate with the King County Public Health Department and the CDC to follow all required protocols

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.

The Location: FareStart, 700 Virginia, Seattle, WA 98101

Why Should You Apply?

  • Be part of our mission to disrupt poverty.
  • Join a supportive, respectful and celebratory community among our staff, students, board, and volunteers
  • Organizational commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace
  • FareStart encourages the personal and professional growth of its employees

FareStart is an Equal Opportunity Employer serving people of various communities and backgrounds. We seek applicants who value diversity and inclusivity. Women, People of Color, and Members of the LGBTQIA+ Community are encouraged to apply.

The Company: FareStart is a James Beard Award-winning nonprofit organization that transforms lives, disrupts poverty, and nourishes communities through food, life skills and job training.

The Job: Reporting to and in coordination with the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Benefits

The Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wage based on experience and qualifications
  • Paid time-off (3 weeks first year of employment) and paid holidays
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Health, disability, and life insurance
  • Free ORCA pass
  • Free Shift Meal (when on-site)

The Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wage based on experience and qualifications
  • Paid time-off (3 weeks first year of employment) and paid holidays
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Health…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Seattle, WA
Associated Location
Seattle, WA, USA

How to Apply

Please apply using this link: https://hrbrg.co/12mdtf

Please apply using this link: https://hrbrg.co/12mdtf

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