The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Officer is a management level classification with a direct reporting relationship to the City Manager. This position focuses on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives and programs both internally and within the community. The DEI Officer oversees the DEI Program and works directly with departments and the community to champion City wide equity issues and foster acceptance and respect for all. This position coordinates Citywide DEI programs and activities; promotes efforts to achieve diversity, equity, and inclusion within the City; provides strategic direction and consultation to departments on issues regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives; establishes learning programs designed to increase awareness and support of racial equity, diversity, and inclusion values; and coordinates assigned activities with other departments, outside agencies, and the general public.
Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in sociology, human resources, education, public administration, ethnic studies, organizational behavior, or a closely related field; and four years of professional experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion, community outreach, social justice, including program development, strategic planning and/or consulting. A master’s degree in the above areas is desirable.
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($) 7898.3 - ($) 10141.6