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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant

Wake County Government
Full Time
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Job description
What You'll Be Doing

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Consultant embodies DEI values through open-mindedness, creativity, and a drive to build diversity, equity, and inclusivity, fostering a culture of inclusion, allowing everyone to bring their authentic selves to the workplace.

The DEI Consultant will:
Lead the conceptualization, planning, implementation and evaluation of DEI strategies, programs, and initiatives for departments and divisions. This includes identifying departmental DEI goals, developing annual plan, and supporting successful implementation
Assist with various DEI initiatives for Wake County Government to include: facilitating professional development and training opportunities; coordinating and facilitating courageous conversations and DEI programming; planning and executing cultural celebrations and other diversity calendar events; and assisting with strategic internal and external communications
Support the creation of short and long-term equity goals, track metrics, and develop reports that measure results and inform decision making. Evaluate impacts of DEI strategies through effective goal setting, key performance indicators (KPI), action plans, and surveys
Reimagine systems and infrastructures that may perpetuate inequities in practices, policies, and programs
About Our Team

Wake County is firmly committed to becoming an even more diverse, equitable and inclusive employer.

"Inclusion is not a matter of political correctness. It is the key to growth."- Jesse Jackson
"When we listen and celebrate what is both common and different, we become a wiser, more inclusive, and better organization." ~ Pat Wadors

The Basics (Required Education and Experience)

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a relevant degree
Three or more years of job-related experience
Equivalent education and experience will be accepted
Beyond the Basics (Preferred Education and Experience)

Great to have, but not required

Professional experience building DEI programs
Process and project management experience
Policy development skills and execution experience
Effective communicator and writer

How Will We Know You're 'The One'?
Demonstrate a broad understanding of DEI theories and practice
Think “outside-of-the-box” to create new and innovative programming
Develop and sustain exceptional partnerships with County Leadership and Employees
Embody DEI concepts in all professional activities and interactions
Plan and deliver effective and engaging educational experiences such as presentations and trainings to people with varying levels of understanding
Research DEI trends and best practices and translate concepts into successful program enhancements
Stay organized, and keep projects and initiatives on-track to meet program milestones
Track, analyze and report on data through benchmarking, needs assessments, focus groups, and surveys
Participates in continued DEI trainings and certifications for ongoing development
About This Position

Location: Waverly F. Akins Wake County Office Building Raleigh, NC

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:15 pm

Hiring Range: $57,623 - $97,966

Posting Closing Date: 7:00 pm on 7/29/2022

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