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Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Company: Momentum For Health
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

  • Develop, lead, implement, and monitor outcomes of DEI initiatives to ensure they support the agency's mission and create an inclusive work culture as well as supporting the unique needs and concerns of marginalized populations.*
  • Interface with Momentum Board of Directors, Executive Team, managers and staff, Santa Clara County (SCC) Behavioral Health Department, SCC Office of LGBTQ Affairs, SCC BHD Racial Equity and LGBTQ Council and organizations and other stakeholders. *
  • Work with the Executive Team and managers to increase the diversity of staff; provide consulting to staff to create inclusive clinical service delivery environments. *
  • Partner with the Development team to identify and secure funding for DEI initiatives and efforts that include training for staff as well as resources for clients. *
  • Partner with Human Resources to administer and evaluate the results of staff engagement and climate surveys to achieve an inclusive and diverse staff environment. *
  • Create an assessment system, track results of DEI initiatives, and communicate those results; analyze results and recommend changes accordingly. *
  • Lead and push forward the agencywide DEI strategic plan.
  • Lead and participate in professional conferences; consult and advise senior staff on leading teams that reflect the agency's DEI values.*
  • Report to the Executive Team progresses and outcomes related to DEI.
  • Identify and develop DEI trainings as needed for all staff.OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Maintain effective relations with county-wide, regional and state diversity and equity partners, and other community resources.
    • Participate in, and/or lead Agency, in-service, or department meetings and training.KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: (E = Essential; D = Desired)
      • Bachelor's degree with at least 5+ years of relevant work experience in DEI, strategy consulting, program management, learning and development or other people-related functions. (E)
      • Demonstrated impact with DEI at the agency-wide level. (E)
      • Experience with DEI best practices and demonstrated cultural/identity adeptness. (E)
      • Experience in change management and project management with the focus in cultural change and people processes. (D)
      • Demonstrated ability to manage large projects and work with senior stakeholders. (D)
      • Managerial experience. (D)
      • Effective utilization of computer technology for communication, information tracking, and accessing of online resources; proven proficiency in typing/keyboarding-minimum 30 net wpm-and a basic proficiency level in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Windows-based databases. (E)
      • Demonstrated ability to:
      • Develop and modify training materials; (E)
      • Facilitate meetings/trainings; (E)
      • Work independently and in a small team environment; (E)
      • Engage and communicate effectively with others in both verbal and written English; create and carry out written and verbal instructions in English; (E)
      • Manage and prepare data; prepare analyses of data and statistics; (E)
      • Develop positive and fruitful professional and community resource relationships through networking and marketing; (E)
      • Manage multiple tasks and demands; effectively manage time and meet required timelines; (E)
      • Employ tact and diplomacy, exercise good judgment; (E)
      • Work effectively with persons of different value systems, ethnicity, cultural backgrounds, language capabilities and disabilities; (E)
      • Exhibit exemplary customer service, compassion, and care in the execution of all duties and interactions. (E)
      • Knowledge of:
      • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and social justice ideology and practices; (E)
      • Leadership, team management, and interpersonal skills; (E)
      • Training development and design; (E)
      • Presentation skills; (E)
      • Community resources, including those required to meet the non-mental health needs of the target population; (E)
      • HIPAA and other patient-protective legislation; (E)
      • A valid California Driver License, with access to a reliable vehicle/for driving a company vehicle, current proof of auto liability insurance, and a clean DMV record. (E)
      • Physical requirements needed to perform the essential functions of this job, with or without accommodation:
      • Hearing and talking on telephone and in person; standing, walking, sitting, pinching and finger flexion are required constantly (over 2/3 of the workday); (E)
      • Lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, crouching, and kneeling are required occasionally (under 1/3 of the workday); (E)
      • Balancing, climbing and crawling are generally not required.

Keywords: Momentum For Health, San Jose , Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Executive , San Jose, California

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