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Diversity Equity Inclusion Consultant

Description

Summary:
USYS is looking for a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Consultant who will assist the organization in developing and executing diversity strategies that help meet USYS strategic plan goals. The ultimate objective of this role is to guide best practices within the area of DE&I in our everyday operations. This is a short-term assignment with completion of the commitment not to exceed one year. This position can be remote. No relocation assistance is provided.
 
Posted Date:
9/9/2020
 
Job Location:
 
Position Type:
Part-Time
 
Contact Name:
Yvette Saenz
 
Contact Email:
ysaenz@usyouthsoccer.org
 
Description:

CONSULTANT OVERVIEW

USYS is looking for a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Consultant who will assist the organization in developing and executing diversity strategies that help meet USYS strategic plan goals. The ultimate objective of this role is to guide best practices within the area of DE&I in our everyday operations. This is a short-term assignment with completion of the commitment not to exceed one year. This position can be remote. No relocation assistance is provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the development of a national policy for USYS programs and initiatives related to hiring, retention, development, and compensation of qualified DE&I candidates
  • Facilitate the development of critical measures of success for USYS strategies including creating deep insight using our data to guide decision making across the organization;
  • Conduct a DE&I benchmark assessment of USYS diversity, equity, and inclusion practices. The assessment will identify our strengths and needs for further training and program development.
  • Facilitate the development of a 1-3 year strategy to improve DE&I principles/practices within USYS, its programs and membership
  • Facilitate the development of a training and planning program for our organization. Priorities for training will be identified using this assessment. The program may, but is not limited to, include the following types of modules or others:
    • High-level presentation of assessment and goal
    • Bias training
    • Identifying resources to improve the understanding and implementation of DE&I principles
    • Implementing tactics to improve DE&I
    • How to evaluate effectiveness of DE&I initiatives
    • Cultural competence training with a view toward creating space for inclusive dialogue
    • Incorporating DE&I practices in hiring
    • Production of a recorded training module which sets out goals, policies, and raising awareness that can be used for all staff and future onboarding
  • Basic Qualifications:
    • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience in Human Resources, Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity or related discipline.
    • 5 years of experience working with Diversity and Inclusion issues a leading organization.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated understanding and application of the concepts related to diversity, belonging, and inclusion, as well as the context and cultures within organizations that impact the implementation and management of effective change efforts;
    • Strategic mindset with a bias towards action and creative problem-solving;
    • Experience navigating race, gender, and equity dynamics across multiple national contexts;
    • Strong project/program management skills with a proven track record of demonstrated good judgment, innovative thought leadership, and creativity;
    • Strong collaborator and influencer - ability to reach beyond the immediate scope to influence and lead change initiatives with multiple senior stakeholders;
    • Highly effective communicator with the ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex ideas, unique concepts, and proposals to enroll team, peers, and management. Excellent writing and presentation skills.

Application
Please submit a cover letter or short proposal outlining:

  • Your experience relevant to the scope of work;
  • Examples of previous, relevant work;
  • An estimate of the time and fees required to perform the listed activities in the scope of work. For fees, you may provide either the hourly rate for proposed staff; a day rate; or an estimate of the total cost;
  • CV/Resume and links to online or social media profiles.

Deadline

  • Deadline is September 25, 2020;
  • Please submit your application packet to Yvette Saenz at ysaenz@usyouthsoccer.org
  •  No phone calls please.
 
 
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