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Department Overview The Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) department is a strategic leader, thought partner, and implementer for the Office of the President. The EDI department collaborates closely with organizational leaders to build an enduring anti-racist organization that dismantles all forms of systemic discrimination while advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion for all at the University of California Office of the President. We strive to foster an environment where every employee feels genuinely respected, appreciated, and valued.
Position Summary The EDI Business Partner will provide thought leadership and act as the strategic EDI advisor to UCOP Divisions and Departments in their assessment, planning and execution of EDI goals as part of their divisional strategic plan. Goals may include increasing diverse representation, enhancing workforce inclusion and ensuring equity for all. The EDI Business Partner will serve as a vital contributor and partner to drive the strategy and tactics necessary to achieve UCOP's Anti-Racism and EDI goals and evolving priorities. As a key member of the UCOP Equity, Diversity & Inclusion team, the role will identify, enable and develop targeted resources, tools and actions to support execution of UCOP's Unified EDI Framework organization wide. The EDI Business Partner will partner with UCOP Divisions, key stakeholders such as local Human Resources and Employee Resource Groups to contribute to the delivery of an annual EDI Symposium aimed at enhancing EDI leadership competencies and advancing the anti-racism and EDI agenda at UCOP. This position reports to the Director, UCOP Equity, Diversity & Inclusion.
25% Acts as strategic advisor to all UCOP Divisions in their assessment, planning and execution of EDI strategy and initiatives in alignment with Divisional plans, the UCOP Strategic framework and the UCOP Unified EDI Framework. Function as an EDI subject matter expert by contributing perspective, insights, and knowledge, and taking a balanced consultative, systematic and person-centered approach that enables the organization to achieve measurable results. Provide coaching, when appropriate, to leaders via one-to-one and group interactions.
25% Effort is directed towards developing a cohesive organization-wide EDI and Anti-racism narrative by coordinating and aligning Divisional EDI strategic initiatives with UCOP's Unified EDI Framework. Participates on a cross-functional UCOP EDI Advisory group to align Divisional EDI strategies across the organization. Develop a platform to identify and communicate emerging practices from Divisions and UC locations to the broader UCOP community and contribute to regular reporting on organization-wide progress year over year.
25% Assess and identify organization-wide opportunities in resources and tools available to UCOP to further the EDI and Anti-Racism work and enable and develop these in partnership with Human Resources, external consultants etc. to help support execution of UCOP's Unified EDI Framework. Expand people capacity for EDI planning and execution through identification and development of targeted learning & development opportunities in partnership with Learning & Development, external consultants etc.
15% Partner with key stakeholders to contribute to the delivery of the annual UCOP EDI Symposium focused on enhancing EDI competencies and advancing the anti-racism and EDI agenda at UCOP. Assist with the planning and coordination of UCOP wide EDI Town Halls including its focus, design and execution. Develop, curate and sustain employee facing EDI resources on the UCOP EDI website.
10% Provides updates and analysis on current EDI trends, best practices, legislation and benchmarking and provide recommendations to enhance UCOP EDI and Anti-Racism strategy and initiatives. Leverage data to evaluate EDI metrics and translate data analysis into summary and detailed reports to support transparent communications to stakeholders. Provide recommendations for programming, administration, and operations based upon analysis informed by data, metrics and observations.
Experience Required Qualifications
Min 8 years of relevant experience in assessment, planning and execution of anti-racism and diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in complex organizations.
Skills and Abilities Required Qualifications
Deep experience in strategy development, assessment, planning and execution of equity, diversity inclusion and anti-racism initiatives in complex organizations.
Extensive knowledge of EDI best and emerging practices across higher education and other industries including current and emerging trends, policies and legislation.
Demonstrated ability in working with senior organizational leaders representing diverse perspectives and priorities and diverse groups at all functional levels.
Skilled at facilitating groups with diverse perspectives and priorities and working towards shared outcomes.
Skilled at providing guidance and engaging in crucial conversations regarding EDI and anti-racism issues with a wide range of constituents at all functional levels.
Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly communicate complex information to a large audience and leverage data to tell a story.
Education Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Advanced degree preferred.
Job Title Organizational Consultant 4
Job Code 000562
Salary Grade Grade 25
Payscale: $135,000 - $153,100
Full Salary Range: $105,500 - $200,700
The University of California, Office of the President, is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range shows the growth potential for this position and the pay scale is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position.
HOW TO APPLY
Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.
APPLICATION REVIEW DATE
The first review date for this job is(9/5/2023). The position will be open until filled.
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