Managing Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Share Our Strength

About the organization

Since 1984, Share Our Strength® has led the fight against hunger and poverty by inspiring and organizing individuals and businesses to share their strengths. Today, through the No Kid Hungry and Cooking Matters campaigns, Share Our Strength is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need. No child should go hungry in America – we’re on our way to making that a reality and we want you to join us. We’re bold, creative, always open to new ideas, and 100% dedicated to our mission. If that sounds like you, we’d like you to consider becoming part of our team. Read more about our programming and impact here.

Duties

Build out the organizational vision, strategy, and framework for DEI: In partnership with leadership, Human Resources, and the DEI Committee, develop the overarching vision, strategy, and framework for DEI, identifying biggest areas of need, key components, goals, ways of measurement, and evaluation, creating the pathway for SOS to infuse DEI in all of its work and practices. Develop and implement a holistic and comprehensive DEI learning and training strategy.
Operationalize Share Our Strength’s DEI Strategy: Provide leadership, collaboration, and support to teammates to differentiate our organizational vision for DEI into role-specific actions and performance management/accountability systems. Ensure that our DEI vision is infused into the DNA of the organization through its systems, tools, policies, structures, and practices.
Stay Curious, and Build Upon Your Expertise: Stay connected internally and externally, leveraging data, insights, and industry trends to lead, influence, support, and facilitate ongoing organizational change with fresh insights and proposals. Stay current on DEI developments, opportunities, and metrics/trends outside the organization and use that knowledge to fine-tune our DEI goals and direction. Work with outside organizations (e.g., universities, associations, advocacy groups) to research and implement custom and effective initiatives.
Support the Identification and Resolution of Internal Equity Issues:

Qualifications

Mission & Values Alignment: Personally compelled and inspired by Share Our Strength’s mission; individuals specifically interested in food insecurity, poverty, and other social justice issues thrive at the organization.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Expertise: A minimum of 15-20 years of work experience, with 7 years of experience in designing, developing, and leading the execution of measurable and scalable DEI programs and initiatives at the enterprise level. Deep familiarity with research-based best practices that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. Experience conducting analysis of data relevant to assessment of DEI practices. Strong understanding and application of diversity, equity, and inclusion issues, trends, and forecasts. Familiarity with legislation and employment law regulations pertinent to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Experience Setting and Implementing a Strategy Across an Organization: Ability to solicit multiple perspectives and engage diverse stakeholders - frequently without direct-line authority - to craft and drive a strategy and framework for an organization. Proven ability to balance strategy and implementation effectively. Track record of successfully developing and implementing partnership-based programs at national, regional, state, or community levels. Strong background working with diverse partners to successfully implement large scale projects and/or build collaboration around specific goals or programs.

Salary

150,000 - 175,000

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