Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
POSITION TITLE: Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
LOCATION: Beverly Hills, California
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
STATUS: Exempt, 37.5 hours
Who We Are:
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,700 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.
We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may be diagnosed with the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last eleven years in a row.
The purpose of this role is to increase the Association’s capacity to advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This position reports to the Executive Director with active collaboration with senior leadership. The Director of DEI is responsible for leading and mentoring the adoption of the Association’s DEI priorities across all pillars, building collaborative and strategic organizational partnerships, and engaging diverse community leaders and volunteers.
? Align and mobilize the Senior Leadership Team, staff, Board, volunteers and DEI Committee around the National DEI Strategic Framework on a regional and Chapter level
? Partner across the pillars to resource, implement and evaluate the Chapter-level DEI strategies
? Represent the Alzheimer’s Association externally in media and community workgroups to inform and advance our work in diversity, equity and inclusion.
? Provide leadership on the regional DEI Council to assess and implement organizational change in advancing diversity of thought towards a more inclusive chapter/region.
? Cultivate existing and new community partners to engage in Alzheimer’s Association strategic priorities.
? Analyze service data to identify gaps in mission delivery within diverse communities
? Provide oversight of grant funded key initiatives that reach underserved populations
? Manage the department budget, goals and objectives.
? Education: Bachelor degree in public health or related field. (Masters preferred)
? Five (5) years of senior leadership experience, including three (3) years of leadership experience in the area of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
? Superior self-management skills, as independent initiative and ability to collaborate are essential
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/DEGREE REQUIRED/DESIRED, AND EXPERIENCE
? Ability to build effective relationship networks (inside and outside the Association), including supporting others to work towards common objectives
? Proficiency in English language
? Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and computer skills
? Self-starter, willing to take the initiative
? Experience working with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
? Ability to work weekends and evenings
? Ability to travel across chapter territory and fly to national meetings
Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous PTO as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day of their choosing , Caregiver Leave, Volunteer and School Visitation time off, paid holidays and a gold standard 401(k) retirement plan.
The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides consideration for an employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.