Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Specialist
Our client is hiring a Program Specialist for their Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program. As our Program Specialist, we will embed you deeply in our DEI and representation strategies. We need someone who is passionate about amplifying DEI initiatives with a deep understanding of program and client management. This role will serve as a support with high execution, prioritization, and coordination. The ideal candidate will have prior knowledge in D&I, Talent Acquisition, event planning and client management.
In this role, you will help support our go to market strategy for external partner activations related to diversity representation and retention goals.
You will serve as a primary contact for internal DEI partners serving our recruitment and employee development efforts.
You will support the curation of specialized events and programs that serve enterprise DEI objectives and enable business groups to progress on their goals.
You will maintain team playbook, updates on best practices, partner profiles & event recaps.
To best understand business priorities and needs and incorporate other points of view, you will build collaborative relationships with cross-functional teams and partner with our employee resource groups.
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field.
3 years’ experience in lieu of a degree.
Exposure to business strategy in diversity, equity, and inclusion, talent acquisition and partner/event management.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive projects.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Interpersonal skills and ability to interface with all levels of the organization and external partners.
Comfortable in dealing with ambiguity.
Travel is required.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.