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Chief Diversity Officer

Category: Other
Description:
AT A TIME IN SOCIETY WHERE THE EVIDENCE OF EFFECTIVE DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE ARE PERHAPS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, THE FIFTH MOST POPULOUS COUNTY IN NORTH CAROLINA, IS ELEVATING THEIR COMMITMENT TO BECOMING A COUNTY INCLUSIVE OF ALL. CUMBERLAND COUNTY SEEKS A WELL-RESPECTED, COMMUNITY-MINDED EXECUTIVE PROFESSIONAL TO SERVE AS ITS FIRST CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER (CDO) AND SPEARHEAD THE EXECUTION OF A NEWLY DEVELOPED STRATEGIC PLAN FOR FOSTERING ORGANIZATIONAL AND COMMUNITY CHANGE ACROSS CUMBERLAND COUNTY. THIS OFFICER WILL SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATION TEAM AND WILL HAVE THE UNIQUE AND FULFILLING OPPORTUNITY TO LAY FOUNDATIONAL GROUNDWORK FOR THIS MILITARY COUNTY THAT WILL DIVERSIFY THE ORGANIZATION ENSURING THAT THEIR EMPLOYEES, VALUES, AND CULTURE REFLECT AND RESPECT THE DIVERSITY OF THE COMMUNITY. THE VISION OF THE COUNTY’S DE&I COMMITTEE IS TO PROMOTE A PROGRESSIVE, EVOLVING CULTURE THAT VALUES DIVERSITY OF ITS CITIZENS, INCORPORATES EQUITY AND ENSURES THE INCLUSION OF ALL BACKGROUNDS, BELIEFS AND PERSPECTIVES. A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, HUMAN RESOURCES, SOCIAL SCIENCES, ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, OR A RELATED FIELD. AT LEAST 6 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE EXPERIENCE IN COMMUNITY AND WORKFORCE DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION, EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY, SOCIAL JUSTICE, OR RELATED FIELDS INCLUDING EXPERIENCE IN DEVELOPING AND MANAGING FUNCTIONS RELATED TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION PROGRAMMING; SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED. ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF EMPLOYMENT LAW, EMPLOYEE RELATIONS AND DIVERSITY BEST PRACTICES IS PREFERRED. ANY EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF TRAINING, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE THAT PROVIDES THE REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES WILL BE CONSIDERED. THE HIRING RANGE IS $87,943.22 TO $148,007.14 DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS. THE COUNTY’S COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE CAN BE VIEWED HERE. TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT HTTPS://WWW.GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM/CAREERS/DEVELOPMENTALASSOCIATES AND CLICK ON THE CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER – CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NC TITLE. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE VIA THE DEVELOPMENTAL ASSOCIATES APPLICATION PORTAL – NOT THE COUNTY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION PORTAL, NOR ANY OTHER EXTERNAL WEBSITE; IT IS NOT SUFFICIENT TO SEND ONLY A RESUME - RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS MUST BE UPLOADED WITH THE APPLICATION. APPLICANTS MUST APPLY BY AUGUST 11TH, 2022. SUCCESSFUL SEMI-FINALISTS WILL BE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS AND SKILL EVALUATION ON AUGUST 30 - 31, 2022. CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO RESERVE THESE DATES FOR VIRTUAL MEETINGS SHOULD THEY BE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE. ALL INQUIRIES SHOULD BE EMAILED TO HIRING@DEVELOPMENTALASSOCIATES.COM. CUMBERLAND COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. THE RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION PROCESS IS BEING MANAGED BY DEVELOPMENTAL ASSOCIATES, LLC.
Employer: Cumberland County
Expires: 8/15/2022
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