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SEIU 775

SEIU 775


Equity & Inclusion Specialist

Based in Seattle, WA

 

FLSA Classification: Exempt
Reports to:
Department: FFT
Location: Seattle, WA
Level: Intermediate
Expected Hours:
Salary: up to $72,000
Special Requirements: N/A
Date: March 29, 2021

About SEIU 775
SEIU 775 is a fast-growing caregivers union committed to improving the lives of workers and their families and to leading the way towards creating a more just and humane society.

Position Summary
SEIU 775 is the long-term care workers union, representing more than 45,000 home care and nursing home workers across Washington, Montana, and Alaska. SEIU 775 is a fast-growing union committed to improving the lives of workers and their families and to leading the way towards creating a more just and humane society. We are seeking an Equity Specialist to develop and implement SEIU 775’s equity initiatives and advance its goal of becoming an anti-racist organization.

Essential Job Functions

  • Coordinates closely with the Race and Social Justice Committee and provide support and capacity to the work of the committee.
  • Assist in the development, execution and implementation of 775’s Equity and Inclusion including delivery of equity & inclusion programs and initiatives.
  • Researches, develops, recommends, and executes creative strategies to foster the organization’s equity goals and advance our path towards becoming an anti-racist organization.
  • Provide ongoing project coordination of multiple EI initiatives; track and manage timelines for projects and deliverables.
  • Responsible for executing organization wide EI communications in collaboration with RSJC, Comms team and the HR team including updating and enhancing EI content on intranet site.
  • Assist HR Department & Talent in the development of recruitment strategies to meet SEIU 775’s Equity and Inclusion goals to attract employees from diverse backgrounds.
  • Collects and analyzes statistical data to evaluate 775’s employee population including tracking metrics, generating reports and assisting in the coordination and communicating the impact of equity standards and goals.
  • Conduct research and network to stay current on new EI programs, initiatives, equity-related issues, and best practices to develop, recommend, and execute creative strategies to foster the organization’s EI goals.
  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
  • Performs other related duties assigned.

Core Competencies

  • Adaptability
  • Collaboration
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • General Computer Competencies
  • Initiative
  • Innovation
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Strategic Thought
  • Teamwork

Required Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including proven dispute resolution skills.
  • Thorough understanding of federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Human Resources or other related field preferred. At least five years of DEI and or Human Resources or related experience required with at least three years specializing in diversity equity and inclusion, equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and equity programs.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred.

To Apply
See “Current Openings” under the job tab at our website www.seiu775.org for more information.

Women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

AAP/EEO Statement
SEIU 775 is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates without regard for race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, creed, gender, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, the presence of sensory, mental, or physical disability, or any other discrimination prohibited by law. SEIU 775 works to ensure fair treatment of applicants and employees and actively enforces policies against discrimination and sexual harassment.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, creed, gender, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, the presence of sensory, mental, or physical disability, or any other discrimination prohibited by law. In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Disclaimer
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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