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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Analyst

Company: GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SE WIS
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Diversity Equity & Inclusion Analyst assists in developing and implementing strategies to support diversity, equity, and inclusion-related programs and initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITY LEVEL:
The Diversity Equity & Inclusion Analyst assists in developing and implementing strategies to support diversity, equity, and inclusion-related programs and initiatives. Using metrics, benchmarking data, and best practices research, this role analyzes information, reviews insights, and prepares data for stakeholder consumption. The DEI Analyst is adept at turning data into meaningful narratives that are cohesive, clear, and actionable. This role serves as division liaison and collaborator with internal/external partners on various projects as required and provides statistical and programming support for special projects as needed. Implements strategies to achieve the goals for the organization and Diversity Equity & Inclusion. Implements, revises, and sustains policies, procedures and programs. Typically works on projects and initiatives that span 3 - 12 months.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:
1. Manages the collection of all DEI-related data from broad sources, including marketing, human resources, and employee resource groups, to compile DEI data dashboards that inform strategic and operational decisions.

2. Analyzes all key data inputs, including internal dashboards, external metrics and benchmarks, and employment trends to make recommendations on DEI priorities and practices.

3. Crafts effective, cohesive, and actionable presentations, data-visualizations, and report summaries that measure the impact of our programs.

4. Organizes the organizational response to and participation in key benchmarking surveys that evaluate Goodwill's strategies, and based on outcomes, recommends future opportunities.

5. Creates tracking templates and communications that support strategies to address DEI priorities and concerns.

6. Identify trends in needs from business unit leaders and create plans to address, including sourcing or providing targeted development opportunities.

7. Supports interdepartmental collaboration with various projects as required and the development of department liaison/resource groups.

8. Stays current on DEI trends and best-practice training and communication tools.

9. Project and Change Management: Effectively plans and manages own work to reliably complete routine job responsibilities and special assignments. May serve as a team member or subject matter expert on formal projects or within the department. Effectively engages in change affecting her/him, communicating appropriately with supervisor. Follows through on learning, skill building, and practice necessary to adapt to change.

10. Problem Solving: Light supervision; works independently. Periodic review of work by manager or senior coworker. Solves problems of moderate to advanced complexity; able to identify root cause, interpret data and resolve issues.

11. Technical Skill: Understands and applies professional principles and skills within area of specialization to modify processes to resolve situations.

12. Community Engagement: Champions Goodwill's community engagement initiatives and serves as an ambassador for Goodwill in the wider community.

13. Responsible for completing other duties/responsibilities as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Two years of college education or experience equivalency, and a minimum of 3 years' experience.

2. Strong interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication, as well as group and process facilitation.

3. Strong analytical and data skills; ability to translate metrics, research, and trends into insights; ability to manage budgets.

4. Must be able to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization as well as representatives of various cultures in the internal and external community.

5. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and web conferencing platforms like Zoom or MS Teams.

6. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or experience.

7. Must have excellent written, oral, and analytic skills and the ability to be responsible with sensitive and confidential information.

8. Must have the aptitude for independent and cooperative decision-making as well as creative and strategic thinking.

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:
1. Business Insight: Demonstrates thorough business/industry knowledge and can synthesize business information and respond to changing market dynamics effectively. Proactively monitors external factors and policies that may affect the organization. Uses knowledge to plan work and guide decision making.

2. Courage: Fosters a culture that supports people taking well-reasoned risks, regardless of outcome and appropriately advocates for decisions that are for the good of the organization. Confronts actions that are inconsistent with the Guiding Principles and demonstrates the ability to provide leadership through high-stakes situations, crises, or conditions of uncertainty.

CORE CULTURAL COMPETENCIES:
1. Customer Focus: Independently anticipate and meet customer needs, while searching for ways to improve customer service. Internalize customer feedback, and follow up with customer to ensure problems are solved by providing innovative ideas to meet their future needs.

2. Values Differences: Seeks out the diverse perspectives and talents of others, striving to work effectively with others who have different perspectives, backgrounds or styles. Behave with sensitivity towards differences in cultural norms, expectations, and ways of communicating. Challenge stereotyping or offensive comments.

3. Communicates Effectively: Shares information and updates with others, while ensuring a clear, concise and professional communication through reports, documentation, written and other communications. Listens with interest to what others have to say.

4. Situational Adaptability: Demonstrates flexibility of responses to different situations through adapting to the changing needs, conditions, priorities or opportunities. Monitors how well an approach is working to see if a change is needed, recognizing cues that suggest a change in approach or behavior is needed.

5. Drives Results: Demonstrates a strong drive to achieve meaningful results, through driving tasks to successful completion and closure. Sets high standards for own performance, showing determination in the face of obstacles and setbacks.

6. Ensures Accountability: Takes responsibility and ownership for successes and failures in own work. Monitors progress of performance and changes approach accordingly, following through on commitments.

PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS:
Job requires the following: remain stationary for sustained periods of time; ability to move about to accomplish tasks; must be able to operate a computer or similar technology, which typically involves substantial motions of wrist, hands and/or fingers; visual acuity to perform activities such as preparing data, operating equipment or review thoroughness of work; ability to communicate with others and exchange information. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SE WIS, Milwaukee , Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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