The Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) works with the Vice President of Advancement & External Relations to plan, implement, and lead Hopelink’s comprehensive Equity Program.
The Director of EDI builds strong collaborations with all Hopelink departments, including Hopelink’s leadership team and Hopelink internal committees to increase the organization’s understanding of issues of equity. Provides direction for strategic initiatives, policies, programs, and practices to create an inclusive and equitable organization. Serves as a leader and liaison to the agency-wide EDI Committee.
With a focus on racial equity, the Director of EDI strategically: identifies, develops, models, and promotes a culture if EDI, leadership skills, and competencies which support EDI policies, practices, and principles throughout the organization. In coordination with the Organizational Excellence team, this position will develop and integrate an EDI training program for all staff and managers.
This position participates in external community efforts to increase equity; works closely with the Vice President of Advancement & External Relations and the Advocacy Committee to support the development and implementation of a comprehensive advocacy plan that addresses systems that create and maintain inequities and poverty.