DEI Director

Wilmington, DE, USA
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Job Description

DEI Director

Wilmington, DE

People – Employee Experience /

The DEI Director will focus on creating and executing a comprehensive strategy to attract and support diverse talent to further the campaign’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. They will also be responsible for upskilling and further educating campaign staff around DEI. The focus is strategic and programmatic in nature and experience in the DEI space is essential.  

Key Responsibilities

  • DEI strategy and programming
  • Develop and own the campaign’s DEI strategy and execution of key DEI initiatives
  • Manage and report on the campaign’s diversity efforts, leveraging best in class tools including developing an internal dashboard to support data analysis and reporting
  • Forge relationships w/ external DEI partners including the DNC and other key organizations
  • Manage internal programming to support existing diverse campaign staff
  • Partner cross-functionally on external campaign messaging 

  • Hiring and support of diverse employees
  • Develop and iterate on campaign’s DEI hiring plan and approach
  • Review hiring practices and outcomes to ensure diverse talent is represented and successful in candidacy at all levels of the campaign, including consultation with hiring managers, where appropriate
  • Leverage existing professional network to support overall hiring efforts
  • Partnering with colleagues on People team for specific Employee Relations cases, where appropriate

  • Learning and development 
  • Create and implement DEI-focused workshops for management and other staffers in service of educating and upskilling campaign staff on the DEI space and specific initiatives
  • Identify opportunities for learning and development of the campaign’s diverse workforce to support career pathing during and after campaign
  • Provide coaching to leaders, managers, and employees on DEI best practices

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in the DEI space
  • Progressive experience in Human Resources, Employee Experience, and/or Campaign Operations
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong collaborative skills to work effectively with others, seeking out and building positive working relationships both inside the People team and cross-functionally 
  • Strong program management and proactive problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in HR software, data interpretation, and reporting

Additional Useful Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience volunteering or working on a political campaign’s Human Resources or Operations team
  • Capacity to support highly confidential data and personal information

$95,000 - $120,000 a year

Due to FEC regulations, only U.S. citizens or U.S. green card holders are eligible to apply for this role.

Biden for President requires all employees to be "up to date" on COVID-19 vaccination status as prescribed by the CDC as a condition of employment, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law. If you seek a reasonable accommodation in relation to the campaign's COVID-19 policy, you should speak to the HR Department prior to reporting to an office location.

Biden for President is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The campaign is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The campaign is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The campaign will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

All information provided to Biden for President must be accurate and truthful. In the event that any information on your resume or related materials are found to be untruthful, the campaign reserves the right to disregard applications or take immediate disciplinary action, up to and including termination, and also reserves the right to take legal action for related damages.

Accessibility Note: We invite all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. If you require any accommodation in the application process, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

Biden for President believes in the importance of privacy for all individuals and is committed to handling personal data responsibly and securely . This means being thoughtful about the data you share with us, how we use it, and how we protect it.