Planned Parenthood of Illinois Chicago, IL, USA
Jan 02, 2019Full time
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Specialist at Planned Parenthood of Illinois plays a major role in championing DE&I work across the affiliate. The DE&I Specialist works closely with the VP of HR, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to bring a social justice lens to the work and strategic plan of PPIL. This position works under the supervision of the Recruitment and Organizational Development Manager. Essential functions:1. Assists the Recruitment and Organizational Development Manager and VP of HR, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in PPIL’s DE&I work and programming, and cultivates PPIL’s collective ability to bring a social justice lens to all that we do. 2. Identifies and researches potential DE&I issues within the organization. 3. Coordinates organizational DE&I gatherings. Drafts agendas and post-meeting follow-up correspondences. 4. Work with leadership and across PPIL to support innovation in organizational practices that will leverage employee diversity in the workforce to identify opportunities for continuous improvement in delivering safe, culturally-sensitive, high-quality care. 5. Develops and implements organizational-wide training to promote cultural understanding and competency and a climate of DE&I. 6. Supports the establishment of relationships with relevant associations and organizations to promote efforts related to DE&I. 7. Supports communication efforts as needed by partnering with internal Marketing and Communications team to influence creative direction and create content for DE&I communications both internal and external. 8. In partnership with the Organizational Development Specialist, assists in the new employee onboarding process, which includes assembling materials and delivering trainings during orientation. 9. Develops and maintains system for evaluating, tracking and documenting the effectiveness of all DE&I efforts across the organization; capture and analyze metrics that will assist in the design of PPIL’s DE&I program; recognizes trends. 10. Through these activities demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to PPIL core values of access, activism, care, confidentiality, diversity, excellence, integrity, respect, self-determination, and stewardship; practice these values in relations with internal and external customers.Other responsibilities:1. In partnership with the Organizational Development team; develops, coordinates, delivers and evaluates Organizational Development training and programs that support organizational needs and objectives that are aligned with the organization’s strategic plan.2. Assists in developing, coordinating, delivering and evaluating programs to improve the employee and the patient experience. Collaborate across departments to address concerns and implement initiatives to drive change. 3. Communicates requests for ongoing training and in-service needs as needed; communicates with and educates PPIL leaders regarding DE&I policies and procedures. 4. Serves as an administrative liaison to PPIL’s “Mission Partners” on DE&I matters (e.g. the formation of affinity groups). 5. Other duties as assigned. Physical demands/Work Environment:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel and reach. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Supervisor: Recruitment and Organizational Development Manager Status: Full time, Non-exempt from federal wage and salary guidelines.