Actors' Equity.org New York, NY, United States
Oct 03, 2017Full time
Summary: Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional theater actors and stage managers in the United States, is hiring a Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator to assist in our diversity and inclusion initiatives. Actors’ Equity is a national union affiliated with the AFL-CIO, with 51,000 members – and growing. This position is being created as part of the Equity 2020 vision to create a Union that is more aggressive, more inclusive and more responsive. Diversity and inclusion is a key component of the Equity 2020 vision. The Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator will be a part of the Diversity and Inclusion department based in Equity’s New York office. Responsibilities: Coordinate programming for diversity & inclusion initiatives including special projects and events Coordinate meetings with Human Resources regarding Employee Resource Groups Assist with diversity training and workshops for staff and members Distribute, evaluate and summarize data from surveys as requested Conduct research to identify resources for recruiting diverse candidates Conduct outreach to build partnerships with regional post-secondary schools to increase diverse recruitment Maintain records of surveys, statistical data and research summaries Monitor the Diversity and Inclusion email inbox Serve as a staff liaison to National EEO Committee Collaborate with the Communications department to monitor articles, news reports and social media on diversity & inclusion matters within the theatre industry Assist in the preparation of articles, reports and presentations Perform other duties as assigned Education, Skills and Abilities: Minimum of 3-5 years demonstrated success in relevant areas including, human resources, employee relations, diversity & inclusion and community organizing required Experience assisting in training sessions preferred Excellent computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office required Superior writing and editing skills preferred Experience in developing and analyzing data in Microsoft Excel a plus Demonstrated ability in conducting internet & statistical research required Experience with CRM a plus Detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment required Experience working within diverse communities a plus The ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion required Commitment to the principles and goals of unionism and social justice preferred B.A./B.S or equivalent experience preferred Interest in theatre a plus Compensation: $50,000.00 annually Excellent family health benefits (medical, dental, optical) Employer funded defined benefit pension plan 401k Reporting:Reports to Diversity Director Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample. Applications without these three elements will not be considered. Actors’ Equity Association is committed to creating a diverse& inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in the workplace regardless of age, gender and gender identity, race/ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or veteran status.