Administration, Executive Management, Human Resources
The Special Assistant (Diversity, Equity & Culture) will manage the Diversity, Equity & Development Department consisting of the Diversity and Inclusion Office, Contract Equity Office, and Employee and Organizational Development functions at EBMUD. This position manages a staff of 14 professional, technical and administrative staff who are responsible for the ensuring equity in EBMUD hiring and contracting practices, EEO investigations and regulatory reports, and supporting a training program that includes staff development and cultural inclusiveness.
This position will report directly to the General Manager, is a member of the Senior Management Team, and will play a critical role in advising the Senior Management Team on matters of cultural awareness and equity in all issues throughout the organization. The position will interact with the Board of Directors as well as staff at all levels of EBMUD.
The ideal candidate will have: • Experience developing and/or managing a diversity, equity and inclusion program; • Experience in corporate change management; • Experience in managing a corporate employee and organizational development program; • Experience overseeing a contract equity program; • Excellent communication and presentation skills; • Innovative thinking in developing programs to support social equity issues and training programs; • Models behaviors that demonstrate stewardship, integrity, respect and teamwork; • Excellent emotional intelligence; • Strong management, leadership, and supervisory skills.
The annual salary is $150,084 up to $216,780. Initial placement within the range is based upon qualifications. Appointment is typically made at or below the control point ($195,108 per year).
EBMUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health insurance coverage; family dental and vision care plans; retirement plan (reciprocal with CalPERS); 401(k), 401(a) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; transit subsidy; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, human resources management, industrial/organizational psychology, or in a related field; and five to ten years of responsible supervisory or management experience in affirmative action, diversity and inclusion, employee development, and/or contract equity.
Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.ebmud.com/jobs by 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 30, 2021. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted.
EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability
East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is a public utility formed under California’s Municipal Utility District Act. EBMUD supplies water and provides wastewater treatment for parts of Alameda and Contra Costa counties in the East San Francisco Bay Area. EBMUD’s water systems serves approximately 1.3 million people in 332-square-mile area: and the wastewater system serves approximately 650,000 people in an 88-square-mile area.
Headquartered in Oakland, EBMUD is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors elected from wards within the service area. The Board determines overall policies, which are then implemented under the direction of the Board appointed General Manager.
EBMUD employs nearly 2,000 employees at locations throughout the East San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Stockton, Camanche and Pardee Reservoir areas. Explore the different careers paths available at EBMUD with descriptions of skills, experience, education, certifications and licenses needed to move and grow within the organization!
EBMUD offers employees a wide range of benefits and programs designed to suit their individual needs and promote balance between their work and everyday live...s. You can read more about our employee benefits program at http://www.ebmud.com/jobs/job-resources/employee-benefits-program/.
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EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or registered domestic partnership status, age for individuals over forty years of age, national origin, ancestry, disability (mental or physical, including AIDS and HIV), medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veterans status, family or medical leave status, pregnancy, pregnancy disability leave status, or any other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.
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