Director of Equity and Inclusion

City of Lawrence, KS


Lawrence, KS 66044


$85,309 – $93,839
per year

Job Summary

The Director of Equity and Inclusion will be responsible for the development and implementation of The City of Lawrence’s equity and inclusion efforts and initiatives. This position is responsible for providing advice, guidance, coaching, training and expertise to staff and The City’s Management Team on issues related to policies, procedures, best practices and applicable laws related to equity and inclusion.


Job Responsibilities

100% - The Director of Equity and Inclusion ensures Department policies and practices are aligned with City’s Strategic Plan. They will support the Management Team by integrating current thought, literature, research and trends about Equity and Inclusion into decision making and organizational development. The work will be informed by The City’s strategic plan and other feedback and information that becomes available. The goal is to ensure consistency, follow through, continuity and accountability. Director will also work on programs in the community for education and interaction to improve equity and inclusion results and adapt city programs and services to better serve all people in our community. This position will utilize expert judgement in a wide variety of circumstances and serve as both an internal consultant and a change agent.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university with major coursework in Public Administration, Human Resource Administration, Cross-Cultural Communication, Organizational Development, Diversity Management or a related field. Three years of experience in the design, implementation and assessment of organizational development strategies and initiatives; leadership development and coaching; teaching; training, and/or delivering learning content to adults in matters such as workplace equity, diversity, and inclusion. The successful candidate must posses a valid driver’s license and pass the post-offer City physical and drug screen.

How to Apply

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