Job Details

Job Title:
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion/EEO Specialist

Job Location:
Savannah, Georgia

Salary:
$46500.00 - $58163.00

Salary Frequency:
Yearly

Description:
**COMPANY IS OFFERING A $1000 RECRUITING BONUS** SUMMARY OF JOB: Under the direction and as an extension of the Chief Executive Officer, this position is at a high level of senior management. This position will develop and implement the organization's diversity initiatives and strategy to attract, hire, and maintain a diverse workplace. The purpose of this position and the responsibilities thereof is to ensure that applicants and employees are given equal opportunities in employment and contracting activities regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other protected characteristic. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: * Helps to create, implement, and maintain the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program. * Creates and implements an agency DEI plan and supporting initiatives for both internal agency needs, business processes, policies and procedures and external customers. * Gathers, compiles, analyzes, and interprets data necessary for external (government) and internal EEO compliance and DEI purposes, reporting, and monitoring. Data may include recruitment, hiring, terminations, promotions, disciplinary actions, salaries, applicant flows, and transfers. * Plans, completes, and files required EEO and/or affirmative action reports and documentation with government agencies. * Reports survey results, statistics, and recommendations for corrective action to the Equal Employment Opportunity Manager and other appropriate stakeholders. * Addresses internal inquiries regarding civil rights and equal opportunity laws and regulations as appropriate based on the specialist's expertise; refers sensitive issues and concerns to manager or appropriate legal staff. * Pursuant to established documentation procedures, records discriminatory factors and corrective actions identified through investigations of employment practices or alleged violations. * Ensures timely processing and review of complaints by coordinating, monitoring, and streamlining complaint procedures. * Researches, develops, recommends, and executes creative strategies to foster the organization's diversity goals. * Reviews current practices and policies, assessing and analyzing the extent to which they support or hinder the company's diversity goals. * Drafts and implements recruiting and hiring strategies to attract employees from diverse backgrounds. * Develops and/or acquires training and development to aid diversity and retention initiatives. * Provides guidance to supervisory and human resources staff in developing objective performance and other employee evaluations and policies. * Acts as company liaison with government agencies concerning DEI, affirmative action and equal employment opportunities. * Maintains knowledge of diversity-related issues, legislation, and best practices . Provides training and policy updates to colleagues, ensuring legal compliance of management and human resources staff. * Performs other related duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY & OPERATION AUTHORITY: This position will have direct report(s). EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: * A Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, a related field, or equivalent related work experience required. Master's degree preferred. * At least five (5) years of Human Resources or related experience required, with at least three (3) years specializing in equal employment opportunity, diversity programs, preparing, implementing, or administering affirmative action plans. SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred. ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: * Thorough understanding of federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. * Effective written and oral communication skills, including proven dispute resolution with strong grammar/spelling knowledge, sensitivity, passion, and a focus on unity and equity. * Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills * Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software. * Preparing and facilitating affirmative action plans, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plans and initiatives. * Diligent work ethic to produce a focused, dedicated, high-performance work team among both internal and external stakeholders, with a focus on collaboration, mentoring, nurturing and delivery of exceeded goals. * Excellent interpersonal skills, capable of relating effectively to a diverse range of people. PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to remain in a sedentary position for prolonged periods at a desk and work on a computer, remain in a stationary position, move about, manipulate/handle, collect/retrieve, and converse/exchange information. Must be able to move up to 15 pounds at times. The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, and occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the environment is moderate. SAFETY REQUIREMENTS & NOTIFICATIONS: Due to the nature of work performed, this position is classified as 'Safety Sensitive' and is subject to random testing for drug and alcohol use. All offers for employment are required to undergo pre-employment and possible random drug testing. If test shows a positive result your application for employment will be rejected, or if hired, employment may be terminated. DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so qualified. Equal Opportunity Employer. When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia. #CBAH

Requirements:
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree
Minimum Experience: 60 Months

Special Requirements:
Applicant Must have Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, a related field, or equivalent related work experience. Master's degree preferred.
Applicant Must have at least five (5) years of Human Resources or related experience, with at least three (3) years specializing in equal employment opportunity, diversity programs, preparing, implementing, or administering affirmative action plans.

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