Add your resume and apply to jobs with your Glassdoor profile. Create Profile. Job. About the Department. The Executive Office provides strategic leadership for NYRR by working closely with the Board of Directors and executive leadership to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies to successfully carry out the mission and goals of the organization.. About the Position. New York Road Runners is seeking a full-time Director of Diversity, & Inclusion to cultivate and further embed a diverse and inclusive culture across all facets of NYRR. The Director will report to the President & CEO and be responsible for the development and execution of strategic initiatives and programs, including training/education, workforce partnerships, employee and community engagement.. Job Responsibilities:. Conduct research in connection with D&I objectives, best practices, and benchmarking and define NYRR specific deliverables. Leverage data to identify opportunities for growth, promote adoption of inclusive practices, establish D&I reporting structure, and communicate insights & recommendations to Executive Leadership. Establish mechanisms to measure, track, and report on diversity metrics. Work collaboratively on internal and external communications strategy that brings to life NYRR's culture, and drives both employee engagement & external community engagement as it relates to equity. Build leadership awareness, commitment, and accountability for employee experience and diversity action plans across the business. Create and oversee Employee Resource Groups to ensure alignment with overall business objectives. Work cross functionally to assess areas of risk as it relates to diversity and inclusion, and collaboratively develop mitigation plans. Provide subject matter expertise and guidance as needed on sensitive diversity topics. Liaise with branding & communication, PR, and community engagement teams to ensure: visibility of NYRR's diversity efforts, continued expansion of communities and demographics served through NYRR mission, and inclusion is pervasive throughout all programming and events. Work collaboratively with Human Resources to implement diversity and inclusion strategies as it relates to employee recruitment, performance management, leadership development, and retention. Partner with branding and communications teams to regularly communicate internal and external diversity and inclusion initiatives, events and progress. Exercise professional skill and subject matter knowledge to write presentations, executive talking points, and external materials around the Organization's diversity efforts. Represent the organization on diversity-related topics at conferences, professional associations and business meetings. Job Requirements:. Experience:. 10 - 15 years' experience with proven success in creating and implementing diversity and inclusion strategies. Demonstrated experience articulating a vision, translating it into executable strategy and driving cross-functional teams to deliver against the plan. Proven experience leading large-scale change management initiatives and demonstrated solid business acumen, analytical skills, reliability and sound judgment.. Experience in translating external and internal trends into innovative practices. Proven track record of facilitating company-level initiatives with multiple stakeholders. Experience translating data and analytics to develop insights, drive decision-making, and measure impact. Experience serving as a representative of senior management to the broader organization and other stakeholders. Education:. Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree preferred. Skills and Attributes:. Proven ability to drive change: to transform, align and inspire across all levels within an organization. Collaborative with a natural orientation towards community building and organizing. Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail combined with ability to see the bigger picture; ability to navigate change, take ownership and deliver results in a fast-paced environment. Experience with thought leadership and change management. Excellent writing skills and ability to tailor messages for specific audiences and spokespeople. Ability to professionally represent NYRR and the Executive Office. Ability to build consensus and relationships at all levels of the organization Associated topics: ad, business, cmo, community, government, marketing, policies, principle gift, product market, public relations
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