DEI Strategist

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Job Title: DEI Strategist

Salary: $85,000 – $90,000 annually

Company

You belong here. Tangible Development is a rapidly growing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) consulting firm. Our clients include for-profit companies, non-profit organizations, and government agencies (e.g., finance, tech, arts organizations, and schools/universities). Tangible Development lives our DEI mission and is proud to have a dynamic team of folx from diverse experiences and backgrounds. 

Work Location 

Tangible Development is headquartered in Upstate New York with team members who work remotely throughout the US. This role will spend most of the time working remotely with some travel to facilitate in-person meetings and training, as projects require. Travel may be frequent at times.

Position 

Tangible Development is looking for a talented DEI practitioner to guide clients through DEI organizational change. As a member of the Service Delivery Team, the DEI Strategist leads clients through multi-phased projects that include climate assessments, DEI strategic planning and implementation, and training. Our DEI Strategists are instrumental in executing Tangible Development’s creative, innovative, and industry-forward ideas and research that put us on the cutting edge of equity and inclusion work. 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate has an understanding of organizational change that addresses systemic inequities, implicit bias, cultural safety, identity awareness, navigating conflict, racial justice, and power dynamics through an intersectional lens.

  • Experience leading/guiding teams 
  • Content knowledge expertise in DEI concepts, theories, and historical context
  • Training and group facilitation skills with DEI content, including: implicit bias, power dynamics, systemic oppression
  • Ability to develop DEI training curriculum content 
  • Ability to manage multiple deadline-driven projects with short-term (less than a year) and long-term (more than a year) timelines 
  • Ability to synthesize organizational culture and climate assessment data into a summary report and propose customized recommendations
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural competencies, including strong emotional intelligence and the ability to engage and build relationships 
  • Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization and work effectively with clients, senior leadership teams, and others across various types of organizations
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work in dynamic and complex environments to meet deadlines and daily requirements 
  • Strong time management skills
  • Administrative and programmatic experience including strategic planning, developing a task force or project team when necessary, and experience working within a budget 
  • Demonstrated ability to research, identify, and collaboratively implement best practices related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice 
  • Administrative skills in Google Drive or Microsoft Office, slide deck or PowerPoint editing,  word processing or typing, and proven ability to use computer software programs to stay organized

Minimum Education/Experience 

Minimum 7 years direct experience with DEI strategy, leadership development, curriculum development, research, and group facilitation experience 

OR 

Bachelor’s degree in cultural studies, ethnic studies, social services, sociology, psychology, organizational development, behavioral sciences, business, or human resources-related fields, and a preferred minimum 5 years experience working in DEI-specific work 

OR 

Master’s degree in related fields and minimum 3 years of direct DEI experience 

Supervisory Responsibilities 

This position has no supervisory responsibilities. This position reports directly to the VP of Service Delivery. 

Regular Work Hours 

Tangible Development has team members and clients in different time zones. Most of our work takes place from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET Monday through Friday. Some early morning, evening, or night time work will be required to meet client needs. This position requires on average 15-25% travel. At times, travel may be heavy. Travel details may require rental cars, flights, trains, and various time zones.  Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and a credit card for travel expenses. 

EEO Statement 

Tangible Development lives our mission and is proud to have a diverse team. People from marginalized  populations are highly encouraged to apply.

Benefits

Available Immediately:

TDCares.  $550/monthly toward a healthcare benefits package to be offered on the first day of employment.  Offer only available if signing up for a healthcare plan through Tangible Development

 After 60 days:

TD2GivesBack  Receive 8 hours of paid time every six months to use toward community service and giving back in a way that aligns with our values
TDTalk20$20 monthly towards your cell phone bill
TDTalent500$500 annually toward professional development aligning with your role at Tangible Development
TDTimeOff120 hours or 15 days of personal time off (Renewed on hire date)
TDSupports40 hours of sick time off (Renewed annually)
TDFT4 floating holidays annually and 3 paid holidays (TD Offices are closed on MLK Jr. Day, Indigenous Peoples Day, and Juneteenth). Tangible Development offers a flexible holiday schedule to allow for staff to celebrate holidays that align with their culture and beliefs.
TDBonusAnnual bonuses will be based on the annual financial success of TD
TDKeepsUPCost of living increases are given to all on their annual hire date, % based on the financial projections for the year
TDInvests401K

Employment Eligibility 

Tangible Development does not offer work visas. 

Application Instructions

  • Submit an up-to-date resume, no cover letter is needed.
  • With your resume, please answer the following questions. These questions are required; your candidacy cannot move forward without them.

Q1: Describe any DEI training or facilitation work you have conducted.  Please include specific curriculum/content areas you have taught  (e.g., accessibility, anti-racism, intersectionality), audiences facilitated, and resources used.

Q2: Describe your experience with facilitating organizational change.

Q3: How have you used data, analysis, and/or research to support strategic planning and/or organizational change?

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

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