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The Jewish Board Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer in New York, New York

Chief Equity and Inclusion OfficerinNew York, NYatThe Jewish Board

Date Posted:2/23/2021

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The Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer (CEIO) is a strategist, a content expert, a collaborative partner with senior leadership team members and committees, and a disruptor, as they think through how to best weave diversity, equity, and inclusion into the fabric of all the organization’s efforts. They will take a consultative approach grounded in collaborative partnership with regard to working with their peers and staff across the organization given its size and complexity. They will bring a deep level of empathy and emotional intelligence to the organization and will, above all else, bring a listen-first approach to the work and the process of getting to know the place and the people.


The CEIO will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing strategies that will promote a culture of equity and inclusion through the creation of practices, policies, and norms that foster deeper engagement and connection amongst staff across their 75 locations throughout the NYC area. They will hold deeply, the belief that in order to promote equity and tolerance, one must acknowledge systems of oppression that exist and work towards actively dismantling them.


  • Plans, guides and advises senior leadership on diversity, equity, and affirmative action matters. Collaborates with management to create, implement and monitor programs designed to ensure fair and equitable treatment of staff, interns, volunteers, and clients.

  • Develops and implements agency-wide training to promote cultural understanding and competency and a climate of equity and inclusion.

  • Promotes agency commitment to a climate of equity and inclusion through interaction with individuals and programs inside and outside the agency including the Board of Directors, Executive Staff, supervisory staff, employees, clients, public, community leaders from all ethno-cultural groups, civic and grass-root organizations, attorneys, political figures, and Federal, State and local government enforcing authorities.

  • Gathers, researches and analyzes data for use in statistical calculations and reporting in order to meet internal and external regulatory requirements, including creating workforce analysis reports.

  • Communicates and articulates Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy for the general public, governmental enforcing agencies, political and community group leaders and grass-root organizations.

  • Participates in and advises the agency’s recruitment and retention of underrepresented groups. Monitors, evaluates, and assesses adequacy of diversity of candidates in the hiring and screening process. Works with Human Resources to develop recruitment strategies that attract underrepresented candidates.

  • Manages the department budget, including developing budget proposals, justifying expenses and monitoring accounts.

  • Provides analysis of legislation and regulations related to equity and affirmative action.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • BA required, MA degree a plus.

  • Minimum of ten years of experience with a plus being prior experience in a nonprofit or large agency setting

  • The ability to write with simplicity, clarity, and succinctness.

  • Proficient in MS Office applications and

  • Experience with survey administration and assessment a plus

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

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  • Job Family Program Administration [500s]

  • Job Function Executives

  • Pay Type Salary

  • Employment Indicator 8809 - Executive Officers NOC