The DEI Partner will serve as the liaison between Human Resources (HR), the Office of Intercultural Affairs (OIA) and the Office of Research, Professional Development and Online Learning. The DEI Partner is charged with promoting inclusion through building bridges across constituents; supporting institutional initiatives, providing data analyses and reporting that to advance cultural understandings and respect. The DEI Partner will build partnerships in support and promotion of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Typically a Bachelor's degree with a specialization in psychology, sociology, political science, or related field. Master's degree preferred. Incumbent is expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of best practices and industry trends.
Minimum five years' experience in the DEI space with that evidences the ability to work effectively and independently with internal and external constituencies and with a wide-range of individuals of varied disciplines. Experience responding to and facilitating highly charged issues.
Highly collaborative style with experience developing and implementing communications strategies successfully; background that demonstrates relationship-building, consensus-building, flexibility, and managing through influence.
Knowledge of societal systems of bias, and ability to apply this knowledge to invent, evolve, improve, and simplify HR processes.
Knowledge of DEI analytics, including how to drive impact in recruitment, talent, and inclusion metrics.
Experience demonstrating high judgment and working with confidential or highly sensitive subject matter.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.