Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA, USA
Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Director reports to the CHRO/Vice President and meets regularly with other members of the Executive team, including the COO and President/Director of Fred Hutchinson. The DEI Director is responsible for leading the organization’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion Program, creating the overall strategy regarding Diversity and Inclusion, partnering with our faculty Diversity Chair, coaching and consulting with leaders at all levels, and sponsoring organization-wide development efforts such as Employee Resource Groups and training. Successful candidates will have the ability to work effectively with internal stakeholders and step into a leadership space as they present to staff groups, senior leaders and the Board. They must also interact effectively with external organizations and stakeholders.
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director solicits direction and assistance from the CHRO/Vice President and other key executive stakeholders involved with organization-wide strategy and leadership development, and facilitates DEI work across the entire organization. Providing guidance and coaching to various leaders conducting DEI work ensures that these local stakeholders remain engaged and accountable for their commitments.
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director collaborates with multiple leaders throughout the organization to promote the importance of diversity and inclusion to the Center’s mission and to establish and attain divisional and departmental goals in service to the organization’s overall diversity, equity and inclusion plan. The Director ensures that the diversity and inclusion work is effectively planned and implemented and will represent the Hutch’s efforts to the Board of Trustees and outside organizations.
Manage DEI program coordinator.
Represent Fred Hutchinson DEI initiatives at key events and national conferences (AACR, SACNAS, ABRCMS, CEO Action Pledge on Diversity & Inclusion)
Serve as primary liaison to center leaders involved in diversity, equity and inclusion efforts and represent the program to outside institutions.
Serve as a partner and collaborator with key stakeholders and center faculty in assessing and evaluating the diversity and inclusion deliverables.
Oversee and maintain the established center-wide Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategic plan which includes goals and accountability assignments for all areas of Fred Hutchinson.
Curate and sponsor internal education pertaining to DEI, including topics focused on anti-racist and anti-bias behavior, upstander training and other topics determined as crucial.
Ensure that DEI efforts are vibrant and positively impact the diverse and inclusive culture of Fred Hutch, including leading the DEI Community of Practice, managing and supporting Employee Resource Groups, the Faculty Diversity & Inclusion Committee, the Executive Diversity & Inclusion Council, Dr. Eddie Mendez Symposium and the campus-wide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advisory Group.
Ensure diversity and inclusion strategic plan deliverables are accomplished, and report on KPI’s on a regular cadence.
Bring together center diversity, equity and inclusion leaders at least twice annually to communicate/coordinate overall planning and enhance collaboration
Act as a central repository for center, regional and national diversity demographic information in diversity and inclusion efforts, metrics and progress reporting.
Conduct ongoing research of best practices regarding diversity, equity and inclusion work and collaborate with leaders throughout the organization to align center efforts to these practices.
Provide updates to senior leaders and the Board of Trustees regarding diversity and inclusion efforts.
Along with other center diversity and inclusion leaders, represent the Hutch through relevant outside organizations and engage with regional diversity/inclusion leaders.
Curate opportunities for the workforce to develop skills to nurture and scale a diverse and inclusive workplace, including developing, sponsoring and potentially delivering workshops and overseeing the DEI Communities of Practice
Collaborate regularly with DEI consortium partners such as the UW in joint educational programs.
Oversee certain partnership and sponsorship requests from organizations focused on supporting diverse and underrepresented communities.
A Bachelor’s degree is required (or equivalent experience in research or academic administration); an advanced degree, including JD degree is preferred
A minimum of 5 years of leadership and strategic program management experience, preferably in a non-profit research or academic setting
Ability to manage, coach, and mentor individuals and teams
Ability to lead without direct authority
Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in working, on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion through past paid or volunteer work
Strong leadership qualities and skills are essential; collaborative teamwork, credibility, people development, sound judgement, high degree of integrity and creative problem solving
Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with faculty, staff and students across all levels
Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
Knowledge and understanding of the boundaries between DEI and Human Resource issues
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential, as are demonstrated ability to manage multiple, complex and competing activities. Strong public speaking skills and presence required.
Our Commitment to Diversity
We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-667-4700.
The City of Portland
Portland, OR, USA
The Portland Police Bureau (PPB) is seeking a proven and experienced Senior Business Operations Manager to lead our Fiscal Services Division. This is an at-will position which reports directly to the Assistant Chief of Services and oversees a diverse group of approximately 22 employees. This position is responsible for directing the Fiscal Services Division, which includes the Management Services Unit (Fleet, Facilities, and Quartermaster programs), and Alarms Unit. The Senior Business Operations Manager serves as the Police Bureau's top budget and finance manager and provides expert financial and business advice and guidance to Police Bureau management. The duties of this position entail the management and integration of a diverse group of complex programs and activities. In addition, this position serves as the liaison between the PPB and other City bureaus in all Fiscal-related programs, technology and enterprise business issues and asset management issues. This position serves as a major communication point with other City bureaus and plays an integral role in business process improvement and innovation to benefit both internal and external stakeholders and customers. The person in this role must be a change leader for the bureau, with the ability to think strategically and innovatively about business operations, long-term planning, and implementing best practices and equity and inclusion.
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Church Mutual Insurance Company
Denver, CO, USA
Oversight of day-to-day activities for a team of risk control consultants. Assign service visits, monitor workloads and productivity and provide guidance to attain quantity and quality metrics. Conduct service quality reviews and discuss results. Complete joint visits with consultants to review performance at customer visits. Coach and mentor to enhance knowledge and growth of staff. Responsible for hiring, onboarding, performance reviews, salary administration, etc of the team. Provide leadership for change management and serve/lead on projects to improve risk control services. Lead in the development of relationships with customers and corporate functions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversight of day-to-day activities for the team of risk control consultants. Assign service visits and monitor workloads and productivity and provide guidance to attain quantity and quality metrics.
Responsible for the attainment of quality metrics developed for risk control consultants. Conduct quality audits and provide results/discussions. Review consultant's performance at customer visits, providing guidance on accuracy, consulting, and relationship building.
Manage the human resources function for all reports. Provide coaching and mentoring on a regular basis to enhance knowledge and growth. Responsible for hiring, disciplinary action, onboarding, reviews, and personnel actions.
Provide leadership for changes, make suggestions, and serve/lead on projects that will improve the effectiveness and efficiency of risk control services. Complete all projects on time and on budget.
Provide technical loss control knowledge for customers and staff.
Lead in the development of relationships with other corporate functions and customers. Be a role model of professional collaboration and service.
Automobile and air travel with overnight stays.
Oversight of day-to-day activities for risk control consultants.
Assign service visits and monitor workloads and productivity and provide guidance to attain quantity metrics.
Conduct quality audits and discuss and review performance at customer visits.
Coach and mentor to enhance knowledge and growth of staff. Responsible for hiring, onboarding, performance reviews, salary administration, etc of the team.
Provide leadership for change management and serve/lead on projects to improve risk control services.
Lead in the development of relationships with customers and corporate functions.
Some travel and overnight stays is required.
Maintain a valid driver's license.
Leadership skills, including an ability to mentor, coach, and manage.
Demonstrated people relationship building skills, including strong listening skills.
Ability to effectively communicate, including technical knowledge, in both written and verbal formats.
Demonstrated desire and commitment to continually learn, accept new challenges, and strive for personal improvement/growth.
Proven time management and detailed organization skills.
Ability to lead in a changing environment.
Ability to problem solve and negotiate to solutions.
Ability to think creatively to enhance service opportunities.
Ability to travel as necessary.
Knowledge of standard software tools and ability to learn new tools.
Knowledge of loss control techniques and ability to research solutions.
Support and implement company philosophies, goals, and objectives.
Ability to deal with confrontation and work to a solid resolution.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Bachelor's degree is required; significant industry experience with a high school diploma may be considered in place of a bachelor's degree.
Evidence of continuing education in the insurance industry is desired.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership is required. Formal supervisor experience will be a plus.
Proven ability in a risk control environment, typically demonstrated with at least five years' experience in a risk control function, is required.
Church Mutual Insurance Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
San Diego Association of Governments - SANDAG
San Diego, CA, USA
Data Solutions Division
The Data, Analytics, and Modeling Department provides SANDAG member agencies, elected officials, other organizations, and the public with information and technical resources for regional planning, funding, and policymaking efforts. The department represents a broad range of expertise from land use and transportation modeling, programming and website development, applied social research, public safety, demographics, and economics. The information the department gathers, analyzes, produces, delivers, and maintains is essential to the success of SANDAG.
As part of the Data, Analytics, and Modeling Department, the Data Solutions Division administers the data centers that support the agency’s modeling, forecasting, analysis, mapping, and visualization tools. These data centers include a wide range of spatial and non-spatial data acquired and maintained by a team of highly skilled professionals responsible for the development and delivery of the SANDAG activity-based transportation model, economic and demographic estimates and forecasts, geographic information systems, and criminal justice and public safety research.
GIS Analyst Roles
The GIS Analysts will collaborate with other team members responsible for creating sophisticated geographic information systems to help planners, modelers, and decision-makers visualize real-world events. These positions will prepare maps and analytical reports, maintain and enhance an urban land information system, and design, develop, test, maintain, and document GIS databases and applications to support planning, research, and public safety programs.
These positions are ideal for GIS professionals with a strong interest in furthering their expertise performing specialized mapping and analysis in a regional planning environment. We anticipate significant career development will occur while working on the types of duties and responsibilities described below and through mentoring and close collaboration with senior-level employees. Examples of primary responsibilities include:
Perform GIS analyses, develop GIS models and databases, design and prepare maps, and create other GIS-related products.
Design, develop, integrate, and maintain geographic information databases, and related tables, forms, and reports used to support regional planning, asset management, capital improvement projects, and public safety data and application workflows.
Support the ongoing development and maintenance of the SPACECORE database and application tools; edit and code land inventory data in a production environment.
Prepare, design, and produce a variety of maps and other graphic representations displaying layers and attribute data from databases; develop and maintain data layers using GIS tools and relational databases.
Perform complex spatial analysis; interpret detailed plans, aerial imagery, maps and legal descriptions; code and digitize spatial and non-spatial data into various GIS layers; perform quality control checks to ensure database integrity.
Perform GIS data maintenance, manipulation, analysis, extraction, and generation; perform data research, investigation, and verification.
Consult with staff to determine product and information needs and develop effective, efficient responses to GIS-related requests.
Develop and implement automated procedures and programs to make routine geoprocessing workflows faster and more efficient; use object-oriented programming and relational database technologies to enhance systems and add functionality to new or existing applications.
Assist with the ongoing development and maintenance of web sites, desktop, and mobile applications; review and analyze current applications to identify opportunities for enhancement.
Develop visualization applications and tools to enhance effective decision-making by staff and regional stakeholders.
Prepare and maintain technical documentation of databases and geoprocessing programs and procedures; prepare and manage metadata; maintain accurate and organized records.
Coordinate with state and local technical committees and agencies to share GIS expertise; jointly develop GIS databases, applications, and resources.
Participate in inter-departmental, inter-agency, and binational project teams assembled for land use, demographic, and econometric modeling, analyses, and planning.
Prepare and present written, oral, and visual reports to policy and stakeholder committees, upper management, member agencies, and working groups.
Experience and Qualifications
For these positions, we are searching for candidates who are responsible and well-organized with an aptitude for analytical thinking, problem solving, and innovation. Excellent communication skills, the ability to work collaboratively, and the capacity to use sound judgment are key characteristics for these positions.
The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with major course work in geography, planning, computer science, information technology, software engineering, or a related field and one to four years of recent career experience in a GIS or a research-oriented field. A Master’s degree is desirable.
The following information describes the specific types of career experiences that are most relevant to these positions.
Demonstrated knowledge of GIS concepts, principles, practices, and techniques, including cartography, design principles, and map creation techniques.
Experience with ESRI’s ArcGIS for Desktop software; experience using ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS Pro, Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, and Network Analyst extensions are desirable.
Experience designing geodatabases with ArcGIS architecture; experience compiling and integrating data from multiple GIS sources.
Demonstrated experience with relational database management systems such as Microsoft SQL Server; a working knowledge of query design using the SQL programing language and knowledge of Python is desirable.
Demonstrated ability to design, debug, test, and perform monitoring routines.
Working knowledge of GIS web services, ArcGIS Online (AGOL), and web mapping and application development are desirable.
Working knowledge of emerging GIS technologies for data management, analysis, and visualization.
Strong computer skills and proficiency with the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Demonstrated ability to maintain and effectively document GIS databases, models, programs, and applications.
Ability to work independently and develop GIS routines and procedures that improve process, workflow, and analytic capabilities.
Knowledge of technologies and methods used to create digital orthorectified imagery and terrain data and basic image processing concepts is desirable.
Experience working with end-users to determine GIS needs and developing applications, maps, and other products that best meet those needs.
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to maintain accurate records and work on concurrent projects.
Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.
The selected candidates can anticipate a driving record check upon hire, and approximately annually thereafter. The results of the check may determine whether the selected candidate will be permitted to drive for SANDAG business.
One of the available positions will support work in the ARJIS (Automated Regional Justice Information System) program. Employees supporting ARJIS project are required to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check in compliance with the FBI and the California Department of Justice (CalDOJ) requirements regarding the use of the California Law Enforcement Telecommunication System (CLETS). Periodic re-checking of criminal background history will be a condition of employment.
Salary and Benefits
SANDAG rewards the efforts of its employees with a comprehensive compensation package. Competitive salaries are supplemented with a flexible offering of health, financial security, and time-off benefits to meet the work and life needs of employees and their families.
These positions will be filled at the Analyst I, II, or Associate level depending on qualifications and experience of the selected candidates. Positions at the Analyst I and II level are considered entry-level with job duties primarily related to learning and supporting core functions of the team. At the Associate level, employees are expected to independently coordinate more complex data analysis and mapping functions.
The annual salary ranges are: Analyst I - $52,598 to $81,527 per year; Analyst II - $57,989 to $89,883 per year; Associate Analyst - $63,933 to $99,096 per year.
Our benefits include traditional health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Retirement and financial security benefits are provided through a pension plan and deferred compensation program. To support the need to rest and rejuvenate, SANDAG offers flexible work schedules and employees are provided with a bank of paid time off in addition to paid holidays.
How to Apply
We encourage all interested candidates to apply for these positions by completing a SANDAG Employment Application form. Resumes, cover letters, and work samples may be submitted in addition to the Employment Application but are not a substitute for this document.
The Employment Application can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website. Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing email@example.com . Completed applications and related materials can be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, courier, or delivered by hand. See our Careers / How to Apply webpage for additional information.
These positions are Open until Filled. The first review of applications will begin on Friday, August 2, 2019.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), SANDAG will accommodate persons who require assistance in order to apply for a position at SANDAG. Applicants requiring an accommodation due to a disability during any stage of the recruitment and selection process, including requesting this document and related application materials in an alternative format, should make their needs known by contacting Human Resources at (619) 699-1900, (619) 699-1904 (TTY), fax (619) 699-6905, or firstname.lastname@example.org .
To help us further evaluate the skills and experience of individuals interested in these positions, applicants are asked to respond to the Supplemental Question below. The response can be up to 500 words and should be submitted with the Employment Application. This is considered a required component of the application; applications received without a response will be screened out of the selection process.
Describe a project you were involved in that required the integration of various sources of data. Explain the goal of the project, the types of data used, and your role in the project.
Candidate Selection and Notification
Following the first review date for applications, all candidates will receive written confirmation that their application was received. The hiring manager will begin reviewing and evaluating applications within a few days of the close date. The best qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. All candidates will receive written notification as to the final outcome of their application.
The SANDAG website contains a wealth of information about our various project and program areas. The Careers section of the site lists all of our current Job Openings as well as information on how to apply for positions and Frequently Asked Questions about our recruitment process.
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, applicants hired by SANDAG must show acceptable proof of identity and evidence of authorization to work in the United States.
SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer