Poudre River Public Library District
Webster House Administration Center
Job Title: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Coordinator
Reports To: HR Director
Department: Human Resources
Location: Webster House Administration Center
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Job Classification: Part-time Contractual
Benefits Eligibility: Contractual Benefits
Salary Range: $24.38 – $30.48 per hour
Revision Date: 04-2022
Summary: The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Coordinator advances the library’s EDI goals by developing and implementing initiatives to foster a supportive and inclusive work environment for all staff members, provides administrative and coordinating support to the EDI committee, and supports staff members in integrating EDI considerations into their work.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
- Serves as the internal expert on equity, diversity and inclusion.
- Maintains knowledge of diversity-related issues, legislation, and best practices.
- Researches, develops, recommends, and executes creative strategies to foster the library’s equity, diversity and inclusion goals.
- Act as a thought partner with the EDI Committee and library leadership on EDI related issues.
- Reviews and analyzes current practices and policies to assess the extent to which they support or hinder the library’s diversity goals.
- Collects and analyzes statistical data to evaluate the library’s population in accordance with diversity standards and goals.
- Partners with HR on recruiting and hiring strategies to attract, hire and retain employees from diverse backgrounds.
- Develops and/or acquires training and development tools to support diversity and retention initiatives.
- Provides and/or coordinates training for Library staff and helps ensure legal compliance of management and human resources staff.
- Partners with Programming Coordinator and Volunteer Program Manager as needed to apply EDI lens to Library programming and volunteer opportunities.
- Provides guidance to supervisory and human resources staff in developing objective EDI related performance competencies and evaluations.
- Acts as library liaison with government agencies concerning EEO4 and equal employment opportunities.
- Provides logistical, administrative, coordination and general support to EDI Committee including:
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, experience and/or ability required.
- Knowledge of EDI issues related to race, culture, gender, socioeconomic status, rank, sexual orientation, religion, age/generation, and ability with an in-depth understanding of at least two of these areas. This understanding may come from any combination of studies, personal life and work experiences.
- Thorough understanding of federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong analytical, problem-solving, and dispute resolution skills.
- Ability to apply principles of EDI to workplace dynamics.
- Skills in managing committees, collaborative projects, and change processes.
- Ability to guide employees through creating collaborative relationships with staff and community partners.
- Experience leading EDI initiatives.
- Ability to respect multiple perspectives and embrace complexity.
- Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively.
- Ability to develop diverse knowledge by being eager to learn, learning from mistakes, and being open to give and receive feedback.
- Ability to build trust, influence change and create buy-in.
- Effective community engagement experience.
Bachelor’s degree in human relations or related field preferred plus two years of professional experience in a diversity and inclusion role or human resources role with key responsibilities in diversity and inclusion; or an equivalent combination of education, experience (lived and/or work) and skills.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Fluency in Spanish or other language is a plus.
Certificates and Licenses:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed and/or required to:
- Work primarily in a library environment and sometimes in community settings.
- Regularly sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel, lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, talk and hear.
- Occasionally reach, lift and move arms above shoulder level.
- Occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl climb or balance.
- Occasionally lift and/or move materials weighing up to 20 pounds.
- Concentrate on and complete tasks in the presence of distractions.
- Regularly operate a variety of standard office equipment including a computer, laptop and/or tablet PC, telephone, copy and fax machines.
- Continuous and repetitive arm, hand and eye movement.
- Moderate to loud noise levels.
- Travel to/from meetings and various locations.
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Benefits & Additional Compensation Info
Located in northern Colorado, Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and an outstanding public school system.
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Throughout the year, live music and entertainment, as well as great local dining, can be found throughout the historic downtown area. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger city.
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