Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Help us foster a supportive and respecting culture for all of our workforce! We are looking for a leader to serve as Director of Diversity and Inclusion at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, NIST is a federal laboratory striving to be the world's leader in creating critical measurement solutions and promoting equitable standards. Our efforts stimulate innovation, foster industrial competitiveness, and improve the quality of life.
This new position will report to the NIST Associate Director for Management Resources. A primary responsibility for the role is the development and implementation of a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) strategy for NIST that promotes a culture of inclusivity and belonging. The Director of Diversity and Inclusion will use their expert knowledge of diversity and inclusion research, theory, and practice in developing a NIST D&I strategy and will lead and/or support activities including policies and programs related to recruitment, hiring, retention, promotion, training, and outreach. The incumbent works collaboratively with senior leadership, organizational units, and employee resource groups to ensure the NIST D&I strategy is aligned with key organizational priorities and serves as a trusted resource for advice and counsel on matters pertaining to the NIST culture of inclusivity. The incumbent will apply business and management principles involved in strategic planning, human behavior and performance, and coordination of people and resources in their role as a change agent of the organization's culture of inclusivity and belonging. They will conduct analyses and present their findings and recommendations to senior NIST leadership to advance a D&I strategy for the organization.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/benefits/.
NIST offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employee Retirement System. NIST also offers a broad array of work-life flexibilities and services to employees such as flexible work schedules, teleworking transit subsidies, on-site child care, fitness center, credit union, employee assistance programs, and free parking. Learn more about NIST's work life programs: https://www.nist.gov/careers/pay-benefits-and-leave.
NOTE: This posting CLOSES DECEMBER 22, 2020. Apply ONLINE: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/585609300.