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Director of Representation, Inclusion, and Equity 


The Director of Representation, Inclusion, and Equity will be responsible for executing the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives at the Academy. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you will work within the Office of Representation, Inclusion, and Equity (RIE) and with the COO to take DEI to the next level. You are an expert in the field of DEI who has a track record of identifying and solving systematic problems within an organization and creating and implementing measurable solutions to impact change in DEI. You are capable of communicating on levels that can inspire and remove roadblocks, utilizing data, collaboration, and innovation.


  • Serve as a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) subject matter expert by giving perspective, insights, and knowledge in a consultative manner.
  • Create, design, and implement a company-wide and business-specific diversity strategic plan with the Office of RIE and in partnership with department leads.
  • Partner with department leads to create goals for their department related to DEI that are measurable and impactful.
  • Oversee supplier diversity initiative, looking at vendors across the organization and analyze and assist with recommendations for diverse and sustainable suppliers.
  • Develop critical measures of success for DEI strategies that are consistent throughout the organization, utilizing this data to guide decision making for the future.
  • Work with Human Resources to identify policies and processes for attracting and including diverse talent, making construct recommendations for either modifying existing ones or creating new ones.
  • Provide leadership to Employee Resource Groups and help align goals of the Office of RIE with actions and outcomes.
  • Partnering with HR, serve as a coach to executives regarding engagement strategies for diverse talent and building personal narratives around diversity.
  • Serve as a partner in professional development to embed Inclusion skills in all programs.
  • Verify, aggregate, and report diversity statistics and processes across the entire organization in conjunction with departments, consultants, and other experts.
Position Requirements
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience, including at least 5 years of leading and implementing diversity and inclusion programs in a complex organization.
  • Superior change management capabilities with effective relationship building skills across an organization.
  • Must be disciplined, data-oriented, and analytical when leading and possess strong business and emotional intelligence.
  • Proven ability to challenge accepted wisdom and practices, balancing the strategic with the day-to-day execution.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence, build relationships, and deliver results in a complex, cross-functional organization.
  • Must be extremely flexible, proactive, and highly organized with the ability to shift priorities, multi-task, and handle heavy workflow processing.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Director of Representation, Inclusion, and Equity  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 7/8/2020  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 8,000+ accomplished men and women working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.

EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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