*Opportunity is based in Washington, D.C.
The Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion & Special Advisor to the President is a highly visible leadership position at The Wilderness Society. This director will be a key leader of our important organizational imperative to embed equity, diversity and inclusion throughout TWS policies, practices, mission-driven programs, and workplace culture.
The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced leader and strong project manager who can engage staff at all levels to achieve TWS’ equity, diversity and inclusion goals in an integrated way across TWS departments. This position is responsible for driving organizational change related to this body of work. The Director will work directly with the TWS President, Executive Team, directors, managers, and staff teams assigned to implement specific facets of the TWS equity, diversity and inclusion workplan. The Director will engage regularly with TWS Board of Directors and support the work of the Board’s Equity Committee.
This position is critical to building shared ownership among all staff for creating an inclusive organizational culture that is grounded in trust, accountability to shared goals and outcomes, and that is collaborative, innovative, adaptive, transparent, and supportive of employees, our greatest asset.