Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager

$70,998 - $91,548 yearly
  • City of Naperville
  • 400 South Eagle Street, Naperville, IL, USA
  • Sep 03, 2020
Full time Management

Job Description

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager serves as the staff contact for the City's diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to citizens, community groups and employees, facilitating the program through positive employee relations, community outreach and education. The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager manages City-wide diversity programs and training; identifies and builds relationships and partnerships with external organizations as well as internal employee groups that will result in proactive strategies to foster respect for all individuals. This role serves as staff liaison to the Human Rights and Fair Housing Commission and coordinates City-wide federal and state civil rights and disabilities-related law compliance.


  • Develops and implements strategies and programs to foster and encourage diversity, equity and inclusion within the City of Naperville as an organization, as well as the community at large
  • Develops and maintains a network of relationships within community groups to proactively create awareness of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Serves as a resource for the community on diversity, equity and inclusion strategies, competencies, prevention and intervention ideas
  • Serves as the staff liaison to the Human Rights and Fair Housing Commission
  • Partners with the Legal Department to lead the investigation and processing of complaints of violation of the City’s Human Rights Ordinance 
  • Makes policy recommendations to City management and elected officials on changes to policies and practices to address or enhance diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Collaborates with City departments to develop and implement policies and procedures that are impacted by diversity-related issues
  • Partners with the Human Resources Department to recommend and evaluate employee training and education on topics of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Serves as a resource for employees on diversity, equity and inclusion strategies, competencies, or prevention and intervention ideas


Required Credentials and Experience:

  • Five years of full-time, professional-level experience with diversity, diversity consulting or training, mediation and/or community relations and outreach
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited educational institution in a related field (such as Public Administration or Business Administration)


Preferred Credentials and Experience:

  • Fair Housing, Change management, or Project management experience

Additional Information:

The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 148,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.  Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.  The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.  It’s also a great place to work!  Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a dynamic & collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package.






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