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Senior Project Manager: Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Company: Moore Iacofano Goltsman, Inc.
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Project Manager: Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Full Time - Berkeley We are seeking a senior-level Racial Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Project Manager to join the Management and Policy Planning Services (MAPS) team based in either our Berkeley or Pasadena, California offices. -Proof of up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination is required for all MIG staff.ResponsibilitiesRacial Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Engagement and Planning: -Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, your principal role as the DEI Project Manager will be to cultivate and manage the Racial Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion marketplace for MIG. Your DEI projects will focus on assisting our nonprofit and public agency clients to achieve greater equity in their organizations and communities. Conducting equity assessments, designing and leading community engagement plans, and developing and delivering trainings are core components of this work.Cross-Service DEI-Centered Project Collaboration: -Your role will also include helping to center DEI in projects across MIG's service areas. As a full-service planning and design firm, MIG projects include landscape and urban design, transportation and land use planning, parks and recreation plans, higher education plans, communication and behavior change campaigns, and outdoor play space design, to name just a few.Managing Projects: -You will provide overarching project direction, lead internal and external teams, manage projects including scopes of work, budgets, and schedules to help our public, private, and non-profit clients create innovative and equitable plans, policies, and solutions. -Project Work: -You will be engaged in all aspects of project design and execution, producing these plans with a team and facilitating meetings for these projects. -
This is a full-time, hourly position. MIG works on projects throughout the US and some travel, evening, and weekend work will be required for community engagement efforts, site evaluations, or to meet deadlines. MIG encourages a work-life balance, and these excess hours can be offset during the week when possible. (We are currently working remotely due to COVID-19 and our offices are only open on a limited basis. Hybrid work will be possible when we reopen. Proof of up-to-date vaccination is required for in-person work.)QualificationsTo accomplish the responsibilities, you will be able to manage competing priorities, think critically and creatively, work as part of a collaborative team in an open environment; and maintain a sense of humor and camaraderie. -Desired Experience:

  • You have demonstrated experience in equity-centered work and community engagement and strategies including: a track record in conducting equity assessments; centering equity in developing plans, processes, and practices; working to eliminate institutional and structural racism and its intersections with other forms of oppression including sexism, heterosexism, classism, and ableism. MIG values the lived experience of being part of a historically marginalized or underrepresented community.
  • You have deep content knowledge of the racial equity, diversity, and inclusiveness research and best practices for organizations striving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive. You are knowledgeable of and have applied various racial equity frameworks in your work.
  • You have experience in project management, including maintaining compliance with project contracts, developing, and managing scopes, budgets, and schedules, as well as collaborating with clients and partners to execute the project work.
  • You have excellent presentation skills and written and verbal communication.
  • You can speak in front of groups and facilitate small and large group discussions and trainings.
  • You can actively lead marketing and business development opportunities, develop proposals for prospective projects, participate in interviews, and develop and maintain potential client and partner relationships is a plus.Education:
    • You have a Bachelor's degree in planning, public policy, or related field. (A Master's degree in a complementary field is a plus.)Qualities and Skills:
      • You are a 'people person' with an ability to develop collaborative, productive and respectful relationships with community members, organizations, and partners, including but not limited to low-income communities and communities of color.
      • Language skills, particularly Spanish, Mandarin, and Cantonese, are desirable.
      • You have software proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Pro. -If this position sounds like a fit for your skillsets and you are passionate about improving the communities in which we live and work, we would love to hear from you! Please email your resume, portfolio, and a descriptive cover letter to .MIG values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer; we encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We offer a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, FSA and HRA with employer contributions and 401K matching. Our teams enjoy a flexible work schedule, a rewarding work environment, and a creative atmosphere. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. Candidates may be required to take a skills assessment in conducting presentations and/or budget and scope drafting. -

Keywords: Moore Iacofano Goltsman, Inc., Berkeley , Senior Project Manager: Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Accounting, Auditing , Berkeley, California

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