Diversity Program Coordinator

Menlo Park, CA
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Chloe Carter-Hernandez

Job Description:

Diversity is essential to achieving our mission. We’re committed to building a workplace that reflects a broad range of experience, thought, geography, age, background, gender, sexual orientation, language, culture, and many other characteristics. To support our mission, we’re looking for an experienced and impact driven Diversity Program Coordinator to join our team.

The ideal candidate has a project coordination or management background, is detail-oriented, and has excellent project management skills. We’re looking for someone to help us scale our diversity program. In this role you’ll help us create, communicate, and coordinate diversity programs. This is a contingent role based in Menlo Park, CA

● Coordinating Diversity & Inclusion initiatives in partnership with our Diversity Program Manager and key stakeholders
● Communicating regularly with Diversity Program Manager on the status, risks, and progress toward key milestones
● Organizing the planning of various working groups, including scheduling meetings, tracking projects, and maintaining regular status updates
● Coordination between multiple teams to move initiatives forward and raising concerns to resolve issues that prevent progress
● Collecting and routing all inbound requests from App teams regarding D&I programs and/or initiatives
● Maintaining existing D&I communication tools to ensure the information is current and that the best approach is employed to increase awareness
● Providing flexible approaches that meet team needs, including the ability to move fast and unblock teams quickly
● Applying Diversity & Inclusion knowledge while leveraging core work from other team functions

Minimum Qualifications:
● 4+ years of program management experience in a fast-paced environment, tech industry preferred
● Experience with project coordination across multiple work-streams and in partnership with cross-functional stakeholders
● Demonstrate flexibility and resilience in response to changing or ambiguous situations, directing changes through appropriate review and approval mechanisms
● Excellent organizational skills and communication skills
● Passion for D&I work and impact
● Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced work environment
● Ability to balance multiple projects at different stages in the process

Preferred Qualifications:
● 2+ years building and executing programs focused on underrepresented communities in corporate or tech industry
● Experience coordinating D&I programming in an organization where scaling for growth has been a feature
● Experience in successfully managing ambitious, strategic, and operationally complex projects with internal external cross-functional teams

Client Description:

This TOP social media company, headquartered in Menlo Park, CA, was built to help people connect and share. Over the last decade their tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate. With over two billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at this company offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Working here, you’ll:

  • Be part of their mission of community building
  • Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry  
  • Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem solving mode
  • Take part in global internal conversations that are happening with stakeholders, wherever they may be located, who are the best at what they do

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.