The Seattle Aquarium is hiring a DEI Program Manager to join their team in Seattle! The Seattle Aquarium is a leading marine conservation organization with a global reputation. Our S.A.L.I.S.H. values, developed in conjunction with our staff, include a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. The DEI Program Manager will be a thought leader, implementing initiatives and priorities identified through the 2022–2025 DEI strategic plan developed by the DEI Council. If making this direct impact on employees, volunteers, and guests of the Aquarium excites you, learn more and apply today!
Another Source’s client, the Seattle Aquarium, is recruiting a DEI Program Manager to join their team, (internally this role is called a Senior Equity Initiatives Program Manager). This is a newly created role for the growing team.
This role is based out of Seattle and will likely offer a hybrid weekly working schedule once the team returns to the office.
About the Seattle Aquarium:
We’re noted for our collaborative, communicative and team-oriented working environment. Our S.A.L.I.S.H. values, developed in conjunction with our staff, include a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), commitments to adopting and promoting sustainable practices, creating awe-inspiring experiences, constantly learning and improving, fostering an inclusive community, maintaining scientific credibility through evidence-based practices, and honoring our unique place by using our location and history for a broader understanding of the communities surrounding Puget Sound.
Proudly accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, we’re the eighth-largest aquarium in the U.S. by attendance and, during non-pandemic times, we welcome over 850,000 people through our front doors each year. Guided by our mission, Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment, we have developed a master plan to substantially increase in size and impact by opening a new habitat building, the Ocean Pavilion. Our current annual budget is $20 million.
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About The role:
The DEI Program Manager (PM) will be responsible for overseeing the implementation, integration and advancement of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice throughout all of the Aquarium’s systems and operations. The DEI Program Manager will be a thought leader, implementing initiatives and priorities identified through the 2022–2025 DEI strategic plan developed by the DEI Council.
The DEI Program Manager will have specific duties that the Aquarium both internally and externally. The individual in this position will be a strong partner to the DEI Council, executive leadership team, board, staff, community members, guests and all other stakeholders. The equity initiatives PM will report to the director of people & culture. This individual will be committed to creating an equitable and safe work environment for employees and community members.
We are looking for someone who is:
A day in the life of a DEI Program Manager will include:
Internal culture (50%)
Staff and community recruitment, retention and engagement (50%)
Salary and benefits:
This is an exempt role. The targeted salary range for this role is $70,000–$80,000, dependent on experience. Includes the Seattle Aquarium’s comprehensive benefits package: medical, vision, dental (subsidized dependent coverage also available), HRA, FSA, life insurance, long-term disability, 403b retirement fund with employer match, subsidized transit (ORCA) pass, Aquarium Family Plus membership and generous paid time off.
The Seattle Aquarium is a progressive, equal opportunity employer that values a diverse workforce. One of our core values is fostering an inclusive community and we want our staff to reflect our community. We encourage diverse candidates to apply, including but not limited to Black, Indigenous and People of Color applicants. Application review will begin immediately.
Note: Candidate must pass a background check upon job offer to be eligible for this position.
The Seattle Aquarium has partnered with Another Source, an external recruiting firm, to assist in the hiring process for this position. Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the breadth of the recruiting process.
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