Overview

New York, NY

Firm

Driven to deliver exceptional results for our clients, we push boundaries and challenge assumptions. That’s been core to our ethos since our founding in 1866. It fuels how we work and define ourselves, and it informs our growth and evolution as a firm. We keep impressive company. Our clients are market leaders, global innovators and paradigm-shifting entrepreneurs that advance emerging industries. Surrounding ourselves by the best inspires and challenges us to constantly reimagine what’s possible.

A career at this premier, global, forward thinking, law firm means complex work, unique challenges, and inspiring results. It also means real collaboration and a supportive environment where you’ll learn and grow professionally and personally—and even have some fun along the way.

You’ll be challenged and your limits may be tested, but we can promise you’ll never be bored. Come work with us and help us continue to redefine remarkable.

Summary

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Specialist is a key member of the Firm’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Department and is responsible for helping advance the Firm’s overarching DEI strategy through the development and reporting of in-depth data analytics that monitor and analyze data related to DEI, belonging, and engagement. The DEI Specialist is primarily responsible for developing, utilizing, and completing reports, presentations, and surveys that support the Firm’s ability to measure its progress towards its strategic goals.

A secondary focus is to support the Firm’s inclusive culture through firmwide DEI and affinity group events.  The ideal candidate will enjoy the challenge of distilling complex data and translating it into metrics that can convince skeptics and influence change. The position will work closely with the Chief DEI Officer, other DEI Team members, Affinity Group leaders, as well as other key stakeholders including members of the Recruiting, Professional Development, and Marketing and Business Development teams.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Receive, manage, coordinate, and collaborate in the completion and delivery of all external diversity and inclusion related surveys, awards, RFPs, and benchmarking submissions and related responses both internally and externally.
  • Collect, analyze, and report on statistical diversity data, including mining and management of a broad array of quantitative and qualitative data assets.
  • Develop data standards, provide tangible insights, and make recommendations for process improvement based on best practices.
  • Display complex quantitative data in a simple, intuitive format and present findings in a clear and concise manner.
  • Collaborate with other departments to determine and refine documentation fields, formulas, data mapping, and ensure the accuracy and integrity of all diversity data.
  • The employee may be asked to perform additional duties not listed in the job description as required by business needs. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Exceptional analytical skills and capabilities as well as strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel (workbook design, cell formulas and function creation, worksheet management, chart design, data set and table manipulation, and pivot table design) and PowerPoint (tables, charts, and other formats); interest in learning new software and an ability to adapt to new software quickly.
  • Experience in collecting, reviewing, and organizing data reporting and analysis, using data to tell a story and translate data into impactful reports, tables, graphs, and charts that can influence decisions.
  • Ability to consult with stakeholders and identify metrics and interpretation needed in deliverables.
  • Ability to collect, organize, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to multitask and prioritize work efficiently and effectively.
  • Demonstrated interest in DEI and 3-5 years of experience in a law firm, professional services firm, or a corporation a strong plus.

Salary: $85,000.00-$95,000.00, dependent on experience
Date Active: 4.5.2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt