Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Facilitator – Consultant (Freelance)

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About DEI & You Consulting

DEI & You Consulting is a diversity, equity and inclusion consulting firm dedicated to organizational change. We partner with companies to build inclusive workplaces by leveraging the full potential of their diverse talents to innovate, perform and maximize their business benefits. We combine a human-centric and a data-driven approach to help our clients.

Are you passionate about diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging within the workplace? Do you combine strategy and pragmatism to help our clients to evaluate, manage, and promote the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion policy in their organization? Do you know how to make DEI happen? Are you a changemaker who wants to make a positive impact every day and be part of an inclusive, forward-thinking team? If yes, we would love to hear from you!

 

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Consulting 
      • DEI assessments of the clients’ companies to understand their current state and take it from there/ strategy and implementation. Use quantitative and qualitative data to help identify and support mechanisms to remove barriers and improve equity and inclusion.
      • Build, manage, promote diversity, equity and inclusion services. 
  • Program Facilitation
    • Deliver workshops, coaching sessions, consulting services, advisory-calls, DEI and You Discussions for DEI & You Consulting’s
    • Concerning the workshops, they may include large and small group facilitation, in-person and virtual instructor-led sessions, assessment debrief and individual coaching sessions. 
    • Currently, programs are delivered in person and in Virtual Classroom Experience (VCE) format using Adobe Connect, Zoom, or Teams platforms in 1-3 hour sessions. Our VCE’s are interactive, with an average of 15 participants per workshop to allow for discussions, breakout groups, etc. Participants are typically part of an intact cohort from one client organization, following a learning journey over several months.
  • Engagement Management
    • Manage client expectations, identifying client needs, responsible for overall project quality and profitability. Ensure DEI & You Consulting team is aligned to meet the client expectations – on time, on budget, and high quality.
    • Assist in expanding and growing accounts by ensuring excellent client service, identifying new needs and designing new solutions.
    • Assist partners with proposal development.
  • Workshops and Consulting Strategy Design & Intellectual Property
    • Design Workshops and Consulting Strategy and develop materials – including conducting interviews and diagnosis, identifying program objectives, developing learning architecture, and instructional design (workbooks, slides, facilitator guides, ppt’s).
    • Effectively team with DEI & You Consulting’s team and collaborate with graphic designers to ensure materials are high quality, on time and on budget delivery.
    • Identify areas for intellectual property development, such as new program modules, exercises or learning activities.

 

Qualifications

  • Relevant advanced degree (e.g., Graduate, Doctorate or equivalent) preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in facilitation, teaching, and coaching in diversity equity and inclusion related topics
  • Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion workforce, workplace, and marketplace enablers
  • Has an in-depth understanding of clients/industries supported and apply business offerings at the senior level

 

On a personal Side

  • Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Belonging Champion and Advocate who uses behaviors/program development/design theories, principals, frameworks, models, tools and techniques
  • Recognized as a go-to person in a defined ‘major’ discipline and can scope, design, and deliver non-standard solutions to meet client needs
  • Have the ability to manage projects and function autonomously to meet the needs of a diverse client base
  • Effective in teams and grounded in change management theories, principals, frameworks, models, tools and practices
  • Curious and committed to learning
  • Comfortable working with people at all levels of an organization, from C-suite to interns

 

Languages

  • English fluency in written and verbal communication is a must
  • Proficiency in French is desirable

 

Conditions

  • Part-time / Freelance

 

Our commitment to being inclusive

DEI & You Consulting is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Being who we are and doing what we do, we would love to hear from candidates of all stripes. We value your lived experience, your track record of effective allyship, and your commitment to fostering climates of belonging and performance.

If this role sounds like you and you are ready to make a difference, we would like to hear from you.

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