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2 Jun 2022

Full-Time Director, Diversity, Equity, Belonging & Inclusion (DEBI)

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Job Description

Arcadia is the technology company empowering energy innovators and consumers to fight the climate crisis. Our software and APIs are revolutionizing an industry held back by outdated systems and institutions by creating unprecedented access to the data and clean energy needed to make a decarbonized energy grid possible.

In 2014, Arcadia set out on its mission to break the fossil fuel monopoly and since then we have been knocking down the institutional barriers to unlock decarbonization. To date, we have connected hundreds of thousands of consumers and small businesses with high-quality clean energy options. Fast forward to today, and now, we’re thinking even bigger. We have launched Arc, an industry-defining SaaS platform that empowers developers and energy innovators to deliver their own custom, personalized energy experiences, accelerating the transformation of the industry from an analog energy system into a digitized information network.

Tackling one of the world’s biggest challenges requires out-of-the-box thinking & diverse perspectives. We’re building a team of individuals from different backgrounds, industries, & educational experiences. If you share our passion for ushering in the era of the clean electron, we look forward to learning what you would uniquely bring to Arcadia!


What we are looking for:

We are seeking a Director, Diversity, Equity, Belonging and Inclusion (DEBI) to join the People & Impact team. This individual will be responsible for influencing, crafting, driving, and implementing the DEBI strategy and roadmap across Arcadia. The ideal candidate is someone who has built effectively launched global DEBI strategies in other high-growth companies (over thousand employees) and partnered closely with key collaborators to drive equity, inclusion, and increases representation.

This role is remote and reports into the VP, People. This will be an independent role with no direct reports for now. Additionally, this role will partner frequently with the wider People Team, Talent Acquisition, key partners, ESG Governing Committee, and counsel for the wider business.

What you’ll do:

  • Function as DEBI subject matter authority to Arcadia
  • Build a DEBI strategy and roadmap that is aligned with Arcadia’s values, addresses business/employee needs, and drives accountability. Takes a long-term, dynamic approach to planning, which accounts for departmental challenges, and external factors
  • Design, implement and lead DEBI initiatives/programs/learning curriculum in consultation with internal partners, inclusive of tailored programming approved to meet the outstanding needs of the organization or function
  • Anticipate operational weaknesses or roadblocks, and finds opportunities to improve the quality and velocity of DEBI workstreams
  • Build strategy for employee resource groups and inclusion council and partner with communities to drive engagement, organization, and efforts
  • Identify and partner with DEBI consultants where needed
  • Solicit, integrate, and provide feedback to partners across the company as it relates to the design and execution of the DEBI strategy
  • Quantify and translate data insights with business and cross-functional partners to drive action plan efforts. Be able to explain data sharing philosophy and how we hold leaders accountable for actions tied to DEBI
  • Report on diversity metrics (scorecards/audits/reporting tools) to supervise progress on key metrics & goals, and share information with the Executive Team and Board of Directors
  • Establish and cultivate strong working relationships with various global collaborators and teams, ensuring that programs champion an expansive environment of a broader allay community
  • Partner with HR Operations on company-wide policies and DEBI compliance, Talent Acquisition on talent strategy, and HR Business Partners on ad hoc projects and/or serve as a thought partner
  • Drive DEBI communication roadmap and partner closely with Executives and cross functional team on DEBI voice for internal and external audiences

What will help you succeed:


  • 6+ years of work experience, with previous people management experience
  • Strategized, built, and implemented Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEBI) roadmap. Someone who has brought it from idea to execution
  • Ability to build a DEBI training curriculum
  • Built Inclusion Council, ERGs
  • Experience in advisory/consulting
  • Experience with operationalizing a strategic vision
  • Solid understanding in DEBI and ESG reporting
  • Private and public company experience
  • Experience partnering with Board of Directors
  • Ability to root-cause issues, match people’s strategies to business strategies, and deliver programs that get results
  • Understands how to achieve support from diverse constituencies, and partner with the business along the way
  • Experience in optimally inspiring change through data and storytelling


  • “Remote first” culture – work anywhere in the US as long as you have a reliable internet connection
  • Flexible PTO – no accrued hours and no limit on the number of vacation days employees can take each year
  • 15 annual company-wide holidays including a week long “summer break”
  • 10 days sick leave
  • Up to 4 weeks bereavement leave
  • 2 volunteer days off
  • 2 professional development days off
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave for all parents
  • Weekly “flex time” – no internal meetings on Tuesdays and Friday afternoons
  • 80-95% employer cost coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employees and dependents
  • Annual budget to use on conferences, books, classes, workshops or anything that contributes to professional development
Eliminating carbon footprints, eliminating carbon copies.
Here at Arcadia, we cultivate diversity, celebrate individuality, and believe unique perspectives are key to our collective success in creating a clean energy future. Arcadia is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. While we are currently unable to consider candidates who will require visa sponsorship, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates eligible to work in the United States.

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Belonging, benefits, clean energy, DEBI, director, Diversity, Equity, impact, inclusion, manager, people, and Remote.

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