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24 Jun 2022

Full-Time Kindness & Inclusion Manager

Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles – Posted by Careers@lacourt.org Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Description

ABOUT THE COURT

Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles (Court) is the largest unified trial court in the United States. Its 580 judges and commissioners work in one of the 40 facilities within the Court’s 12 judicial districts and are supported by more than 4,500 full-time Court employees. The Court has an annual budget of more than $855 million. Located in Southern California, Los Angeles County is geographically one of the nation’s largest counties, covering 4,084 square miles and, with over 10,400,000 residents, is also one of its most populous counties.

 

FOCUS ON EMPLOYEE SAFETY AND WELLBEING

Court employees are considered disaster service workers under California Government Code section 3100 and are needed to deliver the statutorily mandated, time-sensitive and emergency services in times of local, state, and national emergencies. The Court takes its responsibilities for ensuring a safe workplace and providing essential public services to those who are required to come into a courthouse seriously; including its legal and ethical obligations to protect the workforce, justice partners, and the public from COVID-19.  The Court has implemented various policies and protocols to protect the health and safety of its employees while delivering statutorily mandated essential services. This includes implementing technology to facilitate remote appearances for court users and expanding telework opportunities for employees.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Kindness & Inclusion (K&I) Manager is generally responsible for designing, managing, and executing strategic projects and initiatives promoting diversity, equity, kindness, and inclusion across the organization. Partnering with stakeholders in varying levels of leadership, the K&I Manager is directly responsible for further integrating and championing an inclusive, equitable, kind, and diverse organizational culture.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement initiatives to create a more diverse, equitable, kind, and inclusive workplace in support of the Court’s Workplace Vision Statement to commit to organizational kindness and inclusion as keystones to success.
  • Cultivate a culture of trust, acceptance, and psychological safety as foundations to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Develop and measure diversity, equity, and inclusion metrics based on Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Benchmarks (GDEIB).
  • In partnership with the Recruitment and Staffing team, evaluate hiring policies and practices to recommend and implement recruitment strategies that further the Court’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals.
  • In partnership with the Learning & Development and Equity teams, develop effective learning and development programs centered around reducing unconscious bias, creating inclusivity, and treating others with kindness.
  • In partnership with the Performance Management and Organizational Development teams, provides guidance to management in developing objective performance and employee performance evaluations.

For detailed information about the Human Resources Manager job description, please click here. Please note the requirements in the job description may vary from the requirements in this bulletin. Applicants must meet the requirements stated in this bulletin.

 

TELEWORK OPPORTUNITIES
This position is eligible for telework following an initial training period.

 

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify, you must meet the following requirements at the time of filing:

Education:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university*

Experience:

  • Four years of progressively responsible experience in one or more human resources function, one of which must have been implementing initiatives or providing consultative services that promote diversity, equity, and/or inclusion in an organization.
  • At least one year of the qualifying experience must have been serving as a lead** within a human resources or related function.

**Lead workers have formal authority for providing policy/procedure guidance, work direction, project leadership, and training to coworkers to resolve issues in a specific area of experience.

Substitution:
A Master’s-level or Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university will be accepted for two years of the experience requirement.

Note:  Credit for experience is given based on a 40-hour workweek. Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20 hours per week for two months equals one month of experience. No additional credit is given for overtime.

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
All applicants must be able to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to beginning employment with the Court.

You are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 2 weeks after you:

  • Received a Johnson & Johnson (J&J)/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, or
  • Received a second dose of a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, or
  • Finished the series of a COVID-19 vaccine that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization [WHO]

Individuals with a medical condition that prevents them from getting a vaccine, as verified by their medical provider, or those with a confirmed sincerely held religious belief that prohibits them from receiving a vaccine, may request to be excused from this vaccination requirement as a reasonable accommodation to their medical condition or religion. The Court will review requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis consistent with its existing procedures for reasonable accommodation requests.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
The ideal candidate will possess the following desirable qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field
  • Professional Diversity & Inclusion certification
  • Experience applying the Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Benchmarks (GDEIB) tool
  • Proven, progressive experience and demonstrated effectiveness initiating and supporting kindness and inclusion initiatives and programs
  • Working knowledge of anti-discrimination, retaliation, and harassment laws
  • Experience consulting with large organizations related to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Project management/development
  • Strong Communication Skills – written, verbal, public-speaking
  • Experience owning program strategy, end-to-end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership

*Degree Verification:  A legible copy of your college diploma -OR- transcript(s) (unofficial are acceptable) with the degree posted from the college or university must be submitted at the time of application filing.

 

Documentation may be submitted as follows:

  • As an attachment to your online application.
  • As an email attachment to careers@lacourt.org. Please use the following subject line: “K&I Manager – Education Verification (Your Name).”

For a list of acceptable accredited institutions or international universities, please visit http://ope.ed.gov/accreditationwww.chea.org/search, or http://whed.net/home.php.

Foreign studies must be evaluated by an academic credential evaluation agency and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. For a list of acceptable evaluation agencies, please visit www.naces.org or http://aice-eval.org/. Foreign studies submitted without acceptable evaluation will be rejected.

 

EXAMINATION INFORMATION:

PART I: Qualifying evaluation of education, training and experience based upon submitted application materials and supplemental questionnaire.

PART II: An online examination, weighted 100%, covering deductive reasoning, management potential, professional potential, achievement, flexibility, thoroughness, sense of duty, innovation, influence, independence, confidence, and optimism. No person may complete this assessment more than once every 12 months.

How to Apply

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications may only be filed online. To learn how to apply online, please access the Online Employment Application Guide. Los Angeles Superior Court reserves the right to verify all submitted documentation prior to appointment. The Court will only consider completed applications submitted, along with the required documents, and will reject incomplete applications. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application. To facilitate the full and proper consideration of your work experience, clearly specify what professional experience meets the required job qualifications. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience for each position. Please provide a current and accurate email address for the Court to communicate with you about this job opportunity. Human Resources staff will notify all applicants of their application status via email. We recommend that you add info@governmentjobs.com to your SAFE SENDERS list to avoid the notification being filtered as spam mail. Los Angeles Superior Court is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the recruitment process can contact the email address provided below. For additional employment information, please click here (Download PDF reader). WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT: We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. Applicants who successfully pass each (and all) examination part(s) will be placed on an eligible list that will remain active for approximately one year. Other vacancies may be filled using this list.   https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lasc/jobs/3516573/kindness-inclusion-manager?page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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