Diversity & Inclusion Director

Position Summary :

Monitor and evaluate on a continuing basis local activities concerning diversity issues. Spearhead the effort to diversify the chapter's membership/leadership and to publicize successful diversity programs in the local community.

Responsible To :

The members of the chapter
The chapter president
State council diversity director

Responsibilities :

  • Develop and/or distribute information and materials to chapter members to promote diversity in the workplace.
  • Publicize to chapter members examples of successful diversity efforts being undertaken by chapter members in their particular workplaces.
  • Identify minorities and other individuals with diverse backgrounds in the local area who might be interested in joining the chapter.
  • Identify current chapter members with diverse backgrounds who might be interested in volunteer leadership opportunities.
  • Be available for presentations if and when appropriate, or help to identify both diversity programs/speakers for conferences or chapter programs and speakers with diverse backgrounds for conferences or chapter programs.
  • Work with community and other SHRM offices to further educate and partner on diversity initiatives (Texas Diversity Council, SHRM, other TX SHRM organization, EEOC, and community initiatives)
  • Network with other diversity directors from other chapters within the state.
  • Coordinate efforts in developing diversity initiatives that can serve as models for other chapters.
  • Participate in SHRM Diversity Core Leadership Area conference calls and webcasts.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategic planning for the chapter.
  • Represent the chapter in the human resources community.
  • Attend all monthly membership and board of directors meetings.