• Culture and Inclusion Manager

    Central Arkansas Water Little Rock, AR 72202

    Job #2310857299

  • Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities

    The Culture and Inclusion Manager will work across all departments within CAW and in partnership with various community organizations to create a workplace where diversity, equity, and inclusion become a part of everyday decisions and are embedded in Utility operations. This position requires an inspiring, collaborative, courageous, innovative, and visionary leader with outstanding people and management skills.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Knowledge of the diversity, equity, and inclusiveness research base and best practices for organizations striving to become more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.

    Knowledge of labor, including hiring and recruitment, laws and regulations, and civil rights legislation.

    Knowledge of cultural values and norms of various communities, particularly of communities of color, LGBTQ+ and other minority communities.

    Ability to be an inspiring, collaborative, courageous, innovative, and visionary leader with outstanding people and management skills.

    Ability to engage and work with diverse staff and leadership to promote trust and collaboration.

    Ability to challenge and influence peers to approach all work with an equity lens.

    Ability to quickly establish credibility and to develop and manage productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders with strong interpersonal skills

    Ability to manage multiple projects effectively and to move quickly from one to another.

    Ability to remain solution-focused and respectful in all interactions with staff, vendors, customers, community organizations, and elected officials.

    Ability to advocate for and address issues of diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

    Skilled in verbal and written communication skills, including specifically effective intercultural communication skills.

    Skilled in leading groups or teams of 5 or more.

    Skilled in time management with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

    Skilled in managing change in large organizations.

    Skilled in advocating for and implementing change within a multicultural environment.

    Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite.


    Bachelor's Degree in social work, organizational psychology, or related field.


    Degree requirements may be waived for candidates whose work experience demonstrates proficiency in many of the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth above.

    Five years of experience developing and implementing diversity, equity, and inclusion solutions and programs in an organization

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