• DEI Specialist

    Arkansas Children's Little Rock, AR 72205

    Job #2311570073

  • Work Shift:

    Please see job description for details.

    Time Type:

    Full time


    CC407290 Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


    Assists in successfully executing work of the DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) Office through advanced skills in project management, analysis, coordination, facilitation and serving as an ambassador. This position frequently works collaboratively with leaders and team members from across the system.

    Additional Information:

    Required Education:

    Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience

    Recommended Education:

    Master's Degree

    Required Work Experience:

    Direct - 3 years of experience

    Recommended Work Experience:

    Required Certifications:

    Recommended Certifications:

    Certified Diversity Professional (CDP) -


    1. In consultation with leadership, develops, designs, and maintains diversity, equity, belonging, and inclusion program objectives to support organizational goals.

    2. Provides thought partnership and logistical support to various and diverse groups and initiatives including coordinating and facilitating meetings, helping to plan and execute events/programs, developing action plans and driving accountability within the groups.

    3. Develops, curates, updates and sends relevant, professional content for internal communication, the quarterly DEI newsletter, intranet pages, and other team member-facing communications.

    4. Collects and tracks metrics and data that measure the effectiveness/outcomes of programs and activities, including conducting/analyzing employee surveys, interviews, focus groups, and managing participation using a learning management system.

    5. Provides recommendations based on best practices, research, and changes to micro/macro trends and/or employee needs and preferences.

    6. Collaborates with all HR departments to achieve the organization's talent acquisition goals.

    7. Assists in the planning, communication and execution of the DEI efforts (programs, initiatives, activities) utilizing above average proficiency with MS Office software suite, a learning management system (LMS), HRIS, MS Teams, virtual meeting software, etc.

    8. Oversees collaboration with Employee Resource Groups and the ERG Academy.

    9. Manages existing and new projects/programs that support Arkansas Children's Culture of Inclusion (COI).

    10. Facilitates/Leads DEI related small group discussions, debriefs, breakout rooms related to DEI content

    11. Other Duties as assigned.

    Arkansas Children's provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. Further, Arkansas Children's will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.