Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Administrator

Job Locations US-Cleveland
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/23/2021 12:04 PM)
# of Openings
Salary Range
Min Salary
USD $61,072.00/Yr.
Human Resources
Max Salary
USD $90,524.00/Yr.
Specific Facility
Donzella Administration Building
Position Reports To
Director of Human Resources
Work Schedule
Full-time: 7.5 hours per day / Year Round (150 hours every 4-week flex schedule)


The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Cuyahoga DD) is seeking a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Administrator who will work across the organization to optimize organizational culture, align the organization's diversity and inclusion goals with strategic plan outcomes, and respond to changes or policies that occur outside of the organization that impact culture.  The DEI Administrator will also develop and implement the organization’s diversity strategies to attract, hire, and maintain a diverse workplace.  The nature of work will include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Develops, recommends, and executes strategies to foster Cuyahoga DD’s diversity goals.
  • Chairs the diversity steering committee.
  • Reviews current practices and policies, assessing and analyzing the extent to which they support Cuyahoga DD’s diversity goals and recommend necessary changes.
  • Collects and analyzes statistical data to evaluate Cuyahoga DD’s staff and people served in accordance with diversity standards and goals.
  • Assists in developing and implementing recruiting and hiring strategies to attract employees from diverse backgrounds.
  • Develops and/or acquires training and development to aid diversity and retention initiatives.
  • Provides guidance to supervisory and human resources staff in developing objective performance and other employee evaluations and policies.
  • Acts as liaison with government agencies concerning affirmative action and equal employment opportunities.
  • Maintains knowledge of diversity-related issues, legislation, and best practices.
  • Provides training and policy updates to colleagues and staff, ensuring legal compliance of management and human resources staff.
  • Represent Cuyahoga DD at local and state level meetings and community functions as needed.
  • Assists with implementing employee engagement activities to promote a unified culture
  • Assists with implementing customer service strategies to ensure Cuyahoga DD continues to provide excellent customer service.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  To review a more complete position description that includes the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this positon, click HERE.


BENEFITS PACKAGE:  Our outstanding benefits package includes, flexible work schedule, retirement through the Ohio PERS, and low-cost major medical insurance, and free dental, vision & life insurance; over a dozen paid holidays annually; paid leave time (vacation, personal, and sick days); in-house training;  professional leave and reimbursement; and many more perks!


SALARY RANGE:   The salary range posted is the full range for an employee in this position.  However, the actual starting salary will be based on experience and qualifications. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Diversity Studies or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least five years of Human Resources and/or Diversity and/or related experience required.
  • At least three years’ specializing in equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity programs.
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s license and an excellent driving record.

Application Procedure:  Applicants must apply ONLINE.  When you click to APPLY you will be given the opportunity to upload a detailed resume and cover letter, and external applicants will be asked to complete a short employment application.  All candidates are asked to create an online profile and answer a series of questions.  For any further questions about the application process, see the FAQ link below.  Thank you for your interest in our agency!


Application Deadline:  Open until filled.  


Equal Opportunity, Diversity, and Inclusion:   The Cuyahoga County Board of DD is committed to treating every individual, family, employee, and applicant with dignity, respect and compassion regardless of a person’s sex, ancestry, national original, race, color, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, genetic information, or social, economic or political affiliation. 


Compassion, trust, and mutual respect are at the core of our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  The Cuyahoga County Board of DD fosters and promotes an inclusive environment that leverages the unique contributions of diverse individuals and organizations in all aspects of our work. We know that by bringing diverse individuals and viewpoints together we can collectively and more effectively create opportunities for a better life for the individuals we support. Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what it means for people with developmental disabilities to live, learn, work, and play in the community. 


PRIVACY AND SECURITY NOTICEBy applying for positions with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities you are accepting that you have reviewed and understand our Applicant Privacy and Security Notice provided by clicking HERE.


- Individuals who may need assistance with the application process should contact Human Resources.

- Questions about the application process?  Review answers to our FAQs here: FAQS and How to Contact H.R.

- All Job tentative offers are made with the understanding that prospective new employees pass a drug test and background check prior to being hired. 


Cuyahoga DD is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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