Full-time 2024-05-05

League of Conservation Voters: Racial Justice and Equity Coordinator (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice)

Organization: League of Conservation Voters

Point of Contact at League of Conservation Voters: LCV Human Resources

Organization Address: 740 15th St NW STE 700, Washington, DC 20005

Title: Racial Justice and Equity Coordinator (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice)

Department: Executive Office

Status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Chief Officer for Racial Justice and Equity

Positions Reporting to this Position: None

Location: Flexible (the employee may decide whether to work remotely and/or from an LCV office). 

Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

Union Position: Yes

Job Classification Level: B

Salary Range (depending on experience): $62,679 – $77,679

General Description:

LCV believes our earth is worth fighting for because everyone has a right to clean air, water, and a safe, healthy community. To ensure those rights are protected, we help people use their power to shape policy, hold politicians and polluters accountable, and influence elections.

For more than 50 years, LCV has grown into a potent political force for protecting our planet and everyone who inhabits it. We have built a powerful national movement with 30 state affiliates, and grassroots and community organizing programs across the country. LCV staff are mission-driven, motivated and strive to lead with our values of accountability, anti-racism, community, innovation, learning and sustainability. 

LCV is hiring a Racial Justice and Equity (RJE) Coordinator (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice) who will be responsible for supporting the scheduling and execution of organization-wide learning opportunities, including trainings and workshops, that focus on helping guide organizational change through fostering a culture that centers racial justice and equity in how we work together to create a healthier, more sustainable climate, environment and democracy. 

The RJE Coordinator will collaborate with and help support the Chief Officer for Racial Justice and Equity (CORJE) in this work through providing administrative support, assisting with management of priorities, and providing thought partnership to the CORJE. The ideal candidate is creative, self-driven, well-organized, committed to centering racial justice and equity in our work,and able to work collaboratively on project deliverables, with the ability to manage confidential information. 

Responsibilities:

  • Help contribute to and track the organization’s progress in its RJE work. 
  • Help contribute to LCV and LCVEF’s’s broader progress towards becoming just and equitable organizations through cultivating a culture that embodies our values.
  • Lead one special RJE project annually whose goal contributes to staff learning around RJE, developing a more robust infrastructure of resources around RJE or furthers our organizational values in some way.  
  • Maintain LCV’s internal Racial Justice and Equity Library.
  • Maintain the Racial Justice and Equity drive for document management and organization, including all contracts, check requests and invoices, and reports.
  • Provide logistical support for virtual and in-person meetings and lead note-taking and disseminating follow-up in several regularly occurring meetings.
  • Contribute to organizational efforts to infuse racial justice and equity into all aspects of our work through leading and supporting interdepartmental meetings, team building efforts and communications. 
  • Travel up to 10% of the time for staff and select departmental retreats, meetings, conferences and professional development opportunities, as needed.
  • Help track RJE budget for LCV and related entities by processing all incoming invoices and working with the CORJE and Finance team to reconcile expenses on a quarterly basis to ensure accurate coding. 
  • Work with CORJE to plan and schedule racial justice and equity trainings for all staff.
  • Collaborate with CORJE to craft and finalize organization-wide documents – including evaluation reports, guidance, and policies – designed to further LCV’s RJE values and goals.
  • Work with CORJE to support the staff RJE Working Group in monitoring its progress towards meeting annual goals.
  • Coordinating LCV’s Fun, Learning, Educational, and Growth Opportunities (FLEGO) League efforts to provide organizational-wide programming focused primarily on celebrating and learning about Heritage Months throughout the year.
  • Offer research support to CORJE for special projects, including creating and maintaining a RJE Resource Library and RJE Curriculum for LCV and our state partners.
  • Support the creation and tracking of contracts with consultants and other vendors, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Work Experience: Required – At least 2 years of experience in administrative support for a team. Preferred – Experience working directly for someone in senior leadership in an organization; experience doing so in a non-profit, political organization or campaign.
  • Skills: Required – Demonstrated ability to recognize, analyze and address the implications of structural and institutional inequity, and interpersonal power dynamics in organizations. Excellent written and oral communications skills, including planning and facilitating meetings. Outstanding administrative skills, including attention to detail and the ability to track multiple deliverables with overlapping deadlines in a high-performing environment. Demonstrated ability to develop collaborative, productive, and respectful relationships with staff across different departments. Proficient in word processing, spreadsheets and databases, and experience with Zoom and Google Suite. 
  • Cultural Competence: Demonstrated awareness of one’s own cultural identity and the ability to learn and build on varying cultural and community norms. Commitment to equity and inclusion as organizational practice and culture. Understands how environmental issues intersect with racism, economic and social inequality in the U.S. and has a passion for working to dismantle these systems. Must share a commitment to advancing racial justice and equity and ensuring an inclusive organizational culture. 
  • Working Conditions: This job operates in a professional office environment, and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and audiovisual systems.  This position is largely sedentary, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods. Applicants need to be located in and legally authorized to work in the United States.

LCV offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes vacation, sick and parental leave, personal days, paid holidays, health insurance (two plan options for staff to choose from), dental and vision insurance, life and disability insurance (short- and long-term), Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) retirement plan with company matching contribution, commuter benefits program, sabbatical, and student loan assistance.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to [email protected] with “Racial Justice and Equity Coordinator” in the subject line by May 5, 2024. No phone calls please.

LCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a racially just, equitable and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information, or any other protected status. LCV is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact [email protected].

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