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Diversity Coordinator GHTP

Diversity Coordinator GHTP

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-DC
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Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm with experience working in more than 80 countries. We combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. CAMRIS applies a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients.

 

CAMRIS International is seeking Performance and Professional Development Coordinator candidates for a proposal to support the USAID’s Global Health Technical Professionals Program in Washington, DC.

 

Background

 

As USAID’s Bureau for Global Health (GH) strives to remain the worldwide leader on global health issues and advances its goals, there is a need for experts with new and emerging technical skills to respond to continuous systemic organizational and personnel changes within the international health sector. This activity will help GH achieve sector priorities, implement element portfolios, and improve technical capacity of offices, teams, and working groups. It will support Agency strategic goals by providing personnel who will: promote leadership; accelerate innovation, science and technology; strengthen local capacity, promote gender equality; and promote working efficiently as stewards of public resources. In addition, GHTP will contribute to the strategic goals of the Agency’s Global Workforce Learning System (GWLS) of, “USAID’s workforce has the skills, information, and leadership talent to perform optimally in a modern development organization.”

 

Global Health Technical Professionals Program

 

The purpose of GHTP is to develop a cadre of USAID Global Health Development Professionals with specialized expertise in maternal and child health, reproductive health and family planning, HIV/AIDS, communicable and non-communicable diseases, vector-borne diseases, as well as health system strengthening within the Bureau for Global Health (GH) and Mission health offices.

Responsibilities

CAMRIS International is currently seeking a Diversity Coordinator for USAID’s Global Health Technical Professionals Program. The Program will serve as a primary entry point for junior and mid-level technical professionals who are new to USAID. The Program focuses on three key components, 1) Identify, recruit, place and support a pool of technical professionals (TPs); 2) Oversee and support the professional career development of the TPs; and 3) Conduct diversity initiative outreach events and exchanges to serve all global health (GH) hiring mechanisms.

 

Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Working closely with the Director of Recruitment, conduct diversity initiative outreach events and exchanges to serve all GH hiring mechanisms;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of USAID GHTP diversity strategic plan incorporating feedback from across all GH hiring mechanisms;
  • Facilitate the development of GH hiring diversity plans and initiatives aligned with overarching diversity goals, objectives, and strategies;
  • Support academic administrators and faculty in the development of equitable and inclusive curricula, courses, and teaching practices;
  • Working with the Director of Recruitment partner with USAID offices currently engaged in diversity efforts as appropriate (such as Human Capital and Talent Management) to develop comprehensive diversity and outreach strategies;
  • Support Recruitment Director in preparation of employment agreements for placements as necessary, negotiating terms and conditions, and preparing employment packages as directed.

Qualifications

  • Proven ability to engage underrepresented populations, bridge differences through dialogue, and promote cultural competence across all constituencies;
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate partnerships and mobilize leaders from diverse institutional and community sectors to build and sustain a diverse and inclusive culture
  • Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience organizing diversity and inclusion initiatives and achieving successful outcomes within any of the following: education, non-profit, or governmental organizations;
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written, and interpersonal skills;
  • Two plus years of experience working on a USAID-funded project a plus;
  • Highly organized with exquisite attention to detail.

Education: 

Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree in social justice, sociology, public policy, multicultural and diversity studies, organizational leadership, women, gender studies; or other related field preferred.