Company: City of Cambridge
Posted on: August 4, 2022
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The City of Cambridge seeks an equity analyst, a new role under the
supervision of the Director of, and in, the Office of Equity and
Inclusion (OEI). The Equity Analyst will work in partnership with
all city departments to perform the full range of complex analyses
of projects and initiatives data to identify and continuously
monitor key metrics to track and support the city's progress in
achieving its antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion (ADEI)
OEI upholds, reaffirms, and guides the city's commitment to equal
employment opportunity. OEI leads the city's efforts to build and
support a diverse workforce. OEI conceptualizes and cultivates ADEI
as singular organizational priorities, placing these principles at
the heart of what the city's workforce does. All of this, in turn,
helps the city to both maintain a workplace culture where all
employees can flourish and deliver high-quality, exceptional
The City of Cambridge is committed to building and supporting a
municipal workforce that reflects the diversity of the residents it
serves, and to maintaining a work environment where all employees
can thrive. The city has a long-standing record of
nondiscrimination in employment and providing equal opportunity
without regard to race, color, sex, religion, creed, national
origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran's status,
marital status, or age.
The Equity Analyst will oversee the comprehensive data collection
and perform the in-depth analysis and the reporting necessary to
provide accountability for all city ADEI initiatives. The specific
duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Lead efforts to research and evaluate the progress of the city's
ADEI, access, and opportunity initiatives and programs through the
effective use and analysis of quantitative and qualitative
Support the city's efforts by using research-based best practices
and benchmark data to track the impact of all ADEI strategies and
initiatives, especially the achievement of the Recruitment, Hiring
and Promotion (RHP) Project milestones and timetables, and provide
written summary reports outlining all work completed.
Research, create and disseminate information regarding existing and
planned ADEI projects in collaboration with the Personnel and
Information Technology departments, as well as all other city
Utilize multiple research strategies to gather information on and
to analyze the city's various ADEI initiatives and projects and
assess their impact on the workforce and the Cambridge
Support efforts to update and further develop the city's various
diversity, equity, and inclusion data portals.
Assist OEI's Director in the coordination and dissemination of
information through a newsletter, website, written and visual
presentations, and other internal and/or external content as
Assist with outreach/recruitment efforts including recruitment
campaigns for Police and Fire applicants.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director or as situations
or special projects dictate.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in public policy, public administration, business
administration, organizational development, economics, statistics,
computer science, political science or other related fields or
equivalent combination of education, training and experience which
provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Minimum of three (3) years professional experience supporting and
maintaining (DEI) programs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Exceptional knowledge of data analysis practices and techniques,
and data management and evaluation.
Knowledge of DEI project design, strategy development, management,
implementation, and evaluation.
Strong knowledge and commitment to contemporary issues of racial
and social justice, and inter-group relations.
Excellent oral and written communication skills across all
platforms, including at public meetings, and in the full range of
traditional and social media methodologies for disseminating
Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills.
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite (primarily Outlook,
Word, and Excel), PowerPoint, basic mapping.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to maintain
tactfulness, composure, confidentiality, and discretion in
interactions with people of diverse backgrounds.
Proven ability to collaborate well with colleagues and community
members and achieve results.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions accurately and
completely; and ability to maintain and compile accurate and
detailed records and reports.
The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is
diverse, and candidates must demonstrate the knowledge, the skills,
and the ability to work effectively with individuals and groups -
both employees and residents - with a variety of identities,
cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.
Master's Degree in fields noted above.
Experience and/or knowledge of the Cambridge community.
Excellent knowledge and strong interest in the structure, the
workings, and priorities of local government.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is conducted primarily in
the office, but employee must have the ability and adequate
mobility to travel to meetings within the city as required.
Standard office environment with moderate noise level, telephones,
personal computers, printers, and other office equipment.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions.
Competitive health, dental, and vision insurance
Vacation and Sick leave eligible
Sick Incentive Pay Eligible
3 Personal days
14 Paid Holidays
Management Allowance, $2,700/year
City employee commuter benefits (T-Pass reimbursement Bluebikes
membership, EZRide Shuttle membership)
RATE: $59,075-$81,522 depending on experience and skills +
Internal applicants submit job bidding form and 2 copies of both
your resume and cover letter; external applicants submit your
resume and cover letter via email to: email@example.com or
to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts
Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover
letter of interest requested by 08/03/22. Position will remain open
THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR,
SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER
PROTECTED CATEGORY. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE
LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO
APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO
APPLY. AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES, WRITTEN MATERIALS IN
ALTERNATIVE FORMATS, AND REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS IN POLICIES AND
PROCEDURES WILL BE PROVIDED TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH
DISABILITIES FREE OF CHARGE, UPON REQUEST. The City is committed to
advancing a workforce culture of antiracism, diversity, equity, and
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