MicroSystems Automation Group (MSAG) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business headquartered in Falls Church, VA. Since our beginning in 1987, we have provided technology solutions for Government and Commercial clients. Our company has a GREAT corporate culture, and we are committed to providing the very best to our clients and employees.
The Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy (S/GAC) is responsible for implementing the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) – the U.S. Government initiative launched in 2003 focused on saving and improving the lives of those suffering from HIV/AIDS around the world. PEPFAR is focused on achieving an AIDS-free generation and is the largest commitment made by any nation to combat a single disease globally, operating in nearly 60 countries through bilateral and regional programs. Additional information about S/GAC and PEPFAR is available at www.pepfar.gov.
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant advises and consults on a wide range of EEO and Diversity and Inclusion activities for S/GAC; formulates and implements internal and external outreach; ensures the EEO rules and regulations are well advertised and circulated; develops additional strategies to keep employees and senior management informed of EEO and diversity and inclusion practices, procedures, and policies.
The successful candidate will act as a liaison between S/GAC Leadership, and other management personnel by providing accurate, timely advice on procedures, reports, requirements, and other matters necessary to implement policies, directives, and instructions.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as S/GAC Diversity and inclusion advisor responsible for adhering to policies that reinforce diversity in the workplace, address all kinds of harassment and protect minority groups within the PEPFAR program.
Researches, develops, recommends, and execute creative strategies to foster diversity goals of S/GAC. Reviews current practices and policies, assessing and analyzing the extent to which they support or hinder diversity goals within S/GAC.
Serve as the Senior Advisor for the training of managers and HR staff on how to select, manage, evaluate, and retain diverse employees within S/GAC.
Collaborate with S/GAC HR to assist with revising and updating all communication on websites, social media pages, job descriptions and internal documents to ensure S/GAC use non-discriminatory language.
Serves as a consultant to underrepresented groups and make sure all voices are heard through implementation of appropriate procedures and quality assurance programs.
Maintains knowledge of diversity-related issues, legislation, and best practices; provides training and policy updates to S/GAC senior staff ensuring legal compliance of management and human resources staff.
Provides expert analysis, advice, and coordination on EEO issues and concerns and develops.
Serves as a thought leader in DEI concepts and principles and provides consulting in the application of these concepts across PEPFAR.
Prepare talking points, briefing memos, and other documents as needed in relevant program areas.
Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree in Organizational Development, Human Resources, Sociology, Psychology, Counseling, or Communication.
Minimum 10 years of relevant work experience and minimum of 2 years working with EEO rules and regulations.
Ability to obtain an MRPT clearance is required.
Full-time employees are eligible for paid company benefits, paid time off, sick leave and federal /national holiday pay.
MSAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran