At Pearson, we're committed to a world that's always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible.? We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who push the boundaries of technology. We create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world's innovations. Within the Pearson Virtual Schools (PVS) division we have reimagined K-12 education through our virtual school and curriculum offerings. Our schools, Connections Academy and Pearson Online Academy, provide a best-in-class online learning environment for K-12 students to acquire the skills and confidence they need to adapt and thrive in a changing world.? We also support school districts with curriculum, teachers, and technology as they make the shift to online. The COVID-19 pandemic introduced significant disruption and transformation to the K-12 learning market. And as a result, our category has seen explosive growth and our business has experienced enormous increases in awareness and enrollments. This presents an incredible opportunity for our team to chart a ground-breaking path through this shifting environment to achieve continued success.??
The Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Specialist will have a targeted focus on supporting schools with creating and implementing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategies for partner school staff and students. The DEI Specialist is focused on helping to support staff engagement and understanding of critical DEI concepts and topics to support the school's culture as well as the ability to impact learners. The DEI Specialist will focus on ensuring schools have the tools to be effective and thrive with a?focus?on DEI as it impacts culture, data and process improvement.
Core Tasks and Responsibilities?
Data & Analytics?
+ Implement a DEI program that meets the needs of each school customer with a particular focus on initiatives that support across every indicator of student success;
+ Assess the effectiveness of the program through regular measures of culture, engagement, and satisfaction;
+ Identify trends in survey feedback and work with school leaders to develop and implement action plans to address?feedback;?
+ Conduct surveys throughout the year for schools and analyze/distribute?results;?
+ Investigate and collect staff and student data throughout the organization to create a holistic data story to influence?engagement;?
+ Develops, coordinates and facilitates training and professional development to schools in order to build capacity in the application of DEI initiatives for both staff interactions and staff- learner interactions;
+ Build out DEI committees at each school and serve at the lead for those groups;
+ Create and implement resource groups targeting acceptance and understanding around diverse groups including but not limited to: race/ethnicity, gender, age, veterans, LGBTQA+;
+ Present, upon request of a School Leader, DEI materials, engagement initiatives, actions plans,?etc.?to a school?staff;??
+ Facilitate training for internal and external stakeholders on topics related to support schools with DEI initiatives and content;
Structure & Strategy??
+ Assist with the implementation of schoolwide and individual retention strategies and creation of associated?resources;??
+ Work collaboratively with members of CSP and other key teams to advocate for initiatives and processes that enhance the employee experience; and??
+ Ensure understanding of state laws as they apply to partner schools and support staff with appropriate implementation which balances school needs and legal requirements;
+ Other duties as assigned.?
Required Skills, Experience, and Competencies?
+ Minimum of 5 years of work experience in DEI
+ Experience working with K-12 students
+ Master's Degree preferred?
+ Excellent software skills, especially with Microsoft Office?
+ Strong analytical skills?
+ Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills?
+ Superior listening and?problem solving?skills?
+ Ability to work effectively both with and without supervision?
+ Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships at all levels of the organization?
+ Must thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment, with ability to manage multiple, competing priorities?
+ Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and work well in team environment?
+ Collaborate with Customer Success Service Delivery and Business Operations teams to ensure appropriate support for schools
+ Collaborate with State Policy Support to implement legislation, regulations, and policies affecting partner schools
+ Collaboration with product and service delivery teams to meet customer expectations and requirements
+ Use of customer insight data with Customer Insight & Analytics Center of Expertise
Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. As required by the Colorado and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:
Minimum full-time salary range is between $62,000-$75,000.
This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is at: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Senior Diversity and Inclusion Analyst
Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.
Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist?company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive. ?
To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:? [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Senior Diversity and Inclusion Analyst
Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.?All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.
**Job:** HUMAN RESOURCES
**Organization:** Virtual Learning
**Req ID:** 8905
- Business Process Improvement
- Data Analysis
- Employee Motivation