Equity, Inclusion and Diversity (EID) Coordinator
Job Details
Headquarters - Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Up to 25%
General Business


The Equity, Inclusion and Diversity (EID) Coordinator will work closely with the General Counsel and Advisor on Governmental Affairs, Director of Public Affairs and Donor Family Services, Chief Human Resources Officer to deploy and advance the overall EID strategy for the Center for Organ Recovery and Education.  They will work closely with the identified leaders above to develop and manage the EID outreach and public affairs programs to increase donor designation and further advance a positive perception of donation among minority, underserved, and diverse communities. The EID Coordinator will identify, deploy,, and advance programs in the areas of public awareness, designation, donor family services, human resources, and recruitment.   This position is responsible for ensuring alignment with corporate business goals, the philosophy and objectives of the Leadership Team, and Human Resources processes, systems, and programs. They are responsible for contributing to the promotion of a positive workplace that promotes and assures the overall success of the organization. They  are also responsible for participating in a work environment which is safe proof, injury-free, fire safe, free of violence and free from every form of discrimination.


The Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator is a grant-funded position which is funded through a 3-year grant and may be subject to the availability of funds beyond the grant term.  



The Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator will assist in the development of EID initiatives working closely with the identified senior executives and department leaders including Procurement, Community Outreach and Human Resource.  They will drive initiatives and  provide resources and tools in support of action plans, key initiatives, goals, and objectives related to the overall Equity, Inclusion and Diversity strategy. They  will explore EID issues by reviewing publications; forming focus groups; conducting surveys; requesting internal and external input from those in a position to contribute; measuring the effectiveness of developed programs and recommending courses of action. Under the direction of General Counsel and Advisor of Governmental Affairs, the Director of Public Affairs and Donor Family Services, and the Chief Human Resources Officer, and along with the Multicultural Outreach Coordinator, they will initiate and facilitate a Diversity Committee at CORE. They will also identify and conduct outreach  to build donation awareness to under-represented communities. They  will identify or develop training opportunities to build competencies of CORE team members when approaching families for donation authorization.  They will work closely with the Human Resources Department to identify outreach opportunities for minority student groups and educational programs to develop a diverse candidate pool.  Working with the HR Coordinator / Recruiter, they will assist in recruitment of all federally protected classes.  This would include but is not limited to:  race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), age, physical or mental disability, and veteran status.



The primary duty of the Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity Coordinator must be the performance of work requiring advanced knowledge of their specific field and performing work requiring the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment and requires the ability to make independent decisions that are aligned with the mission of CORE.  A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience including a minimum of 2 years prior experience in diversity work is required. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field or experience with organizational behavior or related business discipline or equivalent experience required. Experience in OD/OE or Learning & Development or I/O Psychology preferred. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written and the interpersonal and consulting skills necessary to interface with all levels of the organization along with a demonstrated vision, creativity and a passion for diversity work is required. Must have prior experience and expertise facilitating D&I training. Must have a proven ability to build effective internal and external relationships which results in increased diversity among candidate slates, and strong relationships with external diversity partners.




The Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity Coordinator is primarily expected to be self-directed and to use initiative to determine assignments and problem solving under the broad direction of the General Counsel and Advisor on Governmental Affairs and/or the President/CEO.  The degree of difficulty for the Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator falls into the moderate to considerable range considering the responsibilities to represent CORE to the public, volunteers and community partners is great. Mistakes and misinformation could trigger a variety of misconceptions about donation and cause serious administrative problems for CORE, all of which may negatively influence donation and working relationships with community and hospital partners and our public.






In accordance with the rule issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the successful candidate will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical and/or religious exemption is approved.


CORE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), dedicated to building a work culture of integrity, compassion, and respect. As an EEO employer, we support an inclusive workplace where all can excel based on their merit, qualifications, experience, and job performance. We do not discriminate, tolerate harassment, or condone retaliation of any kind.

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