Coconino County, Arizona
Coconino County is excited to announce the position of Diversity Officer to join our Human Resources Team. The Diversity Officer has the unique opportunity to conduct an organization wide diversity assessment to assess for cultural competency and then expand and build upon the organization diversity strategic plan. This position is full time, benefit eligible.
This position is responsible for assessing the cultural competency of the organization while collaborating with Coconino County Departments, programs, committees and other bodies as designated to grow, promote and sustain the vision for diversity, inclusivity and equity through the development, implementation and monitoring of programs.
Diversity and Inclusion:
As an award winning organization with high regard for cultural diversity and the positive contributions of the many thriving cultures within our county, our nation, and our society, Coconino County leads a variety of initiatives that celebrate diversity. From our Annual Diversity Day, and monthly Heritage Lunch & Learns, to book clubs, and professional development academies which target diverse workforce segments, Coconino County's respect for diversity is shared throughout the organization. These activities are a part of our Diversity & Inclusion award-winning program and are designed to raise awareness and promote appreciation of individual differences. We highly value our Native American, Hispanic and African American advisory councils and the knowledge and perspective they bring to our county. Our Diversity & Inclusion Program has been consistently growing and thus strengthening our organization. This program is supported by an 11-member committee and assists Coconino County in building a reputation as an organization that fosters an inclusive work environment where all employees are inspired to contribute their best, and to benefit from their different perspectives, backgrounds and life experiences. The Coconino County Board of Supervisors is leading the charge on diversity and inclusion initiatives executing Proclamations for Native American, Hispanic and African American Heritage months. In 2016 Chairwoman Liz Archuleta was awarded the Diversity and Inclusion Leader Award through the Society of Human Resources Diversity and Inclusion Alliance. In August, 2017 the Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted Resolution 2017 50, condemning hate and racial supremacy while promoting tolerance.
Joining the Coconino County Team is an opportunity to be a part of an innovative organization that works every day to serve the public interest and the citizens of the County. At 18,661 square miles geographically, Coconino County is the second largest county in the continental United States and 16% of the entire state of Arizona. The current population is 139,000. Incorporated cities and towns within the County include Flagstaff, Page, Williams, Fredonia, Tusayan and part of Sedona.
With 12% private property, most of Coconino County is public land, including United States Forest Service and National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Tribal Trust Land and State of Arizona. The county is home to one of the seven wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon, as well as many other National Parks and National Monuments. Strong partnerships and relationships with federal, tribal, state, local government and community partners is essential in this role.
Coconino County has an educated and diverse citizenry, including 32% having earned a college degree, 14% of population of Hispanic descent and 27% of Native American descent. The County is proud home of the Havasupai, Hopi, Hualapai, Kaibab-Paiute, and San Juan Southern Paiute Tribes, as well as a large part of the Navajo Nation. Additionally, residents of the County have great opportunity for quality higher education, including Northern Arizona University (NAU) and Coconino Community College. The County is also home to the United States Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station, Camp Navajo, the United States Geological Survey Flagstaff Science Campus, the Museum of Northern Arizona, Lowell Observatory and the Arboretum at Flagstaff. Flagstaff was the first community designated as an International Dark Skies Community.
The County seat of Flagstaff is a vibrant community nestled at the base of the San Francisco Peaks with a population of approximately 71,000. At 7000 feet elevation, you experience the 4 seasons and world-class outdoor recreation opportunities, including miles of biking and hiking trails, kayaking, fishing, hunting, camping and skiing and snowshoeing. In this region you will experience a unique blend of history, culture, breathtaking beauty.
Coconino County, Arizona
Website : http://www.coconino.az.gov/