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DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Sr Manager Diversity & Inclusion, we want to hear from you!

This position can be located in Reston, VA, Washington, DC, Chicago, IL or Tampa, FL. 

Relocation is available in accordance with the firm's policy

We promote a culture that is inclusive of all, where everyone has the opportunity to grow their career and where pathways to such advancement are transparent. We believe that fostering diversity and inclusion allows us to acquire the best talent, build the most effective teams for our clients and deliver the highest level of service.

DLA Piper's Diversity and Inclusion Team leads the development and implementation of diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives across the firm and ensures that all initiatives align with the firm's business strategy.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 8+ years’ experience in the areas of diversity management, change management, and/or organizational development
  • Proven ability to provide senior-level guidance, direction, and counsel 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to initiate activities and operate independently while at the same time serving in a team-oriented environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel 
  • Detail-orientated
  • Creative, self-sufficient, and collaborative
  • Mindful of the importance of confidentiality 
  • Able to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment 
  • Able to travel as needed 

Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience in a law firm and/or professional services environment

What will your day look like?
You will be responsible for designing, implementing, analyzing, and promoting diversity goals and objectives firm wide. You will ensure best practices in recruitment, retention, and the promotion of diversity, fostering a culture that not only embraces diversity, but also maintains a culturally sensitive work environment. You will assist in implementing strategies from the overall diversity plan, which includes the development and oversight of effective diversity and inclusion training for lawyers and staff. Additionally, you will create and implement measurement tools to successfully track firm progress in attaining diversity goals. You will assess and analyze trends and issues that require careful attention and are critical to a successful diversity program. You will engage in innovative thinking—advocating for change and an inclusive firm culture. You will be responsible for collaborating with the hiring committee and professional development staff in all offices to establish programs to attract and retain diverse lawyers, including mentoring initiatives. If requested, you will also support clients on diversity initiatives of mutual interest and support diversity-related marketing efforts with new and existing clients.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

Agency applications will not be considered.

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