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Senior Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator

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Adelaide Fringe is seeking a passionate and dedicated Senior D&I Coordinator to join their team. You will be responsible for overseeing and driving the Reconciliation, Sustainability, Accessibility, and Multicultural committees both internally and externally. The Senior D&I Coordinator will manage and facilitate community outreach while actively participating in strategies to transform organisational culture in the domains of D&I.

About Adelaide Fringe:

Adelaide Fringe is the biggest arts festival in the Southern Hemisphere, celebrating and encouraging social cohesion through cultural exchange and bringing people together. With a vibrant internal workplace culture, Adelaide Fringe is committed to cultural diversity, inclusivity, and acceptance across all levels. As the Senior D&I Coordinator this is something that you will live and breathe as your day to day, while collaborating in a friendly and supportive team environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and drive initiatives with internal committees relating to diversity and inclusion, ensuring effective communication and collaboration
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders, fostering and maintaining strong relationships while promoting inclusivity within the community
  • Effectively manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders, operating with a commercial lens when required
  • Maintain a respectful, calm, and sensitive temperament when dealing with sensitive topics and issues related to diversity and inclusion
  • Demonstrate agility and the ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Foster a can-do attitude while remaining positive, motivated, and focused on achieving outcomes
  • Embrace a flexible working environment, including some out-of-hours work as required
  • Collaborate with the team to create a hybrid working model that promotes work-life balance

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, with a strong understanding of diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Demonstrated knowledge and capacity to promote social justice and/or inclusion through social policy, community development or strategic service planning
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of supporting cultural or organisational change
  • Ability to initiate, lead, plan, prioritise and organise work within a set timetable and in an environment of change and conflicting demands
  • Ability to liaise and work effectively across Fringe and with external agencies and community groups
  • A positive attitude and a commitment to achieving positive outcomes for diversity and inclusion
  • Skills in program/project management, including facilitation, planning, development, monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder engagement, particularly within diverse communities
  • Experience in measuring the impact of initiatives and identifying ways to adapt and improve
  • Knowledge of forming Action Plans in the diversity and inclusion space desirable
  • A self-driven approach to work, managing your own time and workload effectively
  • Strong administrative skills ensuring smooth operations within the department

Essential Criteria:

  • Genuine understanding of social justice, diversity and inclusion principles
  • Demonstrated knowledge and capacity to support workforce diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Capacity to work collaboratively and build partnerships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong resilience and emotional intelligence
  • Experience in developing strategies and policies
  • Strong Administration experience

Additional Employee Benefits:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 2 weeks bonus post festival leave (additional to four weeks annual leave)
  • 2 days of Volunteer Leave
  • Staff development days and opportunities
  • An Adelaide Fringe Membership
  • Flexible hybrid working environment
  • Study leave

Applicants can request access and adjustments at any stage during the recruitment process by getting in touch with us directly on 08 8216 3535.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Shaan Kelly on 08 8216 3535 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Human Resources

Focus: Other specialist positions

Industry: Human Resources and Personnel

Salary: Attractive Salary Package

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Adelaide

Job Reference: 1986610/001

Date posted: 5 July 2024

Consultant: Shaan Kelly

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