Diversity Recruiter job description

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Diversity Recruiter responsibilities include:

  • Designing company policies that promote diversity and equality
  • Delivering training sessions to HR and hiring managers on how to make fair decisions
  • Ensuring we use inclusive language in all hiring material

Job brief

We are looking for a Diversity Recruiter to promote inclusion and reinforce a non-discriminatory mentality across the business.

Diversity Recruiter responsibilities include crafting job description with inclusive language, establishing fair policies and networking with candidates from under-represented groups. To be successful in this role, you should have prior HR experience and good knowledge of labor legislation.

Ultimately, you will help us attract and retain a diversified workforce.

Responsibilities

  • Structure processes and policies that promote diversity and support all social groups (like anti-harassment policies)
  • Mentor hiring managers on how to evaluate candidates objectively
  • Craft job descriptions, interview questions and other hiring material that contain non-biased language
  • Establish objective, job-related employment criteria regardless of protected characteristics like age, gender and race
  • Source, network with and proactively reach out to minorities, female candidates, people with disabilities or other other under-represented groups
  • Keep track of diversity metrics
  • Advocate for minorities and ensure equality across all business functions
  • Train employees to help them embrace differences and cultivate team spirit
  • Coordinate with HR to ensure benefits align with employees’ needs
  • Review all communications, including our careers page and social media accounts, to ensure they’re in line with labor legislation, respect human rights and have non-discriminatory language
  • Assist with building hiring plans that provide equal opportunities to all candidates, internal and external

Requirements

  • Work experience as a Recruiter
  • Hands-on experience designing company policies like anti-discrimination and equal employment opportunity
  • Knowledge of labor and human rights legislation
  • Experience with various interviewing techniques
  • Familiarity with online and offline sourcing (e.g. through professional networks or job fairs)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BSc in HR, Organizational Psychology or relevant background
  • Participation in seminars and workshops around diversity in the workplace or relevant certification is a plus