The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Deputy Chief Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Officer

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID 2024-2730
Posted Date
3 weeks ago(3/27/2024 11:45 AM)
Application Filing Period
March 27, 2024 - April 29, 2024 @ 4:30 p.m. PST
# of Openings
USD $185,141.00/Yr.
USD $253,074.00/Yr.
Work Schedule (Days/Hours)

As the Deputy Chief Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Officer, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Office. Oversight of key aspects of DE&I’s overall impact on the organization, including but not limited to, analytics, reporting and all workforce development and communications efforts.

Additionally, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with, educate, and advise Executive Management and Human Resources on the strategic integration of DE&I operating principles into the business goals and initiatives; develop and define metrics and policies that measure the impact of the DE&I program; and advance and oversee strategic communications to effectively tell the DE&I story.


The ideal candidate will have a leadership style that reflects Metropolitan’s core values: high performance, inclusiveness and a mission that supports a positive workforce culture.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job. 


To view the full job description click here: DEPUTY CHIEF DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION OFFICER




Education and Experience: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and eight years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, of which four years must have been in a management or supervisory position; or an advanced degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and six years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, of which four years must have been in a management or supervisory position.  


Related experience: leading, developing, and/or implementing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion-related programs or initiatives




• Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.




• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• On-site fitness center
• Excellent working environment
• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis

• Public transportation reimbursements 



For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full /Part Time Employees (Unrepresented)



About MWD:

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 830 miles of pipeline, and 15 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email


MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.


Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PT on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.


Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).


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