Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Per Year
New York, New York
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
3-5 Years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
165 West 46th Street
New York
New York

Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator




Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional theater actors and stage managers in the United States, is hiring a Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator to assist in our diversity and inclusion initiatives. Actors’ Equity is a national union affiliated with the AFL-CIO, with 51,000 members – and growing.  This position is being created as part of the Equity 2020 vision to create a Union that is more aggressive, more inclusive and more responsive. Diversity and inclusion is a key component of the Equity 2020 vision.


The Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator will be a part of the Diversity and Inclusion department based in Equity’s New York office.




  • Coordinate programming for diversity & inclusion initiatives including special projects and events

  • Coordinate meetings with Human Resources regarding Employee Resource Groups

  • Assist with diversity training and workshops for staff and members

  • Distribute, evaluate and summarize data from surveys as requested

  • Conduct research to identify resources for recruiting diverse candidates

  • Conduct outreach to build partnerships with regional     post-secondary schools to increase diverse recruitment

  • Maintain records of surveys, statistical data and research summaries

  • Monitor the Diversity and Inclusion email inbox

  • Serve as a staff liaison to National EEO Committee

  • Collaborate with the Communications department     to monitor articles, news reports and social media on diversity &     inclusion matters within the theatre industry

  • Assist in the preparation of articles, reports and presentations

  • Perform other duties as assigned    


Education, Skills and Abilities:


  • Minimum of 3-5 years demonstrated success in relevant areas including, human resources, employee relations, diversity & inclusion and community organizing required

  • Experience assisting in training sessions preferred

  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office     required

  • Superior writing and editing skills preferred

  • Experience in developing and analyzing data in     Microsoft Excel a plus

  • Demonstrated ability in conducting internet & statistical research     required

  • Experience with CRM a plus

  • Detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced     environment required

  • Experience working within diverse communities a plus

  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion required 

  • Commitment to the principles and goals of unionism and social justice preferred

  • B.A./B.S or equivalent experience preferred

  • Interest in theatre a plus 




  • $50,000.00 annually

  • Excellent family health benefits (medical, dental, optical)

  • Employer funded defined benefit pension plan

  • 401k


Reporting: Reports to Diversity Director


 Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample.


Applications without these three elements will not be considered.


Actors’ Equity Association is committed to creating a diverse& inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity in the workplace regardless of age, gender and gender identity, race/ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or veteran status.