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New York, New York
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Experience level:
3-5 Years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

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.