About the Position
As a member of the Port’s executive team, the Senior Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is responsible for ensuring an organization-wide commitment to eliminate institutional racism and promote equity, diversity and inclusion across the Port. The Senior Director will collaborate with internal and external partners and stakeholders to advance equity, diversity and inclusion as a shared value throughout the organization and region.
This position is at-will.
Leadership & Management:
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy & Policy
Communication & Relationship Building
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate will have skills, abilities, experience and demonstrated success in the following areas:
The ideal candidate will have a combination of education and experience equivalent to:
Persons interested in this position must submit a cover letter and a current resume detailing size and scope of leadership and management experience.
If you have questions regarding this announcement, please call Marissa Karras at (360) 956-1336. The position will remain open until filled; however, the screening process will move quickly.
Please submit your application materials as soon as possible but no later than February 11th, 2019 by visiting www.karrasconsulting.net and clicking on “view open positions.”
The salary range for this position is a minimum of $161,734 – a midpoint of $202,168. Salary determination is based on the knowledge, skills and experience of the successful candidate. The Port offers competitive a total rewards package including healthcare, paid time-off, retirement, life insurance and more.
The successful candidate must pass a Transportation Security Administration background check. Will also be fingerprinted for a criminal history background check with the FBI. Hire date will be contingent on obtaining a Port of Seattle ID Badge.
The Port of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. People of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Assistance will be provided in the recruitment, application, and selection process to applicants with disabilities who request such assistance.
About the Port of Seattle
The Port of Seattle plays a key role in bringing international trade and travel to the Pacific Northwest. The Port provides maritime and airport operations for the King County area. Port-related economic activity contributes to over 200,000 jobs in the greater Seattle area and our Century Agenda vision seeks to add 100,000 more.
The Port of Seattle operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac), serving nearly 47 million passengers and more than 425,000 metric tons of air cargo in 2017. The airport has experienced increasing growth over each of the last six years. Sea-Tac served a record number of passengers for several years to become the 9th largest airport in the United States.
The Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma are currently working together as the innovative Northwest Seaport Alliance, unifying the management of the two ports’ marine cargo terminals and related functions to continue our leading role in international trade.
The Port of Seattle manages two passenger cruise terminals that make Seattle the preferred choice for Alaska or Pacific Northwest cruises. Over one million visitors are expected during this year’s cruise season. Recreational boating is another major part of the Port. The Port operates four marinas with nearly 1700 slips. The Port also manages Fishermen’s Terminal, the homeport of the North Pacific fishing fleet, which provides over 40 percent of the nation’s landed catch.
The Port operates its own Stormwater Utility, committed to improving water quality in Puget Sound. It owns and manages 23 parks and operates a large maintenance department.
Our region is growing and changing, putting new pressures on the environment. The Port of Seattle targets its investments and programs to reduce the impacts of development and protect our natural resources. As environmental stewards, we embrace our responsibility to our citizens, to the livability of this region, and to the future.
Five commissioners elected at large by the voters of King County serve four-year terms and establish Port of Seattle policy. The Executive Director, in carrying out these policies, leads over 2,100 employees.
The Port’s Century Agenda supports the triple bottom line of business development, environmental sustainability and social responsibility. The Port’s goal is to serve as the gateway of choice and create a vibrant economic engine that drives job creation throughout the region. For more information, visit www.portseattle.org