Diversity Talent Strategist

University of California, San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, USA

Full time

Oct 23

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About the job

Vice Chancellor's Office of Diversity and Outreach

Full Time


Job Summary

Building an inclusive environment and equitable workplace is critical to the success of UCSF. This role is a part of UCSF’s Advancing Excellence in Staff Recruitment Operation & Program team, a pillar of the Chancellor’s Cabinet Anti-Racism initiative. The Diversity Talent Strategist is responsible for developing and leading UCSF’s strategic recruiting efforts to attract and recruit talent from all walks of life through equitable and inclusive hiring practices. In this role, the Diversity Talent Strategist will work closely with team members from the Office of Diversity and Human Resources and cross-functional stakeholders to support team operations and ensure that the execution of the program is aligned with the Chancellor’s Anti-Racism initiative.

The ideal candidate is self-driven, exhibits patience, teamwork and optimism, and can navigate ambiguity in a calm, mature manner. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented and an analytical strategist that would help the Office of Diversity and Human Resources grow and scale combined diversity efforts.

Technical leader who provides guidance to all levels within the organization, utilizing specialized diversity, equity and inclusion expertise within area of responsibility to lead focused initiatives. Internal and external contacts often pertain to significant diversity, equity and inclusion programs. Normally receives little direction on assignments. May serve in a lead capacity, providing guidance to other professionals in department.

Department Description

UCSF has been at the forefront of addressing health care disparities and community health needs, while promoting diversity and inclusion among its students, trainees, staff and faculty. UCSF’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is integral to fulfilling UCSF’s mission to deliver the highest standard of excellence in health care delivery, scholarly research, community service, and training the next generation of health care professionals.

The Office of Diversity and Outreach (ODO) serves as the campus leader in building diversity in all aspects of the UC San Francisco mission through ongoing assessment, development of new programs and building consensus. We collaborate with the four professional schools, the Graduate Division, and the medical centers, to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion across UCSF.

The Vice Chancellor's Office of Diversity and Outreach (VCDO) includes oversight for the Center for Science Education and Outreach, LGBT, Multicultural and CARE Resource Centers, the Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response, and the direct office of the Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Outreach.

The mission of the Office is to build a broadly diverse faculty, student, trainee and staff community, to nurture a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and to engage diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery and patient care. Our priority is to develop and execute a comprehensive strategic plan for diversity and outreach that supports UCSF’s mission of advancing health worldwide, and the recruitment and retention of talented employees and students who contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • Minimum five years of related experience
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion and accessibility programs and applies it to the completion of diverse diversity, equity, and inclusion assignments.
  • Possesses advanced-level skills required to gather, organize and perform analyses on diverse diversity, equity and inclusion/accessibility programs and initiatives. Presents findings and makes recommendations that are significant to a department or unit, both verbally and in writing.
  • Some evenings/weekends may be required. The ability to travel to all UCSF campus and health locations may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrates advanced judgment and technical experience in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions and developing recommendations.
  • Demonstrates advanced level of political and organizational acumen.
  • Has in-depth knowledge of organizational policies and procedures; knowledge of functional area and understands how work may impact other areas.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff. Ability to influence, both verbally and in writing.

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at diversity.ucsf.edu

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



Job Code and Payroll Title


Job Category

Professional and Managerial

Bargaining Unit

99 - Policy-Covered (No Bargaining Unit)

Employee Class





Remote / Telecommute



Shift Length

8 Hours

Additional Shift Details

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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