Diversity and Inclusion Specialist (Chicago or Remote) at Motorola Solutions

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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has primary responsibility for setting and driving a corporate-wide global strategy to grow a diverse workforce and cultivate an inclusive work environment where employees of all backgrounds feel welcomed and are fully engaged and empowered. The DEI office ensures DEI considerations are strategically aligned and integrated into all facets of our business strategy and goals to drive innovative products and solutions.
Job Description

Ideally this position would be filled by someone in the Chicago area however, we open to this person being remote, anywhere in the U.S.

The Diversity and Inclusion Specialist is responsible for supporting the successful implementation of MSI’s diversity & inclusion strategy across the organization.

A successful candidate will understand the business impact of diversity & inclusion and will leverage key metrics and strategies to drive positive business outcomes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the execution and delivery of diversity & inclusion programs and initiatives.

  • Collaborate with key partners and stakeholders, including, but not limited to: Corporate Communications, HRBP s, Learning and Organizational Development, Talent Acquisition/ Recruiting, People Analytics, etc.

  • Responsible for executing D&I communications activities, in collaboration with the internal and external Corporate Communications team, including updating and enhancing D&I content on intranet and internet sites.

  • Help to enhance diversity & inclusion education efforts, supporting the development and facilitation of new workshops, training, tools and resources to drive inclusion, belonging and retention initiatives. 

  • Assist with diversity analytics, including tracking metrics, generating diversity reports to show trends, and communicating impact across diversity programs and initiatives.

  • Conduct research and stay current on new Diversity programs, initiatives, diversity-related issues, legislation, and best practices to develop, recommend, and execute creative strategies to foster the organization’s diversity goals.

  • Assist with cultivating relationships with key internal and external diversity organizations.

  • Assist with the planning, setup, and breakdown of meetings, events and conferences.

  • Maintain and track department expenses on supplies and other purchases. Manage and reconcile activity with department Purchasing Card.

  • Others duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Can exercise and maintain a high degree of confidentiality.

  • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong computer skills; proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint & various databases and/or G-Suite applications.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Detail-oriented team player with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to interact with all levels of management. Will be required to communicate specific instructions or requests to various individuals/levels of the organization.

  • Ability to act and make independent and discretionary judgment.

  • Good math and analytical skills.

  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage & connect to diverse groups and individuals.


Basic Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED Required - Bachelor's degree in Human Resources/Relations, Business Administration, Organizational Development, Communications, Multicultural Studies or related disciplines preferred.

  • 3 or more years of demonstrated work experience in Diversity & Inclusion

  • Working understanding of diversity and inclusion in a global, corporate, government, or educational environment.


Travel Requirements
Under 10%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
No


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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