Key Position

Release date: 06/09/2020
Sponsored by: Board of Commissioners

Recruitment now open for Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer


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The Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer (CEIO) position is a newly created role in Washington County, in keeping with the Board of Commissioners’ Equity Resolution of February 25, 2020.

The CEIO will stand up the new Office of Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement that will be charged with leading the County’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) efforts across departments and diversifying the County workforce, developing organizational cultural competency and organization-wide diversity trainings, advancing civil rights policies and programs, promoting the utilization of minority- and woman-owned businesses and working in the community to engage and problem solve. The CEIO will be charged with creating an expansive and far-reaching vision and strategic plan for diversity, equity and inclusion in the County. The CEIO will also be responsible for pushing internal equity initiatives forward by applying standardized metrics to County DEI efforts and reporting to the community, the Chair, and the Board progress made and next steps to take.

Questions? Candidates should address any questions to Joseph Wahl, Wahl and Associates at: joseph@wahlandassociatesllc.com

Media Contact:

Philip Bransford, Communications Officer
503-846-8685
Philip_Bransford@co.washington.or.us