This position will jointly assist both the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to assist in further developing our newly established Employee Resource Groups, including increasing opportunities for professional development and employee involvement. Additionally, this position will work with the Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities to increase opportunities around employment and affordable, accessible housing.
Attend and promote employee resource group meetings
Create a structure for continued professional development for Employee Resource Groups
Conduct research on disability employment and housing policy, focusing on Philadelphians with disabilities.
Draft memoranda and correspondence describing research and recommended next steps.
Give oral presentations to public officials describing research findings and recommendations.
Candidate must possess excellent research and writing abilities.
Ability to use Microsoft Office suite of programs.
Ability to work independently within a fast-paced environment.
Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application.
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