Cleary Gottlieb is seeking a Manager of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives to manage the execution of Washington Office initiatives in support of the firm's diversity and inclusion objectives in coordination with the Director of Legal Personnel and Recruiting. In this new and expanded role designed to meet the firm's ongoing commitment to its values, the Manager of Diversity and Inclusion will be expected to provide thought leadership and support to the firm's Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and Committee on Retention and Promotion of Women, developing effective programs to meet the needs of the attorney population, connecting diversity and inclusion initiatives with attorney professional development programming, and maintaining relationships with relevant law school affinity groups and campus personnel in order to advise internally on effective recruiting strategies for diverse candidates. This position will work across all levels of the firm to advance diversity and inclusion goals. Successful candidates will have significant diversity and inclusion subject matter expertise and knowledge of current best practices and trends. In addition, successful candidates will demonstrate strategic thinking, a strong customer service orientation, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong project management skills, a high degree of self-initiative, discretion, the ability to exercise sound judgment, and the ability to produce results in a consensus-driven environment.
Reports to: Director of Legal Personnel and Recruiting, Washington Office; Washington Diversity Committee; Washington Committee on Retention and Promotion of Women
Supervises: Legal Personnel Administrative Assistants