Chief Equity, People & Culture (EPeC) Officer

Website Vermont Foodbank

The Chief Equity, People & Culture (EPeC) Officer leads the Equity, People, and Culture Team, which includes administration and organizational learning. Together this department drives the organizational commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion and plays a critical and strategic role in strengthening, building, and further defining a holistic EPeC strategy across all facets of the employee lifecycle at the Vermont Foodbank. This Chief EPeC Officer hosts the team and supports systems that allow staff in each area to succeed. This includes staffing, compensation, structure, collaboration, communication system, and strategy. This innovative change manager will lead the team focused on transforming legacy systems that embed inequities and will develop and implement people strategies and organizational programs that grow and enable the organization to further its mission. Regarded as the leader of equity and people strategies, this role will help build an organizational and team culture that supports this effort. This position supervises the Director of Administration and Manager of Organizational Learning as part of a strategy to bring EPeC to all aspects of the organization.

Supervisors are expected to be unequivocally committed to enabling equity work throughout the organization by practicing inclusive and transparent management and helping to reshape positions, priorities, goals, and budgets to better center equity.

Building equity and racial justice into Vermont Foodbank’s organizational practices is everyone’s responsibility, and it requires the commitment and collaboration of every employee and team. Therefore, everyone is expected to honor diversity, contribute to an inclusive organizational culture, and leverage their agency and scope of influence to center equity.

This position offers a competitive salary range of $115,000 – $140,000 and robust benefits, including medical, dental, and retirement. For additional questions about this position or to speak with someone about your interest, please contact Mara Cooper at [email protected].

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