The Human Resources, Equity & Inclusion Manager is a staff position within the Affiliate’s Executive Department. The position reports to the Deputy Director for Operations. The position is focused on evaluating, implementing and coordinating all Human Resources activities, programs and processes for the organization and will play a major role in devising and refining policies, furthering our commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (EDIB), staff training, and safety. The ideal candidate will have a breadth of knowledge in human resources, equity and inclusion. This position requires a strong multi-tasker with the proven ability to implement best practices and policies.

The candidate will be highly organized, with meticulous attention to detail. They are a thoughtful team player who values and respects differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, ability, and socio-economic circumstance, and they actively work to foster an equitable and inclusive experience for everyone in their work.


  • Develops and maintains a human resources system that meets top management information needs.
  • Develops HR procedures and processes that support the ACLU of Florida’s work.
  • Develops procedures, processes, and programs that support internal equity and inclusion work.
  • Develops and implements programming that creates a culture of belonging at the affiliate
  • Administers performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within the organization.
  • Help establish, meet and grow the organizational and Human Resources equity goals.
  • Collaborate with organizational leadership on employee compensation and benefits policies.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert in areas of employee relations, legal compliance, the development of policies, procedures and standards for implementation organization wide in partnership with leadership.
  • Review and analyze organizational data to identify trends and recommend solutions to improve performance, retention, and employee experience.
  • Serve as an advocate and partner for all staff to retain, develop and motivate people to achieve their fullest potential.
  • Maintain consistent actions across the organization by initiating, coordinating and training managers on human resource practices and guidelines.
  • Consult legal counsel to ensure that policies comply with federal, state, and local law.
  • Serve as mediator between staff.
  • Lead organization’s equitable workforce development efforts
  • Provides leadership to internal staff satisfaction and equity working group
  • Plan, develop, implement and administer all HR programs, including:
  • Full cycle recruiting
  • Compliance with existing employment laws, benefit plans, employee handbook, etc.
  • Staff meetings and staff outings and events
  • Performance evaluations
  • Employee engagement
  • Succession planning


  • Oversees the analysis, maintenance, communication of records required by law or local governing bodies.
  • Gives group presentations regarding recruitment guidelines related to selection procedures, development of interview questions/skills tests and writing exercises, and equal employment opportunity and inclusiveness guidelines.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Plans and leads new employee orientation.
  • Prepares Board items related to employment.
  • Coordinates management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance reviews, safety, and sexual harassment.


While no one person will have all the qualities enumerated below, the successful candidate will bring many of the following qualifications and attributes:

  • A combination of a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field; at least 5 years leading the HR Function; or at least 3 years leading the HR Function and SHRM or PHR Certification(s)
  • Experience working in a non-profit, advocacy or political organization
  • A strong commitment to racial equity, dismantling white supremacy, and incorporating a structural power analysis into work. Must have knowledge and understanding of how power is manifested in matters of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, ability and socio-economic circumstances.
  • Working knowledge of federal, state and local Fair Employment Practices laws and regulations
  • Ability to think strategically and conceptually with an open-minded approach to HR Solutions using an equity lens.
  • Forward thinking, innovative and progressive in HR practices
  • Track record of challenging and influencing peers to approach all work with an equity lens.
  • Demonstrated passion for work, deep knowledge, research, and best practices for organizations on equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging.
  • Openness to a multi-faceted range of viewpoints; ability to engage with tough questions in a thoughtful and respectful manner.
  • Ability to engender trust and respect.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity within the office using a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences in regard to race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability and socio-economic circumstance.
  • Commitment to work collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and/or conflicts
  • Adaptable team player with the ability to engage various constituencies in a complex environment
  • Flexibility, patience, and willingness to learn.
  • Fluency in Spanish or Creole preferred, but not required.
  • Unwavering commitment to the mission and goals of the ACLU, including a demonstrated commitment to equity and racial justice.


Compensation will be commensurate with experience, within the range of $52,000 - $70,000. The ACLU of Florida provides excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance with generous vacation, holiday and sick leave policies, as well as a Defined Contribution 401K Retirement Plan.


Please send cover letter, resume, by email to All inquiries should include HR/Equity Manager in the subject line and all attachments should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please indicate where you learned of this job posting. No phone calls, please.

This job description provides a general but not comprehensive list of the essential responsibilities and qualifications required. It does not represent a contract of employment. The ACLU of Florida reserves the right to change the job description and/or posting at any time without advance notice.

The ACLU of Florida is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU of Florida encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability,  veteran status, record of arrest or conviction and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If selected for an interview, please inquire if financial assistance is needed in order to attend.

The ACLU of Florida makes every effort to assure that its recruitment and employment efforts  provide persons with disabilities with full opportunities for employment in all positions.

The ACLU of Florida is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please e-mail  If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.


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