Shine Early Learning

YoungStar Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Manager

Reference ID : 63709
Location : Milwaukee, WI
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



The YoungStar Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of services and activities based on research-driven best practices in creating learning opportunities in early childhood education and care programs that support equitable access, inclusive environments, and a sense of belonging that authentically represents children and families. The Manager develops relevant products such as templates, job-aids, and resources; manages the DEIB Specialist, and leads the internal YoungStar Team DEIB efforts that create and sustain a positive working culture. The Manager also supports culturally and linguistically appropriate outreach activities to engage regulated early care and education and school-age care providers, including those that are currently not participating, and interfaces with staff to provide specialized support to improve services. This role manages up to five special population subcontracts with organizations/individuals with expertise in the following populations: Black, Latinx, Hmong, tribal nations, and rural communities.

**Application deadline is November 7th, 2022**


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Recruits, hires, develops and manages a specialist who delivers customized DEIB content for participating programs

Researches, develops, recommends, and executes creative strategies to foster diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging goals

Reviews current practices and policies, assessing and analyzing the extent to which they support or hinder the project's goals

Collects and analyzes statistical data to evaluate the project's population in accordance with diversity standards and goals

Leads efforts to develop and implement strategies to intentionally engage with Black, Latinx, Hmong, tribal nations and rural communities

Develops and facilitates affinity groups in marginalized communities

Develops and/or acquires training and development to aid capacity-building and retention initiatives

Provides guidance to supervisory staff in developing strategies that support project goal.

Maintains and shares knowledge of diversity-related issues, legislation, and best practices

Provides training and policy updates to colleagues

Participates in assigned meetings, events and training as required


  • Bachelor's Degree or two certificates in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Adult Education, Diversity and Inclusion Leadership or a related field. Master's Degree preferred. Certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion preferred
  • 5 years' experience in the early childhood field, including experience in teacher coaching, supervision, and providing technical assistance
  • 3 years' experience authoring early childhood related content, developing, and facilitating professional development content in various formats
  • Must have specialized training around implicit bias, anti-bias ECE programming, equity, inclusion, or related area
  • Demonstrated background and language around different group experiences within race, language, religion, gender identity, and sexual orientation, as well as other identities
  • Experience working with a variety of ECE program types, including family and group child care
  • Fully Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred
  • Physical exam and background checks are required for this position
  • Travel required locally or long-distance up to 20% of the time for work-related meetings and function
  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Nice To Haves


Minimum Education : Bachelor's
Job Type : Full Time
Remote Type : Optional Remote
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 5 Yrs
Location : Milwaukee, WI

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