Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Washington D.C.
Jan 15, 2021
Feb 19, 2021
Executive, Chief
Full Time


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  1. Your resume, specifically noting relevant work experience and associated start and end dates.
  2. Other supporting documents:
  • College transcripts, if qualifying based on education, or if there is a positive education requirement.
  • Veterans: DD 214; Disabled Veterans: DD 214, SF-15 and VA letter dated 1991 or later.

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The FBI’s Chief Diversity Officer is responsible for furthering the Bureau’s strong commitment to diversity and inclusion (D&I). The incumbent is responsible for collaboratively developing and driving a Bureau-wide diversity and inclusion strategy that aligns with and contributes directly to the FBI’s mission and strategic goals. This position reports directly to the Executive Assistant Director of the Human Resources Division (HRD).


Pay level for this position:

  • $131,239.00 – $173,590.00 per year

Salary is commensurate to experience and location. 


  • Serve as a key member of the executive leadership team, providing guidance and advice to the Director and top leadership.
  • Review FBI policies, practices and procedures to ensure they are fair, unbiased and do not result in disparate impact.
  • Identify new programs, initiatives and/or policies to enhance D&I.
  • Partner with HRD to ensure D&I strategies are integrated into a cohesive approach to recruiting, hiring, promotions, management practices and succession planning.
  • Identity strategies and lead efforts to improve representation across the Bureau at all levels and in all positions.
  • Develop a robust suite of training and other experiential activities to develop inclusive behaviors and mitigate bias.
  • Develop tracking strategies to monitor and evaluate the impact of D&I programs, generate reports to assess program effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement.  
  • Research D&I best practices and bring leading trends, innovation and thought to the FBI’s human capital and D&I strategies.


Candidates must: 

Be a U.S. citizen.

  •  Have a bachelor's or master’s degree from a U.S.-accredited college or university.
  •  Be able to obtain a Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Clearance.
  • Have 10 years of full-time professional work experience (see work experience waiver for exceptions).
  • Meet the FBI’s Employment Eligibility requirements. 
  • Pass an FBI polygraph examination.
  • Have (or be able to obtain) a valid driver’s license.
  • Pass an FBI-administered urinalysis drug test.
  • Be in compliance with the FBI Employment Drug Policy:
    • No use of marijuana within the last three years.
    • No use of any other illegal drug in the past 10 years.
    • No selling, distributing, manufacturing or transporting of any illegal drugs.
    • No use of a prescription drug or a legally obtainable substance in a manner for which it was not intended within the last three years.
  • Never have been convicted of a felony.
  • Never have knowingly or willfully engaged in acts or activities designed to overthrow the U.S. government by force.
  • Never have failed to file federal, state or local income tax returns.
  • Not be in default on a student loan insured by the U.S. government.
  • Not be in default on court-ordered child support payments.
  • Be registered with the Selective Service System (males only, exceptions apply).


  • The candidate selected for this position must possess a record of accomplishment, which demonstrates exceptional leadership/management, interpersonal, problem solving and collaboration skills, as well as strong organizational and planning skills.  Exceptional oral and written communication skills and the ability to develop, drive and support change initiatives are essential.



  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.

All degrees must be from an accredited college or university and must be verified by submitting college transcripts.


  • Minimum of 10 years’ professional experience in the D&I field with at least five years as a Chief Diversity Officer or similar position leading and implementing successful D&I initiatives in an organization of comparable size and complexity to the FBI.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the business case for D&I.
  • Strong understanding of D&I industry benchmarks, leading practices and innovations.
  • Some experience working in, or with, the federal government or law enforcement is helpful, but not required.

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