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Director, Diversity & Inclusion

Vista Equity Partners is looking for a high energy individual who will be responsible for designing, developing, and delivering the firm's Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) strategy and initiatives from idea through execution. The Director, D&I reports directly to the SVP, Administration & Human Resources and will work closely with the Office of the CEO. This role will also organize and manage all the firm's philanthropic initiatives and corporate engagement to ensure brand alignment and employee participation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide subject matter expertise and build on innovative ideas that will progress Vista's D&I platform
  • Develop, implement and effectively communicate the D&I strategy, including both long-term and short-term goals, with measurable outcomes that are consistently tracked
  • Collaborate with Marketing to establish meaningful external partnerships and implement a strategic branding plan to strengthen program awareness and employment value proposition
  • Partner across the firm to address training, recruiting, on-boarding, and strategic outreach programs related to D&I
  • Monitor and report on diversity data to determine appropriate areas of focus. Work with leaders to ensure team experiences support the D&I strategy and that D&I is integrated with the firm leadership approach
  • Remain up to date on all laws, executive orders, regulations, policies, and concepts pertaining to Equal Employment Opportunity programs and provide leadership and guidance at all levels
  • Work closely with the Office of the CEO on all philanthropy and corporate engagement programs and initiatives, creating a match program and other giving/ volunteer opportunities for employees
  • Work with the SVP, Administration and HR to manage the annual D&I and philanthropy budget
  • Manage the activities of a Project Manager and additional staff as needed

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimum 7 years' progressive experience in a dynamic, fast-paced professional services environment, running top notch D&I initiatives
  • Strong knowledge and working experience with D&I programs change management, strategy development, leadership programs and philanthropy
  • Experience growing grassroots D&I initiatives
  • Strong preference given to candidates who have a solid professional network in the D&I space within the financial services industry
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks while meeting deadlines
  • Must possess personal tact, discretion and good judgment. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Occasional after hours work and travel are necessary

About Vista Equity Partners

Vista Equity Partners is a U.S.-based investment firm with offices in Austin, Chicago, New York City, Oakland, and San Francisco with more than $46 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Vista exclusively invests in software, data, and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams. As a value-added investor with a long-term perspective, Vista contributes professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies to realize their full potential. Vista's investment approach is anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions, and proven management techniques that yield flexibility and opportunity.

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Located in the Frost Bank Tower, our office has spectacular views of Lady Bird Lake and the Texas Capitol.

An Insider's view of Vista Consulting Group

What are some social events your company does?

As our team is growing so quickly, our full team has quarterly outings in different cities to rekindle connections with one another and to relax. We have done TopGolf, Escape Room, Happy Hours just to name a few. It is critical that we continually build that comradery and Vista family bond.

Eric Webb

Executive Director, Technology Diligence

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The VCG Customer Success team is focused on partnering with our Portfolio companies to create customer-centric teams that are aligned with the executive priorities of their customers. This alignment creates value for their customers, more impactful work for customer-facing roles, and ultimately enables Vista’s continued growth.

Ryan Richards

Director, Customer Success

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I’ve been with Vista for 15 months and recently transitioned into a new role serving as product manager of our QuickStart application and providing technical oversight on BOSS engagements. This role didn’t initially exist, but we recognized a need and with my technical background, it was perfect to dive headfirst into it.

Ijeoma Ikechi

Associate Director, Business Applications

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

The #1 thing we do to unlock creativity on the team is hiring smart, passionate people with a strong sense of personal accountability. I find that if we do that well, and if we as management then spend our time training, enabling, and removing roadblocks, then every team member can be themselves and bring all their creative energy to bear.

Mark Ralls

Managing Director, Business Operations

What are Vista Consulting Group Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Paid industry certifications
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