Santa Monica CA
Human Resources

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Analytics Specialist

CM Legal

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Analytics Specialist

Our client is seeking a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Analytics Specialist to join the DE&I team.

Position Summary: The DE&I Analytics Specialist will manage, mine and analyze a broad array of quantitative and qualitative diversity data assets to compile analyses and develop reports to answer client requests, make broad business impact and shape DEI strategy.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Independently manage and complete client DEI data requests, questionnaires and reports
  • Serve as the department point person and liaise with the marketing department to complete all DEI components of client-issued RFPs, with an emphasis on calculating DEI statistics
  • Manage timekeeper self-identification, to include partnering with multiple departments to develop a formal DEI timekeeper onboarding and self-reporting system
  • Interface and increase coordination on client matter staffing and reporting among timekeepers
  • Proactively track and manage internal communication relating to diversity staffing requirements and goals
  • Conduct diversity analysis of timekeeper staffing trends over time
  • Monitor diverse timekeeper pitch participation translating to billable work
  • Manage data collection and reporting for external certifications and surveys, including Mansfield Rule, ABA Model Diversity Survey, Vault, MCCA, Working Mother, etc.
  • Keep abreast of industry DEI trends and best practices
  • Utilize external benchmarking tools to monitor the firm’s progress  
  • Proactively build relationships with different stakeholders across the firm
  • All other duties as assigned or required

Skills & Experience


  • Available to work overtime, as required
  • Demonstrated understanding of Excel and ability to build and maintain spreadsheets, utilize pivot tables and advanced formulas, identify and track trends over time and other key metrics as needed
  • 2+ years of experience working in a data analysis role
  • 2+ years of experience developing summary reports
  • Experience with reporting and query tools (i.e. SharePoint, Tableau, Business Objects, etc.), databases and data management
  • Demonstrated understanding of Excel and ability to build and maintain spreadsheets, utilize pivot tables and advanced formulas, identify and track trends over time and other key metrics as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Prior data experience 
  • Law firm or professional services industry experience
  • Workday reporting experience
  • Salesforce CRM experience
  • Adept in writing database queries (i.e. SQL, MySQL, PL/SQL, T-SQL) using SQL Developer, etc. and programming (VBA, C#, Python, JavaScript or ETL frameworks)


  • Comfortable using data to tell a story and translate data into reports, tables, graphs and charts
  • A passion for DEI efforts
  • Detail-orientated, organized and process driven
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and coordinate multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain absolute confidentiality of department information
  • Self-motivated and self-starter, looks for growth opportunities, takes leadership to develop solutions when answers are not readily apparent
  • Enjoys working with a highly collaborative team

The firm offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package and is committed to fair and equitable employment practices. EOE.

The expected hourly pay range for this position is $37.00 – $51.00. Please note that final offer amount will be dependent on geographic location, applicable experience and skillset of the candidate.

The firm offers a full range of elective benefits including medical, health savings account (with applicable medical plan), dental, vision, health and/or dependent care flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits, life insurance, AD&D, long-term care coverage, backup care for children and/or adults and other parental support benefits. In addition to elective benefit options, benefited employees receive firm-paid life insurance, AD&D, LTD, short term medical benefits as well as 20 days of Paid Time Off (“PTO”) and 10 paid holidays each year. They provide generous parental leave and fertility benefits. New employees will attend a detailed benefit orientation to learn more about their many benefits and resources.

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