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Gilbane Econ Inclusion Coordinator in Boston, Massachusetts

The Economic Inclusion Coordinator supports implementation of initiatives to maximize participation of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) and diverse workers on Gilbane construction projects in the Boston region. This role supports the Economic Inclusion Manager/Director in all aspects of program management including but not limited to the below responsibilities.

  • Program management assistance: Helps administer various programs run by Gilbane, including Gilbane Rising Contractors and the Boston Economic Inclusion Task Force, which entails organizing classes/ meetings, tracking activity and results and following-up to ensure programs are well-run.

  • Implementation of new process and procedure: Helps increase adoption of new process and procedure outlined in the Economic Inclusion Playbook by becoming a subject matter expert on the material, ensuring project teams know what is expected of them and following up on outstanding items in a timely matter.

  • Outreach events: Organizes regular events with MWBE businesses – lunch and learns, workshops, talks, project information sessions, etc.

  • Project team support: Works closely with the Purchasing department and project team to connect MWBE firms to work on Gilbane projects and works closely with internal staff to ensure projects are on track to meet goals.

  • Data collection and analysis: Utilizes various systems including Microsoft Excel to track and monitor participation by MWBEs and a diverse workforce on Gilbane projects. Assists with drafting reports for internal and external distribution.

  • Relationship management: Maintains positive relationships with MWBE contractors; may include walking contractors through why they may not qualify for a particular scope/scale of work, offering unsuccessful bidders access to constructive feedback, etc.

  • Marketing: Assists with the creation of proposals, written marketing pieces and other media to promote the program.


  • Communicate Effectively - Listen to understand and clearly convey information in all forms based on the audience to ensure shared meaning of the message

  • Act Inclusively - Ensure that actions and behaviors are respectful; show empathy and treat others with dignity. Leverage capabilities and insights of individuals with diverse perspectives, abilities and motivation.

  • Solve Problems - Identify, prioritize and implement alternatives for a solution.

  • Demonstrate Agility/ Adaptability - Maintain effectiveness and adjust to change by exploring the rationale, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful. Create an atmosphere of open-mindedness to change.

  • Drive for Results - Show passion and commitment while delivering on business outcomes. Create a sense of individual ownership and accountability.

  • Champion Innovation - Identify opportunities for new and improved ways of doing things that result in value added, unique and differentiated solutions.


  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree

  • Intermediate-level experience with Microsoft Excel

  • 3-5 years of professional experience

  • Some experience with contractors and construction preferred but not required

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Strong communication skills

  • Passion/interest in race and gender equity

Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

For Boston this ranges from $59,360.00-$81,620.00 plus benefits and retirement program.

Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Note to Recruiters, Placement Agencies, and Similar Organizations: Gilbane does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our jobs alias, website, or to any Gilbane employee. Gilbane will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Gilbane and will be processed accordingly.

Tracking Code: 2023-7302

Name: Gilbane Building Company

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Street: 10 Channel Center Street