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Office of Diversity
and Inclusion

1111 East Broad St. Suite 203 
Columbus, OH 43205 
Phone: (614) 645-4764 
Fax: (614) 645-6669 
Hours:  M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workforce Diversity Mission: To reflect the diversity of the citizens that makeup the population of the City of Columbus. Strive to develop the Workforce of the City of Columbus with a strategic focus on recruiting, retaining, and promoting the best diverse talent available, and apply new and innovative approaches to attracting and retaining talent that will help ensure that diversity and inclusion is an integral part of the City employment process.

Workforce Diversity Admin ODI plans to bring on board staff to administer the workforce diversity initiatives within the office, during fiscal year 2017. Our planned areas of focus related to workforce diversity will include supporting all city directors and departments recruiting, retention and development of a diverse workforce for the City of Columbus.

Civil Service Commission

We recommend that you visit our Civil Service Commission’s website where you can find extensive information regarding City jobs, Commission info, and various frequently requested public forms and resources.

Columbus Women's Commission 'Achieving Pay Equity' Commitment Signing Event

A packed ball room at the Columbus Downtown YWCA hosted the Columbus Women's Commission 'Achieving Pay Equity' Commitment Signing event on November 2, 2017.  Over 60 businesses, including the City of Columbus, have signed forms pledging their commitment to advance and enforce gender pay equity and spread awareness related to how race and other factors create even larger pay disparities in the workplace.  The event was designed to challenge and encourage others to sign commitments and to raise awareness of the unique challenges facing women in the workplace. First Lady Shannon Ginther is Chair of the Columbus Women's Commission. She was supported by her husband, Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, along with members of Columbus City Council; Priscilla Tyson, Jaiza Page and Michael Stinziano.

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