Sr. Director/Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Job
Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Location: Memphis, TN, US Summary The Sr. Director Diversity,
Equity and Inclusion (DEI) leads and advances MLH's DEI mission and
programs in alignment with MLH's mission, vision and values with a
focus on associates, providers, and patients. Leads work groups and
associate social networks to enable organizational capabilities,
build practices and procedures that enhance an inclusive workplace
that amplifies our sense of family. Also responsible for monitoring
and measuring effectiveness of diversity, equity and inclusion
programs, policies and procedures. Models appropriate behavior as
exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.
Education/Experience/Licensure Education/Formal Training Work
Experience Credential/Licensure REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in
Human Resources, Business, Social Work or other related field 5+
years' demonstrable experience in D&I, Human Resources, or
people strategy related field. NA PREFERRED: Master's degree NA NA
SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED: NA NA NA Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
- Experience driving large-scale organizational change through
- Experience working with, teaching, and/or leading groups of
diverse individuals in respectful, equitable, and inclusive ways.
Strong knowledge and skills related to cultural competence.
- Experience influencing key leaders and business partners across
and within business units.
- A track record of leadership effectiveness in implementing DEI
initiatives and a history of achieving results through
collaboration, strong influence and communication.
- Must be able to foster innovative approaches in a complex
system, provide strategic thought leadership, exhibit strong
influence over change processes, and measure and evaluate the
effectiveness of programs and initiatives.
- Outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills, with the
ability to effectively build relationships and influence at all
levels of the organization.
- Demonstrated ability to coordinate, plan, and execute complex
projects with a focus on results.
- Outstanding consultation, coaching and listening skills with
the ability to effectively establish trust and credibility.
- Ability to communicate, coach, teach, and facilitate learning
with all levels of Associates and others.
- Proven ability to analyze data and information to identify
problems and opportunities, and develop recommendations, solutions,
and interventions that reflect good business judgement and support
the organizational values. Key Job Responsibilities
- Responsible for the development of the DEI strategic plan,
annual goals, and performance metrics related to diversity, equity
and inclusion; evaluates and monitors metrics to ensure goals and
objectives are being met and communicates outcomes.
- Provides technical expertise, advice, and guidance on programs,
processes, and leading practices; leads committees, Belongingness
Council, and working groups as a subject matter expert to promote a
culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Implements innovative and forward-thinking equity initiatives
to advance equity and address inequities that serve as systemic
barriers to equal opportunity.
- Cultivates and instills behaviors and skills that develop
cultural competency to successfully navigate cross cultures with
patients and the workforce.
- Partners with subject matter experts/ external partners (as
needed) in administering workforce assessment to identify
opportunities and challenges, and develop learning and development
- Develops diversity goals for annual recruiting and retention in
partnership with HR Talent. Collaborates with Recruiting and HR
Business Partners to develop recruiting strategies and practices
for effective diversity hiring.
- Works collaboratively with HR Partners to integrate DE&I
competencies and interventions into their body of work, and to
develop progressive and inclusive solutions and programs that
caters to various talent segments.
- Collects, analyzes, and shares data that demonstrates the
relationship between DEI strategies and business outcomes (such as
turnover, recruiting, market share). Prepares reports required by
- Develops and delivers iBelong@MLH campaign that celebrates
diversity in all aspects within the workforce. Enables social
networking tools and resources that connect people and passion
across various talent segments.
- Builds and manages partnerships with external organizations to
support diversity, equity and inclusion and population health
efforts. Utilizes internal networks and resources to enhance the
culture of diversity, equity and inclusion within the
- Coordinates organization - wide and community events and
programs which promote diversity, equity and inclusion. Physical
- The physical activities of this position may include climbing,
pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling,
stooping, and repetitive motion.
- Must have good balance and coordination.
- The physical requirements of this position are: light work -
exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs.
of force frequently.
- The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to
perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and
figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive
- The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this
position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse
environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed
under conditions such as those found in general office or
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