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Sr. Director/Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Job

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Location: Memphis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

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 strategic programming.
  • 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 programming.
    • 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 government agencies.
    • 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 workforce.
    • Coordinates organization - wide and community events and programs which promote diversity, equity and inclusion. Physical Requirements
      • 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 reading.
      • 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 administrative work.


Keywords: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Memphis , Sr. Director/Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Job, Executive , Memphis, Tennessee

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