Director of Inclusion, Equity & Diversity
Company: Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo
Posted on: April 5, 2021
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US-OR-Salem ID 2021-7277 Category Executive/Management Position
Type Full time - Benefit eligible Maximum Salary DOE Shift Days
Work Schedule M - F Hours Each Week 40.00 Overview Salem Health
Hospitals and Clinics are part of a network of state of the art
medical facilities located within the heart of the Willamette
Valley. At Salem Health, we pride ourselves on being a community
centric, diverse organization that has been voted a top workplace
by our employees for three years running.We continually strive to
provide innovative paths to learning and growth while maintaining
an environment of strategic problem solving objectives through Lean
driven principles. We understand that hardworking, conscientious
and compassionate team members are one of our most valuable assets
and we are always looking for outstanding people to join our team.
Description/Qualifications Your Role With Us: The Director of
Inclusion, Equity &--Diversity researches, recommends and
implements diversity and inclusion programs for Salem Health to
ensure cultural and other diversity interests are identified,
valued and promoted to all stakeholders, including employees,
patients and their families, volunteers and general community
members. This position serves as an internal subject matter expert
on diversity and inclusion issues and is a resource to help
facilitate problem solving around such issues with the goal of
ensuring a culture that is respectful and inclusive of all types of
diversity. Works with Community Relations to establish and maintain
key community relationships that support diversity and inclusion
and are representative of our minority populations. Core
- Leads and serves as an advisor to leadership by keeping current
on best practices in the field of Inclusion, Equity & Diversity.
Collects and analyzes data to identify gaps and opportunities and
recommends Inclusion, Equity & Diversity strategies and tactics to
address gaps, ensuring a comprehensive approach. Develops and leads
Inclusion, Equity & Diversity strategic plan and monitors progress
against that plan according to established methods of measurement.
Provides periodic reporting to Sr. leadership, government entities
and the Board of Directors on progress.
- Works closely with Community Relations to establish and
maintain external relationships with key groups and individuals
within the community to ensure understanding of underrepresented
populations and build relationships with such. Manages community
perception around Inclusion, Equity & Diversity.
- Develops and conducts individual and group training/education
aimed at changing organizational culture and biases. Ensures that
the message of Inclusion, Equity & Diversity is comprehensive,
going beyond culture and ethnicity, and includes gender, age,
disability, sexual orientation, religion and life experiences.
Remains knowledgeable about a wide variety of diverse groups and
cultures and shares that knowledge with others, serving as a
subject matter expert in such areas. Promotes a culture of
Inclusion, Equity & Diversity.
- Assists internal and external stakeholders in problem solving
operational challenges related to Inclusion, Equity & Diversity and
cultural competency by sharing and managing information and
resources and actively collaborating to provide solutions. Leads
implementation tactics to address issues outlined in Inclusion,
Equity & Diversity strategy and plan.
- Works with Sr. Leadership, external entities and the Board of
Directors on effective approaches to identifying diverse talent and
establishing an effective selection process that ensures equal
opportunity and weeds out unintentional bias in the selection
process. Provides individual coaching and consultation as needed.
Participate in interview panels for key positions.
- As a subject matter expert, works with Leaders to provide
coaching on diversity/cultural competency/inclusion issues as an
outcome to discrimination investigations. May participate in
investigating discrimination complaints made by staff, patients or
visitors, as directed in partnership with Human Resources.
- Establishes and maintains support programs for specialized
groups of diverse staff, placing special emphasis on welcoming and
connecting new diverse members of the team to help ensure a sense
of inclusion and encourage retention of staff. Leads and manages
coordination of events celebrating Inclusion, Equity &
- Networks with other organizations, sharing and obtaining best
practices around diversity and inclusion.
- Establishes and maintains Diversity & Inclusion communications
strategy including periodicals, educational materials, webpage etc.
to ensure access to resources and information for internal/external
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, International
Studies, or closely related field.
- Minimum of two years' professional level experience in
Diversity, Inclusion & Equity (DEI) or Human Resources or closely
related field. Previous healthcare experience is strongly
- Prior experience in DEI workplace efforts as well as experience
in facilitating or presenting workplace diversity topics, group
training and/or curriculum development required.
- Previous experience leading large projects and/or
- Must have exceptional communication skills for working with
various audiences and facilitating dialogue around sensitive
- Exceptional data analysis skills.
- Effective Microsoft Office skills.
- Ability to assess, design and edit training materials.
- Effective group facilitation skills and presentation skills
- Demonstrated reflection, inquiry and analysis skills.
- Demonstrated respect, tolerance, empathy and humility in
working with diverse groups of people.
- Awareness of cultural diversity and biases of self and others;
ability to listen and promote effective dialogue around such
- Effective prioritization and coordination skills. Ability to
get things done and drive initiatives in a way that is
collaborative and effective.
- Strong relationship building skills a must. We have many
excellent opportunities available! To view all of our openings,
please visit our career page at
https://www.salemhealth.org/about/careers Closing As a leader in
the local industry, Salem Health offers a generous total rewards
package, an empowering culture, and a commitment to the development
and growth of our in-house talent. Our work is grounded in respect
for people and continuous improvement and we invite you to partner
with us to further our mission.Salem Health is an equal opportunity
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender
identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability,
veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.
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