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Type: Full Time
I. JOB SUMMARY | Major goals and objectives.
The Diversity and Inclusion Director serves as a member of the HR Leadership Team and is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining Meredith Corporation s diversity and inclusion program across all locations and businesses, in -line with business objectives.
II. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
ACCOUNTABILITIES, ACTIONS AND EXPECTED MEASURABLE RESULTS
Partner with the SVP, Human Resources on the development of the company s diversity strategy based on stakeholder needs/input and external analysis on best-in-class approaches, trends, and initiatives. Update company policies as needed to align with the company s over-arching strategy. Design key performance indicators (KPIs) to track results and communicate those results to HR and business leadership regularly.
Collaborate with Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, and Corporation Communication/PR team members to ensure the Meredith brand is appealing to diverse applicants.
Work with Meredith s head of Talent Acquisition to ensure that our candidate attraction and selection strategies align with the company s diversity initiatives and increase our diverse candidate pipeline including the identification of diverse candidate sources and participation in diversity focused career fairs.
Identify training opportunities to increase awareness on the benefits of diversity in the workplace, the removal of bias, and the importance of an inclusive culture. Develop, facilitate, and deliver training to change employee perception and behavior. Identify and engage external partners to help support our training needs where applicable.
Partner with the HR and Meredith s Senior Leadership Team to ensure diversity is incorporated into our Talent Assessment and Succession Planning strategies and that results are tracked in our diversity KPIs.
Stay abreast of trends, external partnership opportunities, technology, and tools to support Meredith s diversity initiatives through participation in industry forums, thought leadership opportunities, and research.
Lead the company s inclusion committee and ensure that our events are aligned with our diversity and inclusion strategy, promoted, well attended, and available at all Meredith locations. Gather feedback from participants and refine approaches to continuously improve participation.
Other duties as assigned by the SVP of Human Resources
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND JOB REQUIREMENTS | All must be met to be considered.
4-year degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or a related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable
Minimum of 7 years of Human Resources experience with at least 3 years directly involved in driving a company s Diversity and Inclusion strategies
Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong Oral and Written Communication skills
Must have strong negotiation/influence skills
PC skills including HRIS, payroll, MS Office applications, and database management
Must be able to deliver results in a consultative and collaborative manner
Must be able to manage multiple projects and shift priorities was customer needs change
Ability and desire to take on new and unfamiliar tasks and assignments
Must be an effective leader with the ability to create effective change
Must be able to work both on a team or independently and exercise good judgment
Must be an effective problem solver
Must have past experience developing and delivering impactful training to a team or group
% Travel Required (Approximate):
Meredith Corporation is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to candidates with disabilities.