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Director Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Oakland A's

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Director Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Oakland A's

Apply by 12/14/2020

Posted 2 weeks ago

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Oakland, CA, USA

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 Job Description

This role will help define future programs to drive and evolve the company culture. This leader will report to our Vice President, People Operations and will collaborate across the organization to ensure the Oakland A’s continue to attract, grow, and retain top-talent.

Candidate Profile:
The ideal candidate is someone who is deeply passionate about building an inclusive culture, has excellent program management skills, and is able to collaborate with a wide variety of employees, departments, leadership teams, and external organizations as needed. The ideal candidate will also have excellent written and verbal communication skills and experienced in successfully leading, building, and evaluating progressive diversity, inclusion & belonging strategy.


  • Create and own programs and training initiatives which foster our culture of inclusion across the company which creates employee engagement & belonging.
  • Measure the success of these programs against objectives and metrics
  • Creating talent pipeline programs focused on attracting talent with a diverse set of perspectives and experiences.
  • Integrate diversity strategies into all people processes—recruitment, retention, recognition, and development —and measure effectiveness.
  • Leverage Employee Resource Groups to promote inclusion within business and talent processes.
  • Partner with employees and leadership to craft and communicate our Diversity,
  • Inclusion & Belonging philosophy in a manner that aligns to the culture of the Oakland A’s.
  • Develop policies, training programs and other resources to educate employees about diversity and inclusion best practices and behaviors.
  • Contribute to the development of a compelling employer brand and recruiting strategies to attract and retain diverse talent.
  • Develop a comprehensive strategy for Supplier Diversity and manage all aspects of the program in partnership with key stakeholders.
  • Develop and analyze goals and metrics for measuring progress and effectiveness of the Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging strategy. Produce measurable results directly tied to our business and people goals.
  • Work closely with department leaders to ensure that diversity, inclusion, and belonging are integrated into the organizations core processes and practices.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  •  8+ years of experience designing, building and leading measurable and scalable diversity, inclusion, and belonging focused programs and initiatives.
  • Demonstrated experience articulating a strategic vision for D&I programs, translating this vision into an executable strategy, and driving cross-functional teams to deliver results
  • Attention to detail and a highly organized, process-focused approach are required to manage the variety of responsibilities and deliverables.
  • Excellent program and project management skills, and ability to operationalize and scale programs.
  • Ability to translate data and analytics in order to develop insights, tell stories, drive decisions, and measure impact on programs
  • Strong listening, communications, and public speaking skills & delivers messages in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Ability to successfully interact, influence, and collaborate with all employees across all levels of the company
  • Ability to work on multiple projects while driving key deliverables

How To Apply

Inclusive Note

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

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About Oakland A's

The Oakland Athletics, often referred to as the A's, are an American professional baseball team based in Oakland, California. The Athletics compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of the American League West division. The team plays its home games at the Oakland Coliseum.

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