Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director

  • Atlanta, Georgia, 30339

Purpose:

The Director, DE&I will be responsible for leading end-to-end implementation of key diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in a manner that advances core enterprise objectives. Reporting to the Sr. Director, DE&I, this person will manage the further development, refinement and execution of the strategic plan for DE&I. The successful candidate will be a results-oriented leader with subject matter expertise in diversity, equity and inclusion, proven cross-functional leadership experience, broad range of communications experience and the know-how to influence, implement and sustain impactful change across our growing organization.  

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

The director must be an effective, solution-driven leader with change management experience and strong communication, presentation, interpersonal and relationship-building skills. The director must have a solid track record of excelling in fast-paced environments, when faced with ambiguity and while managing competing priorities concurrently. The director must be an excellent collaborator and trusted business partner with demonstrated ability to consult with and advise leaders and partners at all levels throughout the organization. The person in this role must have the ability to use discretion and good judgment in handling confidential information.

  • BA/BS degree; advanced degree a plus.
  • 8+ of progressive business experience and proven track record leading cross-functional projects spanning all levels of an organization; experience in retail a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience leading highly visible, enterprise-wide initiatives of varying degrees of complexity and scale in DE&I, HR, change management, continuous improvement, or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Highly skilled collaborator and adept at influencing without authority, developing the best solutions by merging ideas and advancing strategies within a cross-functional, multi-location environment.
  • Current on trends in diversity, equity and inclusion with demonstrated thought leadership on best practices.
  • Experience in crafting DE&I-related content and presentations for communications targeting a broad range of audiences including associates, stakeholders, executive leadership and BOD.
  • Demonstrated capacity to complete external benchmarking, measure accountability through metrics and develop data-driven recommendations.
  • Self-starter with high emotional intelligence, cultural competence, comfort with ambiguity and ability to solidify and grow influence with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and virtual technologies.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide oversight of development, implementation and measurement of best-in-class, scalable and sustainable diversity, equity and inclusion strategies, such as communications, community relations, supplier diversity, philanthropy, talent management, learning and development, and employment and multicultural marketing.
  • Contribute strategic insight of industry best practices and analyses to develop data-driven recommendations and serve as advisor, consultant and subject matter expert for business partners, DE&I councils and project teams.
  • Partner with multi-functional teams to ensure company’s commitment to DE&I is embedded in existing systems, practices, processes and policies including recruiting, hiring, training, development, engagement, career pathing, succession planning, retention, promotions and compensation as well as customer-focused initiatives and community relations efforts.
  • Support and advance department vision and mission by managing DE&I strategies, roadmaps, communications plans and measurement tools.
  • Create communications to target all units and levels of the company including enterprise-wide communications, presentations for BOD and executive leadership, and community-facing content.
  • Establish and build partnerships with business leaders, experts, speakers and other resources to further refine, promote and progress DE&I programs and strategies.
  • Proactively identify opportunities to continually improve and evolve DE&I strategies, accelerate innovation and build the company’s DE&I brand.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 KEY BUSINESS PARTNERS:

  • DE&I Executive Sponsors
  • Sr. Director DE&I
  • DE&I Program Managers, Councils & Project Teams
  • Functional, Divisional, and Regional Leaders
  • HR, Associate Experience, Associate Relations, Internal Communications, & Creative Marketing

Working Conditions (travel & environment)

  • Limited travel required including air and car travel.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to a warehouse environment and moving vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet to moderate.

PHYSICAL/SENSORY    REQUIREMENTS

Sedentary Work – Ability to exert 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. 

Note:  Floor & Decor considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or familial status, veteran status, or based on any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  Floor & Decor also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer at its sole discretion

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all associates and applicants.  F&D recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  This policy and the law prohibit employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the basis of any legally protected status outlined above.

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Benefits & Rewards

  • Bonus opportunities at every level
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Relocation opportunities across the country
  • 401k with discretionary company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Corporate Discount Programs
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

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