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Director Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Knoxville, TN

Job Type

Full Time Remote

About the Role

The Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will be responsible for creating and implementing short, mid, and long-term strategies for cultural and organizational change to enhance the diversity of TeamHealth’s workforce and to strengthen our existing inclusive culture through DEI Strategies and the DEI Council. This position works with internal and external partners to enhance and communicate the organization’s DEI brand. While also being responsible for building relationships with both internal (primary) and external (secondary) partners, especially hospital and hospital system partners and advocates for actions that will help the company achieve the advantages a diverse workforce provides with a clear focus on aligning our diversity efforts with our corporate business strategies.


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or a related field. Master’s Degree preferred
Prefer three to five years of experience managing and administering DEI programs or a related function with responsibility in customer service excellence, internal/external relations, and/or diversity management in a large corporate setting or national organization focused on strategic and/or diversity issues
Certified Diversity Professional (CDP), Certified Diversity Executive (CDE), or other related diversity certification preferred
Previous experience managing DEI-driven vendor relationships in a large corporate setting preferred
Experience creating and facilitating diversity, equity and inclusion workshops and professional development sessions required
Strong understanding of current DEI trends and tools, and ability to stay aware of quickly changing national DEI-related rules and regulations
Strong project management skills required. Experience in strategic planning development, execution, and progress monitoring required
Strong change management capabilities and ability to flex/adapt to shifting business needs required
Ability to independently identify and analyze problems/issues, assess risks, create and evaluate alternative solutions, and recommend a course of action required
Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and complex short- and long-term projects within desired timeframes and meet stated deadlines efficiently and effectively required
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact with and influence all levels of the organization, including the executive team required. Demonstrated ability to articulate complex issues and tailor messaging to a diverse range of audiences required
Strong situational leadership skills required. Ability to work diplomatically with a broad range of individuals, including senior management, government officials, customers, and advocacy groups
Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office required. Experience with PeopleSoft reporting and business system requirements preferred
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision required

About the Company

TeamHealth has ranked three years running as “The World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune Magazine and one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies by Forbes Magazine in past years. TeamHealth, an established healthcare organization is physician-led and patient-focused. We continue to grow across the U.S. from our Clinicians to our Corporate Employees and we want you to join us.

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