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Dollar General Director, Diversity and Inclusion in GOODLETTSVILLE, Tennessee

Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 16,000 retail locations in 44 states, 16 distribution centers and 135,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

General Summary:

The Director of Diversity & Inclusion will be responsible for leading Dollar General’s continued work to develop and execute a company-wide diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy. This includes partnering closely the HR team (e.g., HR business partners, Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, Talent Management), business leaders, and external partners to identify priorities, create a D&I strategy, manage implementation, track progress, and evolve the strategy to address company needs.

  • Oversee the overall growth and integration of D&I at Dollar General while providing strategic direction and guidance ensuring alignment with company strategy

  • Lead the development of processes and programs to attract, develop, engage, retain and promote a diverse workforce, including overseeing the Diversity Champions team

  • Focused on employee engagement and D&I awareness programs to increase reach and educate employees. Ensure Inclusion training and development content remains relevant and dynamic

  • Foster and manage relationships with 3rd party diversity vendors and internal stakeholders; SME on diversity certification, criteria and certifying agencies

  • Advisor to the company’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), facilitating and managing the governance related to ERG activities.

  • Track and implement metrics for measuring the effectiveness of corporate diversity and inclusion initiatives

  • Proven leadership relating to diversity and inclusion

  • HR Generalist experience

  • Project management experience

  • Proven proficiency in building and maintaining relationships with both internal and external networks

  • Ability to develop and articulate global strategies

Education/Work Experience:

  • 5-7 years of progressive experience leading Diversity and Inclusion, with 3+ years of HR generalist experience preferred

  • Experience designing/leading diversity initiatives required

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, Master’s degree a plus

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Requisition ID: 2020-200915

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