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Director Of Diversity Inclusion & Belonging

San Francisco, CA, USA | Levi Strauss

  • Industry:
    Consumer Products
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Human Resources
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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You’re an original. So are we.

We’re a company of people who like to forge our own path. We invented the blue jean in 1873, and we reinvented khaki pants in 1986. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines in manufacturing. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do. Our brands stand for freedom and self-expression around the world.

Where we lead, others follow. For more than 160 years, we’ve used the strength of our brands to lead with our values and make an outsized impact on the world. We employ more than 15,000 people globally to support our great brands: Levi’s®, Dockers®, Denizen® and Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™

Reporting to the VP of People and Culture, the Director, Diversity and Inclusion will lead LS&Co’s continued culture-based programs related to diversity and belonging. You will promote systemic and behavioral actions and changes to increase inclusivity and diversity.

As an essential member of the leadership team, you will lead LS&Co.’s continued work around a company wide diversity and inclusion strategy. This includes partnering closely with: Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, Merchandising, Marketing, Supply Chain, Corporate Communications, and external community partners.

About the Job

Partner with Talent Acquisition to promote continued commitment to building talent pipelines for underrepresented groups and an inclusive hiring process ensuring that our employee population reflects the diverse client population we serve.

Increase awareness and establish accountabilities to hire/advance underrepresented candidates. To include: collecting, updating, analyzing and presenting our diversity metrics, engaging senior level champions, and gaining commitment to participate in diversity recruitment and engagement programs.

Enhance and evolve our existing Inclusive Mindset/Unconscious Bias training programs and evaluate our needs for additional programs and trainings.

Identify and recruit outside speakers that represent inspirational leadership from under-represented groups.

Support our 10 existing Employee Resource Groups by providing coaching and thought partnership on programming and influence internally and for our business

Manage external partnerships with community and national organizations to grow inclusion and equity in our communities

Consult with market research/client insights team on data collection and review insights and themes to develop actions to foster a more inclusive client and employee experience

Network with other companies on D&I best practice – build industry coalitions where needed

Own the development, analysis and measurement of program impact with key metrics and objectives.

Advise cross-functional partners to develop inclusive product offerings and opportunities for our clients and our people.

About You

7-10 years’ experience leading Belonging, Inclusion, Equity and Diversity programs in a corporate environment

5+ years leading people as this role leads a team of three

Team player with ability to thrive in a fast paced, energetic environment

Advanced project management skills to include leading cultural and enterprise-wide change in partnership with diverse leadership groups.

Served in a role advising a business on best practices to resolve talent gaps by influencing succession planning processes and hiring outcomes

Demonstrated successinfluencing partners

Depth of expertise and understanding of diversity, and inclusion principles and compliance of these principles

Demonstrated curiosity, a growth mindset and a high level of optimism

We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot:

401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save.

Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations

Product discount of 40% off regular-price merchandise

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