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Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Company: Inovalon
Location: Remote
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion





Data has a story to tell. We give it a voice.

Inovalon is a growing, nimble organization with a team of employees who are passionate to carry out our mission of delivering high-value solutions to a marketplace that is undergoing an important transformation to data-driven healthcare. We value having people who are committed to our core values to I.N.S.P.I.R.E. We care about your career development and growth. Through our learning culture, we are motivated to provide opportunities to all our employees to improve and gain new skills that will help elevate their career. We value having go people on our team, and we do our part to make sure to give the recognition deserved for every contribution. If this sounds like the kind of company you'd like to work with, we'd love to meet with you!


The Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion's primary role is to ensure the company's culture and business practices, such as sourcing, hiring, development, and overall strategy, are equitable and inclusive for all employees. In partnership with the Chief People Officer, the incumbent will provide services and solutions to help enable a more engaged and inclusive work environment. This role will lead and manage all diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives and educate on diversity and inclusion (D&I) best practices internally.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop & implement enterprise-wide diversity and inclusion programs and policies leveraging macro-trends, research, analysis and benchmarks across our diverse workforce, in partnership with key stakeholders and internal business partners;
  • Provide consultation to key leadership in developing and integrating diversity and inclusion goals and strategies into all business and planning processes;
  • Align diversity, equity, and inclusion goals and initiatives focused on recruiting, retention and leadership development with business objectives;
  • In partnership with the Chief People Officer, represent the organization and serve as subject matter expert on diversity-related topics at business meetings, external and internal conferences, and professional organizations;
  • Drive education campaigns at the grassroots level to help drive business decisions from key stakeholders that promote diversity and Inclusion programs by educating leaders, managers and staff on the importance and value that our diverse employees bring;
  • Partner with Talent Operations in developing metrics, dashboards and applicable reports that create transparency and accountability for diversity and inclusion efforts;
  • Partner with Marketing to design the marketing and communication of programs and updates to ensure awareness, outreach, and relevance;
  • Collaborate with the D&I Steering Committee and D&I Employee Advisory Group on proactive D&I initiatives;
  • Create a model in partnership with Talent Acquisition that drives recruiting and hiring practices, free of unconscious bias;
  • Provide leadership support and coaching to our Employee Networks (Business Resource Groups.) Align our Employee Networks to the diversity and inclusion strategy to drive positive business outcomes;
  • Maintain knowledge of diversity-related issues and best practices while adhering to all compliance and regulatory requirements;
  • Maintain compliance with Inovalon's policies, procedures and mission statement;
  • Adhere to all confidentiality and HIPAA requirements as outlined within Inovalon's Operating Policies and Procedures in all ways and at all times with respect to any aspect of the data handled or services rendered in the undertaking of the position; and
  • Fulfill those responsibilities and/or duties that may be reasonably provided by Inovalon for the purpose of achieving operational and financial success of the Company.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years of progressive, consultative experience with focus on identifying areas of opportunity and driving change;
  • Proven, progressive experience and demonstrated effectiveness leading D&I related initiatives and programs;
  • Previous project management experience as well as using data and analytics to drive change;
  • Demonstrated organization, facilitation, written and oral communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to lead D&I transformational initiatives in a complex and dynamic environment, utilizing project management techniques;
  • Ability to drive organizational change;
  • Focused and influential communication style;
  • Success building business relationships, strong business skills and proven leadership in developing, implementing and supporting D&I solutions;
  • Direct experience effectively communicating D&I initiatives to Senior Leadership Team with a demonstrated return on investment;
  • Demonstrated skills in collaboration, teamwork, and problem-solving to achieve goals;
  • Knowledge of HIPAA, state and federal guidelines;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and possess a strong knowledge of diversity metrics and analytics;
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure;
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively; and
  • Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Communication or other related fields or equivalent experience.

Preferred Education:

  • Certification in Diversity and Inclusion, Project Management, Change Management, and/or Human Resources.

What are you waiting for? Apply now!

Inovalon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirement.


The Company maintains a drug free work environment for all of its associates, which includes employees, contractors and vendors. It is unlawful for associates to manufacture, sell, distribute, dispense, possess or use any controlled substance or marijuana in the workplace and doing so will result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment or the contracted relationship.

By embracing diversity, equity and inclusion we enhance our work environment and drive business success. Inovalon strives to reflect the diversity of the communities where we operate and of our clients and everyone whom we serve. We endeavor to create a culture of inclusion in which our associates feel empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work and pursue their professional goals in an equitable setting. We understand that by fostering this type of culture, and welcoming different perspectives, we generate innovation and growth.

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