Director, Policy and Practice – Inclusion and Diversity at Starbucks

Director, Policy & Practice I&D- Seattle, WA OR Remote

  • (Job Number: 200005070)
  • Location: United States
  • Starbucks – HR Services

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From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrated coffee and the rich tradition, but that also brought a feeling of connection. We are known for developing extraordinary leaders who share this passion and are guided by their service to others.

Are you passionate about developing and implementing programs and services that promote inclusion & diversity within a company or organization? Are you interested in measuring and monitoring company diversity, developing new programs and practices that effectively increase diversity, and providing inclusive resources to various groups across the business? Are you interested in developing and facilitating training to help partners (employees) embrace and understand differing perspectives?

You will be the leader of the Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) Policy & Practice (P&P) Center of Excellence, reporting to the global vp, inclusion & diversity and will provide integral support for PRO business partners and for business leaders across the enterprise. In support of the I&D team, you will be the face of the P&P COE and a brand ambassador for the partner inclusion journey to create a world class experience for our candidates and partners. You will curate experiences for our partners that amplifies our brand and creates a culture of warmth and belonging. You will be a trusted partner to support senior leaders, building confidence in our inclusion learning, program-building, as we help them find the best talent for their teams. In support of talent management routines, you will partner with human resources business partners, our data analytics team, I&D compliance and analytics to manage and maintain confidential talent data, presentations and plans.

You will work alongside a team with diverse and holistic skillsets in talent acquisition, education, executive development, and talent management. As the director of the I&D P&P, you will be accountable for leading the Center of Excellence and serving as the organizational thought-leader in all areas encompassing the practice. You will manage a team of partners that will scale this P&P work across the entire enterprise.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Create a partner experience as iconic and inclusive as our in-store customer experience
  • Manage highly confidential information related our partner population and internal partner development
  • Co-create inclusive education materials that help develop world-class leaders and inform talent decisions throughout the organization, tracking key success metrics to measure effectiveness of sourcing and partner development initiatives.

As a director, Policy & Practice you will:

  • Be responsible for Influencing multiple and varied stakeholders at various levels across the organization to achieve inclusion and diversity goals.
  • Lead a team that is responsible for designing, developing, leading, and implementing inclusion and diversity policies, programs, and practices for the organization.
  • Partner with analytics and insights teams to understand opportunities, tailoring strategies and programs to address those needs through the building of systems and processes that create greater equity and drive inclusive behaviors and achieve goals.

We’d love to hear from people with:

  • Proven ability to create training & educational programs within D&I initiatives 7+ years
  • Demonstrated experience managing others, having direct reports 7+ yearsStrengths in influencing, facilitating, and presenting to large audiences
  • Foundational understanding of a broad range of D&I initiatives within a corporate setting
  • Experience within the Human Resources discipline & Employee Relations
  • Experience within the Human Resources discipline & Employee Relations
  • Preferred Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s in related discipline
  • 10-12 years of experience as a subject matter expert within Diversity & Inclusion
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