Diversity Equity & Inclusion Associate II
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Our Human Resources Department is focused on ALDIs most valuable
asset: our people. With teams including Administration, Employee
Communications, Payroll & Benefits, Human Resource Information
Systems, Legal, Risk & Security, Recruitment and Training &
Development, HR makes sure that ALDI continues to employ talented
and motivated people that are focused on preserving the supportive
culture we're known for.
In this role the DE&I Associate II will assist in driving the
DE&I strategy and initiatives with the Diversity Equity &
Inclusion team to promote a culture of inclusion at ALDI. The ideal
candidate will have experience working with employee resource
groups, DE&I programs and initiatives and have an educational
background in Business Administration, Multicultural & Diversity
Studies or a related field. The objective of this role is support
with various diversity, equity, and inclusion activities and assist
in day-to-day related tasks.
Position Type: Full-Time
Work Location: Naperville, IL
This role is eligible to participate in ALDIs Hybrid Work Program,
which allows remote work up to 3 days per week(i.e., work remotely
up to 3days per week; work in-office at least 2 days per week).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable
Works closely with the Diversity Equity & Inclusion team to foster
a culture of inclusion.
Serves as a point of contact for program participants to provide
solutions and serve in a resource capacity.
Recommends process improvements for area of responsibility.
Provides comprehensive operational support to the Diversity Equity
& Inclusion team by organizing, coordinating, and planning
administrative processes for Diversity Equity & Inclusion programs
including event planning, preparing operational materials, and
diversity program management.
Communicates business cases through graphics and design by aiding
with the creation of diversity and inclusion related material such
as slide decks, flyers, and internal & external marketing
Responds to employee and business partner inquiries, provides
service or direction to the proper resources as needed.
Manages the team and program calendars and tracks against key
Assists with the long-term strategy of the Diversity Equity &
Inclusion programs by performing research and tracking factors that
may affect the success of the initiatives.
Assists with ongoing and special projects to create meaningful
connection, communication plans, and support for deliverables.
Manages program and event costs as needed, including invoicing and
prompt receipt of accounts payable.
Supports diversity and inclusion initiatives from inception to
completion, under the direction of leadership and inclusion
Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant
information to leadership.
Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data
within area of responsibility.
Other duties as assigned.
ALDI Acts Competencies:
Perform within ALDI Acts competencies as outlined below.
Collaborates and Cooperates with Team: Commits to and supports a
collaborative and high-performing working environment with peers
Drives for Success: Seizes opportunities and proactively takes
concrete actions to complete tasks. Goes the extra mile and
persistently overcomes obstacles to improve outputs.
Focuses on the Customer: Seeks to understand underlying customer
needs to create value. Drives the team to maintain focus on
Focuses on Quality: Takes an efficient, analytical approach to
solve problems or produce outputs in an accurate and timely manner.
Ensures quality and accuracy of results.
Plans and Prioritizes: Sets priorities and organizes information in
order to efficiently and effectively get the job done.
Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Effective time management; maximizes productivity.
Prepares written materials to meet purpose and audience.
Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and
Ability to stay organized and multi-task in a professional and
Ability to work both independently and within a team
Establishes goals and works toward achievement.
Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures.
Demonstrates problem solving and decision-making skills.
Ability to create and edit content and themes for different
Excellent presentation skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Demonstrates interest in, understanding of, and commitment to
diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Communications,
Multicultural & Diversity Studies or a related field required.
A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in Human Resources,
Communications or Organizational Development required.
Experience working with employee resource groups or working with
employee networks preferred.
Experience in design using Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
Or, a combination of education and experience providing equivalent
Work is performed in an office environment where a computer,
telephone and other office equipment are used as needed to perform
Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one
area to another.
Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.
Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25
No travel required.
ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:
Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
PerkSpot National Employee Discount Program
In addition, eligible employees are offered:
Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance
Voluntary Term Life Insurance
Click here to learn more about the benefits ALDI has to offer
ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and
applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not
discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry,
citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual
orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age,
marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition,
genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which
includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to
pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected
characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of
an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report,
and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.
Required Preferred Job Industries Retail
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