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Diversity Equity & Inclusion Generalist I - Corporate

Company: Aldi
Location: Naperville
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Our Human Resources Department is focused on ALDI's 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 Generalist I will be responsible for assisting the development, implementation and review of programs that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the company. The ideal candidate will prepare communication materials, conduct research on DE&I topics, and participate in planning and execution of DE&I programs. They will have an educational background in multicultural studies, business administration, communication, or another related field. The objective of this role supports ALDI's diverse workforce and enhance its inclusive culture.
Position Type: Full-TimeWork Location: Naperville, ILThis role is eligible to participate in ALDI's Hybrid Work Program, which allows remote work up to 3 days per week (i.e., work remotely up to 3 days per week; work in-office at least 2 days per week).Duties and Responsibilities: -Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
--- Provides process-level analysis, recommendations, and planned implementation on issues related to hiring/promotion, performance management, and workplace culture. ---- Coordinates Diversity Equity & Inclusion projects and supports other stakeholders in creating and sustaining inclusive cultures and behaviors. ---- Recognizes cross-functional training and development opportunities within the team and collaborates with direct leader to create and implement cross-functional training processes.--- Informs direct leader of status and results of assigned tasks, proactively identifying project concerns and proposing solutions, as appropriate. ---- Recommends process improvements for area of responsibility.--- Supports Diversity Equity & Inclusion goals, assists in designing and tailoring Diversity Equity & Inclusion projects and programs. ---- Creates reports and presentations for Diversity Equity & Inclusion related topics and projects to varying audiences. ---- Enhances communications strategy, prepares communications plans including memos, resource guides, newsletter and intranet features for stakeholders and employees related to Diversity Equity & Inclusion activities and initiatives. ---- Leads Diversity Equity & Inclusion projects and initiatives: develops project plans, coordinates implementation and involvement of business stakeholders.--- Identifies priorities among tasks, deliverables, resources and schedule based on needs of assigned projects, communicating to project support team members, as needed.--- Evaluates reporting needs for assigned projects, collaborating with necessary working groups, in order to provide creative and quantitative data to determine ROI for leadership and various business partners. ---- Identifies and completes appropriate project documentation, effectively communicating the status and potential organizational impact that may result out of the project's completion.--- Assists with implementation and rollout of large-scale projects.--- 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.
Job-specific Competencies: -Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
--- Consistently demonstrates the Mindsets, ALDI Acts Competencies and Professional Skills (M.A.P.) as outlined for the role.--- 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 external parties.--- Strong Diversity Equity & Inclusion acumen. ---- Knowledge of the issues surrounding race, diversity, equity, inclusion, and implicit bias. ---- Recognizes the overarching company strategy and DE&I framework, as well as communicates and models the core values of the organization to create a more inclusive workplace.--- Utilizes understanding, intuition and sensitivity to influence decisions around Diversity Equity & Inclusion topics.--- Results-oriented with the ability to manage multiple complex, time-sensitive projects with multiple stakeholders.--- Advanced data analytics and Excel skills. ---- Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures. ---- Ability to be discreet, maintain confidentiality and utilize prudent judgement demonstrating integrity and sensitivity. -
Education and Experience:
--- Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Communications, Multicultural & Diversity Studies or a related field required. ---- 3-5 years of progressive experience in Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion, Communications, Organizational Development or Social Impact required. ---- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion principals and best practices required. ---- Or, a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge. -
Physical Requirements:
--- Work may be performed in an office, remote office or a combination of both where a computer and office equipment may be used as needed to perform duties.--- 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 lbs. -
--- Minimal travel required as needed for job related duties such as training, project work and administrative tasks.ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • PerkSpot National Discount Program In addition, eligible employees are offered:
    • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
    • Up to 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave at 100% of pay
    • Up to 2 Weeks Paid Caregiver Leave at 100% of pay
    • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Voluntary Term Life InsuranceClick here to learn more about the benefits ALDI has to offerALDI 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.

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