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Director of Diversity & Inclusion


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA), US, 19130

Category:  Human Resources
Work Area:  Onsite
Requisition ID:  1745



At Day & Zimmermann, we build the future. We're pushing the limits in staffing, construction, engineering, manufacturing and more. We put people to work on projects that matter, from powering cities to protecting freedoms.  We want people who are passionate about making a real difference. Be a changemaker in the industries that build our world! Ready to build the future and not just a resume?

Position Summary

We're seeking a passionate leader to join our Philadelphia team as the Director of Diversity and Inclusion. In this pivotal role, you'll be the architect of our DE&I strategy, continuing to shape and champion our culture of belonging.

Make Your Mark on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
In this role, you'll be the architect of positive change, spearheading a comprehensive DE&I strategy that aligns perfectly with our mission and fuels our goals. As the leader of our Executive Diversity & Inclusion Board, you'll collaborate closely with senior leadership to weave inclusion into the very fabric of our business, and as a partner to our Employee Resource Groups, you’ll ensure every voice is heard and valued. This role goes beyond internal transformation. You'll forge strong partnerships and outreach programs, amplifying our DE&I impact within the wider community.

Championing an Inclusive Culture
Your passion for creating a truly inclusive environment will shine as you craft impactful events and campaigns that raise awareness and ignite excitement around DE&I initiatives. By designing and delivering training programs, you'll empower employees with the tools they need to understand and appreciate diverse perspectives. A keen analytical mind will be essential as you create annual Affirmative Action Plans, track progress, analyze data, and leverage insights to continually refine and strengthen our DE&I approach.

Are You the Leader We Seek?
If you possess a proven track record of developing and implementing successful DE&I programs and are looking to take your career to the next level, we’d like to hear from you. The ideal candidate will have 10+ years’ experience in DE&I, HR, or a related field with at least 3 years in a functional leadership and strategic execution capacity. Exceptional communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills are a must, along with an unwavering passion for fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. A deep understanding of DE&I trends, best practices, and legal requirements will be invaluable. A bachelor’s degree in HR, Organizational Development, or Business Administration is strongly preferred.

Thrive at Day & Zimmermann!
We offer a competitive salary in the range of $138,240 - $207,360 (based on experience and location) and a benefits package that goes beyond the basics. From health insurance to family leave and pet insurance, we support your well-being inside and outside of work.

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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