DEI Coordinator

HMH HOSPITALS CORPORATION Edison Requisition # 2023-128861 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hours8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Address499 Thornall Street, Edison, 08837

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Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community.

Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

The DEI Coordinator supports the local hospital sites by region (North, Central, and South). The DEI Coordinator will support local hospitals and network leadership in the implementation of DEI programs, initiatives, and Affirmative Action Plans. The DEI Coordinator answers general DEI questions from team members and escalates concerns as appropriate. This role performs required tasks/initiatives, follows established guidelines/procedures, maintains appropriate documentation, and delivers service in a professional and efficient manner. This role is responsible for providing assistance to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction and an overall positive team member experience. The DEI Coordinator will ensure that applicants and team members are given equal opportunities in employment and contracting activities regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other protected characteristic.


A day in the life of a DEI Coordinator at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Supports implementation of all DEI programs and initiatives within the assigned regional area.
  • Collaborates with Talent Acquisition Partners by developing and implementing strategies to source qualified diverse candidates to meet requirements for positions from internal, external, and/or referral candidate pools including attending recruiting events.
  • Implements DEI recruitment strategy to help source and evaluate candidate assessment and selection which comply with all legal requirements.
  • Helps to create, implement, and maintain the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program.
  • Partners with Team Member Relations to compile, analyze, interpret, and submit relevant team member data necessary for external (government) and internal EEO compliance, reporting, and monitoring.
  • Collaborates with Team Member Relations, HRIS, and Recruitment to use appropriate statistical software or tools to measure and monitor equal opportunity and affirmative action plan compliance.
  • Partners with Team Member Relations to ensure timely processing and review of complaints by coordinating, monitoring, and streamlining complaint procedures where applicable (Title 7).
  • Reports survey results, statistics, and recommendations for corrective action to the SVP of Strategic HR, Hospital Presidents, leaders within HMH, and other key stakeholders for implementation.
  • Addresses internal inquiries regarding civil rights and equal opportunity laws and regulations as appropriate based on expertise and refers/escalates sensitive issues and concerns to Mgr, Cultural Diversity, Legal, and/or other key stakeholders.
  • Records discriminatory factors and corrective actions identified through investigations of employment practices or alleged violations pursuant to established documentation procedures.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned. 
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.




Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience related to AAP, EEO-1, and AA-302 filings.
  • Expertise in DEI approaches and solutions.
  • Strong consulting skills to uncover business needs, make recommendations, and develop solutions.
  • Demonstrated skill in multiple communication modalities i.e., written, presentation, 1:1, etc.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Master's degree.
  • Prior healthcare experience.
  • Experience with Performance Improvement tools.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in DEI/Human Resources.
  • Project management skills.
  • Well-organized, with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks.


Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

  • EEOC Certification.
  • Certified Diversity Professional.


If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!      

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