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Regional Director of Diversity and Inclusion

New Orleans, Louisiana 70121
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Ochsner Health is now hiring a Regional Director of Diversity & Inclusion!  We will have 6 in total assigned to various regions in Louisiana. 

 This job develops a comprehensive and strategic framework to support diversity and inclusion efforts and oversees overall program design of diversity and inclusion programs within assigned region. Develops and implements a full range of initiatives that support ongoing leadership efforts to ensure organization-wide understanding, adoption and adherence to the policy on diversity and inclusion. Engages in continuous, systematic and focused recruitment and retention activities to ensure diverse populations, including enhancement of mentorship and advancement opportunities. Ensures system benchmarks are utilized to define and set thresholds/goals for recruitment and retention programs, including the identification and tracking of metrics for monitoring of programming. Completes long term mapping of existing programming to diversity categories and collects data on program outcome effectiveness, resources, and sustainability.

Job Duties

  • Articulates definition of diversity standards within context of the system; develops policy and procedures; deploys, oversees and implements strategies to meet diversity standards; and establishes and measures institutional metrics that adhere to diversity standards.
  • Identifies opportunities to align diversity and inclusion with organizational strategy and ensures the organization and alignment of programs dedicated to expanding the pipeline of diverse students that enter medical school and the health sciences.
  • Builds diversity regional councils, implements regional organizations.
  • Ensures full development and implementation of all action planning activities associated with ongoing compliance and adherence to all applicable regulatory requirements and manages the annual diversity and inclusion calendar, including the collection, analysis and review of all diversity and inclusion-based activities within the region on an annual basis.
  • Manages all diversity and inclusion data collection and associated maintenance activities, compiles the submission of required annual reports and cultivates HR data.
  • Creates a community of inclusion and support; works collaboratively with departmental leadership teams to maintain audit survey, cataloging efforts and activities promoting diversity and inclusion at the local level; and evaluates engagement surveys for the purposes of initiating a continuous environmental scan of diversity and inclusion.
  • Oversees the development of training and workshops that enhance the diversity and inclusion, and continuously refines training programs to heighten awareness of and reduce the impact of bias in recruitment, hiring and promotions processes.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

*There will be six Director positions located in the following Regions: Shreveport, Baton Rouge, Bayou, North Shore, New Orleans, South Shore. Please submit your application to this requisition if you are an external candidate.



  • Required - Master’s degree in human resources, business administration, health administration, nursing administration or related field.


Work Experience

  • Required - 5 years of professional change management experience.
  • Preferred - 5 years of professional change management experience including 3 years in healthcare.


The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

 Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner Health healed more than 876,000 people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner Health is a national leader, named the top hospital in Louisiana and a top children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report. As Louisiana’s leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. Ochsner Health is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region.   


Posted: 2020-07-23 Expires: 2020-08-22

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