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System Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion & Health Equity Manager

Job ID: 8397
Location: Morrisville, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.


Manages programs and initiatives for the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer (CDEIO) and System Executive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council and related initiatives across the UNC Health system. Duties include: oversight of DEI and health equity (HE) strategic plans, coordination of work across DEI and HE offices, coordination of System Executive DEI Council, advancement of DEI/HE goals and initiatives, representation of CDEIO to multiple stakeholder groups, and other programs and projects as assigned to meet organizational needs.

This position reports directly to the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer.


Manages implementation of DEI/HE strategic plans, including quarterly reporting, working with goal champions to track progress, coordinating with strategy liaisons on annual initiatives planning. Initiates annual planning and design process. 

 Liases with DEI and HE goal champions from across the UNC Health System. Analyzes trends across the System in diversity, equity, and inclusion and health equity. Monitors the development of goals and initiatives to ensure they fit the objectives of the System Executive DEI Council and also align with the overall vision for DEI and health equity, as well as the UNC Health mission.

Serves as an advisor to the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer and manages special projects on their behalf.

Collaborates across departments of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Health Equity and with the the System Executive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council. Serves as administrative lead for the Council by:

  • Coordinating and elevating new and ongoing DEI and health equity initiatives
  • Implementing practices to support and accelerate DEI and health equity across the system
  • Embedding the DEI and health equity mission in all entities, departments, units and operations
  • Measuring and evaluating progress and effectiveness of DEI and health equity initiatives
  • Prioritizing council projects and involvement in collaboration with the Council co-chairs
  • Planning and Facilitating DEI Council meetings

Coordinates with other internal and external bodies to provide input on decisions when DEI and health equity expertise and perspective are needed. Advises on impact of decisions related to DEI, health equity, and specific populations of co-workers and patients, making recommendations when appropriate.

Represents the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer to the UNC Health DEI Office, UNC Health Equity Office, and School of Medicine DEI Office.

Leads and engages in other DEI programs/projects as assigned by the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field (i.e. Human Resources, Business, Organizational Development).
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● None required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Four (4) years of relevant, professional experience in Program Management and (4) years in one of the following: health equity or diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Demonstrated success in program management; Demonstrated ability to work independently or collaborate as part of a team; Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability; Proven organizational and problem solving skills; Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, and Excel, and electronic learning tools (webinar, telepresence, electronic poling, etc.); Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Shared Services

Organization Unit: UNCHCS Office of Health Equity 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Morrisville

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Health Care System, in a department that provides shared services to operations across UNC Health Care. This is not a State employed position.
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