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Program Manager, Equity Inclusion and Diversity

Location Portland, Oregon Job Number 1072531 Date posted 05/12/2022
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This position will co-develop, and manage multiple critical programs to forward the Market and National strategies, initiatives, and evidence-based practices related to Equity Inclusion and Diversity.; Advises and consults with EID team, Human Resources, and internal clients to support implementation of priority programs, projects, and services and best practices. Supports all Human Resources and Market missions, goals and objectives.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage (or co-manage) and coordinate multiple Equity Inclusion and Diversity (EID) programs and projects to ensure they are supported for successful outcomes;  Organize program and project plans, tasks and schedules

  • Communicate status (verbally and via status reports) to stakeholders and program/project participants clearly, efficiently, and effectively

  • Facilitate and enable collaboration within and across departments to ensure programs/projects stakeholder alignment, awareness of interdependencies, and clarity for successful completion based on milestones and metrics.

  • Create high quality, accurate, audience-focused presentations and reports to communicate program/projects objectives, risks, progress, and needs.


  • EID Programs:  Using program management skills with little oversight, the PM supports design of EID initiative programs and develops workstreams, plans, support documents, dashboards, and success  metrics.

  • Pipeline Programs: Using program management skills with little oversight, the program manager (PM) co-designs and develops plans for additions or enhancements to internship, high school, administrative fellowship programs and community partnerships for sustainable results with proven outcomes. Ensures program participants are supported and coached/mentored to increase program satisfaction and transferrable skills.

  • Co-support or manages, markets, and implements an effective recruitment, development, and retention strategy for pipeline programs, job shadows, clinical, and non-clinical internships and fellowships. Develops retention plans to retain and recruit previous interns as a part of an overall recruitment strategy and ensures that results are obtained.

  • Provides general data analysis and collaborates with EID Director, EID & HR colleagues and assigned clients  to ensure adverse impact us remedied.

  • Manages and ensures the submission of all required documentation for programs and projects as needed.  Coordinates convening of teams on behalf of EID Director and Sr. Consultants related to assigned programs and projects. Ensures proper signage and notifications are displayed in all locations. Defines change and consults proactively with management and recruitment to assess current AA goals;

  • Affirmative Action Program: The program manager ensures all Affirmative Action responsibilities are tracked and completed. Supports management of the development of Affirmative Action Plans for each KPNW facility that has more 50 or more employees for sponsorship of remedies and actions for good faith efforts

  • Supports delivery of virtual and in-person training and consulting sessions via technology support.  May co-present content on occasion as appropriate.

  • Supports EID team efforts towards annual goal attainment

Basic Qualifications:



  • Minimum five (5) years of experience working in human resources/community relations/ marketing or a combination with an emphasis on diversity and compliance-related topics.

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in providing consulting and training to various clients.

  • Minimum two (2) years experience in project management



  • Bachelors degree in project management or related field, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.


License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A


Additional Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools

  • Knowledge of project management methodologies such as DACI and best practices

  • Strong interpersonal and informal team leadership skills

  • Strong organizational, time management, and verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Demonstratable problem-solving and program management experience skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum seven (7) years of progressive HR experience with demonstrated proficiency in Affirmative Action/EEO, diversity and inclusion concepts, and training.

  • Minimum three (3) years of recruitment experience and event planning.

  • Minimum two (2) years of demonstrated experience in event planning with an emphasis on organizing and participating in tradeshow or recruitment conferences.

  • PHR, SPHR.

  • Masters degree in business administration, HR, public relations.

Primary Location: Oregon,Portland,Kaiser Permanente Building Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NW-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Kaiser Permanente Building - Rgnl-HR VP/Director - 1008 Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.