Director, Strategic Alignment, Equity and Inclusion, Remote



Bethesda, MD, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024
The role will steward the development and implementation of our strategic organizational equity and inclusion vision through programmatic and operational leadership, service, and innovation that elevates our internal workforce, our practices, and the communities we serve.
The director will be a credible and trusted thought leader, influencer, advisor, coach. They will lead transformational change at all levels of the organization through an inspiring, data-driven, and engaging interpersonal approach. They will forge strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders resulting in increased awareness, change adoption, and sustainable equity and inclusion improvements in service to Aledade’s mission.

Primary Duties:

  • Organizational Change Management- Own the change management process and influence cross-functionally and laterally to embed equity and inclusion into all aspects of Aledade . Own and manage the evidence based, data informed E&I OKR and governance processes to ensure we meet our yearly goals.
  • Learning and Development- Develop, implement, and use a cycle of continuous improvement to ensure E&I training modules, virtual/in-person presentations and programs demonstrate the value of equity & inclusion within value based care delivery.
  • Stakeholder Management- Establish, maintain, and grow external strategic partnerships to optimize synergies, achieve aligned equity and inclusion goals. Collaborates with internal stakeholders to build cross functional alignment and streamline operations for scalability, efficiency, and reliable results.
  • People Management- Foster a team environment of belonging, professionalism, and respect through exemplary leadership and living Aledade’s core values. Provide mentorship and coaching; engage in bidirectional feedback and continuous learning to make sure the team has the training, resources and tools needed to achieve our mission and function at the highest level.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, education, ethnic studies, or related field
  • 12+ years of progressive leadership experience
  • 5+ years of people management experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the strategic development and performance improvement of organizational diversity, equity & inclusion programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Effective in building and sustaining strong relationships with a demonstrated ability to influence and manage high-stakes relationships with a diverse group of staff and partners
  • Ability to build and lead high performing teams, delegate where appropriate (holding owners accountable, anticipating roadblocks early in the process and working to remove them) and lead with a high degree of emotional intelligence
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator with expertise in building and delivering effective executive level presentations tailored to the audience
  • Operational and functional expertise in organizational, cross-functional project/committee management and change management
  • Experience and knowledge of Equity and Inclusion best practices including expertise and comfort in facilitating meaningful conversations with internal and external stakeholders
  • Expertise in conflict resolution with demonstrated ability to establish or restore harmony; maintain professional demeanor during emotionally charged, difficult or high-pressure situations and foster inclusive environments where all team members feel a sense of belonging
  • Strong analytical skills to determine organizational needs, develop strategies to meet those needs, and evaluate Equity and Inclusion effectiveness
  • Subject matter expert in issues and trends related to health equity; diversity and inclusion best practices; leadership and managerial principles; strategy development
  • Company- first mindset and strong commitment to elevating a culture where everyone is valued and treated with dignity and respect as we deliver on our mission of better care and lower cost
Who We Are:
Aledade, a public benefit corporation, exists to empower the most transformational part of our health care landscape - independent primary care. We were founded in 2014, and since then, we've become the largest network of independent primary care in the country - helping practices, health centers and clinics deliver better care to their patients and thrive in value-based care. Additionally, by creating value-based contracts across a wide variety of payers, we aim to flip the script on the traditional fee-for-service model. Our work strengthens continuity of care, aligns incentives, and ensures primary care physicians are paid for what they do best - keeping patients healthy. If you want to help create a health care system that is good for patients, good for practices and good for society - and if you're eager to join a collaborative, inclusive and remote-first culture - you've come to the right place.
What Does This Mean for You?
At Aledade, you will be part of a creative culture that is driven by a passion for tackling complex issues with respect, open-mindedness and a desire to learn. You will collaborate with team members who bring a wide range of experiences, interests, backgrounds, beliefs and achievements to their work - and who are all united by a shared passion for public health and a commitment to the Aledade mission.
In addition to time off to support work-life balance and enjoyment, we offer the following comprehensive benefits package designed for the overall well-being of our team members:
Flexible work schedules and the ability to work remotely are available for many roles
Health, dental and vision insurance paid up to 80% for employees, dependents, and domestic partners Robust time off plan 21 days of PTO in your first year 2 Paid Volunteer Days & 11 paid holidays
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for all new parents
6 weeks paid sabbatical after 6 years of service
Educational Assistant Program & Clinical Employee Reimbursement Program
401(K) with up to 4% match
Stock options
And much more!
At Aledade, we don’t just accept differences, we celebrate them! We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified individuals representing the diverse communities where we live and work. Aledade is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment policies and decisions at Aledade are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
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