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Lincoln Financial Group AVP, Diversity & Inclusion in Radnor, Pennsylvania

Alternate Locations: Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Work from Home (Excluding Colorado)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Level: P5

Requisition #65873

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

The Role at a Glance

We’re excited to hire an AVP of Business Unit Diversity and Inclusion to the Office of D &I based in Radnor, PA. As the AVP of Business Unit Diversity and Inclusion, you will focus on supporting diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

What you'll be doing:

Diversity and Inclusion Leadership and Strategy

  • Provide strategic direction for Diversity and Inclusion action plans and initiatives at the business unit level.

  • Ensure consistency and quality of work across business units, and alignment to overall Diversity strategy.

  • Build relationships with leaders, stakeholders & HR colleagues and provide guidance in developing & managing diversity programs that meet Business Unit needs and align with company-wide diversity strategy.

  • Guide & provide subject-matter expertise to Diversity Council members comprised of business leaders to lead, advocate for & monitor the Diversity objectives.

  • Serve as a change agent, consultant, influencer & SME on inclusion related issues for his/her clients.

  • Lead the development and delivery of innovative programs/initiatives that establish a solid link to LFG's BU strategies.

  • Direct and/or participate in the development of business-specific action plans that are in alignment with the overall Diversity & Inclusion strategy.

  • Partner with Talent Mgmt to develop strategies to support talent acquisition needs & demands based on current & future talent needs.

What we're looking for:

Must-have experience:

  • 10+ Years in diversity/inclusion or relevant experience with demonstrated abilities to develop & implement diversity & inclusion programs in a large organization (Required)

  • Ability to support business units by leading, managing and delivering on D&I and Business Unit Action Plans.

  • Plan and prioritize the portfolio of initiatives and report progress and results to the SVP, Chief Diversity Officer and clients.

  • Translate enterprise objectives into actionable plans and initiatives that deliver value add benefits to the business and enterprise.

  • Strong presentation skills with demonstrated ability to influence at all levels of management including executive level, through clear, informed and logical discussions/presentations.

  • Minimum of 4 Year/Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors)

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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