Executive Leadership
Chief Diversity Officer
Arlington, VA, United States

Who You’ll Be Working With:

Evolent Health is looking for a Chief Diversity Officer to oversee all Evolent’s diversity, inclusion, equity and social responsibility efforts. The Chief Diversity Officer will report directly to Evolent’s CEO. This is a great opportunity for someone with passion for social change to design, drive and champion these efforts within a mission-driven, fast-growing public company.  

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Provide strong leadership in leading overall Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Social Responsibility (DEI&S) strategy and execution for the company. Key focus areas should include:
    • Hiring & Promotion Equity
    • Engagement & Retention
    • Culture & Values
    • Learning, Development & Representation
    • Transparency & Communication
    • Diversified partnerships: Supplier procurement, internal speakerships, etc.
    • Corporate social responsibility efforts for partners and shareholders
  • Direct senior leadership on the company’s approach.
  • Establish annual metrics and continuously monitor performance against them.
  • Navigate cross-functional partnerships with Evolent Talent, P&L leaders, Marketing & Communications, and others, to execute on DEI&S strategy.
  • Evaluate current clinical models of care to ensure health equity across partners and populations.
  • Partner with executive sponsors of Evolent Business Resource Groups (BRGs) to align their initiatives with broader DEI&S strategy. 
  • Encourage intersectional approaches to create holistic and inclusive programs and policies. 
  • In partnership with BRGs, set and manage overall calendar and execute on plans to recognize / celebrate our diverse workforce (e.g., Black History Month, PRIDE month, etc.)
  • Create and connect with employees on DEI&S topics – be a safe space.
  • Be external voice and ambassador of Evolent on DEI&S.
  • Manage EVH corporate responsibility efforts.
    • Philanthropy – drive fundraising efforts and manage process to select and distribute funds to target organizations.
    • Volunteerism – Management of Season of Giving.  Promote consistent volunteerism and usage of allotted volunteer days throughout the year.

Requirements

  • 4-6 prior years of experience in the field
  • Experience developing and implementing evidence-based tools and strategies
  • Proven history of driving enterprise-level results in partnership with others
  • Relentless desire to excel in and surpass the needs of both internal and external clients
  • Enjoy challenges, excellent ability to grasp new concepts; avid learner
  • Ability to train, mentor and motivate team members; a strong people leader
  • Superior ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong people and process management skills 
  • Role model of confidentiality and integrity for all levels in the organization
  • Proven history of building strong influential relationships across varying levels in organization
  • Grad degree with emphasis on DEI&S background (Preferred)

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