H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

ID: 7069879 (Ref.No. hlj_27256)
Posted: September 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Highlights:

The Senior Diversity & Inclusion Specialist are integral to achieving the cancer center's diversity & inclusion strategy. Under the guidance of the department leadership, the leaders of the Language Services, Supplier Diversity and the Diversity & Inclusion departments, the Diversity and Inclusion Specialist will directly support and lead various initiatives within the portfolio of programs and related activities for a target audience of 7,000+ faculty and staff.

Work will blend a variety of results-oriented diversity and inclusion efforts, including but not limited to leadership and subject matter expertise on: workforce diversity and inclusion, cultural and linguistic competency, team member and/or community engagement, program development, partnership outreach, training and education, publication development, grant writing, program development and strategies other that create a welcoming and inclusive workplace climate.


  • Coordinates the implementation of cultural and linguistic competence (CLC) initiatives and those that promote health equity in diverse patient populations. Fosters relationships with members of the CLC Steering Committee (CLCSC); contributes to the strategic direction of the CLC Steering Committee; monitors and helps drive progress toward meeting committee's goals; administrative duties related to quarterly meetings; remains current on trends in cultural and linguistic competence; foster collaborations with industry-leaders.
  • Consults with departments center-wide to discern diversity & inclusion and equity gaps, research appropriate strategy based on best practices, and work with clients to negotiate appropriate response.
  • Develops analytic strategies to assess, extract and report center patient and team member demographic data profiles, patterns and trends.
  • Collaboratively and independently develops publications documenting progress with Moffitt Diversity services and programs internally and externally; researches appropriate journals; completes submission process; responds to journal inquiries; completes requested edits and re-submissions.
  • Utilizes data and institutional knowledge to complete and submit national benchmarking applications, including but not limited to Diversitylnc, Human Rights Campaign, Equity of Care, Supplier Diversity-related applications, and other local and regional recognition programs and nominations.


Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Development, Human Resources, Business, Public Administration, Public Health or related field required.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of program development experience with at least five (5) years emphasis on topics of diversity and intercultural education and cultural competency is required
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects with aggressive timelines
  • Knowledge of cultural competency, diversity and inclusiveness including gender, ethnicity, disabilities, generations, LGBTQ issues; and experience establishing partnership and engaging diverse communities.
  • Understanding of Equal Opportunity Employment (EEO) laws, talent management, language access, and diverse supplier inclusion.

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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