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Director, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

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Date: Jan 22, 2023

Location: San Francisco, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.


Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits, not to mention a Flex Work approach that is truly flexible to support where, when, and how you do your best work.


The People and Places team designs spectacular experiences for people around the globe, curating the conditions for our talent to do their best work and drive business growth.



In this newly created role, you will lead Dolby’s Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIBs) strategy, developing the vision, mission and metrics and working closely with senior leadership and People and Places partners to drive accountability and make progress. You will evaluate existing processes and lead initiatives to build out our talent initiatives to further incorporate diversity, inclusion and belonging best practices from the get-go. Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging needs to be central to how we manage talent and you will incorporate and magnify DIBs through our talent strategy, programs and partnerships.


Responsibilities include:

  • Lead Dolby’s Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging strategy and metrics to increase the diversity of our workforce and amplify the culture of inclusion and belonging within each business group.
  • Drive accountability and monitor DIB program success and opportunities through design and review of business group-specific and company workforce demographic data.
  • Partner with our DIB People Team leadership and stakeholder groups (including recruiting, talent development, communications, business partnering) to develop and enhance programs that support actions and create a lasting and equitable professional work environment for all
  • Evaluate and implement forums for leadership and business accountability and facilitate and leads those forums to bring leadership commitment and action  
  • Acts as a DIB subject matter expert by contributing perspective, insights, and knowledge, and taking a balanced consultative and systematic approach to enable the organization to achieve measurable results
  • Lead some programmatic work, such as manager enablement, leadership forums and DIBs business reviews to drive accountability and progress 
  • Provide leadership coaching, when appropriate, to leaders via one-to-one and group interactions. Assess and recommend training and development experiences and strategies for each function.
  • Manage team that encompasses DIBS and talent enablers, such as learning and development



Key Skills and Experience:

  • Proactive, self-motivated – change agent that is able to face big challenges with resilience and agility
  • Diversity, Inclusion and Equity practitioner, with track record of driving progress
  • Holistic and strategic thinker – can manage to short- and long-term plans and adapt as needed
  • Ability to form strong relationships with multiple stakeholders including senior leaders, key business leads, as well as the overall DIB community
  • Role model for Inclusion and Belonging
  • Team player – willing to wear multiple hats
  • Coaching orientation and facilitation skills to support an inclusive culture of belonging
  • Proactive, self-motivated – change agent that is able to face big challenges with resilience and agility
  • People management experience with a track record of building and leading a high performing team
  • Program Management experience with expertise in scoping, leading and delivering complex programs, as well as excellent organizational and planning skills, handling multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to build trusted relationships across diverse range of stakeholders and to work across boundaries to build infrastructure
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment with a passion for solving problems while being resourceful
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 10+ years of work experience in a related field (Performance Management, Talent Management, HR Consulting, HR, DIBs)



The San Francisco/Bay Area base salary range for this full-time position is  $195,900 - $239,400  plus bonus, equity, and benefits, and can vary if outside of this location. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, competencies, experience, market demands, internal parity, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and perks and benefits for your location during the hiring process.


Interested in finding your next role at Dolby? More information and guided steps on this process, including building your career profile and interests, can be found in our Internal Mobility article on PeopleCare portal.

You can also reach out directly to the recruiter listed on the job posting or PeopleCare if you have any questions on the process.

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