Dir, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

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Date: Sep 11, 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.




At Dolby, our talent is at the heart of everything we do and diversity, inclusion, and belonging (DIB) is a critical business strategy that enables us to attract and grow the best talent, improve our team effectiveness, enhance our ability to innovate, and continue to deliver spectacular experiences through our technology. DIB is most effective when it is central to talent management systems and strategy.


In this role, you will work closely with HR Business Partners and cross-functional stakeholders such as senior leaders and People Centers of Excellences to provide consultation, evaluate existing processes, and lead projects to optimize our talent management designs around Talent Management, Talent Reviews and Succession Planning. Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging needs to be central to how we manage talent and this leader will incorporate DIBs best practices into our talent strategy, programs and processes.


  • Manage and build team that encompasses talent strategy, DIBs and learning and development
  • Serve as a thought leader on everything related to talent management
  • Work closely with key stakeholders (HR Business Partners, senior leaders, Internal Comms, etc.) to develop talent management programs (e.g., Perf, Talent Reviews, Succession Planning, Real-time Feedback, etc.) while maintaining base-level consistency across the organization
  • Partner with cross-functional leaders to define and establish a long-term talent strategy that may include topics such as: identifying critical roles, determining talent gaps, contributing to internal mobility efforts, and developing long term plans to bridge talent gaps
  • Evaluate existing programs and improve, connecting talent to business value
  • Build strong partnerships across the organization to ensure new designs align seamlessly with existing programs (e.g., tool development, help resources, communication, analytics)
  • Benchmark talent management approaches and build a strong network with peers inside and outside the organization to build a strategic program that ties talent to the future vision of the company
  • Collaborate with HR Business Partners to develop training materials and help resources customized to user groups (individuals, managers, leaders, HRBPs, function-specific resources, etc.)
  • Center Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging in the Talent strategy and management
  • Participates on cross-functional DIB Business Council to align teams across the organization, develop best practices and activate DIB strategies throughout the organization
  • 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



Key Skills and Experience:


  • Proactive, self-motivated – change agent that is able to face big challenges with resilience and agility
  • 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
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 10+ years of work experience in a related field (Performance Management, Talent Management, HR Consulting, HR, DIBs)
  • Track record of developing and leading Talent Management efforts such as Performance Management, Talent Reviews and Succession Planning that is centered on business goals and priorities
  • 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 a proven track record of project management skills on conception and design through implementation, measurement and continuous improvement
  • 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
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills, handling multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines




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.


Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12


Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland