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Director, Diversity/Inclusion & Corp Social Responsibility

Company: CDKGlobal
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

About CDK Global, Inc

CDK Global (NASDAQ:CDK) is a leading provider of integrated data and technology solutions to the automotive, heavy truck, recreation and heavy equipment industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end, omnichannel retail commerce through open, agnostic technology, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers and original equipment manufacturers, serving nearly 15,000 retail locations in North America. CDK solutions connect people with technology by automating and integrating all parts of the dealership and buying process, including the acquisition, sales, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles. Visit cdkglobal.com.


Purpose of role

At CDK, Inclusion and diversity are essential in inspiring meaningful connections to our people, customers and communities. We are open, curious and encourage different views, so that everyone can be their best selves and make an impact.


The Director of Inclusion & Diversity will develop and deploy integrated strategies to amplify our journey through inclusion & diversity. You will lead the organization in building an inclusive culture, improving our representation and making meaningful impact in our communities in line with our corporate responsibilitie priorities. As a result, you’ll make an impact on creating opportunities for quality and inclusive education that promotes lifelong learning in the communities we live and work.


Reporting to the VP of Talent, this role will work collaboratively with peers in Talent Acquisition and Talent & Learning, along with senior business leaders, total rewards and our HRBP teams. Through these partnerships, you will leverage your deep I&D and corporate responsibility experience to provide thought leadership and purposeful execution of I&D strategies, programs, initiatives and engagements as well as organizational measurement of progress. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a close network of external peers to elevate thought leadership and outside in thinking, creating possibilities for sustainable change in our I&D journey at CDK.
  • Develop, own and execute organizational strategies in I&D and corporate responsibility that fulfill our commitments and engage CDK employees and leaders.
  • Partner with other HR COE’s and business leaders to ensure that I&D actions are embedded in talent strategies and the employee experience; lead and influence others outside of your hierarchy to deliver against these priorities.  
  • Serve as a strategic business partner, advisor and leader with our business leaders, executive team, HR partners and governing bodies of this work in creating action and progress against aligned strategies.
  • Appropriately leverage and lead IMPACT teams (BRGs) in mobilizing our employee population in the evolution of our journey.
  • Establish long term measurement criteria for I&D and corporate responsibility strategies and utilize data to inform progress and actions.
  • Maintain strong executive presence and subject matter expertise with executive leadership and external board members.


Qualifications and job requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years professional experience leading I&D strategies and team(s). 
  • Strong program management experience, delivering against organizational change initiatives.
  • Ability to synthesize data to inform insights and change.
  • Excellent communication skills and executive presence.
  • Outstanding partnership and collaboration across HR and business functions.
  • Experience working in a high-growth tech organization a plus.



CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

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