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Indiana University Health Program Director-Design and Construction Supplier Diversity in Indianapolis, Indiana


Represents the IU Health Office for Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) leading Supplier Diversity Strategies within the Design and Construction (D&C) Department. This role will report solid line to the Vice President-D&C and dotted line to the Chief D&I Officer. Represents D&C in key initiatives and transitions, which affect departments across the IU Health system. Leads and staffs system and department process improvement initiatives as assigned. Responsible for coaching, teaching, mentoring, and facilitating the advancement of the skills within the D&C organization. Partners with the IU Health D&I Program to advance the IU Health vision. Assists D&C leadership in managing and training best practices in supplier diversity and inclusion in conjunction with project management including department metrics (e.g. schedule, budget, local and disadvantaged business participation, sustainability, cost/escalation, safety, etc.) in support of effective project delivery. Establishes asset standards and collaborates with stakeholders. Facilitates control enhancement and the overall integrity of the D&C operating environment to include but not limited to drafting and finalizing policy documents, coordinating with Internal Audit, working to help define and document governance and "chain of command". Guides the project management team to follow processes and procedures insuring the consistent execution of projects within the IUHMC project program. Represents the IU Health Office for D&I and D&C in key initiatives and transitions, which affect departments across the IU Health system. Primary responsibilities include targeting Projects for On Site Diversity Workforce (Evaluation, Measuring & Tracking) and for AOR/EOR/CM/Vendor Workforce Diversity/Community Engagement and Performance (Evaluation, Measuring & Tracking) consistent with D&I strategies and expectations. Together with the D&C Executive Director of the Project Management Office (PMO) shall effectively lead the development, refinement and periodic updating of IU Health D&C system and department process improvement initiatives as assigned and outlined here. Responsible for the development and integration of D&I best practices to deliver on IU Health’s D&I strategies and commitments while integrating into the IU Health D&C five-year master plan. Responsible for developing and refining the project management "tool kit" to develop new tools and standardized work that advances project delivery. Performs annual review and attestation from the entire D&C team so that they understand and will comply with the delivery standards. This includes tools and standard work for advancing diversity and inclusion in all procurement and contracting processes. Leads and supports multi-departmental teams in the development, documentation and implementation of standardized work and organizational policy including presenting to internal executive leadership teams. Supports the $120M/year regional capital budget, with an additional $25M/year for regional real estate projects, coordinating and communicating all project work with regional leadership. Leads, supports, and coordinates all project standards for all strategic projects valued at over $600M/year. Develops, implements, and markets Development Programs – Internships, Mentor Protégé, and Business Development – with a particular focus on advancing diversity and inclusion. Educates internal and external partners on the diversity and inclusion opportunities. Develops and grows D&I programming in support of the IU Health Strategic Plan on all D&C projects. Develops and continually improves upon, in partnership with D&I, the D&C Diversity Community Outreach Program to increase the capacity of our diverse business vendor base.

  • Bachelor's Degree is required. Master's Degree is preferred.

  • 7-10 years relevant experience required.

  • Requires experience managing complex programs/projects ($100 million plus).

  • Requires knowledge of state and federal laws relative to assigned area.

  • Requires experience preparing and adhering to Service Level Agreements with stakeholders/customers.

  • Requires the ability to anticipate, manage, and mitigate risk – project, financial, safety, and diversity and inclusion.

  • Requires the ability to work in a highly complex and matrixed organization.

  • Requires the ability to work with senior leadership on the planning, delivery, and execution of projects – e.g. Regional Presidents, CFO’s, COO’s, CMO’s, and CNO’s on all projects.

  • Requires the ability to engage external stakeholders (vendors, contractors, Community Leadership, City and State Leadership) on behalf of IU Health.

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