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Cummins Inc. Global Director Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in Indianapolis, Indiana

Global Director Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DE&I)


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talentedGlobal Director Diversity Equity & Inclusion professional to lead the development and implementation of company-wide diversity initiatives, tools and processes focused on the development of a diverse workforce in alignment with diversity strategies to achieve business objectives. Leads the framework development and sponsorship of affinity groups and local diversity councils. This role can be located anywhere in the US with some travel required.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right .

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Participates in initiatives to improve DE&I training & development performance excellence; leads specific improvement initiatives.

  • Facilitates DE&I training for teams and leadership

  • Works with team leaders to develop learning interventions that effectively address both organizational and team specific skill gaps

  • Collaborates with key partners to determine Global DE&I change needs and appropriate change methodology and best practice

  • Provides change leadership for Global DE&I’s highest priority change initiatives applying change principles and toolkit as needed.

  • Partners with business and human resources leadership in the design and implementation of strategies and tactics to attract, retain and promote a diverse workforce; collaborates with human resource sub functional areas to ensure diversity goals are met.

  • Leads the global framework development for affinity group and local diversity councils including ongoing communications; oversees the alignment of work plans; supports the startup of new groups.

  • Leads and participates on cross-organizational project teams to design, improve and implement diversity programs and initiatives; ensures effective delivery.

  • Leads the development and monitoring of metrics focused on measuring the effectives of diversity initiatives.

  • Champions an inclusive work environment; demonstrates inclusive behaviors through actions and communications.

  • Maintains a strong awareness of diversity issues and trends; educates others on the team and across the organization on diversity issues; coaches and mentors’ line and corporate human resources on diversity issues and trends.

  • Maintains strong relationships with diversity training and consulting organizations.

  • Ensures the accuracy and completeness of diversity strategy, policy and process documentation. Leads and manages the annual financial and operational planning for diversity groups or specific diversity initiatives.

  • Coaches and mentor’s diversity managers and team members; assigns work according to availability, skills, and developmental needs; assesses performance.


Change Management - Applies the Cummins structured process and tool set for engaging individuals and organizations through change to achieve and sustain business results and outcomes.

Conducting Investigations - Utilizes interpersonal skills, sound judgment and investigation tools/process to resolve reported violations of Cummins standards in a way that promotes our values and ethical principles; conducts effective interviews and analyzes information; clearly articulates findings and recommendations verbally and in writing.

Collaboration - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said. Directs work - Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.

Global perspective - Taking a broad view when approaching issues, using a global lens.

Interpersonal savvy - Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people.

Builds networks - Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.

Organizational savvy - Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people related organizational dynamics.

Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

Demonstrates self-awareness - Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.

Self-development - Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.



Minimum of 10 years of experience developing and implementing global DE&I strategies.

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field or equivalent experience required.

Compensation and Benefits

Base annual salary commensurate with experience plus annual variable compensation. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Apply for this opportunity to start your career with Cummins today.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Indianapolis-US, IN, Indianapolis, Cummins DBU Headquarters

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Aug 4, 2020, 3:24:06 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200001AR