Director, Employee Engagement

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website ZOLL Medical Corporation

At ZOLL, we’re passionate about improving patient outcomes and helping save lives.

We provide innovative technologies that make a meaningful difference in people’s lives. Our medical devices, software and related services are used worldwide to diagnose and treat patients suffering from serious cardiopulmonary and respiratory conditions.

Job Summary
The Director, Employee Engagement is responsible for setting the strategic direction for key initiatives focused on creating and sustaining a strong sense of engagement for all ZOLL employees. This newly created role will provide guidance and oversight to ensure initiative and program alignment with ZOLL’s mission and business priorities. Key initiatives are company-wide efforts focused on building communities internal to ZOLL, establishing strong partnerships within the communities served by ZOLL’s and connecting ZOLL employees to ZOLL’s mission and products. Current internal community efforts include guiding ZOLL’s overall Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Advisory efforts as well as overseeing The One ZOLL Advantage initiative. This role is also responsible for launching Leading with Heart, a new effort focused on establishing a community volunteer program. The Director, Employee Engagement is a people management role.

Essential Functions

  • Propose and implement an overall strategy to build both internal and external communities aligned with ZOLL’s mission and business priorities, including budget considerations, potential partnerships, stakeholder management and communications.
  • Establish and maintain strong collaborative relationships across a broad stakeholder network, including executive sponsors, team members, and external partners.
  • Guide ZOLL’s overall Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts, including support for Employee Resource Groups, to sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.
  • Lead and inspire a small, dedicated team to achieve overall goals and foster a productive and supportive work environment.
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement by identifying opportunities for process enhancements and innovative solutions, tracking performance against key measures.
  • Use data-driven insights to inform decisions and recommendations, including identification of opportunities for efficiency and scale across programs.
  • Create and delivery development experiences focused on fostering community and inclusion in the workplace.

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Strategic Mindset: Willingness to set strategic direction and support tactical implementation. Ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks and deadlines appropriately. Mindset towards scale, efficiency, and continuous improvement.
  • People Management: Focus on employee success, growth and development.
  • Program Management: Proven success in establishing overarching strategy and direction, setting and managing against project plans and budgeting.
  • Collaboration: Ability to build rapport with, influence and manage complex stakeholder groups, build and maintain strong relationships and trust.
  • Communications: Conveys information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others. Understands varied communication strategies and channels to reach multiple audiences.
  • Creating an Inclusive Environment: Making decisions and initiating action to the capabilities and insights of individuals with diverse backgrounds, cultures, styles, abilities, and motivation.
  • Customer Orientation: Demonstrates a strong customer orientation by understanding and meeting customer needs, ensuring satisfaction, and building long-term relationships.

Required/Preferred Education and Experience

  • 10+ years’ experience in training, learning, DEI, Human Resources, or related role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Education, Business, or a related field is preferred. Advanced degree or relevant certifications are a plus.
  • Profession certification in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion or similar.
  • Experience leading DE&I programs in a corporate setting.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Standing – Occasionally
  • Walking – Occasionally
  • Sitting – Constantly
  • Talking – Occasionally
  • Hearing – Occasionally
  • Repetitive Motions – Frequently

ZOLL is a fast-growing company that operates in more than 140 countries around the world. Our employees are inspired by a commitment to make a difference in patients’ lives, and our culture values innovation, self-motivation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Join us in our efforts to improve outcomes for underserved patients suffering from critical cardiopulmonary conditions and help save more lives.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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