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Program Manager, Diversity Recruiting

Human Resources & Talent Acquisition
JR-0000051641 Requisition #
Western Digital® 

The next big thing in data is you!

Western Digital is seeking a dynamic Program Manager -  Diversity Recruiting to join our Global Enterprise Talent Acquisition team. The Program Manager will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive diversity recruitment strategy focused on improving our ability to attract a diverse slate of candidates.  This includes managing and implementing projects and programs, event planning and employer branding.  In addition, this role will partner with recruiters and stakeholders to provide support and guidance on diversity initiatives.  

  • Strategize different ways to build diverse talent pipelines and execute on referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns
  • Complete market research to understand where diverse talent pools exist and work collaboratively with internal teams to execute on diversity sourcing initiatives to tap into those talent pools
  • Partner with Employee Resource Groups to plan and execute diversity recruitment events and programs internally
  • Ensure our all our recruiting materials contain inclusive language
  • Leverage multiple channels and social media technology in diversity recruitment campaigns
  • Report on all recruiting diversity initiatives on a regular basis and share impact of those actions on the business
  • Identify and manage partnerships with external vendors and professional organizations that engage diverse talent
  • Manage the talent agenda during conferences by identifying a recruitment strategy, leveraging internal resources and briefing company ambassadors on our goals and their responsibility in representing the company
  • Monitor and report out on diversity recruiting metrics regularly, understand the reasons behind the numbers and propose solutions to improve the numbers 
  • BA/BS degree
  • 3-5 years in Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion or combination
  • Prior experience in program management a plus
  • Current knowledge and understanding of D&I best practices including effective approaches to attraction, recruitment, selection and engagement
  • Ability to influence across multiple stakeholders
  • Strong presentation skills, can present information in a clear, concise manner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An inherent sense of urgency to drive great results, while being precise in executing work
  • Capable of creating and communicating a clear project plan, tracking progress, and keeping stakeholders informed
  • Think outside the box to come up with innovative solutions to new challenges   


The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.


But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.


Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.

Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.


Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at staffingsupport@wdc.com.

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