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Diversity and Inclusion Division (D&I)

Overview

The Diversity and Inclusion Division (D&I) is actively engaged in a number of initiatives to recruit, retain, and develop a diverse, inclusive, and high-performing workforce. D&I was established in support of Executive Order 13583, which directs departments and agencies of the Federal Government to develop and implement a more comprehensive, integrated, and strategic focus on diversity and inclusion as a key component of their human resource strategies. D&I also examines policy options, HHS-wide data trends, and employee survey findings that affect the Department's management of HR policy, specifically including diversity and inclusion throughout Operating and Staff Divisions.

Vision

A workforce that delivers the best public service within an environment that leverages and fosters diversity and inclusion, and encourages high performance, collaboration, flexibility and fairness.

Components

Diversity Opportunities Outreach and Recruitment (DOOR) strives to provide an HHS workplace of individuals from all diverse backgrounds, interests, cultures, and goals, to reflect the rich diversity of our nation. Additionally, DOOR develops comprehensive strategies, to drive and integrate diversity and inclusion practices throughout HHS and to help build a diverse and inclusive workforce, respecting individual and organizational cultures, while complying with merit principles and applicable Federal laws. DOOR is comprised of the following programs:

Data Analytics and Reporting (DAR) provides accurate, timely and relevant information to support the mission of the HHS.

  • Uniform Reporting: Deliver reports to oversight agencies in compliance with legal statutes, regulations, and other HHS requirements.
  • Data Integrity: Provide exceptional data analytic services and internal reports to provide customers and stakeholders with timely and relevant data and other information for decision-making support.
  • Stewardship and Oversight: Ensure compliance with data usage and security policies, as determined through enterprise data governance initiatives, and serve as a liaison between the Office of the Chief Information Officer and the program divisions. In addition, the team works to continuously identify data quality issues in adherence with specified standards.
  • Research: Provide sound and rigorous basic research through identification, data collection and analysis, reporting and providing recommendations to internal and external stakeholders.

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Content created by Assist. Sec./Administration - Human Resources
Content last reviewed on June 13, 2014