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Coordinator DEI & Talent Aquisition (Hybrid)

Location: Salisbury, NC
Category/Area of Expertise: Human Resources
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Address: USA-NC-Salisbury-2110 Executive Drive
Store Code: Brand HR VP - Brand HRBP (2760900)

At Food Lion, Associates are the most important assets to our organization. We want associates to have meaningful careers full of variety and challenges. Each associate contributes to the overall success of Food Lion, and in return, we strive to provide all associates with a fulfilling work experience and reward performance and commitment. We are committed to the professional development of our associates through on-the-job learning opportunities and training.


Position Summary

The DEI & Talent Acquisition Coordinator role is responsible for the coordination, development and execution of DEI activities and functions in support of the overall DEI strategy and objectives including Business Resource Groups, diversity communications, and community investment initiatives and partnerships. Also provides coordination and support of the full cycle recruiting process including interview coordination, onboarding processes, new hire orientation and related responsibilities to ensure a high-quality candidate and hiring manager experience.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the development, coordination, and execution of activities in support of diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy and objectives.
  • Provides support in managing the Business Resource Groups, diversity council, diversity training, community partnerships, and DEI awards and communications, etc.
  • Assist in producing reports and presentations to highlight progress against DEI metrics and action plans, as well as evaluation of ROI and associate satisfaction with internal and external DEI events and programs.
  • Assists in the development, coordination, and execution of sourcing, recruiting, and hiring activities in support of the full cycle recruiting process and campus recruiting activities.
  • Schedule candidates for interviews with the hiring teams, including coordination of travel arrangements; process candidate expense reports.
  • Track offer acceptances, initiate pre-employment activities, and coordinate and communicate with hiring managers on the onboarding process, and conduct new hire orientation sessions.
  • Assist in the execution of post requisition activities (e.g., requisition audits, hiring manager experience surveys, candidate experience surveys, etc.)
  • Represent Food Lion at events such as career fairs, DEI community partner events, networking functions, etc.
  • Create, update, and maintain departmental SharePoint sites, partner to ensure Leo is updated, monitor and respond to inquiries received via department Outlook accounts, and ensure timely responses to Voice of Retail inquiries and concerns.

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1-3 years of directly related experience or similar administrative experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate with an incredible sense of urgency without compromising on attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with minimal supervision.
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or psychology.
  • Experience using applicant tracking systems.
  • Solid knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing recruitment, selection and hiring.

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent time and task management skills, with the ability to prioritize, multitask, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional organizational and follow-through skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to interface with all levels of the organization, including senior management and executives.
  • Adept at using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Knowledge of budgeting, bookkeeping, and reporting.
  • Knowledge of program management and development procedures.


  • 15% for team meetings, recruiting and community related events and networking



Food Lion provides equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions) national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and require assistance in the application process, please contact our Recruiting Department at [email protected]

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