Tractor Supply

Senior Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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With values of Ethics and Respect, Tractor Supply Company is committed to being an inclusive company where our diverse team members can bring their authentic self to work and feel committed, engaged and developed.  As the Senior Director of Diversity Equity & Inclusion you will be instrumental in serving as a consultative and strategic partner in the planning, development, implementation, and administration of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategies, programs, and policies that align with the Company’s strategic business initiatives. The DEI Strategic Partner will collaborate with the CEO and CHRO to identify gaps to shape strategies and ensure that Team Members, Customers, Communities, and our Suppliers experience an inclusive culture every day. The DEI Leader will oversee strategic initiatives and programs aimed at attracting, developing, engaging, retaining, and advancing a diverse workforce. This individual will be a Strategic Advisor to business leaders, HRBPs and the Recruiting team by serving as a subject matter expert and thought leader on DEI best practices   Additionally, this individual will be expected to build relationships and partnerships with strategic diverse organizations in support of attracting developing, engaging, retaining, and advancing our Team Members.


Location:  Nashville/Brentwood, TN area (Relocation Required & Assistance Provided if not local)

Hybrid:   In office - 2-3 days/weekly 


DEI Strategic Partner:

  • Build and sustain strong relationships and partnerships with the Executive Committee, Officers, HR Team, the Team Member Engagement Groups, the DEI Council, and internal stakeholders to build awareness, educate, support and work collaboratively in order to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture supported by Tractor Supply’s Mission & Values.

DEI Strategic Advisor:

  • Inform and advise key stakeholders, using a data driven approach, (e.g. diversity recruiting, diversity demographics, engagement survey, etc.) of specific gaps and opportunities.
  • Track and report on progress of the DEI ESG goals on a scheduled basis
  • Analyze DEI data and evaluate HR practices and policies to ensure equity.

DEI Stakeholder Relations

  • Develop and manage external organization partnerships, networks, and relationships to stay current on best practices to enable Tractor Supply to attract, develop, engage, and retain our Team Members and meet our DEI strategic objectives.
  • Represent Tractor Supply internally and externally at strategic conferences and events.

DEI Strategic Initiatives and Programs Leader

  • Oversee and facilitate the CEO & CHRO led DEI Council.
  • Identify strategic diversity training programs across the company through vendor partnerships. Lead the design, development, customization, communication, implementation, tracking and impact across the organization.
  • Lead Team Member Engagement Group governance, steering committee training & development, advisement on strategic direction, and provide program guidance and support.
  • Oversee companywide DEI celebrations and events.

Department Management

  • Responsible for day-to-day management and oversight of the DEI function.
  • Manage budget and other financial measures for the department. Prepare budgetary recommendations that meet departmental goals and provide for effective management of resources.
  • Manage direct reports, which includes coaching, training, mentoring, performance development, succession planning, etc.


Experience: Minimum of 5-7 years recent DEI Leadership Experience with additional 10-12 years of business and Human Resources leadership experience.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field is preferred.

Any suitable combination of education and experience will be considered.


Professional Certifications: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion certification preferred.


Other knowledge, skills or abilities:

Proven experience in the following competencies

  • Building collaborative relationships through interpersonal savvy, managing conflict, and building networks.
  • Optimizing diverse talent through attracting and developing talent, valuing differences, and building effective teams.
  • Influencing at all levels of the organization and building relationships through communicating effectively, driving engagement, demonstrating organizational savvy, and driving vision and purpose. influence change and track and measure performance against DEI strategies.
  • Demonstrating being authentic, being open to self-development, and being flexible and adaptable.
  • Proven strategic mindset and the ability to see ahead to future possibilities and translate these into practical strategies.
  • Understands retail business and DEI best practices to advance organizational goals.
  • Analytic and data interpretation using technology applications to consult, advise and make recommendations. 
  • Strong communications skills – digital, verbal and written
  • Has sense of confidentiality
  • Strong listening skills and ability to empathize with others
  • Managing execution through proven experience in directing work, project management, planning, aligning, and optimizing work practices.
  • Making good and timely decisions, manages complexity and balances stakeholders needs.


Company Overview

Tractor Supply Company (TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, is dedicated to enhancing our strong company culture built on our Team Members’ commitment to our Mission and Values.  With over 2,000 stores in 49 states and an innovative e-commerce platform, Tractor Supply ranks in the Fortune 300 with annual revenues of more than $12 billion and growing! Come grow your career with us as we serve those who live “Life out Here”!


 Click Here to See Why We are a Great Place to Work!


Tractor Supply Company offers a competitive Benefits package, including Medical, Dental, & Vision plans, to all Full-time Team Members as well as Part-time Team Members who are deemed eligible based on a minimum hours requirement. In addition, TSC offers access to other Benefits such as a Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan.


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