J.B. Hunt Transport Manager - Diversity, Inclusion & Innovation in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00215151 Manager - Diversity, Inclusion & Innovation (Open)

Job Title:

Manager - Diversity, Inclusion & Innovation


Human Resources


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

Create innovation and growth opportunities by leveraging and increasing diversity and inclusion.

Job Description:

What you will do

This is not your typical D&I position. You will be working directly with Senior Leadership in our fastest growing business segment, Integrated Capacity Solutions, to advance, design and implement programs that help grow the company and make it a better place to work for everyone. Set the vision. Gain adoption. Utilize your resources and execute your plans. Make positive change!

  • With insight from strategic advisors, develop and implement impactful, measurable and sustainable diversity & inclusion programs that aid growth, innovation and improve the employment experience.

  • Serve as subject matter expert on diversity & inclusion and how leveraging it drives growth and innovation.

  • Create a strategic plan for diversity & inclusion that is scalable for application throughout the enterprise.

  • Collaborate with IBU Strategic Initiative Council to integrate diversity & inclusion to all applicable business strategies.

  • Consult on how to integrate and embed diversity & inclusion into recruiting, learning & development and talent management practices.

  • Define and implement proper metrics and measurement tools.

  • Collaborate with and lead employee resource groups.

  • Create and drive diversity & inclusion communication strategy.

  • Collaborate with innovative, leading external resources. Conduct research and analysis to provide insight on developing trends and practices.

What it takes

Preferred Competencies, Qualifications and/or Attributes:

  • Project Management

  • Influence

  • Innovation

  • Strategic Agility

  • Change Management

  • Executive Presence

  • Public Speaking

  • Communication

  • Critical Thinking/Analytical

  • Drive

  • Diversity and inclusion program management experience

  • Master’s degree with Human Resources Management or Industrial/Organizational Psychology emphasis


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from four-year college or university and three years related experience and/or training; or five years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Strong passion for how diversity & inclusion can drive growth and innovation

  • Experience representing an organization to customers, partners or the public

  • Business Acumen

  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail


Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.