At Boston Children's Hospital, the quality of our care - and our inclusive hospital working environment - lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we're committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.
Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer and working collaboratively with the Chief Health Equity and Inclusion Officer the Chief Diversity Officer is viewed as the subject matter expert and strategic partner to senior leaders in matters of workforce diversity and inclusion for the organization. This role will be responsible for:
Providing vision, leadership and counsel on all matters of diversity initiatives for the workforce, aligning EDI goals with business outcomes
Works across the organization to optimize the culture, building awareness, and pursuing change management strategies that enable an atmosphere of mutual respect and dignity for all employees
Understands and employs best practices in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion that can bolster diversity within the organization
Understands the issues of relevance in the communities we serve through robust external partnerships and support for initiatives and programs
Supporting strategic collaboration between departments and executive leadership team
Identifying and addressing issues facing specific demographic populations represented in our workforce
Developing, managing and supporting data-based equity, diversity and inclusion strategies
Understands external changes in policy that may impact the organization and identifies necessary changes within the organization as needed to support those changes
Partners closely with employee resource groups and our culture team in developing and deploying new EDI programs and practices
To qualify, you must have:
Master's degree in social justice, ethnic studies, public health, post-secondary education, sociology, social anthropology, public administration, human resource management or related field; doctorate degree preferred
10 years progressive management experience advancing diversity in a complex organization, including 3 years in a leadership role
Knowledge of national best practices and theory regarding organizational diversity, human development, training and change management
Proven leadership and aptitude for understanding and addressing affirmative action, equal opportunity regulations and current theories on diversity
Ability to work effectively as a valued colleague, strong emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills
Proven leadership in change management, strategic planning and program sustainability
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.