To support, within a collaborative environment, projects, partnerships, education/training and processes integrating the organizations values of diversity, inclusion and cultural competence throughout our primary functions. To support the operations and administrative needs of all diversity action teams, councils and employee resource or affinity groups . To support the assessment, design, development, implementation and evaluation of these programs and processes within clinical and non-clinical partnerships. Manages special and on-going projects. Assists with communications, coordination of activities, calendar and events.
Provides leadership on a range of services, programs, policies and procedures related to advancing Jefferson’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Lead Jefferson’s efforts in community outreach, focusing on improving access and delivery of cultural competent care across the enterprise.
Analyzes, plans, and organizes multiple projects and events. Exercises sound judgment in handling sensitive and confidential information and situations.
Responsible for management of administrative and training needs for all diversity action teams and councils within the enterprise (both health and academic).
Monitor team performance by developing both an action plan for each action team and councils and updating an annual scorecard
Maintain positive relationships with both liaisons throughout the organizations and with the executive sponsors for each action team and councils. Ensures continued engagement of team members and Executive sponsors.
Responsible for attending each team meeting. Facilitates and/or moderates meetings; Ensures meeting objectives are met and the team members remain on point. When sensitive issue arrive they must understand when and how to escalate them when necessary.
Oversight and coordination of a large population of diversity and inclusion committee members across Jefferson Enterprise.
Acts with strong sense of urgency and skill to make important decisions quickly.
Assists with communications:
Provides an overview of the status of all diversity action teams and councils and employee resource and/or Affinity groups.
Writes success stories for communications via both internet and intranet.
Collaborates with Jefferson web teams to develop content to be added to both Intranet and Internet sites.
Maintains schedule for all diversity actions teams and council activities across enterprise.
Coordination of activities:
Responsible for understanding and following internal event planning protocols across enterprise and for external functions.
Leads event planning functions; securing venue, ordering food, preparing marketing materials. Builds relationships with departments within each delivery network that manage event planning activities like nutrition, logistics, security, parking, marketing etc.
Orders items for teams and department and work with purchasing
Assists in the development and maintenance of budget for the fiscal year.
Works with Diversity Officers to develop and implement strategies to engage Jefferson faculty, staff, and students to help create a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible working and learning environment, ensuring our workforce reflects the communities that we serve.
Serve as a change agent by challenging the status quo processes, policies and practices in order to create learning and working environments where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to succeed.
Create a sustainable infrastructure around current diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Plan, implement and track Jefferson’s efforts towards developing a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable community; establish a system of accountability using data and reporting.
Demonstrate leadership with an entrepreneurial approach to program development and implementation of an operational plan while establishing dynamic relationships with students, faculty, staff, patients and community leaders.
Expand efforts in the community related to inclusion, diversity and health equity.
Forge alliances and strategic relationships with community organizations to develop more effective approaches to increasing diversity and inclusion.
Provide recurring educational opportunity on diversity, inclusion and equity topics that encourage both the Jefferson community and surrounding communities to become better versed in issues of diversity and inclusion.
Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the values of Jefferson.
At least 7 years of management, related D&I experience, preferably in a University and/or Health System setting.
Demonstrated success engaging and collaborating with people representing diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Superior organizational skills and well-developed attention to detail; ability to work in a complex, multi-dimensional environment.
Internal Number: 9242260
About Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model..., we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.