Senior Consultant, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Brigham Health
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 3139346-1435_1607615342
As a not-for-profit organization, Mass General Brigham is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass General Brigham supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.
We're focused on a people-first culture for our system's patients and our professional family. That's why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Mass General Brigham is committed to aligning our employees' personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and creating a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal development-and we recognize success at every step.
Our employees use the Mass General Brigham values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.
The Senior Consultant for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will be responsible for consulting, facilitating and integrating diversity, equity and inclusion across Brigham Health. The incumbent will share in developing processes and tools to increase diverse representation at all levels of the organization, assist the movement toward a more respectful and inclusive culture, where all employees thrive, as well as understand and meet the needs of our diverse patient populations. The Senior Consultant will serve as a strategic partner within HR and other organizational departments in increasing inclusion and belonging.
In collaboration with the Director of Employee Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, implement the Brigham Health Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and action plan.
Work with Human Resources colleagues, people managers and employees to ensure delivery of system-wide coverage of appropriate learning and development solutions.
Coaches faculty, staff, and employees across the Brigham Health system to meet our diversity goals and objectives.
Stays current and advises on emerging issues and trends in diversity, equity and inclusion, as related to healthcare.
Utilizes a human-centered approach to change management.
Duties and Responsibilities
Supports the development and implementation of inclusive practices and behaviors system-wide.
Represents the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and goals with internal and external stakeholders.
Employs analytical skills to gather, interpret and deliver data.
Provides guidance and coaching to create proactive solutions and drive success in achieving diversity and inclusion objectives.
Works with employee resource groups to support their goals and action plans.
Collaborates with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion on shared goal and objectives.
Coaches employees and leaders on how to embed diversity, equity and inclusion into the employee life cycle and within patient care.
Researches and identifies emerging trends in diversity and inclusion in healthcare.
Works in a collaborative, interdependent manner with a wide array of colleagues and clients.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred.
Minimum 3-5 years of experience in facilitation, teaching, and coaching in diversity related topics.
Skills, Competencies and Abilities
Understands and can demonstrate the nuisances between individual, group and organizational change.
Diversity, equity and inclusion program design and facilitation skills.
Demonstrated subject matter expertise in diversity, equity and inclusion along with human systems change.
Demonstrated knowledge of instructional design concepts and practices.
Creative, responsive, and collaborative.
Excellent project management skills including planning, logistics and scheduling.
Ability to manage a wide variety of projects simultaneously and function autonomously to meet the needs of a diverse client base.
Excellent training and conflict transformation skills.
Knowledge of diversity and inclusion workforce, workplace and marketplace enablers.
History of building and maintaining positive relationships with internal stakeholders and the external community.
Can effectively cope with change and can shift gears comfortably.
Strong service ethic and results orientation.
Strong communicator with excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
Proactive in anticipating and preempting problems; resourceful.
Excellent technology skills (e.g., MS Office, Adobe Captivate, and LMS systems)
Collaborates: Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
Client-focused: Builds strong relationships and delivers solutions to meet the client's needs.
Values Differences: Recognizes the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to a team and organization.
Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people.
Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.
EEO Statement Mass General Brigham is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. Partners Healthcare System Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
MGH Institute of Health Professions, founded by Massachusetts General Hospital in 1977, is an innovative and independent graduate school in Boston that is a member of Partners HealthCare. A progressive leader in developing comprehensive models of health care education, the MGH Institute prepares advanced practice professionals in the fields of nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and communication sciences and disorders through a distinctive combination of academic study, clinical practice, and research. More than 1,200 students are enrolled in graduate level and certificate programs, with an increasing number of courses available online. The Institute is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).