Yale New Haven Health (YNHH), Connecticut’s leading healthcare
system, was formed in 1996 to enhance the quality and scope of
healthcare services for residents of Connecticut and beyond.
With net revenue of over $5B, YNHH provides an unsurpassed
depth of medical resources that includes:
- Yale New Haven Hospital–
1,541 bed tertiary medical center receiving regional, national and
Hospital – 501 licensed beds on two campuses plus 42 beds
licensed under Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital and affiliated
with Yale School of Medicine.
- Greenwich Hospital –
206 licensed beds, affiliated with Yale School of Medicine.
- Lawrence + Memorial
Hospital – 280-bed general and acute care hospital providing
patient care in southeastern CT and southern RI.
Hospital – 125-bed community hospital with a wide range of
medical, surgical, laboratory, and rehabilitative services.
- Northeast Medical Group – Multispecialty medical foundation
with more than 1,200 providers and 2,000 employees across more than
100 sites in CT, RI, and Westchester County, NY.
In this critically important strategic role, the Vice President,
Chief Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Officer will provide
enterprise-wide strategic leadership, direction, coordination and
hands-on implementation of diversity-related programs, initiatives
and advancement that engage Yale New Haven Health System employees
and physicians, and embed effective diversity, equity and inclusion
practices into day-to-day operations, processes, and employee
development. This individual will serve as a champion, intellectual
leader and community convener on issues related to diversity,
equity, and inclusion, and will promote a culture and climate that
is supportive of developing and incorporating inclusion initiatives
related to education and training, recruitment and retention, staff
and leadership development, and care delivery.
Within the context of YNHHS’ values and operating under the
belief that YNHHS is and will be infinitely stronger when there is
equity and inclusion for all stakeholders, the successful candidate
for this role will lead from a position of influence to create and
foster an environment enriched by diversity and inclusion.
Reporting to the SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer, the
successful candidate will work in close collaboration with other
leaders across the enterprise, including the Yale School of
KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
- 5-10+ years of leadership experience in human resources and/or
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in a complex organization.
- Demonstrated track record of developing an organizational plan
with strategies and tactics that build and advance institutional
commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in a large complex
organization, including demonstrated results improving
organizational metrics for diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Demonstrated success as a leader, a change agent and a
- Strong project leadership and management skills including
ability to establish processes, practices, reporting, training,
etc. Proven ability to deliver large-scale initiatives in a large
and complex organization.
- Demonstrated ability to influence organizational leaders and
gain credibility. Excellent interpersonal and relationship building
- A track record demonstrating the ability to prioritize
competing demands, utilize resources accordingly and manage
multiple and competing complex projects, time frames and goals in a
fast-paced environment, and execute a business case/value
proposition for diversity and inclusion.
- Advanced degree in Human Resources Administration, Human
Resources Management, Social Sciences or related discipline.
The Greater New Haven area has an abundance of arts and culture
activities and resources, fine restaurants, stunning architecture,
amazing museums, theatre, eclectic boutiques, and bookstores.
South Central Connecticut also benefits from its proximity to the
world-class New York metro area, while retaining the charm and
heritage of New England. New Haven itself is a coastal city
and the second largest in the state of Connecticut.
Yale New Haven Health has retained Diversified Search Group to
assist in this recruitment. Please submit all expressions of
interest and resumes, as well as nominations, electronically and in
confidence to: YaleNewHavenHealthCDO@divsearch.com
Equal Opportunity Employer