VP, Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The New York Times New York, NY17 days ago

The VP of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) will build upon the defined strategy and roadmap now in place for ensuring The New York Times creates and sustains an open and inclusive environment where every employee can do their best work. Partnering with leaders across The Company, the VP DEI will lead the charge in developing, embedding and sustaining best in class practices as well as building next practices to embed the principles of DEI in all facets of the employee life cycle. The VP DEI reports to the SVP of Talent Management.


You will :

  • Be a DEI expert and partner to the SVP Talent Management and all members of the HR Leadership Team to ensure all programs, practices and policies coming out of HR are developed through the lens of inclusivity
  • Integrate and align DEI throughout all people practices company-wide including Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards, and Performance Enablement
  • Enhance the strategy and roadmap to be responsive to environmental changes
  • Lead progress in achieving representation goals as defined in the DEI Report
  • Work closely with the Talent Acquisition Team on all aspects of sourcing, data collection and strategic partnerships to keep our pipeline robust with diverse talent
  • Work with Organization Design and Effectiveness and the business to improve and bias-proof internal mobility, career pathing and succession planning
  • Work with Learning and Development leads to infuse DEI content and principles into current offering and develop or buy off the shelf inclusive leadership content
  • Lead and manage our Employee Resource Groups to increase their visibility and impact.
  • Position ERGs as a leadership development opportunity
  • Work with communications to ensure consistency and routine of DEI related communications


You will bring:

  • A values-based orientation and 8+ years of experience in the field
  • A diverse set of experiences to pull best practices from, versus being reliant on pre- existing DEI playbooks
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or a related field
  • Ability to gather, review and present data in a meaningful manner to drive results
  • Experience planning and prioritizing projects, programs, and activities while meeting organizational requirements and maintaining accountability
  • Ability to earn and build influence across a mission-based and matrixed organization
  • A solutions-first approach and a capacity to come to the table with a diverse set of ideas for how to accomplish goals
  • Learning agility and a willingness to fail forward and learn from mistakes
  • Deep connection to the community of DEI practitioners and a willingness to engage this community to keep your toolkit fresh and current
  • An ability to thrive in a evolving and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Energy, presence, enthusiasm, drive, emotional intelligence and a vibrant sense of humor … because if we can't laugh we're cooked!


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.


The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.

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