Improved Diversity Recruitment- Dawn Butler is currently working with Career Builder to assist IT with Diversity recruitment.
IT@JH Recruitment Website -Dawn Butler and Brian Schisler has created a website that list all jobs available within JHH and JHU which includes benefits for JHH and JHU. The website will be available by end of July. The links will be it.jhu.edu/dev/careers or i it.jhmi.edu/dev/careers
Promotion/Transfer Updates – Wanda Cartwright sends out an email that shows when reviews for employees are scheduled for upcoming months, positions available within IT and groups, names of new hires, employees that have transferred from different groups within IT or in another department, promotions and retired employee(s).
Learn@Lunch – Employees can eat their lunch and learn about what different groups handle within the Information Technology department. They also learn what positions are available in the group and what schooling and/or years of experience that is necessary to work in that group.
Diversity website – List calendar of events, picture and names of committee members. There is also a tab that shows the minutes for each Diversity meeting and a Training tab that shows the Learn@Lunch slide shows for anyone to view that may have missed a Learn@Lunch session. The site is managed by Nidra Williams.
Diversity Bulletin Board – It is updated monthly and has all of the same information that is on the Diversity Website
Mentorship Program – Guidelines for the program is available through Wanda Cartwright.
IT Holiday Party – Diversity Council has assisted with the IT Holiday Party every year except for in 2011.
All Staff Meeting 2011 – June 17, 2011, Shriver Hall @ Homewood.
IT Managers’ Forum 2011 – Wednesday, October 19, 2011 12pm-4pm
New member recruitment for IT Diversity Council 2011 –
a. Scott Biggs – SAP Manager
b. Joe Kaszak – Enterprise Windows Servers Manager
c. Brian Schisler – System Programmer Analyst
d. Pamela Thompson – Administrative Coordinator
Promote Growth and Development –
a. Ouch! That Sterotype Hurts - Friday, January 27, 2012
1. Understand the impact of sterotypes and biased statements, even when casually said.
2. Indentify the most common reasons people sit silent in the face of bias and sterotypes.
3. Enhance skills for speaking up against sterotypes without blame or guilt.
a. CAMPUS CONVERSATIONS ON DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT JHU (MTW) – August 4, 2011
Campus Conversations on Diversity and Inclusion at JHU is intended to create a safe space to stimulate meaningful conversations about diversity and inclusion at Hopkins. Participants will be provided with the background and language to begin to explore how they see and interpret the world from their perspective and how it may differ from that of others. The course will provide an understanding of how diversity and inclusion create value for the organization and ensure that all faculty, staff, and students are treated with equity, civility and respect.
b. Professionalism in the Workplace Seminar – Thursday, October 13, 2011
Professionalism is defined as competency; the total picture of behaviors characteristics and traits necessary for an individual to be effective in their work environment.
Meeting with different people within the JHH/JHU entity involved in Diversity 2010:
a. Stephanie Reel – Co-Chair JHM Diversity Oversight Committee
b. Ray Gillian - Assistant Provost & Director Office of Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Actions Programs
c. Caroline Laguerre-Brown – Director of Equity Compliance & Education
d. Beverly White-Seals – Interim Director, Diversity Workforce/JHHS
e. Dr. Brian Gibbs - Associate Dean, Diversity & Cultural Competence/SOM
f. Dala Haldeman – Executive for Marketing/Communication and Businiess for JHM. (Marketing & Communication has implemented their own council and Dala came to IT Diversity Meeting for insight on Diversity).
a. Our Daily Bread
b. MD Food Bank
Items currently being worked on by Diversity Council
IT Diversity Recruitment Website
Continue to Promote Growth and Development of IT Staff