Health, Human Resources, Nonprofit and Social Impact, Social Justice and Advocacy

Vice President of People

  • Whitman-Walker
  • Washington, DC
About Whitman-Walker

Whitman-Walker envisions a society where all persons are seen for who they are, treated with dignity and respect, and afforded equal opportunity to health and wellbeing. Through care, advocacy, research, and education, we empower all persons to live healthy, love openly, and achieve equality and inclusion. For nearly 50 years, we have been meeting the needs of our communities with the endless dedication of our diverse teams.

Whitman-Walker Health

As a federally qualified health center (FQHC), we offer integrated and affirming community-based health and wellness services to all with a special expertise in LGBTQ and HIV care. We strive to be responsive to current and emerging health care needs within the communities we serve.

Whitman-Walker Health System

Whitman-Walker Health System is a community health system committed
to advancing social justice and equity through health. Formed to support and advance the mission and purposes of Whitman-Walker through a more diversified and financially sustainable business model, the Health System oversees and addresses critical system-wide issues, and manages the activities of Whitman-Walker Foundation, Whitman-Walker Institute, and WWHS Real Property Holdings.

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About the Opportunity

The Vice President of People is responsible for the overall oversight of the Human Resources department and for strategic vision for Whitman-Walker’s human resources portfolio.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Vice President of People is a leader charged with creating and supporting a collaborative, and affirming workplace where patients, community members and employees are able to contribute at their highest value to our organizational vision. Equity and Belonging are major areas of focus for Whitman-Walker, and are the responsibility of all of Leadership, with the VP of People playing a critical role. The Vice President will set, enforce, and evaluate legally compliant human resources policies, procedures, and best practices. They will work closely with Senior Leadership to design, operate and oversee a talent management strategy focused on excellence, integrity and equity as Whitman-Walker strives to be a best-in-class employer and in alignment with WW’s missions and values. The Vice President will oversee benefits administration and labor relations, including the negotiation of related contracts and working with legal counsel to ensure compliance. They will work closely with various leads to ensure compliance with Board approved policies and procedures. They will also develop trusted relationships with all employees to support an open relationship with the Human Resources department. This role must be a strategic and transformational leader that has the ability to function at a high-level in a rapidly changing industry. The Vice President of People will dually report to the CEO, Whitman-Walker Health and CEO, Whitman-Walker Health System.

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