VP of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – Broadmead – Cockeysville, Maryland

August 1, 2022

***LeadingAge New Jersey & Delaware is posting this on behalf of Broadmead and Deffet Group***

Deffet Group, Inc. is pleased to have been retained by Broadmead to conduct an executive search for Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

Broadmead, Inc., affiliated with Friends Care, Inc., Broadmead Community Services LLC, and Friends Share, Inc., is a not-for-profit Life Plan Community situated on a beautiful 94-acre campus in Cockeysville, Maryland. The vibrant and pioneering community offers the full continuum of care, ranging from garden-style and open concept independent living choices to new luxury apartments, Assisted Living, Memory Support Assisted Living, and both short- and long-term healthcare and rehabilitative services. The organization is home to approximately 500 residents. Broadmead is also in the final phase of an $80 million repositioning to enhance and expand the resident population and all levels of care.

The role of the VP of DEI is to develop and implement the community’s diversity, equity, and inclusion plans, including an outreach plan and other related programs and initiatives.

Reporting to the President, they will work collaboratively with the Executive Leadership Team to achieve the strategic goal of increasing the diversity of the resident population, both on campus residents and clients served off campus. The role works closely with the VP of Sales and Marketing on the outreach plans and the VP of HR on areas that are related to workforce and cultural transformation. The incumbent will also have a significant role in supporting the Diversity and Inclusion Work Group on its initiatives for Broadmead as well as its affiliates.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a Bachelor’s degree, with an advanced degree preferred, as well as up to five years of progressive work experience in fields related to organizational development and external relations preferred. The finalist will have a comprehensive knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations that impact diversity, equity, and inclusion work and the related residents and employment relationships required. Preferred experience includes experience in public relations and sales/outreach efforts as well as experience working in a CCRC or healthcare industry.

Candidate nominations or expressions of personal interest may be directed in confidence to Dan Deffet, Managing Partner, Deffet Group, Inc., via email: info@deffetgroup.com.