ERGs are coordinated by volunteer co-leads who are supported by the HR ERG Coordinator and HR Business Owner.
The Executive Sponsor plays a critical role in the success of each ERG. The Executive Sponsor is not an honorary or figurehead position; Executive Sponsors should plan to play an active role with the ERG. One element of that role is to make sure the ERG stays focused on problem-solving and assistance to MIT’s diversity/inclusion efforts in the areas of recruitment and retention.
Executive Sponsors may be identified by ERG members, may volunteer or may be invited to participate by HR staff. Executive Sponsors will be selected after review by the senior leadership of the Human Resources Department.
Ideally, Executive Sponsors are:
Executive Sponsors may:
Individuals with experience in diversity/inclusion, group process, communications and/or deep knowledge of MIT who will: