Workplace of Choice

Browse recent articles that relate to one of three organizational priorities established by Information Technology at Yale.

February 20, 2020

When a Director of Web Technologies position was vacated, IT approached Hadar Call to lead the team in an interim capacity, while retaining her responsibilities as the Director of Alumni Affairs and Development. Her expertise and relationships with the community positioned her for success in this role, but combining these areas of responsibility was a new model for IT.

February 20, 2020

The Digital Accessibility Team is hosting a monthly brown-bag training series. The team will present in-depth training on various digital accessibility topics targeted toward developers and designers. The next topic, “Continuous Integration and Continous Delivery (CI/CD) using Gitlab Pipelines, ” will be discussed on Tuesday, March 3, from noon through 1:15 p.m., at 25 Science Park, room 321.

February 6, 2020

The Leadership Team met on January 29 to discuss the following projects and updates: 

Progress Made on CCI Goal and Opportunities to Get Involved

Debra Houle shared three updates related to the Climate, Culture, and Inclusion (CCI) task force’s goal of “ensur[ing] fairness of opportunity”:

February 5, 2020

REMINDER: All faculty and staff are now required to complete two hours of training on maintaining a harassment-free workplace. Training may take place online or through an instructor-led course. For addtional information, refer to the frequently asked questions on the Office of Institutional Equity and Access website. You may also contact Employee Services with questions. 

January 23, 2020

Visit the IT Careers page to see John Barden and IT Staff (including Alexander Behzad, Sylvia Perez, and Jessica Zaczek) share the benefits of a career in IT at Yale. The video was developed to support IT’s University recruitment efforts.

January 9, 2020

In support of IT’s commitment to be a Workplace of Choice, and at the recommendation of the Climate, Culture, and Inclusion (CCI) Task Force, IT senior leaders and managers attended the “Creating an Environment of Mutual Respect for Managers” course, offered by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

September 5, 2019

The Climate, Culture, and Inclusion team hosted the second IT New Employee Orientation Program on June 6 at 25 Science Park. The quarterly program welcomed 13 new IT employees who joined Yale over the prior three months.
Overall, survey feedback from the June session was positive and the team thoughtfully considered all feedback received while looking for ways to make these sessions even more informative and engaging for attendees. Attendees found the networking opportunities beneficial.