Alyce Johnson

Alyce Johnson

Manager of Staff Diversity & Inclusion — MIT Human Resources

Alyce‘s current work focusing on diversity and inclusion for MIT staff employees is the latest opportunity in a 30-year career that includes all facets of human resources (benefits, compensation, employee relations, organization development, professional development, & staffing).  She is responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of programs and processes that promote and sustain diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect. Alyce plays a leadership role in advancing inclusive strategies for the MIT community. She currently sponsors and supports MIT’s Employee Resource Groups as part of her strategy.

As a coach and consultant, Alyce focuses on executive leadership coaching, change management, learning and development and talent management.

She has coached leaders in higher education from Stanford, UC Berkeley and the University of Pennsylvania.    Alyce continues a long history of also coaching leaders at MIT through the Leader to Leader Program. Additionally, she supports and facilitates the ongoing leadership lessons and opportunities for cohort-based leaders at MIT.

She has presented on understanding workplace culture and change, employee retention and related topics. She has led sessions or consulted in such areas as behavioral event interviewing collaborative decision-making, communication skills, competency-based human resource practices, organization development, problem-solving, strategic planning, supervisory and management skills.  Alyce has also facilitated learning and development opportunities focusing on unconscious bias, micro-messages, managing diverse teams, MBTI, situational leadership, talent and performance development, creativity/innovation, and related topics.

She is certified by the Center for Creative Leadership in Benchmarks 360, 360-By-Design Assessment Tools, and Coaching for Development. She is also certified through the American Compensation Association (aka World of Work), Blanchard’s Situational Leadership, the Hay Group in Emotional Competence Inventory, CPP, Inc in MBTI and the Society of Human Resources Management.