Robert Taylor

Vice President, Human Resources
Thomas Jefferson University

As a member of the University’s senior team, Robert is responsible for HR operations, ensuring that all Human Capital Services are properly communicated and rolled out to employees, leaders, and physicians so that they can properly utilize such services. As VP of Human Resources, Mr. Taylor ensures that all HR goals and objectives are met and provides guidance on the workforce strategic plan and assists on steering committees and system-wide projects as necessary. Additional areas of focus include faculty and physician contracts, executive contracts, student affairs, bylaws, crisis management, HIPAA security, the Clery Act, and diversity management. Prior to his current position, Mr. Taylor served as Senior Counsel in the Office of University Counsel, handling employment and benefits, faculty and student affairs and commercial litigation issues. Prior to joining Jefferson, Robert worked at American Airlines as senior counsel and managing director, with a much larger scope of business throughout the mid-west. Mr. Taylor received his A.B. in psychology from Princeton University and obtained his J.D. at UCLA School of Law where he earned Moot Court Honors. He is a member of the Pennsylvania, California, and Texas bars