General Statement of Duties
Salem State University seeks to hire a director of education and training for diversity and inclusion to create and sustain delivery of training and education programs focused on issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice. Reporting to the chief diversity and inclusion officer, this position is designed to work with Human Resources and various units on campus, but can work independently. The director position will develop a university-wide training and development agenda to improve the overall cultural competence and capacity of the faculty and staff on campus.
Duties and Responsibilities (E) Prepares training curricula for diverse audiences (across faculty, staff, and students) on relevant topics. Curricula should be in alignment with best practices and needs of the campus community (E) Delivers skilled training within the field of diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, multiculturalism and related themes (E) Responsible for serving as a key member of the Bias Response Team, and assisting in providing educational opportunities that will assist the campus community in understanding the impact of implicit bias (E) Serves as the point person, sustainer, and consultant to the Employee Resource Groups and their ERG leads on campus (E) Serve as a liaison to human resources team when developing and executing workshops related to leading inclusive and equitable search processes (E) Will provide support to human resources when conducting equity reviews for open searches to ensure that qualified underrepresented applicants are given full and fair consideration (E) Will work in collaboration with the LEAD office to support student training and development opportunities (E) Cultivate a team of volunteer trainers to assist in the deployment of a university-wide training and development agenda (E) Manage the training and development workshops and courses focused on issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice (online and in person) (E) Responsible for tracking and assessing all workshops executed in the inclusive excellence area (E) Manage the funds allocated to training and development functions within the inclusive excellence office, including incentives for the volunteer trainer cohort (E) Responsible National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) training implementation Serve on committees as assigned by the president or designee Demonstrate sensitivity to students, faculty and staff of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation and socioeconomic backgrounds Demonstrate sensitivity to students and employees with a diversity of learning styles Serve as a role model and mentor for students as appropriate Qualifications
Master's Degree in a related field supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in an institution of higher education (e.g,. multicultural education, sociology, critical race and/or gender studies, disability studies, American studies, anthropology, public policy, etc.)
3-5 years of experience, creating, managing and facilitating high quality, comprehensive training and education programs around diversity and inclusion
Demonstrated understanding of, and support for, key concepts in diversity, equity, and inclusion training, including: critical race theory, feminism, queer theory, multisystemic privilege, oppression, protected classes, and micro-aggressions, etc.
Terminal degree in a related field supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in an institution of higher education (e.g,. multicultural education, sociology, critical race and/or gender studies, disability studies, American studies, anthropology, public policy, etc.)
Experience facilitating, delivering, and assessing training programs related to diversity, equity and inclusion within a higher education setting
Experience and knowledge in recruiting and retention of compositionally diverse staff
Demonstrated ability to effectively work in an office environment that is diverse by race, gender, sexuality, religion, etc.
Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.
Office activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting and standing, keyboarding and interaction with computer equipment; Occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 10 pounds.
Occasional evening or weekend hours, as needed.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online and attach resume and cover letter.
Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.
EEO Statement: Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
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