Director Of The Corley Institute For Diversity & Inclusion Education

George Mason University Fairfax , VA 22038

Posted 2 months ago

Position Information

Department George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School Alternate Department Description Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check Motor Vehicle Background Check No Restricted Position? Job Category Admin or Professional Faculty Role (State) Job Title Director of the Corley Institute for Diversity & Inclusion Education Working Title Director of the Corley Institute for Diversity & Inclusion Education Job Type Full-Time Position Number FA75DZ Recruit Number Faculty - 7422 Working Hours Location Arlington, VA Other Location Pay Band Salary Commensurate with education and experience. Web Announcement

Director of the Corley Institute for Diversity & Inclusion Education

The purpose of the Corley Institute for Diversity and Inclusion Education of the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School is to educate members of the legal community- student, lawyers, and legal educations- about the importance of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Under the supervision of the Senior Associate Dean, the qualified individual will run the Corley Institute for Diversity and Inclusion Education. Specifically, the Director will be responsible for conducting the law school-sponsored educational programs on diversity and inclusion. The Director is responsible for fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth and enhanced understanding of diversity and inclusion issues for Scalia Law students and legal professionals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following; Other duties may be assigned.

  • Run the Diversity & Inclusion Program, including classroom instruction, for students at GMU law (and potentially expand to include faculty and staff from the law school and other university units).

  • Serve as liaison for the Scalia Law affinity groups with respect to diversity programming.

  • Plan and execute an Annual Educational Conference on Diversity & Inclusion for law school Deans, Associate and Assistant Deans, and other law school leaders from around the country.

  • Create and maintain a Speakers Bureau of qualified individuals willing to travel to law schools for faculty, staff, and student training and other educational programming.

  • Create educational programs on diversity and inclusion for lawyers and law firms.

  • Work with the Dean of the Law School to solicit funds from law firms and corporations to sponsor the institute's educational programs

  • Provide resources and guidance for current and new diversity initiatives

  • Stay abreast of diversity and inclusion trends and best practices

  • Work with the law school Communications Director on the development and distribution of internal and external communications about diversity and inclusion initiatives and successes of the school and its programs

  • Process and monitor diversity and inclusion expenses related to programming; Process and reconcile expenditures and related receipts.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a relevant field or Juris Doctor

  • Demonstrated experience, minimum of five years, in diversity and inclusion programming

  • Ability to anticipate issues and take appropriate steps to resolve problems

  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and thrive in demanding environment

  • Superior organizational, project management, and planning skills

  • Proficiency with recent versions of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Collaborative, professional, service-oriented interpersonal style in working with colleagues, staff, supervisor, and constituents

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Budget experience

  • Higher education or executive teaching experience

  • Development or fundraising experience

  • Budget experience

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: August 15; 2018 Posting Date 07/18/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes Telework Friendly? Mason Ad Statement

Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

Equity Statement

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Campus Safety Information

Mason's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at http://police.gmu.edu/annual-security-report/


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