Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION OFFICER , Chemistry and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) , to act as a resource, guide, and strategic planner in leading efforts to ensure EAPS and Chemistry are inclusive communities that promote diversity and equity. Will be a key member of the headquarters and education teams, with the goal of ensuring that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds/identities have the same opportunities to succeed. Responsibilities include implementing strategy, best practices, programs/initiatives, and training; coordinating integration of the diversity plan throughout the departments' DEI strategy; helping to recruit, welcome, and retain students from diverse backgrounds; promoting a cohesive and inclusive overarching culture while maintaining a sense of local identity; serving as advisor to departmental senior leadership and working with the associate department heads for DEI; providing advice on DEI-related communications/campaigns; monitoring and evaluating results of the evaluation, compensation, and staff promotion processes; attending, speaking, and/or representing the departments at conferences/meetings/programs; and other duties as directed.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree (M.A. preferred) in business/management/organizational development/student affairs/higher education or related field or a bachelor's or higher degree in related science and engineering field; at least five years' DEI planning, design, and delivery experience in a complex environment, including three in a senior leadership position; knowledge of DEI best practices; proven record implementing and executing DEI initiatives; strong interpersonal skills for building relationships, driving consensus, and coordinating diversity initiatives with all personnel; excellent organizational, project management, presentation, and oral and written communication skills; attention to detail; commitment to promoting professional growth and development; discretion with confidential information/issues; and ability to offer new ideas/approaches to DEI, delegate and manage resources effectively, and work independently and within a team. Job #19310-8
Must be able and available to travel.
Internal Number: 19309
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