Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion holds a mission-critical role of ensuring that the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion are, and remain, at the center of the work we do in the Auburn Enlarged City School District. The Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will support staff development around issues of equity, inclusion, culturally responsive practices, and cultural bias. This position will engage in collaboration on major initiatives including curriculum and instruction, personnel, and youth development. This position will serve as a supervisor and advisor to many leaders in the organization. This position reports directly to the AECSD Executive Cabinet.
Three or more years of experience managing diversity, equity, and inclusion work required;
Five or more years of professional experience managing or leading cross-functional projects and initiatives, preferably within an education/education non-profit setting, required;
Three or more years of experience in education administration preferred;
Possess or be eligible for NYSED SDL or SDA certification.
About Auburn Enlarged City School District
Auburn is located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State on the northern tip of Owasco Lake. The city of 27,000 is located 25 miles west of Syracuse, at the center of Cayuga County. The Auburn Enlarged City School District serves both Auburn and the municipalities of Fleming, Sennett and Owasco, with a total district population of about 37,000.
The district provides an excellent comprehensive educational program for over 4,000 full-time students as well as students who participate in other programs. The professional staff consists of 25 administrators, 358 teachers, 17 teacher assistants, and support staff of 197. The district encompasses 37 square miles with an annual budget of $80,725,559. The Board of Education consists of 9 members, three of whom are elected annually to three year terms.
Auburn is rich in history and culture with a vibrant art and theater community. Auburn has been home to many famous people, including former Secretary of State William H. Seward, freedom fighter Harriet Tubman, and the father of talking pictures, Theodore Case.
Our goal is to prepare students for college and career readiness and is focused on equity and achievement.