Asst Dir for Diversity Education 6113BR Diversity and Inclusion Diversity and Inclusion
Detailed Job Description The Assistant Director for Diversity Education will be to expand and create new educational opportunities for undergraduate students to develop diversity, inclusion and equity related skills. The Assistant Director will coordinate and lead efforts for non-student leaders and student leaders moving forward to help achieve the institutional goal of being an inclusive environment and graduating global citizens.
Responsibilities: Content Development and Delivery
Serve as a point of contact and deliver educational programming for student leadership requests (e.g. Greek Life, Student Organizations, Orientation Leaders and RAs)
Responsible for creating and/or partnering on new engagement opportunities for non-student leaders to develop skills, acquire knowledge and to practice
Oversee off-campus space rental or campus room reservation, catering and other logistics for new programming (e.g. Global Citizens Sophomore Retreat)
Lead efforts to increase undergraduate student engagement in existing diversity education divisional programming (e.g. Breaking Bread Circles, What's Your Diversity, Diversity Theater and MCAS Leadership Conference)
Support existing interdivisional partnerships (e.g. Gray Matter, Into the Roc - People's Track)
Collaborate with the Director of Diversity Education to develop and deliver a comprehensive bias incident prevention plan and roll out on an annual basis
Outreach, Marketing and Response
Serve as point of contact for student leadership training and broader educational program requests
Actively connect with student leadership organizations, Greek Life, residential advisors or special interest housing leaders to determine diversity education needs
Meet with departmental, divisional or college partners to determine student programming needs in the area of diversity education
Assist in responding to time sensitive campus issues that require community-wide processing of student-related bias incidents
Work with DDI Marketing and Communications team and other members of the Division of Diversity and Inclusion on the creation and promotion of student programming marketing strategies
Co-develop and co-manage the diversity education webpage and social media content
Hire student workers for facilitator positions
Supervise and co-train student facilitators who will assist in the delivery of campus wide undergraduate student-oriented diversity education outside of the classroom
Maintain schedule of student facilitation and approve time cards
Secure dates and rooms for trainings and workshops
Assessment and Research
Research campus, local, national, and global issues that can inform relevance of training content and make recommendations for revisions to training content
Maintain an internal database to track specialized trainings, presentations, or events
Administer and review evaluations and assessment outcomes of trainings and programming and present to stakeholders on the impact on a yearly basis
Department/College Description The Division of Diversity & Inclusion works collaboratively with academic and administrative units to provide a holistic range of services that enhance access and success for historically underrepresented students, faculty and staff, support education and scholarship, and ensure a welcoming, inclusive, vibrant and accessible environment for everyone.
Required Minimum Qualifications We seek an experienced communicator with proven ability to correspond with a variety of stakeholders effectively. The successful candidate must a Bachelors Degree with two years related experience, which includes a minimum of one (1) year experience of being the lead developer for cultural competency, social justice or diversity related training geared toward students or young adults.
Demonstrate curriculum development and/or project management experience
Demonstrate ability to plan and deliver student leadership development experiences
Experience advising, mentoring or supervising a diverse group of young adults
Ability to collaborate effectively with others
Articulate a broad and complex understand of diversity, inclusion and equity
A self-starter who demonstrates strong interpersonal communication and leadership skills, organizational and analytical ability, is both goal and process-oriented, and possesses the ability to handle multiple tasks
Demonstrates creative and critical thinking
Demonstrate adaptive and engaging presentation skills for different and diverse audiences
Able to communicate in ASL or willingness to learn
Understanding of deaf culture or willingness to learn
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band:
Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
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As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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