Special Assistant, Inclusion & Diversity

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 11, 2020
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Requisition Number

S490P

Home Org Name

Inclusion and Diversity

Division Name

Office of Inclusion and Diversity

Position Title

Special Assistant, Inclusion & Diversity

Job Class Code

AA73

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Reporting directly to the Vice President/Associate Provost for Inclusion and Diversity, this position supports the overall mission and vision of the Office of Inclusion and Diversity by providing direct support to institution-wide programming efforts, diversity action planning, strategic initiatives, assessment at the unit level and overall unit-wide operations and functionality.

Essential Functions

1. Operationally facilitates and ensures cohesion among the programs and sub-units facilitating a unified, coordinated approach to inclusion and diversity work across the department.
2. Coordinates, guides, influences, monitors, and appropriately participates with institutional unit- based (academic and administrative units) diversity and inclusion efforts and programs through the Office of Inclusion and Diversity. Consults with units as needed regarding major diversity and inclusion related projects and initiatives.
3. Advances priorities unifying work at a high-level through the department, managing and monitoring operations, directing projects, work quality, and delivery as a key Inclusion and Diversity leadership team member.
4. Consults with academic programs and administrative units on DEI -related strategic goals and climate ensuring that outcomes, metrics and strategies are aligned with both institutional and national standards.
5. Offers consultative and advisory support to academic degree programs for DEI -related curricular assessment.
6. Manages the internal assessment protocols for unit-wide programs and initiatives ensuring a comprehensive qualitative and quantitative approach to internal assessment measures.
7. Develops and recommends strategy and implementation process for unit based strategic planning on behalf of upper management.
8. Establishes protocol and supervises the department’s research, assessment professionals, and consulting staff in the collaborative development of diversity and inclusion metrics and action plans to drive institutional outcomes that are specific to values commitment and educational excellence at Auburn University.
9.Enhances existing and developing diversity recognition, celebration, and awards programs to acknowledge progress, success, and excellence.
10. Develops quarterly and annual reports, and other research studies as tasked.
11. Completes other job-related tasks as assigned.

Education Level

Master's Degree

Field of Study

Years of Experience

5

Area of Experience

Experience in strategic planning, research, and report development, and managing a unit. Two years’ experience in managing a team in a complex organization. Minimum of 3 years’ experience managing inclusion and diversity efforts, EEO, or multicultural related programs, with demonstrated experience in diversity metrics, assessment, and diversity goal management. Advanced interpersonal skills for individual and group settings.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

When a candidate has the required experience, but lacks the required education, they may normally apply additional relevant experience toward the education requirement, at a rate of two (2) years relevant experience per year of required education.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Salary Grade

37

Salary Range

$68,700 - $114,500

Job Category

Executive/Director/Management

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

11/11/2020

Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
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  3. * Do you have a Master's degree/higher OR 4 years of related experience to substitute for a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have 5 years of experience in strategic planning, research, and report development, and managing a unit?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have 2 years of experience in managing a team in a complex organization?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have 3 years of experience managing inclusion and diversity efforts, EEO, or multicultural related programs, with demonstrated experience in diversity metrics, assessment, and diversity goal management?
    • Yes
    • No