Institute for Racial Justice, Director for Academic Diversity - Non-Tenure Track

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 18, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Job Title Institute for Racial Justice, Director for Academic Diversity - Non-Tenure Track Position Title Institute for Racial Justice, Director for Academic Diversity - Non-Tenure Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code INSTITUTE FOR RACIAL JUSTICE Department Name INSTITUTE FOR RACIAL JUSTICE Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

The Office of the Provost and the Institute for Racial Justice invite applications for a Director of Academic Diversity. As Director for Academic Diversity, you will lead efforts to develop and implement professional development for faculty at Loyola, as well as external constituents, that is designed to improve the impact of diversity, equity, and inclusion ( DEI ) learning experiences and capacity building, centering racial equity and the dismantling of White dominant norms, across Loyola and beyond. You will develop and implement accessible global learning experiences to unite efforts already underway, shift from ideation and incubation to implementation, and use train-the-trainer approaches to help faculty and other important external stakeholders create transformational DEI learning experiences themselves. This is a joint position in the Office of the Provost (Faculty Affairs) and the Institute for Racial Justice.


> A track record of measurable success at designing and implementing programming to increase leader effectiveness through virtual and in-person programming, coaching or other professional supports
> Experience leading internal organizational measurement, evaluation and learning
> Capable project manager and team leader, able to track progress and meet deadlines, build consensus, motivate others, hold themselves and others accountable and complete large-scale, long-term projects on time

Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

> PhD in relevant field
> Deep domain expertise in the diversity, equity and inclusion space, with demonstrated knowledge of racial justice and equity work
> Clear demonstration of applying an equity lens to day-to-day work
> Experience working and co-creating with members of underrepresented communities
> Demonstrated record of centering marginalized communities
> Effective communication and facilitation skills
> Experience in program/project management and execution

Open Date 02/18/2021 Close Date 04/30/2021 Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a letter of interest outlining their qualifications, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references prepared to speak to their qualifications for this position. These individuals will not be contacted immediately but may be called upon during the review process. Submit these materials to The application deadline is April 30, 2021.

Loyola University Chicago is committed to creating and maintaining a safe campus environment for faculty, staff, students, and guests during the coronavirus pandemic, and we have limited occupancy in all facilities. Therefore, all interviews will be conducted virtually. To learn more, please see Loyola University Chicago’s commitment to a safe campus.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

Loyola University Chicago seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, staff, and student populations because broad diversity—including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic experience—is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in research, educating and preparing our students to lead extraordinary lives in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in assessing the varied qualifications of each applicant, we consider favorably an individual’s record that includes lived experience with diverse perspectives, as well as a variety of educational, research, or other work activities.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more, please see Loyola’s mission and our focus on transformative education

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Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 07/01/2021 Position End Date Open Until Filled No Applicant Documents
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