Assistant Dean for Diversity & Inclusion

Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jun 18, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Overview

The Assistant Dean/Director is responsible for the overall administration of the program, facility, and operations of the Center for Gender and Sexuality and serves as an institutional resource about womxn/femme issues, issues of gender and gender equality, gender identities, LGBTQIA+ issues, and diverse sexual orientations. The Assistant Dean/Director oversees operational functions and resources (i.e., professional, physical, informational, financial, etc.) and provides programming, education, advising, support, and advocacy for students. The Assistant Dean/Director provides institutional leadership in creating supportive environments for womxn and LGBTQIA+ communities and students at-large; partners with offices and senior administration to address discrimination, safety, and policy concerns; and serves as a resource on broad diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice issues. The Assistant Dean/Director works with other offices and departments to develop and implement strategies to improve campus climate and a sense of belonging for students. The Assistant Dean/Director contributes to the overall mission and efforts of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion-Campus Life.



Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage the day-to-day operations of the CGS facility and its staff; Lead the Center's overall programming and services designed to support a safe and welcoming campus for women/femme/LGBTQIA+ students, staff, faculty, alumni, and visitors
  • Provide leadership in the research, design, implementation, and assessment of the Center's programs and services
  • Conduct strategic planning and programmatic visioning efforts; Establish and maintain administrative structures and procedures internal to the CGS and oversee adherence to University policies and procedures
  • Serve as a campus resource and internal expert about womxn/femme/LGBTQIA+ issues and participate in campus-wide leadership discussions about issues affecting women and LGBTQIA+ people
  • Provide one-on-one advising to students (themes include: identity exploration, coming out, transitioning, family, relationships, discrimination, and mental health topics) and ensure the Center is viewed as safe and supportive environment
  • Lead campus-wide initiatives to explore and inform campus community about the impact of gender and sexual inequalities on campus
  • Support the Center staff in developing programs designed to meet educational, social, and interpersonal needs of the Princeton campus community
  • Work collaboratively with and provide support for other campus programs and offices
  • Monitor all departmental expenditures and plan budget projections to reflect programmatic priorities
  • Assist the Dean for Diversity and Inclusion with the development and implementation of campus education projects
  • Supervise full-time professional staff and undergraduate/graduate student staff
Qualifications

ESSENTIAL

  • Five-seven years of experience with programming and outcomes assessment/evaluation
  • Significant knowledge of womxn/femme/gender identity and LGBTQIA+ issues of concern related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual and the intersection of other identities
  • Significant knowledge and experience serving and supporting womxn/femme/LGBTQIA/students of color/transgender and gender
  • Experience working with college students in a university setting
  • Strong interpersonal skills as a well as a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to interact effectively with students, faculty, and other administrators
PREFERRED

  • Five to seven years relevant experience developing programs and facilitating training on a wide range of diversity and inclusion topics, concepts, and social constructs, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of D&I topics, including current research, national trends in higher education and theoretical models • Ability to customize training, read one's audience, and adapt creatively to the needs of a diverse group of students
  • Ability to customize training, read one's audience, and adapt creatively to the needs of a diverse group of students
  • Experience with strategic planning processes and community outreach
  • Five - seven years relevant experience developing programs and facilitating training on a wide range of diversity and inclusion topics, concepts, and social constructs, etc.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

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