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DEI/Affirmative Action Coordinator

Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York
Commensurate with Experience
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity
Employment Type
Full Time
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Budget Title: Assistant to Director (MP-5, Management/Confidential)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is seeking a DEI/Affirmative Action Coordinator to support the University's recruitment processes and affirmative action responsibilities. This includes assisting with the research and recommendation for creative strategies to foster the institution's equity, diversity and inclusion goals and coordinates the translation of those strategies into tactical plans with clear actions, accountability, measurements, and implementation of successful equity, diversity, and inclusive practices to support the University recruitment, hiring and retention practices. The position is an Management Confidential (MC) position and will report to the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and will work cooperatively with the Assistant Vice President of Diversity and the Affirmative Action officer. The position is an on-site/in-person full time position.

Assist in the management of searches including reviewing search documentation, processing, and filing recruitment forms and provide additional support around the university recruitment process in DEI for both the state payroll and, where appropriate, the Research Foundation. Communicate with search committees and Human Resources regarding the progress of search forms and DEI senior staff in the execution of search orientation workshops, announcements and updating processes as it relates to the university recruitment processes. This includes the following:

University Recruitment Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the Assistant Vice President for Diversity in managing search committee materials for all professional and faculty searches in Interview Exchange.
  • Assist in responding to questions from search committees across the campus.
  • Develop, and disseminate a hiring resource guide for professional and faculty vacancies for use by campus departments.  
  • Develops relationships with national, local, and specialized diverse organizations and professional development organizations, as is relevant to the fulfillment of the organizations' initiatives and goals.
  • Coordinating/scheduling workshops for search committees and announcements to the campus regarding availability of workshops.

 Affirmative Action Responsibilities

  • Assist with the preparation of the Affirmative Action Plan and related reports.
  • Reviews practices, policies, and implements data collection tools to analyze metrics to assist with the improvement of the employment, recruitment, retention processes and use these metrics to enhance improvement (i.e., stay and exit interviews).

Other Responsibilities:

  • Research to identify, build and support affinity/employee resource groups by partnering with campus partners, (and where appropriate external partners), to develop strategies to support their work.
  • This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.


  • Bachelor's degree is required with progressively demonstrated experience in human resource management or diverse talent recruiting. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of EEO, Affirmative Action.
  • Skill in using Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, including typing and data entry.


  • Master's Degree
  • Demonstrated knowledge of compliance and diversity-related issues, legislation, and best practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in being a self-starter, exercising good judgment, with ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet reasonable expectations; and can respond to change productively while handling tasks as assigned.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to manage and build relationships with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures; take direction, critical feedback and work well with others.
  • Skill in project management, organization, and analytics


Additional Information:

Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Payroll information can be found on our website

Cover letters may be addressed "To the Search Committee."

Postings active on the website, accept applications until closure.

For information on the Dual Career Program, please visit:

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

As required by Title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates.  This requirement extends to employment and admission.  Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).  Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here

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