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Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education and Training

Employer
Utah State University
Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 7, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education and Training

Requisition ID: 2022-5597
# of Openings: 1
Location: US-UT-Logan
Category: Student Programs & Services
Position Type: Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification: Exempt
College: Diversity Equity & Inclusion
Department: Vice President-DiversityEquity&Incl
Advertised Salary: Commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits

Overview
The person in the position of Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion| Education and Training (Associate Director) will advance the goals of diversity, equity, inclusion and a sense of belonging by creating, implementing, and assessing DEI educational learning opportunities for USU campuses statewide. The successful candidate will collaborate with academic colleges and administrative units to review ongoing learning opportunities, provide guidance on content, convene workshops and training opportunities, facilitate community dialogues, and town-halls on DEI topics that promote inclusivity.


Responsibilities
  1. Lead DEI efforts focused on educational awareness and training in matters related to diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging and social justice
  2. In collaboration with other key stakeholders, coordinate training for search committees, those in leadership roles as well as by invitation from faculty, staff and student organizations
  3. Work collaboratively with the Director of Campus and Community Engagement to host DEI workshops for pre-college students on and off campus
  4. Expand and/or develop new curriculum models that promote comprehensive understanding on intersectionality, restorative justice, inclusive practices in teaching, research and intercultural communication
  5. Publish educational materials online and in-print and coordinate distribution and outreach to USU campuses
  6. Provide on-boarding training for new staff and student leaders within the Office of DEI and statewide as requested by colleges and administrative departments
  7. Schedule town-halls, focus groups, speaker series and related opportunities for community conversations on critical areas in DEI
  8. Supervise staff in management of yearly educational awareness trainings and manage funding of such programs
  9. Provide mentorship for peer mentors in different DEI programs
  10. Compile reports on DEI educational programs and promote a culture of assessment on all DEI programs.
  11. Other duties as assigned


Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
  1. A Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel, Human Relations, Communications, Sociology, Psychology, Education or other related field.
  2. At least three years of experience working in higher education or other related educational, non-governmental, community or related settings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  1. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and environments, a high understanding of intercultural and interpersonal competencies
  2. An understanding of current higher education and societal issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging and social justice
  3. Demonstrated evidence in program development, implementation and assessment
  4. Superior communication and organizational skills
  5. Demonstrated experience in public speaking, formal presentations, facilitating workshop and trainings forums
  6. Experience working with Microsoft Suite and social networking platforms
  7. Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  8. Ability to maintain confidentiality


Required Documents
Along with the online application, please attach:
  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**


Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits

ADA
Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.


University Highlights
About the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:
The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion promotes Utah State University's commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institutional culture where everyone feels welcome and valued. Building and maintaining a sense of community and belonging requires that DEI best practices and policies be strengthened and ingrained in institutional goals as well as in our everyday work and interactions.

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.

USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.



USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

*updated 08/2022


To apply, visit https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/5597/director-of-diversity%2c-equity-and-inclusion-%7c-education-and-training/job?in_iframe=1


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