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Director of Culture and Employee Belonging

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 31, 2023

Position Details

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Closing date

Open Until Filled


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Position Title

Director of Culture and Employee Belonging

Department this Position Reports to

Campus Services

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SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

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Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



Location of Position

Hanover, NH
Dartmouth College campus

Remote Work Eligibility?

Onsite only

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Position Purpose

The Director of Culture and Employee Belonging serves as a subject matter expert in the Division of Campus Services on initiatives related to culture, diversity, equity and inclusive community building for staff. This position is responsible for leading divisional and departmental diversity activities, leading initiatives to support a sense of belonging for all members of the Campus Services staff. The position measures initiatives related to employee belonging and workplace climate. The position will work closely with the Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity ( IDE ) to align institutional initiatives with Campus Services’ divisional initiatives to promote innovative approaches to institutional diversity, equity, and inclusion across campus.


Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Masters plus 2-3 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Masters or equivalent advanced degree, or equivalent education and experience
  • 5-7 years of experience in project planning, management and community building
  • Demonstrated experience with developing, implementing and assessing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
  • Demonstrated knowledge of structures and systems within higher education
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive, confidential data and information
  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships and collaborate with groups and organizations representing diverse constituencies from federally protected classes
  • Experience gathering data to inform practice.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communications skills as well as proficiency in written communication with the ability to effectively convey complex information to a wide array of audiences
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities and meet deadlines while working in a rapidly changing complex organization
  • Proven ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Strong integrity, flexibility, and ability to adapt
Preferred Qualifications
  • Seven-plus years of relevant experience
  • Experience leading institutional initiatives in a Higher Ed institution
Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Kelly Mousley

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Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Julie Findley

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?

Preferred, but not required

Special Instructions to Applicants

For further information on this position, or to apply, contact Goodwin Recruiting at

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


Program Development and Implementation
  • Responsible for coordination of DEI curriculum development either internally or using an outside consultant. Ability to assess and measure the effectiveness of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives within the division. The Director will create or find new DEI training opportunities for the Campus Services community (union and non-union staff) utilizing data from the survey results, listening sessions and other DEI related initiatives.
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DEI Leadership
  • In consultation with IDE and Campus Services leadership, leads the development, implementation, and assessment of a divisional strategic plan for diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Using data and literature on best practices in the field, the Director designs, conducts, and assesses training on topics related to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
  • The Director will also serve as a subject matter expert in inclusive practices and community engagement including developing and analyzing departmental climate surveys.
  • Serves as the primary liaison between the office of IDE and Campus Services.
  • The Director will serve as a thought-partner and propose actions to the leadership team. This person will also review and help develop DEI departmental plans and assess their alignment with institutional priorities.
  • The Director will also serve on Institutional committees related to diversity, equity and inclusion and related efforts.
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Employee Belonging
  • Assists employees with their career path and goal development and monitors completion.
  • Monitors daily how DEI work is directly affecting culture and gauge employees overall inclusion. Reporting out monthly.
  • Implements new or enhance existing staff recognition and reward programs.
  • Participates in the coaching, counseling and advising management and staff ensuring resolution to DEI related matters.
  • Runs established Campus Services DEI Council to ensure sustainability and employee contribution.
  • Develops and implements an inclusion roadmap for the Campus Services Division.
  • Monitors DEI core values, principles and mission to ensure continued alignment.
  • Partners with HR Admin Services to triage HR related employee needs and HR training programs for growth and development.
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Staff Management
  • Manages project coordinator role.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We are actively striving to make Campus Services a desired place to work in the Upper Valley, a place where people feel welcomed, where they can be their authentic selves, be heard, and feel accepted. We want this culture to be felt by those who receive our services. The way we treat one another should be the same way we treat our customers.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.
  • Participates in division wide DEI initiatives and training, including promotion of the 7 Principles (Empathy, Fair, Dependable, Inclusive, Considerate, Vulnerability and Respect)
  • Willingness to foster a growth mindset in the areas of increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion across the division
  • Collaborates, when appropriate, on other DEI -related initiatives within the division and College
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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Document #1

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