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Director, Diversity Education & Engagement

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Special Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Inclusion and Diversity

Division Name

Office of Inclusion and Diversity

Position Title

Director, Diversity Education & Engagement

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Reporting to the Special Assistant, Inclusion and Diversity, the Director, Diversity Education and Engagement supports the overall mission and goals of the Office of Inclusion and Diversity ( OID ) by developing, planning, and executing educational programming and engagement for faculty, staff, and students at Auburn University. Provides leadership to OID’s diversity education and engagement efforts and serves as a strategic leader that builds, maintains, and shares resources (tools, education sessions, etc.) to increase capacity of the campus community to foster an inclusive learning, living, and working environments for all

Essential Functions

1. Develops, delivers, and disseminates diversity education content in various modalities using outstanding communication and presentation skills about complex and sensitive diversity, equity, and inclusion topics that advance knowledge, skills, and awareness for a wide range of audiences to include faculty, staff, and students.
2. Develops and manages tiered, web-based and face-to-face, innovative inclusion and diversity learning experiences at introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels.
3. Develops and manages signature diversity education, professional development, micro credentialing and engagement program primarily for faculty and staff.
4. Creates, updates, and maintains a comprehensive content library of education plans, learning materials, and other related materials.
5. Advances special projects as designated by OID Leadership and institutional needs, specifically as it relates to faculty and staff recruitment, employee engagement, diversity education, and other strategic efforts.
6. Develops strong relationships and internal partnerships to liaise between the Office of Inclusion and Diversity to stakeholders, committees, and workgroups managing timelines, meetings, events, parameters, work product quality, and deliverables.
7. Comprehensively assesses all efforts within scope of practice toward measuring impact and effectiveness.
8. Builds, manages, and leads a diverse and inclusive team (including full-time employees, graduate assistants, student workers, and volunteers) to achieve department/organizational goals.
9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education Level

Master's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

No specific discipline.

Years of Experience

5 Years

Area of Experience

Experience in researching, designing, developing and managing diversity, equity, and inclusion programming initiatives and/or education programs. At least 1 year of directly supervising full-time employees.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of assessment, learning/pedagogy, student development theory, diverse populations, budgeting practices, and promotional strategies. Knowledge of the scholarship and research of diversity, equity, and inclusion, inclusive excellence, and equity mindedness. Knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies, challenges, and concepts in higher education. Ability to advance inclusion and diversity initiatives in a complex organization. Occasional and/or light lifting required. Limited exposure to elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc., but none to the point of being disagreeable. May involve minor safety hazards where likely result would be cuts, bruises, etc. Routine deadlines; usually sufficient lead time; variance in work volume seasonal and predictable; priorities can be anticipated; some interruptions are present; involves occasional exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor. Job frequently requires standing, walking, sitting, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands, . Job occasionally requires reaching, and lifting up to 25 pounds. Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

None required

Desired Qualifications

Education, Psychology, Management, Sociology, or related fields desired.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$59,700 - $99,600

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required.

Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates are required to submit a resume/CV and a cover letter detailing the experiences that have prepared them for this role, including their professional commitment to the advancement diversity, equity, and inclusion and their core values as a professional and leader.

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Will obtain within 6 months
    • Has a terminal degree
  2. * How many years of experience do you possess researching, designing, developing and managing diversity, equity, and inclusion programming initiatives and/or education programs?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * In which of your position(s) did you obtain this type experience?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have at least 1 year of supervisory experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please provide how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.

    (Open Ended Question)

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