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Diversity and Inclusion Program Coordinator

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 11, 2021

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Grants & Contracts, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity
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Full Time
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Diversity and Inclusion Program Coordinator

At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

Position Description
PCOM Georgia seeks an innovative leader to assume the newly created position of Diversity and Inclusion Program Coordinator. The ideal candidate will support the PCOM 2021 diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic plan to advance a diverse and inclusive community at PCOM Georgia.

Reporting to the Director, Diversity and Community Partnership, this position will assist with building and supporting initiatives that promote diversity, equity, access, and inclusion. The position will interface with a wide variety of constituents in the college to assess needs that advance engagement and ownership of diversity on campus.

This position is located at PCOM Georgia in Suwanee, Georgia.

Duties and Responsibilities

Serve as one of the key leaders in implementing diversity and inclusion strategies and initiatives.
Assist in conducting diversity focused workshops and trainings for the campus community.
Plan and implement speakers, lectures, and workshops across the OnePCOM Community.
Develop internal and external partnerships with faculty, staff, students and the community.
Provide consultation and mentoring to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion with student organizations.
Cross-collaborate amongst departments and the multiple PCOM locations.
Collaborate with Georgia Admissions staff on Pathway (Pipeline) Program offerings.
Coordinate the Summer Math and Science Academy program.
Collect data, conduct assessment, and prepare reports for diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Provide management and support for special projects.
Ability to work flexible hours when necessary, including evenings and weekends.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree required.
Master’s degree in higher education, health administration, psychology, education, social work, human resources or other relevant field and/or non-profit experience is preferred.
Three (3) years of related work experience in health administration, psychology, education, social work, public health, counseling or other relevant fields are required.
Three (3) years of program administration experience in higher education or a related field directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified is preferred.
Residency and familiarity with the Greater Atlanta Georgia region is highly preferred.
Knowledge of diversity in higher education, program development and implementation, training, ability to assess the educational impact of diversity programs.
Interest in and appreciation of, diversity, inclusion and equity with a strong record of working effectively with diverse populations including internal and external constituents.
Demonstrated experience implementing diversity and inclusion programs and training in higher education.
Ability to develop learning outcomes assessment to assess the impact of diversity initiatives.
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement synchronous and asynchronous diversity, equity and inclusion training in a virtual environment.
Ability to build and maintain strong and effective working relationships with all constituent groups across the campus.

Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, publishing, website content management and social media, Canva or other graphic design expertise.
Public speaking.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Excellent communication, organizational skills, and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and to organize and plan work and projects.
Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
Ability to collect and analyze data for strategic planning and decision-making.
Demonstrated familiarity with a college/university environment.
Professionalism, flexibility and strong emotional intelligence.
Implementation of diversity training.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Incumbents may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Application Instructions
All inquiries MUST include:
Cover Letter

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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