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.
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
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
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
Collaborate with Georgia Admissions staff on Pathway (Pipeline)
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
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
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
Exceptional attention to detail.
Excellent communication, organizational skills, and interpersonal
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and to
organize and plan work and projects.
Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and
Ability to collect and analyze data for strategic planning and
Demonstrated familiarity with a college/university
Professionalism, flexibility and strong emotional
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.
All inquiries MUST include:
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.