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Assistant Director, Diversity Education & Training

Salisbury University
Maryland, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education
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Employment Type
Full Time
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Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 61 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.


Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Director, Diversity Education & Training in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.


Primary Job Duties: Develop and deliver online and in-person education and training to promote and sustain diversity and inclusion. Participate in various campus collaborative programs, coordinate training and educational outreach and provide support for student and employee orientation. Assist with implementing strategic diversity initiatives and provide assistance with ODI programming. Assist employees by providing ombuds services upon request. Select, train and supervise department graduate assistants and student-workers.


Minimum Qualifications: Three to five years of related experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Justice, Education, Higher Education, or a related field.  Demonstrated experience leading, designing, and delivering interactive diversity and inclusion training modules/courses in higher education, web-based and to include student facing programs. Experience assisting in implementation of inclusive excellence strategies in higher education.


Must have evidence of successfully working with traditionally U.S. defined minoritized student populations and collegial team relationships in higher education. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse workforce and in providing leadership in organizational change regarding strategic diversity and inclusion initiatives.  


Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral & written communication skills.  Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, independently, and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required. 


Preferred Qualifications: Preference is given to candidates with evidence-based experience in weaving intersectionality and innovation into diversity work.  Master’s degree preferred.


This is a full-time, exempt, State position with a full benefits package.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  This position may be required to work evenings and weekends, as necessary.


Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.  To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.


Applications received by January 16, 2022 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.


Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our institution, today and in the future.  To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit


Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall, Tel. (410) 548-3508.

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