The Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion is responsible for developing curricula and implementing training modules/models that enhance students’ learning and build their capacity to engage in thoughtful dialogue around issues of diversity, inclusion and identity. The Associate Dean designs, delivers, facilitates and evaluates student workshops and trainings on topics including identity, social concepts/constructs, inclusion, and engagement across difference. The AD will report to the Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, in the Office of the Vice President for Campus Life.
Develops and facilitates structured diversity and inclusion workshops/trainings; Serves as a resource to and assists with training efforts of organized groups including, but not limited to: peer leaders, orientation leaders, student organizations, student employees, and RCAs, etc.; Accommodates ad-hoc workshop/training requests from student organizations/departments; Consults with D&I professionals (e.g., Campus Life, ODOC, Provost's Office, Graduate School, etc.) and faculty/staff on student training efforts; Works in collaboration with colleagues to develop and facilitate student community-building processes that may incorporate methods such as restorative justice, intergroup dialogue and narrative practices, etc.
Builds progressive curricula and content and creates specialized identity-based, concept-based, and skill-building trainings (i.e., systems of oppression, power/privilege, intersectionality, implicit bias, social identities, allyship, etc.) for undergraduate and graduate students.
Regularly assesses student learning outcomes and evaluates training efforts; Develops reports and recommendations based on findings; Assists Dean (D&I) with assessing/mapping efforts that utilize the Framework on Diversity and Inclusion; helps to articulate Campus Life's collective impact on student learning as it relates to diversity and inclusion.
Represents the Office of Campus Life/D&I on University Committees.
Undertakes special projects and performs other duties as assigned/needed.
-Four to six years relevant experience developing and facilitating training on a wide range of diversity and inclusion topics, concepts, and social constructs, etc.
-Extensive knowledge of D&I topics, including current research, national trends in higher education, and theoretical models
-Four to six years of experience in curriculum/content development
-Four to six years of experience with outcomes assessment/evaluation
-Ability to customize training, read one’s audience, and adapt creatively to the needs of a diverse group of students
-Comfortable with conflict and able to manage difficult conversations in training and workshop settings
-Master's degree, preferably in a related field (i.e., higher education administration, college student personnel administration, student affairs, social work, social justice education, behavioral or social sciences, ethnic/gender studies, human resources, etc.) or a field incorporating relevant coursework.
-Four years of experience working with college students
-Four years of experience working communities from traditionally underrepresented or marginalized populations, preferably in an educational setting.
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