Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
INSTITUTE COMMUNITY AND EQUITY OFFICER , Office of the Provost , to serve as a thought leader supporting senior leadership in actualizing the vision of advancing a respectful and caring community that embraces diversity and empowers everyone to learn and do their best at MIT. Will report directly to the provost and collaborate with the associate provost. Responsibilities include leading the development and implementation of a strategic DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) action plan that leverages current efforts, addresses intersectional ties, creates a sustainable infrastructure, and establishes a system of accountability using data and reporting; engaging faculty, staff, students, and alumni in building a welcoming, inclusive learning and working culture; engaging the Academic Council in implementing best practice inclusionary strategies/policies/practices; facilitating collaboration among established DEI-related programs/initiatives across MIT; coleading the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Board and Committee on Race and Diversity; overall responsibility for the Martin Luther King Visiting Scholars Program and Martin Luther King Celebration Committee; and sustaining robust and informative communication, outreach, and education opportunities on DEI and social justice topics.
REQUIRED : advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred); ten years' DEI experience, including five as a senior-level leader with demonstrated success implementing measurable, strategic DEI initiatives; extensive knowledge of best practices and DEI-related laws/regulations/policies; proven results fostering, building, and retaining a diverse, inclusive community in a complex organization; ability to navigate the context, culture, and politics within MIT that impact the implementation and management of effective change efforts; understanding of applying campus climate research/data to inform decision-making and accountability; excellent written and verbal communication skills; action orientation; and ability to influence and build trusting and mutually respectful relationships with students/administrators/faculty/staff/alumni. Job #17772
MIT has engaged Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist with this search. Inquiries, nominations, and applications should be directed in confidence to https://www.imsearch.com/search-detail/S7-165 . Please also submit a cover letter and resume via the MIT website.
Internal Number: 17772
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