Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Heinz College-2015330
: Job Summary
The H. John Heinz III College at Carnegie Mellon University consists of two schools, the School of Public Policy and Management and the School of Information Systems and Management, and offers an academic experience unlike any other. The Heinz College prepares students with an unrivaled ability to conduct careful and objective analysis of relevant data, to understand and demonstrate the power of information technology, and to lead and implement change in managerial and policy contexts.
We are seeking a dynamic Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to join the team. In this role, you will play a critical part in assuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive academic environment at Heinz College. You will provide assistance in developing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating creative programs that support inclusivity, diversity, equity, social change, and identity consciousness. You will help organize and support efforts driven by the Director and advisory committee.
Core responsibilities include:
Assisting in identifying and implementing methods to improve the overall effectiveness of the experiences and resources offered to students, as well as identify ways to help to address students' needs and concerns;
Establishing, maintaining, and facilitating intergroup and intra-group dialogues focusing on social identity, power, privilege, and community issues;
Facilitating and scheduling programming for students, faculty, staff and community partners;
Coordinating diversity related educational workshops, programs, and events;
Providing support for students and student organizations through one on one and group mentoring, leadership development, and organizational support;
Tracking relevant and focused data to determine and build regular reports;
Participating in the Center's annual strategic development process;
Providing recommendations essential to the success of the dynamic programs and initiatives;
Promoting a phenomenal, expansive and welcoming community space;
Representing the college at student driven diversity events and programs;
Facilitating workshops for individual girls, afterschool programs, and area schools throughout the region to promote gender equity; and
Providing general support and assistance to the Director.
Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU and are essential to your success in this role. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who:
Has a strong respect for diverse viewpoints and populations;
Is able to effectively interact with a dynamic population of internal and external partners with a high level of integrity and cultural awareness while promoting equity and inclusion;
Shares our values and who will support the mission of the university and of PROGRESS' initiatives;
Possess exceptional professional communication skills both written and verbal with advanced presentation skills particularly with presenting to diverse populations;
Displays flexibility, excellence, and energetic engagement as well as a passion and dedication to gender equity, diversity and inclusion;
Has the tools, skills and background necessary to building and leading successful programs that support and/or advance gender equity or other similar missions; and
Is able to evaluate and implement successful, innovative and dynamic academic enrichment based programs that focus on diversity education and leadership.
Bachelor's in social work, public policy, non-profit management or similar with field placement and significant research specifically in Social Work or Public Policy or Nonprofit Management.
Minimum one year of relevant work experience.
Criminal background check
State of Pennsylvania Act 153 Clearance
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Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
Job Function: Business Operations
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Minimum Education Level: None Specified
Internal Number: 2015330
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.