Office of the SVC and Provost - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20005058)
The Director of Faculty Diversity and Development will provide leadership in the development, implementation, and management of programs that support the career and professional development of all University of Pittsburgh faculty, including full- and part-time faculty as well as tenure-stream, tenured, and appointment stream faculty. Under the leadership of the Office of the Provost, the Director is responsible to help envision, develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive set of programs that promote the career-long development of all faculty, with a particular focus on faculty diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
The Director of Faculty Diversity and Development will leverage the resources of the Office of the Provost, the University Center for Teaching and Learning, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the broader university, to help to design, deliver, and evaluate programs that:
1. Increase the diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging of Black and other underrepresented faculty at Pitt 2. Provide professional development, leadership development and mentoring opportunities for full- and part-time faculty as well as tenure-stream, tenured, and appointment stream faculty 3. Develop the leadership opportunities, knowledge and skills of faculty in, or aspiring to, administrative roles, (e.g., department chairs, program directors, associate deans, and deans) 4. Support the Plan for Pitt, with a particular focus on the goal to increase faculty diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging and to further Pitt's vision to become an anti-racist institution
This new position will be housed within the Office of the Provost and will be an integral part of the Faculty Affairs, Diversity and Development team. The director will oversee the delivery of relevant existing faculty diversity and development programs and will work closely with schools, departments, centers and other units from across the university to identify gaps and create new programming.
Strong project management skills; proven ability to facilitate groups; deep connections to the Black and underrepresented community in Pittsburgh. Preferred qualifications: Doctorate, experience in higher education and ability to raise external funds.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Administrator.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5:00
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: Yes
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20005058
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.