Takes a leadership role in providing advice and counsel to the administration on diversity issues. Contributes to a school culture welcoming of diverse individuals.
Develops and leads annual strategic planning process for D&I activities related to MBA students and alumni. Partners with associate deans and senior leadership at Booth to incorporate Booth-wide perspectives, and to implement D&I action plans. Develops metrics for measuring progress.
Collaborates closely with leadership throughout Booth on enterprise-wide initiatives related to diversity and inclusion, sharing and representing the perspectives of students and alumni. This includes coordinating with faculty-led diversity initiatives for Booth faculty and HR-led activities for Booth staff.
Manages budget allocation and resources necessary for successful pursuit of D&I goals, in partnership with Office of Student Life, Booth Alumni Relations, and Booth Admissions.
Collaborates with faculty, staff, the Deans Office and the Booth marketing team to create annual report of progress, to be shared with internal and external stakeholders.
Addresses alumni inquiries related to diversity and inclusion, and supports activities designed to increase connectivity of diverse members of the Booth alumni community. Serves as a liaison to the Alumni Relations office at Chicago Booth.
Available for appointments with MBA students and alumni, including Evening and Weekend MBA Program and Executive MBA students who meet outside of weekday business hours. Willing to staff student and alumni events in the evenings and on weekends.
Partners with MBA admissions team to increase enrollment and retention of talented minority students in the academic programs offered by Chicago Booth.
Assists in increasing the size of the prospect pool from which qualified minority students might emerge, and acquaints these prospects with opportunities in graduate management education and careers for MBA graduates.
Supports diversity-oriented student and alumni clubs, with a specific focus on the success of the Deanâ™s Diversity Advisory Committee (DDAC).
Helps monitor and provides counseling and assistance where needed to enable students to fully utilize the resources of the school.
Help identify firms and other organizations committed to providing summer internships to current students and permanent employment opportunities to minority graduates.
Increases the network of alumni and other friends of the school to assist in the support, advising, employment and advancement of minority students.
Supports student-facing and alumni-facing teams with special projects as assigned.
Solves complex problems in areas such as academic and administrative policy, student admissions, curriculum research and development, and budget development. Advises various campus-wide and program committees in various aspects of student life.
Leads and recommends process improvements for programs that relate to critical student-life improvement, including emergency management, accommodations for students with disabilities, and/or the administration of health care services and programs for students.
Performs other related work as needed.
MBA or Masterâ™s degree in related field.
At least six years of management experience.Â
Working knowledge of recruitment in the fields of higher education, business, or government.Â
Demonstrated ability in program planning, implementation and assessment.
Professional experience in diversity-related programs and/or initiatives.
Willing to staff/manage in the evenings and on weekends.
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
Comfort and experience with managing data and dashboards.
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