Job ID: 2020-7598 Type: School of Law (LW1131) # of Openings: 1 Category: Student Services/Athletics New York University
The Director for Diversity and Inclusion reports to the Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and is responsible for managing and providing strategic direction to advance diversity and inclusion initiatives at the School of Law. The director will help craft institution-wide educational excellence standards around inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity informed by current research and trends in higher education. The director will develop, implement, and assess diversity initiatives, programming and events for students, staff and faculty and provide direction to students, staff and faculty as needed. The director will also liaise with external partners and stakeholders to strengthen university relationships.
Required Experience: 5+ years of professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in creating, developing, implementing and assessing institutional diversity programs in an academic environment or other relevant experience. Relevant experience in diversity training and developing diversity and anti-bias related training curriculum, working with students, faculty, and administrators in the area of multicultural and diversity education within a global context.
Preferred Experience: Experience in advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in a higher education institution or comparable organization.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, organization, planning, collaboration, and communication skills. Strong client relations, problem-solving and analytical skills. Project management, event planning and budget management ability. Strong detail-orientation. Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously, while meeting deadlines, and maintaining high-quality work product. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Research skills. Exemplary relationship building skills with both internal and external constituents. Curriculum development and training expertise. Ability to interact with individuals at all levels and to serve as a leader. Ability to adapt training materials for diverse audiences. Knowledge of presentation and on-line training software.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of trends and best practices in global diversity education/training and assessment and research.
NYU Law is an intellectual powerhouse and innovator in legal education, known for its focus on leadership, global issues, and public service. As part of this diverse and accomplished community, you’ll work with top faculty, support learning and research, and have regular opportunities to develop professionally. Located in Greenwich Village, one of New York’s most inviting neighborhoods, the Law School offers highly competitive benefits and perks, notably tuition remission.
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Founded in 1831, New York University is now one of the largest private universities in the United States. Of the more than 3,000 colleges and universities in America, New York University is one of only 60 member institutions of the distinguished Association of American Universities.