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Sr. Associate Director for Inclusion and Diversity

Company: Yale University
Location: New Haven
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Sr. Associate Director for Inclusion and DiversitySchool of Management - Office of Inclusion and Diversity76223BRUniversity Job TitleProgram Manager, DEIBargaining UnitNone - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)Searchable Job FamilyAdministrationTotal # of hours to be worked:37.5Position Focus:The Yale School of Management (SOM) Office of Inclusion and Diversity (OID) supports a community of approximately 1300 students, staff, and faculty. Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Inclusion and Diversity, the Senior Associate Director (AD) leads initiatives to advance diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) and foster a sense of belonging for the SOM community. Specifically, the Senior AD is responsible for leading the office's programming on DEI and providing spaces that empower community members to foster inclusion, engage meaningfully with one another, and celebrate diversity. The Senior AD will serve as a leader in the Inclusion and Diversity space, providing thought partnership and strategic insight to the Assistant Dean regarding the school's DEI goals. This position will manage Yale SOM's diversity, equity, and inclusion related programming and resources to enhance awareness, reflection, and action around DEI topics. The Senior AD will build relationships with DEI professionals across the university to identify ways to further enhance learning opportunities for the School of Management. -Dept/Section URLhttp://som.yale.edu/about/careers1.Develop annual co-curricular DEI learning objectives in partnership with leadership and create initiatives to best accomplish these goals. 2.Own strategic portfolio of work to achieve DEI learning objectives, including co-curricular programming, resources, and partnerships. Manage DEI programming budget for the office. 3.Serve as resident DEI learning expert for the community. Directly facilitate programming, as well as build an external network of DEI subject matter experts to supplement offerings with vendor-led virtual and in-person training. 4.Create innovative vehicles to promote safe spaces for students, staff, and faculty to find and build community, including restorative justice circles, bespoke programming, and affinity-based networking opportunities. 5.Oversee the work of support staff as it relates to programming. Partner with colleagues in other departments who are driving aspects of DEI work in their roles. 6.Serve as one of the school's Discrimination and Harassment Resource Coordinators. Be accessible to any community member who has experienced harm related to identity and support them through listening, validating, and navigating next steps and university procedures. 7.Guide the student-run Affinity Clubs through overseeing a community of practice for affinity leadership. Advise, share best practices, and support club initiatives with an emphasis on cross-club collaboration and intersectionality. 8.Contribute towards the school's celebration of Affinity Months and cultural celebrations. Lead OID programming, activities, celebrations, acknowledgments. 9.May be assigned to serve on key committees and to other projects or initiatives.Required Education and ExperienceRequired Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree in a related field and four years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.Required Skill/Ability 1:Demonstrated interest in learning across difference and fostering an inclusive environment.Required Skill/Ability 2:Superior facilitation skills in person and virtually. Familiarity with DEI best practices and content to recommend given our community's needs.Required Skill/Ability 3:Ability to initiate programmatic and individual activities while functioning in a matrixed team setting. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.Required Skill/Ability 4:Ongoing collaboration and ability to partner effectively across multiple stakeholder groups. Creative mindset and innovative approach to continuously improve programmatic offerings to best reach desired audiences.Required Skill/Ability 5:Strong analytical and technical skills, including ability to work with advanced MS Office, complex databases, and spreadsheets.Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:Advanced degree. Experience in higher education or a field consistent with career paths of management students. Experience presenting to varied size groups and with facilitating tough conversations. Prior experience and interest with program planning in higher education. Global orientation.OccasionalOccasionalDrug ScreenNoHealth ScreeningNoAll candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit "Learn about background checks" under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It's Your Yale website.Thank you for your interest in employment at Yale University. Please also note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination and booster requirement for all students, staff & faculty which is described in the COVID-19 Vaccine Program. As you search our open positions, you will see that all postings list their on-site addresses which gives more detail on the on-campus work location of the role.Posting DisclaimerThe intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments. EEO Statement:University policy is committed to affirmative action under law in employment of women, minority group members, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. Additionally, in accordance with Yale's Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment, and as delineated by federal and Connecticut law, Yale does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment against any individual on account of that individual's sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other covered veteran.Inquiries concerning Yale's Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment may be referred to the Office of Institutional Equity and Accessibility (OIEA).
W.L. Harkness Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303
100 Wall Street, New Haven CT 06511
203-432-0849
equity@yale.edu Note Yale University is a tobacco-free campus

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