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Director of Equity and Inclusion Education at Bates College

  • February 12, 2020 10:11 AM
    Message # 8742533

    Bates College seeks candidates for the inaugural role of Director of Equity and Inclusion Education in the Office of Equity and Inclusion.

    The Director of Equity and Inclusion Education (DEIE) will be responsible for the creation and implementation of goals, content, and the measurement of training and development initiatives for the Bates Office of Equity and Inclusion. The DEIE will identify current needs by consulting with colleagues and working with institutional research to understand existing data, trends and needs across all areas of the college. In addition, they will be responsible for identifying collaborations and consortia outside the college that further support this work. The DEIE will be an integral member of the Office of Equity and Inclusion as we develop strategic goals and work with our senior staff colleagues to assure that equity and inclusion work is sustainable and part of the long term goals of the institution. This is a 12-month appointment position.

     Candidates should have expertise in a relevant academic field and experience with curricular development and teaching or training. They should also have demonstrated experience in equity and inclusion work. Those with experience recruiting and retaining underrepresented and marginalized faculty, staff and students, are strongly encouraged to apply. A strong candidate would have 3-5 years in higher education administration with a focus on equity and inclusion. A master’s degree is required with a Ph.D. or other terminal degree preferred. This position reports to the Vice President for Equity and Inclusion.

    The DEIE will be responsible for the following:

    • needs assessment for equity and inclusion training
    • designing curricula and teaching approaches to the delivery of onsite equity and inclusion training
    • coordinating existing training initiatives in an effort to maximize on time and exposure to these trainings
    • managing budget for equity and inclusion training
    • creating and managing website and social media for equity and inclusion training
    • scheduling and coordinating on and off campus training and external contracts for training
    • working closely with human resources and senior staff to identify need, schedule trainings and lead development efforts that will benefit all campus constituents
    • working with the dean of faculty’s office, the Mellon Curricular Grant Committee for curricular transformation and inclusive pedagogy and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Committee for curricular transformation and inclusive pedagogy in STEM
    • working with campus constituents like the offices of intercultural education, purposeful work, accessible education, residence life and housing, campus activities, title IX, human resources, athletics and academic departments/programs to create trainings that will benefit our campus constituents in their development and in preparing a campus community to be a workforce skilled in supporting the persistence and success of our most vulnerable students and colleagues
    • developing a peer racial-equity training program for faculty, staff, and students
    • evaluating, improving and delivering existing ally/support training
    • generating responsive group and individual training as a result of incidents that may arise

    The job will require evening and weekend facilitations and trainings to maximize accessibility for various campus constituencies. Some travel will be required to attend workshops, seminars, certifications and conferences.

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