East Carolina University, a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, is a doctoral institution with an enrollment of over 27,000 students and approximately 4,500 faculty and staff.
Job Description: The Program Specialist for Diversity and Inclusion Education and Training ("Program Specialist") is responsible for developing and delivering education and training programs to promote and sustain diversity, inclusion, equity and respect. The Program Specialist reports to the Associate Provost for Equity and Diversity and is responsible for the following job duties and responsibilities:
Implementing an institution-wide comprehensive education and training initiative to cultivate a campus climate of inclusion and respect for all employees and students.
Facilitating workshops designed to address issues related to cultural competence.
Proposing, planning, and coordinating diversity seminars for students, staff and faculty.
Serving as the subject-matter expert in bias awareness in recruitment, selection and other employment or academic decisions and working collaboratively with the Program Specialist for Affirmative Action Programs to provide content for related educational programs.
Developing proposals and working collaboratively with the Office's Program Coordinator to provide content for diversity-sensitivity and cultural competence awareness publications and communications.
Providing consultation and coaching to managers and supervisors to improve cross-cultural communication.
Developing proposals and recommendations for institutional policy revisions that will facilitate the fostering of a diverse and inclusive community.
Seeking external funding for the unit's diversity and equity related projects through grant research and writing and conducting small scale studies and focus groups as commissioned by the Associate Provost on diversity related topics.
Providing other diversity and equity services as deemed appropriate to the functioning of the OED unit.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree from an appropriately accredited institution with at least two years of experience leading diversity programs OR a Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution with at least five years of experience leading diversity programs; two years of experience conducting diversity training; and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse workforce and provide leadership in organizational change.
Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.
Special Instructions to Applicants: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile on-line in order to be considered for the position. Candidates should submit a cover letter that outlines how their experience and qualifications specifically align to this position, a curriculum vitae/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, on-line.
Date Initial Screening Begins: 01-07-2014
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled