Director Diversity Education

Location
Clemson, SC
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clemson University


Location Sikes 209
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


JOB SUMMARY:


The successful candidate will possess a strong academic background and proven practical experience in multicultural competence, diversity and inclusion; curriculum design; presentation and training skills; and research. The DDE will lead a team to promote and enhance cultural competence, diversity, inclusive excellence, and equity across the University community; design and implement training modules, workshops, presentations, programs, and services, based on identified needs, that foster effective, inclusive pedagogy and learning environments; establish collaborations with administrative offices, Schools, and departments to develop disciplinary and interdisciplinary communities of practice, and integrate sustainable diversity and inclusion initiatives to enhance academic excellence and learning outcomes, and to author peer-reviewed publications.


JOB DUTIES:


Curriculum Creation and Design: Designs and implements diversity education curriculum and programming for classroom instruction, campus-wide training, workshops, and resources related to cultural competence, diversity, inclusion, identity, and social justice for all members of the Clemson community. Creates products ranging from targeted research, large or small group presentations and training modules to one-to-one consultations to meet individual needs and concerns (representing best practices, based on current research, statistical, and theory-based evidence.) Conducts and oversees research leading to published articles for peer-reviewed publications. 40% - Essential

Research and Program Coordination: Conducts and oversees research leading to articles for peer-reviewed publications. Coordinates faculty and staff research and development activities and create resources and tools to foster inclusive instructional techniques that recognize diversity as an asset and eliminate barriers to learning. 20% - Essential

Program Evaluation: Assesses existing diversity education for students, evaluate the efficacy and consistency of programs and initiatives in light of identified student learning outcomes, and make recommendations as appropriate. Develop and design metrics to measure the impact of the diversity training. Assesses needs, develop, implement, and evaluate programs and strategies to promote University-wide diversity and professional development. 15% - Essential

Collaboration: Serves as liaison to other campus offices engaged in promoting inclusiveness and diversity, and develop collaborative relationships with them to address climates of diversity, culture and inclusion. Works with other Directors and members of the Institute and Office of Inclusion & Equity to support mentorship, consultation, and training initiatives, including training on topics related to diversity, inclusion, campus climate, civility, and equity. Serves on committees related to diversity and inclusion, at the discretion of the Executive Director or Vice President/Chief Diversity Officer. Serves as a contact and resource for business and industry community leaders who support diversity in the employment setting. 15% - Essential

Advocacy: Advocates for under-represented and marginalized communities to support and sustain a University culture of collaboration, inclusion, and equity that fosters broader participation from, and embraces, all faculty, staff, and students including (but not limited to) individuals and groups identifying as: Latino and Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Asian, and Pacific Islander, LGBTQ, First-generation and low income, women, persons with disabilities, veterans, international students. 10% - Essential


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:


A bachelor's degree and relevant program experience.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


JOB KNOWLEDGE
Comprehensive Job Knowledge - Comprehensive knowledge of theories and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Acts as Lead - Acts as a Lead by guiding the work of others who perform essentially the same work.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides Budget Input - Provides input into the budgeting process, and oversees fund allocation.
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.


PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:


Ph.D. or Ed.D. in relevant field strongly preferred; candidates with an M.A. already pursuing a Ph.D, and with outstanding experience, may be considered.

7+ years of practical, relevant experience, including supervisory responsibility.


WORK SCHEDULE:


Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 08 ($ 59,161.00 - $ 109,457.00)


APPLICATION DEADLINE:

May 12, 2017


CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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