Casual Hourly - Diversity and Inclusion Fellow
Requisition # 2017-7666
Department Dean of the Graduate School
Category Student Affairs and Services
Date Posted 7/6/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Temporary
Application Deadline 7/14/2017
Reporting to the Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion in the Graduate School, the Fellow will support the recruitment, retention, and success of students underrepresented in doctoral education (e.g., Black and Latinx students, women in STEM fields, low income and first generation students). The position will work closely with Graduate School Assistant Deans and faculty members in academic departments.
Recruitment Efforts: The Fellow will support efforts to identify and engage prospective students to apply to graduate programs. They will organize recruiting efforts, host prospective students on campus, and represent academic departments at recruiting activities off-campus. Target students may be participants in existing national pipeline programs (such as Mellon Mays, McNair, and Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation); institutional initiatives including bridge, predoctoral, and post-baccalaureate programs; or studying at minority serving institutions, women's colleges, and public universities. Tracking of recruitment and admissions data will be required for assessment purposes.
Programming and Support: The Fellow will work with Graduate School Assistant Deans and other colleagues across campus to create and run student enhancement and success programs. This individual will support programming for the development of academic and other professional skills, to assess interventions to improve self- efficacy, and provide career development to ensure successful outcomes.
This is a flexible position. We are looking for candidates that can commit 15-35 hours per week until December 31, 2017. The position may be extended upon mutual agreement of the Fellow and the Graduate School.
- Work experience in higher education; teaching and mentoring experience in a research-intensive environment is strongly desired.
- Advanced degree is required with a preference for a Ph.D. or other terminal degree.
- Strong administrative abilities, and excellent interpersonal skills and cultural competencies in order to interact with a wide range of individuals, from undergraduates to senior faculty and administrators.
- Strong communication (oral and written) skills and proficiency in public speaking.
- Data savvy and able to collect and evaluate recruitment, enrollment, and retention data for reporting and assessment purposes.
- Occasional travel and work on evenings and weekends work is required.
- Must be able to work independently.
- The final candidate will be required to complete a background check successfully.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Standard Weekly Hours
Work Schedule, If Other Than Standard Hours
15 - 35 hours per week until December 31, 2017
Eligible for Overtime
Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)
Estimated Appointment End Date
Physical Capacity Exam Required
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