Assistant Dean for Academic Diversity and Inclusion

Location
New York City, New York
Posted
Jan 17, 2018
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Assistant Dean for Academic Diversity and Inclusion in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS), Columbia University, works to develop and implement policies, initiatives, and activities to enhance the diversity and inclusion efforts of the School. Columbia's understanding of academic diversity encompasses a wide representation of socioeconomic backgrounds, cultures, races, religions, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, nationalities, and military experiences. The successful finalist for this position will partner with multiple constituencies within the School, the University, and beyond to promote the institution as a community for which diversity is an intellectual category and an academic commitment, that fosters an environment of inclusion, and facilitates access of underrepresented individuals to graduate education. He or she will uphold the superlative standards of admission to graduate study at Columbia, and will work to recruit first-rate students prepared for the highest levels of academic performance; will also assist departments and programs with issues related to advising, academic achievement, degree completion, pedagogical initiatives, academic opportunities, and professional and career advancement.

For a complete job description and to apply, please visit: https://www.jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=166845

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