Casual - Equity and Diversity Education Specialist

Job description

Requisition # 2018-8664
Department Provost
Category Administrative Support
Full-Time / Part-Time Temporary
Application Deadline 5/16/2018


The Provost's Office seeks a consultant to serve as Equity and Diversity Education Specialist. This individual will play an important role in the diversity and inclusion (D&I) and learning and development (L&D) initiatives in the office of the Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity.


The Education Specialist will assist in designing and implementing a strategic education and training program for students, faculty and staff focused on Title IX; discrimination and harassment; and elements of a healthy campus climate. Educational topics include policies and procedures, reporting options, bystander intervention skills, and ways to support an inclusive culture. Responsibilities include assisting with development and implementation of new online and in-person educational materials and programs, and developing and maintaining education tracking systems. The Education Specialist will facilitate diversity and inclusion-related training, workshops, and presentations in consultation with the staff of the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

This is a contract consultant role. The Education Specialist must be available on a flexible part-time basis as circumstances require.


Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, with at least three years of relevant experience in the areas of higher education, law, training, and/or diversity and inclusion.
  • Four to six years relevant experience developing and facilitating training on a wide range of diversity and inclusion topics.
  • Experienced facilitator who is able to customize training, read one's audience, think on one's feet, and adapt creatively to meet the audience present, particularly when working with diverse groups who may not have D&I expertise or experience.
  • Ability to independently organize, prioritize and carry out detailed work under time constraints.
  • Excellent listening, communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to cultivate partnerships in Princeton's diverse community of students, faculty and staff.
  • Familiarity with academic culture.
  • Comfort with public speaking.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of D&I topics, including current research and national trends in higher education, with an emphasis on discrimination, harassment and organizational climate.
  • High degree of professionalism and discretion, and ability to exercise judgment, tact, and diplomacy in handling sensitive information and situations.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using technology, including presentation software.

Preferred Qualifications

  • JD or master's degree and experience working in a higher education environment preferred.
  • Knowledge and expertise regarding Title IX.
  • Experience with conducting program evaluation and assessment.

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

Salary Grade

TMP, 001

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver's License Required


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Posted: 4/17/2018
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