Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator - Part Time

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Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator - Part Time Share this JobLife Chiropractic College WestPostedJuly 30, 2019Employment TypePart-timeCompensationDepends upon Skills and ExperienceCompanyLife Chiropractic College West
Location25001 Industrial Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94545


    COMPANY DESCRIPTION Life Chiropractic College West, a non-profit graduate school offering the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree, is internationally recognized for leadership and innovation in chiropractic education. The curriculum at Life West features an integrated emphasis on chiropractic philosophy and technique that attracts students from all over the world. Life West is well known for its diversity, integrity, and cooperative spirit.

    We are always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team. If you think you are ready to be a part of an exciting team, then we encourage you to continue with this applicant friendly, online job application!

    Life Chiropractic College West is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.We recognize and respect the amount of time you are about to invest by applying to this open position. If you complete this job application, you will be kept informed via email status updates (and text messages, if you opt in) throughout the evaluation process.

    By continuing with this job application, you will be asked to answer job-specific questions. Please note that the questions contained in this job posting are our sole intellectual property.

    Upon receipt of your responses, we will evaluate your submission. If selected for a personal interview, you will receive an email/text with scheduling instructions.

    Thank You,
    The Hiring Manager

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    Life Chiropractic College West (Life West) is a leader in chiropractic education. Our dedicated focus on the profession sets us apart from other institutions making our doctoral and continuing education programs some of the most sought-after in the world. Through a leading-edge curriculum and clinical training experience, we provide graduates with the knowledge, skills, philosophies, attitudes, and competencies to be the best in their field. Life West also empowers transformation. We believe that an outstanding education provides opportunities and resources far beyond the classroom experience. Our mission is to support the full career lifecycle from the classroom to retirement.


    The vision of Life West is to create a brighter future for humanity through graduating chiropractors who have a deep understanding of service, and of the innate potential of the human body to heal and adapt to its environment. The Doctor of Chiropractic program prepares graduates for personal and professional fulfillment in a climate of giving, doing, loving and serving from their personal abundance.


    Life West’s strategic plan gives the highest priority to building a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. A culture of diversity and inclusion will prepare the graduate for professional practice and community service with individual sensitivity, compassion, cultural awareness and a love for all humanity. This role will facilitate and coordinate planned initiatives, activities and training that demonstrate diversity and inclusion in the campus culture for our students and all faculty and employees to experience and follow.


    The Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator is a part time - exempt role working with the EVP, D&I Committee and all college managers to implement the college D&I annual plan through facilitating and coordinating policy creation and leadership, training and education, events and seminars, mentorship and guidance for students, faculty and staff.

    • primary responsibility for reviewing, updating and implementing the D&I annual plan including assessments of objectives and actions

    • work with marketing, admissions and HR managers to facilitate projects, policies and plans that increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff along various dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, racial/ethnic and gender groups which are underrepresented in chiropractic

    • work with academic, student life and HR managers to facilitate plans, policies and processes that Increase the retention, progression, success and career advancement of students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds including, but not limited to, racial/ethnic and gender groups which are underrepresented in chiropractic

    • work with academic and faculty leaders to facilitate plans, policies and processes that enrich existing curricular requirements to include broader and more complex understandings and professional competencies related to diversity and inclusion in classroom and clinical contexts

    • work with academic, faculty, HR and student life leaders to increase the competency of all faculty, staff and students for building and sustaining a Life West community and campus experience that is diverse and inclusive

    • work with students, faculty, staff and administration to increase efficacy and awareness of campus resources, formal policies and procedures to promote inclusion and to support reporting and resolving instances of bias among students, faculty and staff

    • work with institutional research staff, college managers and administrators to develop methods for the regular collection of diversity and inclusion related data and a process for vetting and reporting on diversity and inclusion progress and areas of risk to the Life West community

    • member of the D&I Committee and other appropriate college committees


    • Master’s degree in an appropriate field required, doctorate is preferred

    • 3 to 5 years leadership experience with successful diversity, inclusion and equity projects, training, planning or community outreach initiatives

    • experience in higher education is preferred

    • excellent oral and written communication skills, including experience in developing and delivering presentations to senior leadership

    • ability to bring about change, an execution focused outlook with the ability to translate need into strategy and action

    • experience with workforce planning, employee training/development, and affirmative action planning

    • knowledge of higher education policy and compliance is preferred

    • ability to establish systems and databases for efficient tracking, access and reporting of information


    • demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures

    • strong record of working effectively with managers and colleagues in a multicultural and diverse environment

    • highly organized, self-motivated, responsible and able to take direction and work independently

    • vision, passion and commitment to addressing diversity and inclusion in higher education and the college

    • sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student, staff and faculty population

    • strong relationship building skills, leadership skills and team-building skills


    1. Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment.

    2. Requires ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files.


    1. Work performed in a general office, classroom and laboratory environment.

      This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of Life Chiropractic College West. Since no job description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholder’s responsibility.

    • primary responsibility for reviewing, updating and implementing the Diversity and Inclusion annual plan including assessments of objectives and actions.
    • 3 to 5 years leadership experience with successful diversity, inclusion and equity projects, training, planning or communicty outreach initatives
    • Life Chiropractic College West offers a competitive pay package with attractive benefits




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    Posted: 7/31/2019
    Application Due: 8/28/2019
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