Assistant Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Assistant Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion🔍School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, Stanford, California, United States📁Administration📅Aug 31, 2020 Post Date📅87192 Requisition #Assistant Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)Job Code: 4112Job Grade: JExemption: Exempt About UsThe Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (SE3) develops the knowledge and talent to understand the workings of the planet and to help solve resource and environmental challenges. This PositionAre you a DEI professional who is passionate about advancing equity and opportunity in institutions of higher education? Are you someone who has experience working to make communities and spaces more inclusive and equitable for individuals who are underrepresented in academia? Do you have the ability to engage in critical dialogue and conversations that address racism, sexism, and other forms of discriminatory structures in academia and move toward a more inclusive culture? If so, this position may be a great match for you. Since February 2020, our DEI office has relaunched with expanded scope by embedding DEI initiatives throughout the entire fabric of our School, from mentoring and teaching to planning fieldwork and making curriculum choices, to working with students, staff, and faculty.We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Director who has experience working closely with students, supporting and managing programs and events, evaluating and reporting on program impact, writing and updating content for websites and other communication channels, and facilitating conversations about best practices related to equity and inclusion in higher education and/or STEM. The Assistant Director will take the lead in overseeing and managing the SURGE Scholars program, while also helping to implement and facilitate our recruitment and retention community activities. Reporting to the Stanford Earth DEI Director, the Assistant Director will provide support and assist in developing, implementing, and administrating School’s DEI vision and goals to make Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences at Stanford a more diverse and inclusive community for students, staff and faculty. Your Responsibilities will Include*:
- Oversee and implement SURGE Scholars program and manage day-to-day activities of program, including budget, publicity, recruitment, applications, faculty match, alumni network, and program evaluation and reporting.
- Collaborate and act as liaison with DEI partners in Stanford Earth departments/programs to implement graduate student and postdoctoral initiatives related to recruitment and inclusion efforts (e.g., Grad Day, PRISM, university recruitment visits, and Stanford Earth Celebrates community events) and report on program impact.
- In partnership with Director and Associate Deans, grow and manage day-to-day activities of the Respectful Community program and other Stanford Earth Values series community events including curriculum/workshop development, event and participant management, budget, and program evaluation.
- Support and facilitate critical dialogues about DEI praxis, understanding the intersectionality of identities and social experience, anti-bias training, and other best practices with School community members.
- Provide DEI support to other Educational Affairs programs as appropriate (such as field and outreach programs, faculty mentoring programs, graduate and postdoctoral professional development, etc.)
- Update and create DEI content for website, brochures, recruitment and retention materials to distribute through various Stanford Earth DEI communications channels, including email list and social media.
- Assist Director in the training of graduate students, postdocs, and staff as recruiters at key national conferences, target campuses, etc.
- Assist Director to devise strategies for recruitment in partnership with the Assistant Dean for Student Services and student services partners in departments and programs.
- Assist the Director, Associate Dean for Educational Affairs, and Sr. Associate Deans in long-range planning with program insights, literature reviews, data analysis, reporting, etc. Contribute to and inform program planning and ongoing development.
- Assist Director with grant management administration and with monitoring DEI office budget and expense accounting.
- Advanced degree is a plus
- Ability to develop program partnerships
- Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
- Ability to oversee and direct student workers.
- Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial plans.
- Cultural sensitivity and knowledge of issues affecting a wide range of persons, including issues of disparities in educational background, family education history, class, race, gender, age, disability, sexuality, and immigration status.
- Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
- A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
- A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
- Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
- Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4112
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: J
- Requisition ID: 87192