Assistant Dean for Equity, Justice and Engagement

Newark, New Jersey
Feb 11, 2021
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Assistant Dean of Equity, Justice and Engagement serves as a partner to the dean to build upon efforts to address structural racism in the legal profession and law school, including access, curriculum, classroom dynamics, hiring practices, student professional development and alumni/bar relations. The Assistant Dean participates in decision-making impacting all Law School operations to achieve equity within and among consituencies, recruit a diverse student body, liaise with pipeline programs, achieve career success for all students, and achieve true engagement by every Seton Hall Law constituency. The Assistant Dean participates in strategy development to achieve student academic, professional and social success, including academic standing, bar preparation, and financial aid policies. The Assistant Dean collaborates with appropriate members of the law school community to (a) maintain a diverse community and provide cultural competency and equity training to students, faculty, staff, and administration; (b) host programs and speakers appropriate to the issues of the day as well as equity and social justice goals; (c) support LEO fellows; (d) execute reporting obligations with external organizations and the University.


J.D. law degree

8 years or more of experience