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Diversity, Health Justice, and Belonging Program Coordinator

Job description

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-29
Req: R-1047


1138-NN - Coordinator

Business Title:

Diversity, Health Justice, and Belonging Program Coordinator


Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is inviting applications for the leadership position of Diversity, Health Justice and Belonging Coordinator. The Diversity, Health Justice and Belonging Coordinator directly reports to the Associate Dean for Health Equity and Inclusion in the newly formed Office for Diversity, Health Justice, and Belonging.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Assistant Dean of Health Equity and Inclusion to collaborate with members, departments, offices, and units across the college to animate the Strategic Diversity Action Plan and enhance the organizational health focused on Diversity, Health Justice, and Belonging.

Washington State University is the state’s land-grant University with a mission rooted in accessibility and service to diverse communities across the state of Washington. The College of Medicine is dedicated to fostering multicultural and inclusive educational and working environments where all who teach, learn, work, and heal within the college can flourish.

35% - Strategic Engagement and Planning

  • The coordinator will collaborate with leadership, the Equity Committee, and stakeholders to develop and sustain a culture that promotes a sense of belonging, values and practices respect for talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of living of its members.
  • Develop, implement, and manage policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
  • Develop and implement creative and innovative programs to promote the values and culture of the College of Medicine.
  • Develop and design metrics to measure the impact of the diversity professional development and training.
  • Research and provide resources to staff members seeking information and understanding of the established goals set by the Office of Diversity, Health Justice and Belonging.

30% - Program Design and Implementation

  • Develop programs grounded in innovation and best practices leading to a sustained culture of inclusion throughout the College of Medicine.
  • Develop and facilitate diversity and intercultural education and programming for instruction in and out of the classroom, campus-wide training, workshops, and resources related to bias, cultural competence, power, privilege, diversity, equity, inclusion, and identity development for all members of the community.
  • Assess needs, develop, implement, and evaluate programs and strategies to promote University-wide diversity efforts and professional development.
  • Design and execute key performance indicators related to diversity, equity, health justice, inclusion, and belonging efforts and strategies.
  • Engage in one-to-one consultations to meet individual unit and college-wide needs and concerns (representing best practices, based on current research, statistical, and theory-based evidence.)
  • Advocate and implement actions to advance the College’s mission and inclusion strategies by collaborating with the Assistant Dean for Health Equity and Inclusion in core strategies as it pertains to mission-fit populations assisted through the pathways programs.
  • Develop and deliver on-line inclusion training for College to include the Inclusive Excellence facilitation for search committees.
  • Assist in implementing the comprehensive Strategic Diversity Action Plan.
  • Oversee the planning, implementation and assessment of the annual Inclusive Excellence Scholar in Residence Series and follow-up professional development and training which build upon this lecture.

30% - Organizational Leadership

  • Serve as a liaison to other campus and university schools, offices and units engaged in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Serve on committees related to diversity, equity, health justice, inclusion, and belonging at the discretion of the Assistant Dean for Health Equity and Inclusion.

5% - Other

  • Collaborate with members across the college and the WSU system in areas aligned with DFIS passion and purpose.
  • Other related tasks as required.

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to area of specialization and three (3) years of experience directly related to the specialty area. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements:

  • Three years of experience coordinating and/or facilitating, education and development program related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated success working collaboratively with members across organizations.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills necessary to represent the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office software including, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Demonstrated experience presenting to individuals, and large and small groups.
  • Ability to travel, including overnight, on occasion.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends on occasion.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated intercultural communication and competence working with people from historically underrepresented populations.
  • Demonstrated success in developing, assessing, implementing workshops, curriculum, educational experiences related to diversity, equity, and inclusion using innovation and best practices.

Additional Information:

Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Department Name: Office for Diversity, Health Justice, and Belonging
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202
Department Link: https://medicine.wsu.edu/
Monthly Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
FTE: 1.0 FTE
Permanent/Temporary/Project: Permanent
Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by May 12, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach a 1) resume and 2) cover letter to their online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Required Documents: Resume and Cover letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 5/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time