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Diversity and Inclusion Education Specialist- Casual Hourly - Temporary

Princeton University
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Diversity and Inclusion Education Specialist- Casual Hourly - Temporary


Job ID: 2021-13100
Type: Temporary
# of Openings: 1
Category: Diversity and Inclusion

Princeton University


Diversity and Inclusion Education Specialist

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

The Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity oversees initiatives to fulfill the University’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and fair treatment of all members of the campus community, and to monitor compliance with University policies and federal, state and local laws concerning nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Information about the office and the University’s values and programs to support diversity, equity and inclusion can be found at


Key Responsibilities

The Education Specialist will support partnerships with academic departments that implement strategies to enhance scholarly diversity, equity and inclusion and assist in the designand implemention of a strategic education professional development program for faculty, academic departments, students and staff focused on diversity, equity and inclusion topics.

  • Assist with development and implementation of new online and in-person educational materials and programs
  • Lead and/or facilitate diversity- and inclusion-related training, workshops and presentations
  • Conduct research to gather scholarly content for educational programs
  • Maintain education tracking and evaluation systems

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, training, and/or diversity and inclusion.
  • Three to five 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.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of D&I topics, including current research and national trends in higher education, with an emphasis on equitable and inclusive best practices for academic teaching, mentoring, research, service 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

  • Advanced degree in an academic field and experience working in a higher education environment preferred.

Be advised that you will be contacted only if there is further interest in your application. Your candidate dashboard may not display status updates for this requisition.

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



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