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Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Employer
The George Washington University
Location
Ashburn, Virginia

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Position Description Summary: The George Washington School of Nursing (SON) seeks an Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to serve as a key advisor and partner to the Dean of the School of Nursing and be part of the school’s senior leadership team. This full-time, 12-month non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor will begin January 1, 2022, or later. This position is located on our Ashburn, Virginia campus. Applicants from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities can include but are not limited to:  

  • promoting an environment of inclusion through the development, delivery, and evaluation of training programs, events and activities for SON’s faculty, students, and staff
  • developing and recommending policies, processes, and initiatives that lead to a diverse and representative faculty, staff and student population
  • providing leadership and vision for the diversity and inclusion efforts of the School through convening the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council, on behalf of the Dean
  • taking leadership and accountability for the School’s strategic plan for diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • in partnership with the Office of Marketing and Communication, coordinating SON official response to internal and external crisis or emergency incidents regarding DEI related matters
  • ensuring that DEI programs are developed in a timely manner, administered conscientiously, and evaluated regularly for their effectiveness.
  • seeking external funding, as available to finance diversity initiatives
  • serving as a centralized resource and as an advocate for student, faculty, and staff equity and inclusion within the organization.
  • evaluating and assessing institutional data relevant to diversity and the success of DEI initiatives
  • administering the Office of DEI budget to ensure that funds support the goals and activities delineated in the SON Strategic Plan
  • sharing expertise and representing SON DEI efforts externally through publications, conference presentations, and speaking engagements
  • consulting with faculty leaders on curriculum development, revision and delivery on diversity, inclusive teaching and learning across all programs
  • collaborating with other GWU DEI offices both in programming, evaluation, and the identification of best practices
  • developing and disseminating an up-to-date DEI office activity and event calendar
  • remaining current regarding professional developments, current research, and national trends in the field
  • teach academic courses as assigned

Organization

GWU pic1The George Washington University is a dynamic institution located in the heart of Washington, D.C. As the largest institution of higher education in the nation’s capital, GW is able to draw upon a rich array of resources to enhance its educational endeavors and generate creative energy. Through its diverse students, faculty, staff, and alumni, the university contributes talent and knowledge to improve the DC area and the world.

Located four blocks from the White House, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the nation's capital. The university offers comprehensive programs of undergraduate and graduate liberal arts study as well as degree programs in medicine, law, engineering, education, business, and international affairs.

The George Washington University dedicates itself to furthering human well-being. We value a dynamic, student-focused community stimulated by cultural and intellectual diversity and built upon a foundation of integrity, creativity, and openness to the exploration of new ideas. A diverse population of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from all 50 states, D.C, and more than 130 countries enroll at GW each year. 

To promote the process of lifelong learning from both global and integrative perspectives, the university provides a stimulating intellectual environment for its diverse students and faculty. By fostering excellence in teaching, GW offers outstanding learning experiences for full-time and part-time students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in D.C., the nation, and abroad. The university acts as a catalyst for creativity in the arts, the sciences, and the professions by encouraging interaction among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the communities it serves.

GWU profile pic2What Makes GW a Great Place to Work

Working at GW is an experience that allows each individual an opportunity to grow both personally and professionally. Our community includes individuals of diverse and unique backgrounds whose individual contributions build the momentum to make GW a great university and indeed, a great place to work. As a top employer, we want to do all we can to attract the best people who connect to our mission of excellent teaching, research, and community engagement. Those who are here are “Proud to be GW.”

GW is committed to offering its employees a comprehensive benefits package including health and welfare plans such as medical, prescription, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts and life and disability insurance as well as retirement and tuition programs. Free wellness programs include exercise classes, walking clubs, smoking cessation benefits, free flu vaccinations, GW’s Healthy Pregnancy Program, a faculty and staff summer softball league, and much more.

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