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Director of the Center for Equity & Justice

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Saint Michael's College invites applications for a dynamic leader to become the inaugural Director of the Center for Equity and Justice, which is a Center that bridges the academic and co-academic areas related to the themes of equity and justice, closely related to the college’s overall goal of robust diversity and inclusion. The Center will deal with multiple aspects of equity and justice in an intersectional way, with special prominence given to racial equity and justice. The creation of this center is part of the College’s comprehensive Strategic Plan, Forward With Purpose. The Director will work to provide opportunities for students to have meaningful experiences related to equity and justice in both the curricular and co-curricular realms. The incumbent will hold a faculty appointment at a rank and in a department appropriate to the circumstances of the person chosen, and, in the role as Center Director, will report to the Vice-President for Academic Affairs. The Director will act as a resource for faculty from all disciplines to enhance their course material in the areas of equity and justice. They will serve on the advisory committee for the college’s new interdisciplinary major in Equity Studies, work with community partner organizations for student opportunities, work with the Mobilization of Volunteer Efforts (MOVE) office to further their goals of experiential equity and justice programming in line with Catholic Social Teaching, assist Institutional Advancement in fundraising for the Center, and assist Marketing and Admissions in the promotion of Equity and Justice as hallmarks of the Saint Michael’s College experience. Additionally, the Director will oversee a small contingent of student workers to assist in the above endeavors and teach courses related to the broad areas of equity and justice, consonant with the incumbent’s area of academic expertise.


BIPoC candidates and candidates from historically marginalized or underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Benefits include health, dental, vision, employer-paid life and disability insurance, voluntary life, critical illness and accident insurance options, parental leave, flexible spending accounts (healthcare and dependent care), 401(k), generous paid time off, paid holidays, employee and dependent tuition benefits, employee assistance program, well-being programs and opportunities, discounted gym membership, paid volunteer time, use of the athletic facilities and the library, and countless opportunities to attend presentations, lectures, and other campus activities.



Applicants should have the following:

•Doctorate preferred, Master's required

•Significant Teaching Experience at the College/University level

•Organizational and/or Project-Based experience

•Expertise in areas of equity and justice


Application Instructions:

Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on Apply Now button:

•Curriculum Vitae

•Cover Letter

•A Written Statement or Statements encompassing your teaching philosophy, contributions to diversity and inclusion, and tentative programming ideas/vision for the Center

•Contact information for three professional references will be requested at a later date


Alongside uploading your curriculum vitae, you will be able to upload the additional documents requested.

Review of applications will begin April 18, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.



The happiest college on earth.

Across campus, you’ll find bright, engaged, friendly, happy students and faculty. Our formula for happiness? A close campus community, a perspective changing exploration of the liberal arts, a legacy of service and a stunning location.

At Saint Michael’s College, our students learn what matters: they learn about the environment, the global community, new media, psychology, international business, world religions and politics. And they learn how to live in a warm, caring community that values independence and diversity as well as close, caring relationships. All this while being right next to the awesome Green Mountains and Burlington, one of America’s greatest college towns.


An Education for Life
We offer 29 majors - each grounded in our liberal studies core. What does that mean? It means that students are going to learn a whole lot about the world, past, present and future. They’ll learn things they’ll need four years from now, and things they’ll recall 20 years from now. They’ll learn to read, write, solve problems, and think for themselves, while not forgetting about others.

Every course is taught by a professor, not a graduate assistant. Our student-faculty ratio is just 12:1, and that means students get personal attention in class and out of class. Our professors challensaint_michael_s_college2.jpgge their students, but are known for helping them to reach those challenges too.

In Service to the World
Service to the community and to all humankind is a vibrant part of student life, reflecting the heritage of service of the Edmundite priests who founded Saint Michael’s. More than 70% of Saint Mike’s students join in service projects through Mobilization of Volunteer Efforts (MOVE), reflecting a unique passion for social justice issues on campus. And students can find spiritual engagement through the extensive programming offered by the Office of Edmundite Campus Ministry.

An Unsurpassed Vermont Location
Situated just outside of Burlington, Vermont’s largest city, the area attracts 14,000 students enrolled in five local colleges and universities. In addition to the shops, restaurants and cafes of the Church Street Marketplasaint_michael_s_college3.jpgce and a lively local music scene, Burlington offers great opportunities for hands-on learning through internships. Vermont, known for its natural beauty, environmentalism and year-round recreational activities, inspires many students to take advantage of some of the best skiing in the East.




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