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Sr. Dir. - Education, Ops, Initiatives
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The Senior Director for Education, Operations and Initiatives reports to the Vice Provost for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs (DMA) and serves as a member of the Vice Provost’s leadership team. The Senior Director will research, design, implement and coordinate diversity and inclusion education for faculty, staff and students and will manage and monitor operations, projects and work product delivery throughout the DMA unit. The Senior Director for Education, Operations and Initiatives will also manage faculty diversity outreach and recruitment initiatives, DMA’s Diversity Expert-in-Residence program, student cultural competence and leadership programs and other special initiatives and projects as assigned by the Vice Provost. The Senior Director will design and deliver diversity, inclusion and cultural competence related educational and training programs, presentations, workshops and learning modules for faculty, staff and students and will oversee the integration of diversity, inclusion and cultural competence principles in DMA’s educational and programmatic offerings throughout the unit. The professional will consult administrators in the design of strategies to incorporate equity, respect, and inclusion into basic department work processes (e.g. reward, promotion, employee student development), and design and implement institution-wide changes to ensure equity, inclusion and respect for all faculty, staff, EPA administrators and students. The Senior Director will coordinate diversity related committee and council work as led by Vice Provost and will and monitor diversity landscape to better coordinate existing and evolving committees, councils, task forces, etc. The Senior Director will facilitate continuity in quality and optimize performance among employees throughout the unit, monitor program implementation, management and delivery according to the vision mission and priorities of the unit as articulated by the Vice Provost and design and coordinate staff development experiences for DMA. The Senior Director will also research, recommend and coordinate the integration of new technology systems in the unit. The Senior Director will monitor the PeopleAdmin system to more effectively coordinate faculty diversity recruitment outreach efforts and will collaborate with the Vice Provost, EPA Faculty Recruitment Director and EEO Director to develop and implement strategies to engage faculty search committees and advance EPA faculty diversity outreach efforts in standard search processes. The Senior Director will manage the implementation of DMA special projects as initiated by Vice Provost to include faculty diversity outreach, Diversity Expert-in-Residence and student leadership cultural competence programs.
Master’s degree in higher education administration, organizational development, business administration, human resource development or a related field required.
Qualification and Experience:
A minimum of three years diversity and or equity experience and demonstrated knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion principles in a higher education setting. Experience in diversity and inclusion education program development and diverse faculty recruitment required. Candidate must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Candidate must also have strong interpersonal and creative problem solving skills. Organizational and budget management skills are also required. Knowledge of automated applicant flow systems such as People Admin, diversity outreach functionalities and other diversity related technology preferred. Evidence of project planning and management skills and experience preferred. Work product portfolio submission required for finalists.
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
InsideHigherEd.com - 12 months ago