The Director will collaborate with the School's leadership to develop and implement best practices to: 1. Develop a school-wide culture that exemplifies a cohesive community with shared values for diversity, equity and inclusion to provide a supportive and stimulating environment for meeting the School's mission and goals. 2. Support the Office of Student Affairs to promote the success of all students regardless of gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, political values, citizenship, personality type, disability, learning style or other such factors. 3. Steward the School's network of relationships and partnerships across the University, especially with other appropriate administrative offices focused on diversity, community and inclusion. 4. Direct all administrative and operational activities related to student organizations, co-curricular and extra-curricular events, and other such program to ensure their alignment with goals and standards. 5. The Director will act as the Dean's Designee for the Divinity School. Deans' Designees serve Yale University with the responsibility to receive student concerns and offer advice and guidance in relation to equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion, and discrimination and harassment. 6. Serve on various committees, lead task forces and manage special projects as required. 7. May perform other duties as required as needs change.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated ability working within divinity school and/or ecclesial communities.
Posting Position Title: Associate Director 1, Divinity Community Equity
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability in fostering inclusive and equitable communities through advocacy, collaboration, development, and empowerment. Demonstrated ability developing and facilitating programs and workshop on equity, inclusion and diversity
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Associate Director, Divinity Community Equity
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated commitment to connect and build diverse, inclusive and equitable relationships with the students, staff, and faculty of the Yale Divinity School Community. Well-developed written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Results-oriented with proven ability to manage multiple and competing priorities and to evaluate program/project outcomes against planned goals.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion, sensitivity and good judgment. Demonstrated knowledge of current trends in literature and scholarship regarding equity, inclusion and diversity.
1. Master's degree and a minimum of three years of experience in either educational administration or related corporate roles with direct experience in diversity and equity programming. 2. Experience working with diverse populations.
Internal Number: 54483BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.