Under the supervision of the Assistant Dean for Diversity Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), the Inclusion, Diversity, Anti-Racism, & Equity (IDARE) Director of Student Recruitment & Engagement will actively work to enhance the recruitment, retention, and climate of historically underrepresented and underserved minority populations within the School of Public Health. The IDARE Director is responsible for developing, managing, and supporting initiatives directed at promoting a diverse and inclusive student community while acting as a resource to improve the overall IDARE climate at the SPH. As part of the IDARE team, the IDARE Director will work closely with offices, programs, and departments throughout the SPH including Admissions, Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, SOURCE, etc. to integrate IDARE as a fundamental thread throughout the SPH.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Work closely with the Assistant Dean for DEI and school leadership to develop and implement strategies to promote a diverse student body and a positive learning environment for all JHSPH graduate students.
Act as a liaison and resource for Student Assembly and multicultural student organizations to support the success of URM and other historically underrepresented and underserved students.
Partner with the Office of Admissions to outreach to and recruit students from underrepresented and underserved minority backgrounds to the SPH, including hosting informational panels, travel to diversity focused recruitment opportunities, collaborate on the URM PhD student second look visit, etc.
Work with Assistant Dean for DEI to support existing and develop/manage new pipeline programs for URM students including a focus on partnering with local institutions (i.e. Morgan, Bowie, UMES, Coppin, UMBC, Howard, etc.).
Establish and manage a schoolwide network of diversity advocates for student admissions.
Create and manage a support network for URM and other historically underrepresented and underserved masters students.
Curate and elevate the IDARE presence around the school through supporting speakers, panels, art displays, and community partnerships.
Create support programs for our international students.
Co-sponsor educational and developmental experiences that foster student, staff, and faculty education in cultural competency, social justice, anti-racism, health equity, implicit bias, microaggressions, structural oppression, and bystander intervention.
Assist with tracking and reporting data on IDARE efforts to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services within the position’s programmatic portfolio.
Other related duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications (Required)
Bachelor’s degree in related field and five (5) years related experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion focused work in higher education
Master’s degree in higher education, public health, social work, or another relevant field and three (3) years of related experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the * JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *
Experience working with diverse students, faculty, and staff in a higher education environment
Experience creating, facilitating, and assessing IDARE trainings, workshops, and programs
Experience with managing mentorship programs Experience working with international students and scholars. Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Proficiency in MS Office Suite
Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritize work tasks
Strong attention to detail
Able to set and revise priorities
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required
Demonstrated experience working positively and collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, including students and faculty.
Classified Title: Director Admissions Working Title: IDARE Director of Student Recruitment and Engagement Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MF Starting Salary Range: $70,805 - $97,435/ Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm / 37.5 hrs per week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001001-Student Affairs Personnel area: School of Public Health
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