Department:Graduate School Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$65,000 - $75,000 per year Compensation Band:OS-OA07-Fiscal Year 2018-2019 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins June 7, 2019; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Please submit the following with your online application: 1. Cover letter summarizing your qualifications 2. Current resume 3. Statement describing diversity initiatives that you feel are important for graduate student recruitment, retention, and success.
Department Summary The Graduate School is the administrative office with ultimate responsibility for policy and procedures relevant to graduate education and graduate students. Its programs and services affect nearly 4,000 graduate students and almost 90 graduate degree programs. The Graduate School’s core purpose is to promote graduate education by fostering excellence, innovation, and inclusive communities. The Graduate School values discovery, inclusiveness, service, fairness, responsibility, excellence, and community.
Position Summary Reporting to the Dean of the Graduate School, The Graduate School’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion will lead efforts to promote diversity and inclusion related to graduate student recruitment, retention, and success. The Director will work with stakeholders across campus to develop graduate student recruitment and programming initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion in graduate education. The Director will develop recruitment strategies and serve as a resource to departments by advising and consulting on best practices related to diversity recruitment and retention, will develop and lead programming to support underrepresented and underserved graduate student populations, will develop and lead professional development efforts, and will create data and tracking systems to measure the effectiveness of existing and new diversity and inclusion programs related to graduate education. The Director will also develop and implement communication strategies to promote diversity in graduate education at the University of Oregon.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor’s degree. • Two years of related experience. • Experience creating, leading, and implementing initiatives which promote diversity and inclusion.
Professional Competencies • Strong written and verbal communication skills. • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. • Demonstrated ability to develop and grow relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus. • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and meet deadlines while managing multiple projects. • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of underrepresented and underserved graduate students. • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with co-workers and other stakeholders. • Demonstrated ability to work well both independently and in a team. • Possess an understanding of, and a commitment to, the importance of diversity.
Preferred Qualifications • Master’s degree. • Five years of experience in higher education. • Experience creating, leading and implementing initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion in higher education.
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