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Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Carle Illinois College of Medicine

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Urbana, 61820
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Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Carle Illinois College of Medicine

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Job Summary
The Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will lead initiatives related to the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the Carle Illinois College of Medicine (CI MED). The position partners with other administrative units and departments in the college and across campus to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff at CI MED. The position will be involved executing effective strategies, programs, and initiatives that include recruitment and retention, outreach, and training, research, and collegiate culture plan within CI MED.
Duties & Responsibilities

Operational Management
  • In collaboration with the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer (CDEIO), lead initiatives or programs to facilitate a culture of inclusivity and belonging.
  • Leading and supporting data collection and analysis/evaluation of climate, programs, or initiatives.
  • Design, implement, and assess training, educational sessions, and materials.
  • Lead efforts to implement and oversee new and existing pathway programs:
  • Manage program design/experience, planning and coordination.
  • Partner w Student Affairs to identify/develop and strengthen pathways leading to medical school recruitment.
  • In collaboration, assist with LCME accreditation preparation and the data collection process.
  • In collaboration with Faculty Affairs and Chief of Staff:
  • Assist with faculty/staff professional development activities.
  • Provide support to faculty/staff affinity groups.
  • In collaboration with the Office of Student Affairs:
  • Assist with Pre-health career advising.
  • Attend and support Carle Illinois recruitment events as directed.
  • Provide support to medical student organizations.
  • Develop and grow retention/community building initiatives for students, faculty, staff to improve inclusion and belonging within Carle Illinois
  • Participate in and/or lead Carle Illinois committees/subcommittees that relate to diversity, equity and inclusion, including wellbeing, culture, climate, recruitment, retention.
  • Collaborate with Carle Illinois units and campus DEI offices to promote and enhance DEI programs and initiatives in the college.
  • In collaboration with Carle Illinois Human Resources, the academic departments, and the Office of Faculty Affairs support efforts to implement DEI best practices in recruitment and onboarding activities.
  • Develop opportunities to enhance community partnerships to enhance recruitment and community partnerships to increase Carle Illinois presence. Support Carle Illinois' commitment to address social determinants of health and reduce health disparities.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Participate in professional development activities.
  • Foster a culture of diversity and inclusion within the college, the university, the community and across all outreach activities and efforts.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships; work cooperatively and collegially with others in a manner consistent with a workplace of dignity and respect; support and engage in equal opportunity principles, rules, and regulations.
  • Champion positive inter-professional relationships bridging the College's public-private organization and missions.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in education, Public Policy, Communication, or related fields.
  • Three (3) years of work experience in developing and leading DEI initiatives.
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating DEI trainings and workshops.
  • Demonstrated experience in program evaluation.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Education, Public Policy, Communication, or related degree fields.
  • Certified Diversity Professional (CDE) or equivalent credential
  • Experience in higher education or health care.
  • Demonstrated understanding of academic procedures related to pathway programs, academic advising, and professional development.
  • Demonstrated experience with data analysis and strategic planning and designing DEI related trainings and workshops.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent verbal and
written communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal
skills and experience working effectively with individuals from diverse
backgrounds and experiences.
  • Proficient with computer
and software applications

Appointment Information

This is a 100% full-time Civil Service 5002 - Program Coordinator position, appointed on a 12-month basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after 5/6/2024. Salary range $55,000 to $70,000 and is commensurate with experience.

For more information on Civil Service classifications, please visit the SUCSS web site at

Application Procedures & Deadline Information

Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on Monday April 29, 2024. Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting. In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position. Applications not submitted through will not be considered. If required by the position, transcripts or other documentation of credentials are to be provided no later than the first day of employment. For further information about this specific position, please contact wmmyers@illinois. edu. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

Requisition ID: 1023004

Job Category: Administrative

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