Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Coordinator (PRN28823B)
The Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Coordinator (EDIC) serves as the primary advocate and resource on diversity, cultural awareness, equity, and inclusion for the S.J. Quinney College of Law (CoL) community. This position will lead the development and implementation of proactive EDI initiatives within the CoL to support and create a learning and working environment where all can succeed. Further, the EDIC will champion the importance and value of a diverse and inclusive academic environment and, in collaboration and alignment with the University’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, will develop strategies to actively engage law students, faculty, and staff to further behaviors, attitudes, practices, and policies that support EDI. Finally, the EDIC will collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders to assess potential barriers and develop strategies to promote a culture of inclusion where individuals from all racial and ethnic identities, ages, nationalities, social and economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religious, political, ideological perspectives, and physical and mental abilities can thrive and be engaged in advancing EDI as a critical component of social, academic, and intellectual life. This position requires program development and implementation experience, strong empathy, mature interpersonal skills, excellent organization, effective written and verbal skills, and working independently. This position will interact and coordinate with various on and off-campus stakeholders, including but not limited to students, student organizations, faculty, staff, other campus departments, committees, and external entities. This position may require some travel and attendance at on and off-campus events during and outside normal business hours. The EDIC is part of the College of Law’s Student Affairs team and reports to the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs.
University of Utah Job ID# PRN28823B 00096 - College of Law - Dean
COMPENSATION: 45,000 - 50,000/yr
WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time, Day
1. Lead initiatives to build a diverse and inclusive community.
2. Develop structures, processes, policies, and evaluation/assessment of efforts necessary to center inclusion within the College of Law.
3. Ensure that diversity and inclusion programs and services comply with relevant state and federal laws, regulations, and University policies.
4. Develop, implement, coordinate, and monitor programs designed to build an inclusive and antiracist culture and increase diversity at the College of Law.
5. Develop training and coaching programs designed to educate students, faculty, and staff on recognizing, accommodating, and embracing differences among law students and their peers.
6. Integrate and expand the current diversity and inclusion strategy across the university and within the College of Law to meet the unique needs of its students, faculty, and staff.
7. Assess and support curricular and co-curricular efforts related to equity, diversity, inclusion and identify equity gaps to ensure student success.
8. Guide and facilitate EDI dialogues, create partnerships across multiple networks, and support organizational change.
9. Advise the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs about matters related to diversity, equity, social justice, and inclusion.
10. Collaborate with other areas within the College (e.g., Admissions, Development, Career Development, etc.) to develop strategies informed by an EDI lens.
11. Collaborate with University and CoL Marketing and Communications areas to regularly communicate diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives to both internal and external stakeholders and, when necessary, assist with crisis communication related to specific instances
12. Actively participate in updating and executing the College of Law’s Diversity and Antiracism Plan.
13. Other duties as assigned.
+This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus two years of related experience or equivalency. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, Cultural Studies, or related field plus two years of related experience or equivalency. Experience with diversity-focused program development, implementation, assessment, and a demonstrated commitment to EDI.
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