Columbia University Assistant Director, Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusion in New York, New York

Job TitleAssistant Director, Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusion

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 096194

Department 4802- GSA Administration

Location Morningside

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

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Hours Per Week 35

Job Family General Administration

Salary Grade 11

Salary Range

Advertised Summary Job Description Reporting to the Associate Dean of Academic Diversity and Inclusion, the Assistant Director provides overall support to initiatives of the Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusion in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The Assistant Director will assist in the planning, development, and execution of programs in professional and scholarly development, as well as other events, serving graduate students from underrepresented and otherwise marginalized groups. These efforts primarily comprise academic- and career-focused workshops and seminars, conferences and symposia, and recruitment and outreach activities. The Assistant Director works closely with the Associate Dean in overseeing essential details of the Summer Research Program for undergraduate students and helping to supervise graduate students who contribute to the office's various programs and activities.

Areas of Responsibility include:

Under the supervision of the Associate Dean for Academic Diversity and Inclusion, the Assistant Director helps coordinate the Summer Research Program, which includes hiring and supervising Graduate Student Mentors, managing application and selection process, overseeing arrangements for student participants and program activities; he/she assists the Associate Dean in curriculum planning and recruiting faculty sponsors.

The Assistant Director assists in the planning of Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusion's (OADI's) workshops, seminars, conferences, symposia, and other events to support graduate students' professional, career, and scholarly development; he/she helps to deliver specialized content for prospective graduate students and for current students in master's degree programs.

He/she participates with Associate Dean in recruitment and outreach activities, including traveling to conferences and other recruitment events, and working with academic departments and campus partners to support local efforts.

He/she creates reports and other materials describing processes and outcomes for OADI programs, drawing on program assessment, institutional, and external data sources; uses reports to inform improvements and new program development. (10%)

Assists with OADI communications, communication initiatives, and ensures OADI information on the GSAS website is kept accurate and updated.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Bachelor's degree is required; a minimum of 2-4 years of professional work experience and at least 1 year of experience in a related field.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Excellent oral and written skills are required, as well as excellent organizational and computer skills. Must have demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines, be able to maintain confidentiality, and have strong interpersonal skills. Strong preference will be given to applicants whose experience reflects the ability to work collaboratively with students and university administrators; to those who have experience working with underrepresented students in higher education; and to those who have contributed effectively to programming and professional development initiatives that supports graduate students' professional and scholarly development, especially those from underrepresented and otherwise marginalized groups. Available to work occasionally on evenings and weekends.

Please note: interested individuals must submit a resume and cover letter to be considered an applicant. Finalists may be asked to submit a writing sample.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications A Master's degree; at least 1 year of experience in higher education.

Essential Functions Under the supervision of the Associate Dean for Academic Diversity and Inclusion, the Assistant Director helps coordinate the Summer Research Program, which includes hiring and supervising Graduate Student Mentors, managing application and selection process, overseeing arrangements for student participants and program activities; he/she assists the Associate Dean in curriculum planning and recruiting faculty sponsors. (30%)

The Assistant Director assists in the planning of Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusion's (OADI's) workshops, seminars, conferences, symposia, and other events to support graduate students' professional, career, and scholarly development; he/she helps to deliver specialized content for prospective graduate students and for current students in master's degree programs. (30%)

He/she participates with Associate Dean in recruitment and outreach activities, including traveling to conferences and other recruitment events, and working with academic departments and campus partners to support local efforts. (15%)

He/she creates reports and other materials describing processes and outcomes for OADI programs, drawing on program assessment, institutional, and external data sources; uses reports to inform improvements and new program development. (10%)

Assists with OADI communications, communication initiatives, and ensures OADI information on the GSAS website is kept accurate and updated. (10%)

Other duties as assigned. (5%)

Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.)

Special Indications

This position works with:

HIPAA Compliance training required No

Participation in Medical Surveillance required No

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 01-04-2019

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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