The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) invites applications for the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training Specialist. The Training Specialist Lead will work closely with the Program Manager for DEI in OHEI to implement the education and training strategy for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the University of Michigan Academic Medical Center.
Execute education and training for diversity, equity and inclusion
Serve as liaison to campus partners and external vendors
Facilitate work with leaders, staff and learners
Measure and assure program quality and effectiveness
Employ change management initiatives in relationship to DEI education
Build internal relationships to partner the university’s diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives and create training strategies to foster an open and affirming culture for all staff
Ensure the DEI education and training in the organization are in alignment with the Academic Medical Center’s mission
Collaborate with stakeholders to establish a delivery plan for culture change
Cultivate relationships with key stakeholders, leaders and influencers
Build collaboration with campus partners and outside vendors to develop and implement formal diversity and awareness programs
Create educational strategies aimed at building the capabilities, staff, managers, and students across the Academic Medical Center
Execute strategic education and training plan for diversity, equity and inclusion for the Academic Medical Center
Participate with the DEI-ILG (Inclusive Leadership Group) Metrics team to develop metrics and evaluation plan to measure and assess education and training quality and effectiveness
Ensure aligned and strategic vision/execution across Academic Medical Center focused on education and training that will help to create an inclusive climate
Establish education and training plan for the AMC DEI Implementation Leads
Build internal relationships to partner, foster and create buy-in for the university’s diversity, equity & inclusion education and training initiatives
Serve as a consultant, mentor and advisor for DEI education and training
Collaborate with stakeholders to establish a delivery system for education and training that will create and sustain positive climate change.
Build collaboration with campus partners and outside vendors to develop and implement formal diversity education and training programs
Enhance internal partnerships to ensure seamless integration of DEI related education and training into existing platforms, structures and delivery systems
Represent the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) as it relates to education to other administrators, outside agencies
Attend university campus related DEI education meetings
Strategic and critical thinking
Diversity and Inclusion
Problem Solving/Analytic Skills
Consistent role model for inclusive behavior
Coaches and develops others
Collaborates and builds inclusive relationships
Master Degree in related field or Bachelor’s degree and equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Progressively responsible leadership experience and demonstrated leadership skills
7+ years of experience in program management
Ability to work across different functions and build relationships with stakeholders
Ability to clearly articulate and reinforce training strategies and the university’s plan for development diversity
Forward-thinking, detailed-oriented and personable with excellent presentation skills
Ability to collect, analyze and share data via various mediums
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent management and organizational skills
Well-developed writing, editing and proofreading abilities
Strong project management skills to handle complex projects simultaneously
Ability to work well under pressure, with proven time management skills.
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
Ability to demonstrate awareness and understanding of multiple facets of diversity: cultural, ethnic, racial, religious, gender, educational, age, sexual orientation, linguistic, professional, and other differences that make us unique
Master Degree in Education
Knowledge of Academia
Previous experience working in the DEI framework strongly preferred
Previous supervisory experience
Monday – Friday 8:00-4:30p
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