The Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ADDEI) is a new position and a key leader at the UW School of Nursing with the responsibility to ensure that, from climate to curriculum, the School's missions of Teaching, Research, Service, and Practice are imbued with the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion such that the School of Nursing will cultivate a welcoming, diverse, equitable, and inclusive climate among students, staff, and faculty.
The Associate Dean will also make broad-reaching decisions and recommendations to the Dean regarding the SoN's engagement in the area of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and overall strategic direction.
Collaborate with other members of Executive Team to integrate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) into all organizational processes
With the support of the Director HR & OD and the Director Admissions and Student Diversity, lead the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Engage with all constituencies through participation in SLC
Promote student leadership in implementation and evolution of DEI Plan
Work to enhance school-wide scholarship related to the study of heath disparities
Work to enhance the diversity of research participants, paying particular attention to partipants from underrepresented minority groups
Develop institutional partnerships with campus units dedicated to DEI issues, including recruitment and retention of faculty, staff, and students, and enhancing climate for diversity
Develop national relationships that enhance DEI efforts related to faculty, staff, and students
Assess climate for DEI in SON
Assess faculty needs with respect to DEI issues
Identify and address institutional barriers and needs for professional and academic development of faculty, staff, and students from underrepresented groups
Develop and institutionalize faculty, staff, and student mentoring programs that foster nursing workforce diversity and use a holistic approach to promote professional and academic productivity
Identify appropriate DEI-related training opportunities
Support faculty in individual development plans to enhance skills needed to enact DEI Strategic Plan
Develop an interactive training for faculty on facilitating critical conversations on issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion in research, education, service, and practice settings
Develop and coordinate annual seminars/workshops or community-engagement activities on equity, diversity, and inclusion for SON faculty, staff, students, and community partners
Monitor SON institutional climate via annual surveys of faculty, staff, and students
Lead faculty in integration of DEI content and skill set into curricula at all levels (BSN, DNP, PhD)
Assess learning needs of faculty with respect to pedagogy and content related to DEI
In coordination with the Innovative Educator and other key faculty influence the development and implementation of inclusive pedagogies
Support faculty in evaluating DEI related teaching outcomes
Engage faculty in implementation of curricular mapping, change, and application of multicultural education principles and inclusive pedagogical strategies
Support APT efforts to include DEI dimensions of faculty responsibilities in criteria for promotion and tenure
Engage with community partners to: assess needs of partners and communities; identify service learning opportunities; create linkages to vulnerable populations
Engage with clinical partners to infuse DEI information and training opportunities intoclinical education and practice
Provide guidance and vision for recruiting diverse candidates for faculty and staff positions, with particular emphasis on underrepresented minority groups
In collaboration with the Director HR & OD meet no less than annually with department chairs to develop workforce plans for faculty, geared toward enhancing faculty diversity
In collaboration with the Director HR & OD meet no less than annually with unit leaders, Associate Deans, and department chairs to develop plans to recruit underrepresented minority staff
Develop and conduct a gap analysis to identify populations not included in the applicant pool for academic programs
Engage community partners in identifying recruitment strategies and obstacles to faculty, staff, and student recruitment
Requires RN licensure or ability to attain licensure and an earned doctorate in Nursing or closely related field. Additionally, academic, administration, nursing education, and administration of educational programs experience are desirable. The candidate must be qualified for appointment as Professor in one of our three departments.
FACULTY APPOINTMENT AND COMPENSATION
This position will have a faculty appointment appropriate for the background and experience of the incumbent. Compensation shall be determined based upon the experience and qualifications of the incumbent.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
To apply, please send a letter of interest to Dr. Karen Schepp, Professor and Chair, Psychosocial & Community Health along with a curriculum vitae. These materials should be directed to:
Greg Lawrence Human Resources Representative UW School of Nursing, Office of the Dean firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications received by March 1, 2017 will be given priority.
Thank you for your interest in this position at the University of Washington.
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