Job Description: The Program Specialist for Diversity and Inclusion Education and Training (Program Specialist) is responsible for developing and delivering education and training programs to promote and sustain diversity, inclusion, equity and respect. The Program Specialist reports to the Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager and is responsible for the following job duties and responsibilities: Implementing an institution-wide comprehensive education and training initiative to cultivate a campus climate of inclusion and respect for all employees and students. Facilitating workshops designed to address issues related to cultural competence. Proposing, planning, and coordinating diversity seminars for students, staff and faculty. Serving as the subject-matter expert in bias awareness in recruitment, selection and other employment or academic decisions and working collaboratively with the Affirmative Action Compliance Program Manager to provide content for related educational programs. Developing proposals and working collaboratively with the Office's Instructional and Training Technology Consultant to provide content for diversity-sensitivity and cultural competence awareness publications and communications. Providing consultation and coaching to managers and supervisors to improve cross-cultural communication. Developing proposals and recommendations for institutional policy revisions that will facilitate the fostering of a diverse and inclusive community. Providing other diversity and equity services as deemed appropriate to the functioning of the OED unit.
Miniumum Qualifications: Master's Degree from an appropriately accredited institution with at least two years of experience leading diversity programs OR a Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution with at least five years of experience leading diversity programs; two years of experience conducting diversity training; and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse workforce and provide leadership in organizational change. Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.
Special Instructions to the Applicant: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile on-line in order to be considered for the position. Candidates should submit a cover letter that outlines how their experience and qualifications specifically align to this position, a curriculum vitae/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Qualifications
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations ...to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.