Associate Director, Education and Outreach – OIEA

Yale University

Associate Director, Education and Outreach – OIEA

University Job Title: Associate Director 4, OIEA Education and Outreach
Bargaining Unit: None – Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Time Type: Full time
Duration Type: Regular
Compensation Grade: Administration & Operations
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Work Location: Central Campus
Worksite Address: 100 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Searchable Job Family: Administration
Total # of Hours to be Works: 37.5

Position Focus:
Reporting to the university’s Director of the Office of Institutional Equity and Accessibility, the Associate Director of Education and Outreach for Equity and Belonging is a visionary and strategic leader who builds upon the university’s existing efforts to promote belonging and prevent identity-based discrimination and harassment. The Associate Director of Education and Outreach for Equity and Belonging is responsible for strategically developing, implementing, and maintaining university-wide equity, accessibility, and belonging awareness programming and outreach efforts for faculty, staff, and graduate and professional students. This position is a consulting resource for faculty and staff on climate and culture topics. It is a thought leader and advocate for equity and accessibility, as well as for fostering a culture of belonging throughout the university. The Associate Director of Education and Outreach for Equity and Belonging creates and advises on programming designed to counter and dismantle all forms of identity-based discrimination and harassment, including racism, disability discrimination, and other forms of identity-based discrimination and harassment, including combatting antisemitism and Islamophobia. The position works with key campus stakeholders to assess current training, recommend and develop campus-wide educational programming, and establish measurable goals and key performance indicators for tracking and reporting on the progress of equity and belonging education and outreach efforts. The Associate Director of Education and Outreach for Equity and Belonging participates in university-wide initiatives related to developing and implementing alternative complaint resolution and restorative practices. This position is responsible for comprehensively applying university policies and compliance requirements to programming for the campus community. In collaboration with key university colleagues and stakeholders, the Associate Director of Education and Outreach for Equity and Belonging builds upon effective partnerships and is a close resource for the various schools and academic departments.

Essential Duties:
1. Direct and support the development and implementation of university-wide outreach, programming, and training for faculty, staff, and graduate and professional students related to equity and belonging consistent with university policies and federal and state regulations.

2. Collaborate with other campus offices and departments to develop, implement, and embed prevention education, leveraging and enhancing ongoing efforts across the university for faculty, staff, and graduate and professional students.

3. Strategically lead, develop, and deliver programming (e.g., training, workshops, and panel discussions) on equity and belonging-related topics to engage and encourage university community members to foster positive and enduring culture change.

4. Serve as a strategic outreach advisor and consultant to faculty and staff on efforts to raise awareness and prevent and address identity-based discrimination and harassment.

5. Ensure all programming complies with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, university policies, and other applicable requirements.

6. Track and evaluate the effectiveness of equity and belonging programming for faculty, staff, and graduate and professional students, provide relevant reports and metrics to the Director of the Office of Institutional Equity and Accessibility and colleagues, and make data-driven recommendations for addressing gaps and developing new approaches.

7. Partner with university colleagues and stakeholders on community discussions, programs, and initiatives on diversity, equity, and belonging for faculty, staff, and graduate and professional students.

8. Serve as a primary resource and subject matter expert for graduate and professional student peer educators within the professional schools.

9. Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and a minimum of eight years of relevant or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Demonstrated experience in developing initiatives and delivering outreach, training, and education programs related to identity-based discrimination and harassment. Knowledge of Titles VI, VII, IX, and related national and local legal/ compliance regulations, trends, and requirements.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Demonstrated ability in advising university constituents on climate and culture with strong interpersonal skills and cultural competence. Knowledge of historically marginalized racial groups in the US, disability discrimination and combatting identity-based bias including antisemitism and islamophobia.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Ability to build trust, work collaboratively, and cultivate partnerships with a diverse community of faculty, staff, students, university stakeholders, and community partners. Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Demonstrated experience in understanding cultural differences. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and discretion.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. Ability to take initiative and independently organize, prioritize, and carry out detailed work under time constraints. Proven organizational, writing and presentation skills.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Master’s degree in relevant field. Proven experience with restorative practices, higher education administration, counseling, social work, instructional technology and training, human resource management, organizational development, psychology, or law.

Drug Screen: No
Health Screening: No

Background Check Requirements:
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit “Learn about background checks” under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It’s Your Yale website.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement:
The University maintains policies pertaining to COVID-19. All faculty, staff, students, and trainees are required to comply with these policies, which may be found here:

Posting Disclaimer:
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

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