1. Provide leadership, coordination, consultation, assistance, strategic oversight, and direction regarding all DEI matters. Collaborate with YSPH community members to provide leadership in the creation, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of the school's DEI plans. Update YSPH DEI goals and objectives as changes occur. Lead YSPH-level implementation for Yale University-wide DEI goals. 2. Develop and recommend policy, procedure, and structural improvements that remove barriers to student, faculty, and staff success. 3. Cultivate and promote inclusive learning and work environments that encourage and support DEI initiatives such as organizational-wide DEI workshops, multicultural and appreciation events, and advocacy for faculty, staff, student and/or alumni affinity groups. 4. Partner with the Associate Dean for DEI, department chairs, and faculty to support the strategic development and implementation of inclusive curricula and pedagogical practices. 5. Work with YSPH senior leadership to develop strategies and opportunities to recruit and retain a diverse student body, faculty, and staff workforce. 6. Develop metrics and dashboards to ensure accountability, tracking, and monitoring of DEI efforts. Work closely with relevant offices in use of data tools (e.g., campus climate survey, demographic data, student completion and employment data, etc.) to compile reports that create benchmarks and assess institutional progress regarding DEI efforts. Identify and coordinate appropriate actions (referral, trainings, and counsel) for any identified trends or patterns identified. 7. Develop dynamic and intentional DEI programs and initiatives for faculty, staff, and students that adequately address the educational and social needs of our community. 8. Develop and implement employee professional development to support equity and multicultural competencies, and an ability to work and thrive in an increasingly diverse academic community. 9. Serve as a member of the Leadership Team in responding to emerging issues, ideas, and challenges impacting YSPH's ability to effectively move forward with DEI efforts. 10. Collaborate with the YSPH Office of Student and External Affairs to develop materials to promote DEI goals and successes. 11. Utilize knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to work with the Associate Dean for DEI to facilitate appropriate resolution to reports of bias-related incidents, including working with faculty and preceptors. 12. Work with the AP MPH Program faculty director to manage the admission process, in coordination with the director of admissions at YSPH. Participate in recruitment events, in collaboration with the career services office at YSPH. 13. Lead communication efforts for programs through social media accounts. Create marketing, public relations, and development efforts/strategy with the Assistant Dean of Public Relations. 14. Develop and create reports as needed. 15. Perform additional projects and assignments as needed.
Required Skill/ability 1:
Proven superior written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively (written, interpersonal, and group communication) at all levels of the school, with administration, faculty, staff, students, and external constituents. Ability to craft and articulate messages for various audiences.
Required Skill/ability 2:
Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to work with a diverse student body, faculty, staff, other university constituents, and external organizations.
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to create and sustain an environment of mutual respect, while learning about differences in our community to support responsible and inclusive work and learning environments for faculty, staff, and students. Ability to handle stressful, challenging situations, and create thoughtful, fair, and institutionally aligned responses.
Required Skill/ability 4: Expertise, knowledge, and facility with best practices in DEIB. Excellent organizational and planning skills. Adaptability, including being comfortable with ambiguity and change. Capable of representing YSPH's DEIB programs in multiple contexts.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proficiency with Windows and Microsoft products - Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of web-based applications and social media platforms.
Preferred Education:Terminal degree. Experience with DEIB in higher education. Familiarity with restorative justice practices. Experience in facilitating workshops on Implicit Bias, Microaggressions, or ability to become a certified trainer in these areas. Ability to fulfill the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE)'s Standards.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Posting Position Title: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program Mgr. YSPH
University Job Title: Associate Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:Terminal degree. Experience with DEIB in higher education. Familiarity with restorative justice practices. Experience in facilitating workshops on Implicit Bias, Microaggressions, or ability to become a certified trainer in these areas. Ability to fulfill the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE)'s Standards.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and at least 4 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.