We are seeking a Diversity Program Manager who will report to the Assistant Dean for Diversity Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and is responsible for developing, managing, and supporting multiple and simultaneous initiatives and programs that promote diversity, a culture of inclusion, and enhance the experience of historically underrepresented groups within the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences (KSAS). The Diversity Program Manager will partner proactively and strategically with key stakeholders in KSAS and campus partners on DEI matters. This is a full-time position, which may include some evenings and weekend hours. Some travel required.
Special Duties & Responsibilities
Leadership & Research
Collaborate with the Assistant Dean in setting the strategy for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with attention to national trends, best practices, and peer institution efforts.
Represent KSAS in meetings with the JHU community (e.g., Diversity Leadership Council, Homewood Council for Inclusive Excellence).
Update and maintain an audit of all DEI initiatives available in the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences and JHU.
Design and develop resource guides and toolkits.
Evaluate faculty hiring and retention efforts.
Conduct literature reviews on relevant DEI topics.
Prepare proposals for internal and external funding for initiatives (e.g., JHU Diversity Innovation Grant, PhD Professional Development Innovation Initiative awards).
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Recruit at graduate school fairs hosted by national conferences and major association meetings.
Manage and lead KSAS' Annual 2nd Look Visit.
Plan, manage, and direct the Explore Hopkins fall preview visit.
Provide outreach to prospective Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative scholars.
Participate in and coordinate new graduate recruitment efforts.
Implement recruitment follow up process, track outcomes, and prepare summary report to inform future efforts.
Lead the design and development of KSAS recruitment materials.
Programming, Evaluation & Student Support
Plan and organize monthly social and academic programming events for underrepresented graduate students, including Kelly Miller, Beverly Wendland, and Nathaniel Boggs fellows. Track and maintain records of student participation.
Design and implement evaluation tools and metrics (e.g., surveys, focus groups, etc.) to assess the effectiveness of programs and initiatives. Evaluate trends and identify areas of improvement.
Prepare summary reports on KSAS DEI initiatives.
Provide guidance and direction to underrepresented graduate students when needed.
Maintain KSAS' diversity social media accounts.
Special Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
Proven experience working with underrepresented populations in higher education is required.
Exceptional time management and organizational skills, attention to detail, and possess a proactive and self-starter attitude.
Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines.
Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, critical analysis, initiative, judgement, and decision-making skills.
Demonstrated program development, management, and evaluation experience.
Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
Ability to present to large audiences including students, faculty, staff, and leadership.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Teams) and other related software programs.
Social media savvy
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must include a CV (preferred) or resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.
The cover letter should clearly communicate how the applicant meets the required or preferred qualifications.
Submit a one (1) page statement articulating your understanding of the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education.
Bachelor's Degree in related field.
Four years of related experience, progressively responsible administrative or leadership related to diversity, equity, and inclusion within higher education; program development and assessment experience is required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Master's Degree in a relevant area.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion subject matter expertise and 5 years of relevant experience.
In-depth understanding and knowledge of issues of access, diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice in higher education setting, including graduate education.
The ideal candidate will have a track record of bringing creativity, passion, and enthusiasm to their work and can articulate how they have used data to inform their decision-making, goal setting, and program evaluation.
Classified Title: Diversity Specialist Working Title: Diversity Program Manager
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD Starting Salary Range: $61,070-$83,900-$106,710 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus Department name: Dean Office of Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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