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Associate Dean to the Office for Institutional Diversity, Educational Developer for Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Office for Institutional Diversity

The Associate Dean to the Office for Institutional Diversity will design and deliver diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism training and professional development programming to faculty and staff. The Associate Dean will deliver educational programming that fosters strong intergroup communication skills, supports inclusive pedagogical practices, and deepens the capacity of faculty and staff to examine and reform both individual attitudes and actions as well as institutional structures and practices that exacerbate inequities and marginalization. This position reports to the Vice-President and Dean for Institutional Diversity.

Reed College offers an exceptional benefits package, including comprehensive and cost-free medical and dental insurance for you, and a 60% discount on medical and dental insurance for your dependents, 403(b) retirement plan with 10% employer contribution (after one year of service), educational assistance for employees and their children, 22 days of paid vacation, paid holidays, half-day Fridays in the summer, and many other campus amenities. This is a full-time, exempt role with work hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a one hour unpaid lunch. This is not a remote role. The salary for this position starts at $82,000 annualized.

Who You Are

  • You have extensive in-depth knowledge of Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) related topics and understanding of racial inequities and challenges faced by racially minoritized and economically disadvantaged groups.
  • You have at least three years in faculty development or educational development related fields with a focus on underrepresented populations in higher education settings.
  • You have experience designing and implementing curriculum.
  • You have demonstrated facilitation and team building skills.
  • You have a Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field of study such as education, instructional design, ethnic studies, social justice, or related field.
  • You have cultural humility and are able to effectively listen and empathize with different points of view.
  • You understand that your work may require the navigation of visible and invisible structures in order to build consensus.
  • You have experience leading or being an active participant in organizational change.
  • You have demonstrated data and assessment skills.
  • You are open to receiving feedback and use it to positively impact your work.
  • You are able to work with confidential and sensitive information.
  • You effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines.

What You’ll Do

  • Design, deliver, and evaluate a comprehensive DEI and anti-racism curriculum, based on current evidence-based research and best practices, to educate Reed community members who represent dominant, marginalized, and intersectional identities and are at all stages of knowledge and experience on identity, power, privilege, and marginalization, and their relationship to inclusive practices in classrooms, workplaces, and all other campus spaces.
  • Design, develop and implement in person, virtual, and web-based training curricula to meet the various learning styles of constituents. 
  • Coordinate and facilitate professional development programming for all campus constituencies that increases their capacity to educate students inclusively and work effectively with community members from a broad range of backgrounds and identities.
  • Work in collaboration and partnership with the Center for Teaching and Learning to provide individual consultation to faculty to implement techniques and skills learned in workshops and other training opportunities. 
  • Develop peer-to-peer ally training programs for faculty and staff, to support and coach their peers in their understanding and use of inclusive practices in classrooms, workplaces, & student spaces.
  • Work collaboratively with the Office for Institutional Research to support and assess student success and student retention initiatives.
  • Create and sustain a comprehensive qualitative and quantitative assessment of DEI programming and initiatives to measure its efficacy, particularly on the success of students, staff, and faculty from marginalized or underrepresented communities. 
  • In collaboration with other campus offices and departments, assess the efficacy of campus programs and initiatives on overall campus climate. 
  • In collaboration with other campus offices and departments, seek external funding for research, development of inclusive practices programs, and external dissemination of successful practices.

Application Instructions

Click below to apply. You will be directed to Interfolio to create a free account and begin your application. A resume and cover letter are required. You can submit these documents in any format, but pdf works best. As you apply online, you will be asked to provide an answer to the following:  

  • If you were selected for this position, how would you use your skills and experience to contribute to equity, inclusion, and community growth at Reed?

Applications will be considered as they are submitted so you are encouraged to apply early. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. 

Reed College replies to every candidate. We will confirm that your application is received, and if you are not selected, we will let you know as soon as possible.

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Reed College is committed to building a culturally inclusive community and a work environment that respects and inspires every person. Your unique skills, work history, cultural contributions, and lived experiences are essential to building this community. Members of historically marginalized groups including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are invited to apply.