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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Assistant Provost, Faculty Development & Diversity in New Haven, Connecticut

Employer Name: Yale University

  1. Oversees academic initiatives in support of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). 2. Proposes and implements plans for enhancing faculty diversity and faculty DEIB. 3. Acts as liaison between the Provost's Office and academic units to advance DEIB efforts. 4. Proposes, develops, and implements workshops and programs to advance faculty DEIB. 5. Oversees faculty development programs including New Faculty Orientation, cohort-building events, and mentorship programs. 6. Supports the development, implementation, interpretation, oversight, and communication of academic policies, information, and statistics. Develops mechanisms to analyze and report this information. 7. Assists with long-range planning for the advancement of both existing and new DEIB initiatives at the University. 8. Drafts agendas, letters, announcements, memos, and other documents on behalf of the Vice Provost. 9. Maintains current knowledge and develops new expertise on DEIB and faculty development. 10. May perform other duties as assigned. Preferred Education: Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in an academic area. Five years prof. experience related to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging in an academic environment. Demonstrated experience administering programs/implementing plans. High-level experience in an academic or research institution; direct interaction with faculty and academic leaders (chairs, deans, provosts). Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in an academic area. Five years prof. experience related to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging in an academic environment. Demonstrated experience administering programs/implementing plans. High-level experience in an academic or research institution; direct interaction with faculty and academic leaders (chairs, deans, provosts). Posting Position Title: Assistant/Associate Provost Required Skill/ability 3: Strong oral and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail. High level of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and web-based tools. Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) University Job Title: Assistant Provost, Faculty Development & Diversity Required Skill/ability 1: Expertise in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Demonstrated ability to organize complex events for diverse audiences. Demonstrated ability to develop relationships with a diverse group of constituents. Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex processes and projects. Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated success in working collaboratively to develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies focused on building a diverse faculty. Demonstrated success in partnering with chairs, deans, and other academic leaders to develop and implement diversity action plans. Advanced degree in a related field. Academic and/or administrative experience.
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