Location: Baltimore, MD Category: Professional & Administrative Posted On: Tue Apr 7 2020 Job Description:
Goucher College's Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Title IX will provide leadership for the College's efforts in the areas of diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI), and Title IX (TIX). The Associate Dean will promote a campus environment in which all students, faculty, and staff are affirmed and supported, especially students from marginalized populations. The Associate Dean will also lead the College's efforts to reduce incidents of sexual misconduct, discrimination, harassment and violence, as well as support students involved in such incidents. The Associate Dean supports the Vice President and Dean of Students as well as other members of the President's Cabinet in the implementation of the College's diversity initiatives, with the goal of creating a more diverse, welcoming, and inclusive environment at the College.
Within the Associate Dean's portfolio is the Center for Race, Equity, and Identity (CREI). CREI, established in 2015, provides support, outreach, and advocacy for marginalized student populations as well as education for the campus community. CREI serves student populations, including but not limited to, students of color, LGBTQIA-identifying, low-income, and first-generation students, and students with disabilities. Under the motto "Learn. Advocate. Be." CREI fosters an environment in which marginalized students are affirmed and supported to explore and express their identities.
The TIX Office, staffed by a Deputy Coordinator, is committed to administering the College's sexual misconduct and non-discrimination policies in a fair and equitable manner, as well as foster a campus environment in which all students have the opportunity to pursue their education in an environment free of hostility. The TIX Office addresses the following matters: (1) Sexual misconduct and other related misconduct; (2) Sexual assault, including rape and fondling; (3) Sexual harassment; (4) Intimate Partner Violence; (5) Stalking; and (6) Discrimination [based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, sex, marital status, age, disability or genetic information].
As TIX Coordinator, the Associate Dean has the primary responsibility of overseeing the College's TIX efforts. The Associate Dean will lead efforts across all divisions of the College to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements, as it relates to TIX laws and regulations, oversight of policies and processes when initial complaints are made, and oversight of College-wide programming, outreach and educational efforts related to TIX. In this vein, the Associate Dean will work closely with the designated TIX staff member in Human Resources on staff matters, as well as designated staff in the Center for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching (CAST) on faculty matters.
Qualified candidates will possess a master's degree and have four to five years experience in Title IX processes in higher education, paired with substantial experience leading Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion efforts in higher education. Candidates should have appropriate Title IX training and certification for such work in the college/university setting.
Preferred candidates will possess a Ph.D. and a minimum of six years experience in Title IX processes in higher education as well as Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion efforts in higher education.
If this sounds like an interesting opportunity, and if you are innovative and open to change, we would love to hear from you!
Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.
Internal Number: 122147
About Goucher College
Among the 40 Colleges That Change Lives, and ranked first in the nation for study abroad programs by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher is a selective, liberal arts college located 20 minutes north of Baltimore, MD. Goucher enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduates, 84% of whom live on campus, and 1,200 graduate students. At Goucher, we’re redefining the meaning of a liberal arts education in order to help our students prepare for the jobs of the future. Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.