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JEID Education Specialist

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Work type: Regular
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Salaried

Title: JEID Education Specialist

Department: Dean of Students

Duration: Indefinite


Job Summary

The Justice, Equity, Inclusion and Diversity (JEID) Education Specialist develops and manages a comprehensive professional development and learning program to support the JEID goals of the College. This position provides JEID resources, knowledge, training, workshops, and support for faculty, staff, and students to create and maintain an inclusive campus environment for all community members and to help ensure the success of all students, particularly those from marginalized and minoritized groups.


Job Duties

  • 50% - Lead the development of a multi-faceted JEID professional development and learning program customized to meet the needs of campus constituencies, particularly students, faculty, and staff. Design, develop, and implement in-person, virtual, and web-based training curricula to meet the various learning styles of constituents. Create and maintain a comprehensive education program evaluation and assessment process. - (Essential)
  • 20% - Partner with various departments and campus units across campus (e.g. Intercultural Community Center, Athletics, and Center for Teaching Excellence) on JEID learning opportunities for students, faculty, and staff. - (Essential)
  • 20% - Create and maintain a comprehensive education program evaluation and assessment process. Prepare reports for the College related to JEID learning and professional development. Prepare grant proposals related to JEID learning opportunities. Support the implementation of the College's Equity & Justice strategic plan. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Represent JEID at committee meetings as requested. Serve on the Council for Equity & Justice. - (Marginal)


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in education technology, instructional design, diversity/equity studies, social justice or equivalent in a relevant field of study.
  • Five years of progressively responsible, relevant professional experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment for JEID in higher education with an extensive in-depth knowledge of JEID-related topics.
  • Demonstrated cultural understanding of the diverse backgrounds of the College's students, faculty, and staff.
  • Demonstrated understanding of racial inequities and challenges faced by racially minoritized and economically disadvantaged groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement professional development and learning programs.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence, including discretion and confidentiality and the ability to engage, motivate, and sustain relationships.
  • Excellent public speaking and facilitation skills.
  • Computer software skills, such as Adobe Creative Suite, Qualtrics, etc.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google drives/folders/forms, Adobe Acrobat, Web Editing, and social media applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to be detail-oriented and thorough; skilled at anticipating and preventing potential problems and handling a wide variety of tasks with efficiency and accuracy. Strong commitment to a quality work product.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally, in writing and electronically. Effective interpersonal skills as evidenced in the ability to collaborate with a variety of constituencies.
  • Demonstrated skill in adapting to and performing work effectively in high-volume, high accountability, confidential environment with multiple and changing priorities. Effective organizational, logistical, time management and planning skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, prioritize and fulfill the functions of an office in a timely manner.
  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently.
  • Ability to provide effective leadership and training, and to work effectively and professionally across functions, disciplines, levels, and with diverse groups.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree or equivalent in a relevant field.
  • Demonstrated ability to build a multi-faceted community collaboration from the ground up.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a high-level administrative team.
  • Experience in a higher education setting.


EXPECTED HIRING RANGE:  $77,000 - $82,000/yr

If you are offered this position at Occidental College, your final base salary compensation will be determined based on factors such as skills, education, experience, and/or geographic location. In addition to those factors, Occidental complies with applicable pay equity laws and considers internal equity among current employees when developing the final offer. Please keep in mind that the range mentioned above is the base salary range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical in order to allow for future and continued salary growth.  We also offer a generous compensation and benefits package.

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