Under the direction of and reporting to the Assistant Dean of Diversity, Culture, and Inclusion, the Assistant
Director will lead and support the development and implementation of a wide array of programs and
initiatives related to issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion for faculty, students and staff at the Columbia
Mailman School of Public Health. Programs, workshops and professional development opportunities will
address systems of a oppression and a broad range of social identities. The Assistant Director will also play a
key role in overseeing the development and implementation of large scale programs for faculty, staff and
students including the SSGA series.
Working with units within the School to build sustainable community partnerships between the Mailman
community, community based organizations, and non-profit professionals that offer the opportunity to bring
multiple perspectives together to discuss and tackle issues in public health
Assisting with the development, implementation, and facilitation of diversity, equity, and
inclusion focused professional development and learning opportunities for faculty,
students, and staff.
Coordinating and executing events, projects and facilitated dialogue spaces focused on
specific identity communities
Providing leadership on the creation and implementation of multicultural graduation
Working with units within the School to build sustainable community partnerships
between the Mailman community, community based organizations, and non-profit
professionals that offer the opportunity to bring multiple perspectives together to discuss
and tackle issues in public health
Collaborating with and serving as a liaison to various departments, units and offices
throughout the School and the University to address issues of equity and inclusion
Conducting research using benchmarking and trendsetting techniques around news and
innovative initiatives serving various identity communities; Evaluating programming
Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested
Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, and 3 years of related experience.
2 years of experience and demonstrated success developing, delivering, and facilitating educational programming, events and learning opportunities centered around issues of equity, inclusion, and diversity and the particular experiences of various identity communities including Students of Color, LGBTQ+ Students, First-generation or low income students, and International
Students for students.
Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills. The Assistant Director will serve as a general
resource to students, faculty, and staff seeking information about services and resources provided by ODCI
Outstanding organization and planning skills
Experience conducting research
Master's degree is strongly preferred
Preferred major fields of study include: the social and behavioral sciences, education, ethnic studies, gender
students liberal arts, or other relevant disciplines and/or fields
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 513748
About Columbia University
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