Director, Inclusive Excellence
Company: REGIS COLLEGE
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Job Location: Regis College Campus - Weston, MA Salary Range:
Undisclosed Job Category: Education Collegiality. Collaboration.
Diversity. Dialogue. Openness. Opportunity. It's all here for you.
Consider your past work. What mattered to you most? Ask any
student, staff or faculty member at Regis College and you'll hear
words like inclusiveness, community, and supportiveness. It's no
coincidence. The mission at Regis, a non-profit college near Boston
and the 9th fastest-growing college in the U.S., reflects our
Catholic identity which calls on us to serve our "dear neighbor
without distinction." Here, we've cultivated a climate of
innovation and entrepreneurship in which every staff member is
encouraged to contribute based on ideas, not job titles. At Regis,
diversity and inclusion, social justice, and community are not
marketing buzzwords-they are core values. We are committed to
recruiting a staff and faculty that reflects the diversity of our
student body. A recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in
Diversity (HEED) Award, Regis is proud to have a student population
including 28% of undergraduates who are first-generation and 32%
who identify as minority. Now, think of what matters to you most in
your next job. If your colleagues are a key priority, you couldn't
have come to a better place. Aspire Higher. Join Us. Position
Summary Reporting to the Vice President for Inclusive Excellence,
the Director of Center for Inclusive Excellence (CIE) manages the
operations, programs and resources of the CIE. The Center operates
from an intersectional approach to diversity and social justice
that fosters meaningful community engagement, academic success and
personal enrichment. The Director of the CIE collaborates with a
wide range of stakeholders to promote academic and co-curricular
engagement of all community members, centering those from
minoritized groups (Black, Indigenous, people of color, LGBTQIA+,
undocumented, people with disabilities, first-generation, and
more). The Director provides guidance and support to individual
community members and groups; makes referrals to appropriate
resources and offices; develops, implements, and/or collaborates on
educational, cultural, and developmental programs focusing on
diversity and intercultural fluency; and serves as an advocate for
students, staff, and faculty from groups that are historically
underrepresented in higher education. The Director is responsible
for promoting an environment which affirms equity, intercultural
exploration, and community development. The Director will maintain
the Center for Inclusive Excellence as a highly visible space on
campus and develop programming that increases a sense of belonging.
The Director will manage a variety of initiatives to drive
sustained developmental programming, financial resources, and
advocacy programs designed to support Regis' diverse population.
Essential Functions CIE Operations
- Manage the day-to-day operations of the CIE.
- Manage the CIE's programming budget.
- Hire and supervise CIE staff members and student
- Elevate communication strategies (web, social media, etc.) to
promote CIE engagement.
- Execute strategic planning and assessment of the CIE and its
programs. Community Development & Support
- Maintain a visible and highly accessible presence on campus and
within the online community.
- Direct the Partners in Excellence Mentoring Program and further
develop the program to meet the needs of past, present and future
- Assist the pre-college program and dual enrollment staff and
the Vice President for Inclusive Excellence with the Lorraine's
Leaders summer program for minoritized high school students who
wish to pursue careers in health sciences.
- Enhance the quality of minoritized students' Regis College
experience through programming, training, and leadership
- Lead Regis' First-Gen Task Force and other first-gen student
- Coordinate Heritage Month programming.
- Collaborate with other departments on any Regis programs that
center diverse experiences.
- Design and facilitate diversity, inclusion, equity and
antiracism trainings for the community.
- Serve as a member of campus committees & subcommittees
(Institutional Action Plan to Address Racism, Inclusive Excellence
Council (IEC), Campus Pride Index, Leading for Change Consortium /
REJI and other IEC subcommittees) with the aim of advocating for
the needs of minoritized community members.
- Serve as a member of the Case Management Team and associated
sub-committees, with emphasis on providing strategic interventions
to diverse members of the Regis community.
- Assist the Vice President for Inclusive Excellence with bias
response and Title IX requirements.
- Engage in professional development activities to ensure
knowledge of best practices and the current landscape (examples
could include ACPA, NCORE, NASPA, etc.).
- Work with Department of Human Resource on recruiting and
retaining diverse applicants.
- Manage faculty and staff affinity groups and encourage faculty
and staff community building. Other Responsibilities
- Perform other related duties as required.
- Organize and coordinate special programs, as assigned.
- 1-2 graduate interns, 1-2 graduate assistants, and 1-2
work-study students each semester. Requirements
- You will help build a more inclusive community through a
demonstrated commitment to justice, diversity, inclusion, equity,
and antiracism and an ability to uphold the University's commitment
to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
- You will bring relevant work, life, or educational experiences
working effectively with people and teams with a variety of
identities, cultures, and backgrounds.
- You will have an ability to respond effectively to challenging
student and community issues including skills to lead difficult
conversations and dialogues across differences.
- You will form strong coalitions with internal and external
- You will build and maintain the presence and relevant of the
Center for Inclusive Excellence through strong project management,
organizational, and supervisory skills; the ability to work
independently and handle multiple tasks with strong attention to
detail; and through effective verbal and written communication with
a wide variety of people.
- You will bring your ability to resolve problems, to develop
relevant alternatives and recommendations, and use problems as a
way to intervene systemically and by executing diversity,
inclusion, equity, and antiracism programs, and facilitating
diversity, inclusion, equity and antiracism trainings. Working
- Normal office environment, not subject to variations of
temperature, noise, odors, etc.
- May use computer keyboards requiring eye-hand coordination and
- May require travel in automobile; there is a shuttle to campus
from public transportation.
- As with all of our student-facing position, requires work
outside of normal hours, including evenings and weekends, with
- This can be a hybrid position with flexible work hours, as
determined in consultation with the CIE team and office needs. The
above statements are intended to describe the general nature and
level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job.
The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list - of all
responsibilities and duties required. Protecting the Regis
Community - At Regis the safety of our campus community is our
highest priority. We invite all applicants to review our health and
safety protocols at our -COVID-19 Updates -page. The most powerful
measure we can take is vaccination, and all campus community
members must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19, with
the exception of certain medical and religious exemptions. New
employees without an approved medical or religious exemption are
required to have their first dose by their date of hire. And all
new employees will join the campus community in using the
-CoVerified -app to upload vaccine information, report symptoms,
and schedule regular campus COVID tests. We're in this together!
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents
who become disabled as defined under the Americans With
Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job
functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a
reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a
case-by-case basis. In employment, as in education, Regis College
is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion,
creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation,
ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or
parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic
information, pregnancy, veteran's status, membership in uniformed
services or any other protected status.
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