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Director of Diversity and Inclusion - Georgetown University Medical Center
The most important functions of the Director of Diversity and Inclusion are:
1) Building new diverse student outreach initiatives and premed pipelines for K-12 (elementary, middle, high school) and undergraduate students that fulfill the diversity mission of the school and to meet LCME accreditation standards. This also includes applying for grants and writing grant proposals the secure independent funding for pipeline work and diversity initiatives to take the programs to scale.
2) Developing robust recruitment and outreach campaigns to recruit students underrepresented in medicine to apply and to matriculate into Georgetown School of Medicine 3) Devise a strategic diversity plan for the school that focuses on bolstering student, staff and faculty diversity and an inclusive campus environment and 4) Executing on diversity and inclusion training events for GUSOM students, staff, faculty that contribute to an inclusive environment
Reporting to the Sr. Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, the Director's duties include, but are not limited to:
Pipeline Program Management
Implement pipeline school partnerships and programs with the K-12 and undergraduate/graduate sector - supporting community outreach in the District of Columbia and nationally - targeting middle schools, high schools and other education programs that target diverse populations of students.
Design and implement alumni networks for graduates of our pipeline programs over the past 4 years.
Identify and draft internal and external grant and funding proposals to fund K-12 student pipeline outreach and partnership work to diversity students, faculty, staff on campus.
Identify and draft grant proposals to support current pipeline work and to scale pipeline work in future years
Assemble recruitment and outreach budget for all K-12 pipeline work.
Design and facilitate the implementation of diversity recruitment strategies for GUSOM (recruiting diverse student and applicants, developing minority faculty, and promoting an inclusive campus culture) and diversity analytics in order to measure the effectiveness of the diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives.
Conduct and report on research, benchmarks and comprehensive analytics to support departmental strategies and set diversity metrics at the School of Medicine which will include conducting an annual school-wide Campus Climate Survey.
Analyze demographic and business data and to design a targeted recruitment and retention strategy that focuses on diverse student and faculty recruitment campaigns, including developing and executing on a robust outreach strategy at HBCUs, ANAPISI, Native American and Hispanic Serving Institutions, in coordination with Admissions Office and Financial Services.
Plan ODI Events that contribute to inclusive community - trainings, health equity forum
Recruit, develop, train and manage a cohort of undergraduate and graduate student interns in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion - interview candidates, select candidates, assign work placements, conduct performance reviews and track their impact. Also manage Hoya Temp employees and part-time workers in the office.
Engage in daily public speaking engagements with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Admissions to recruit diverse students as well as present and facilitate and organize external speakers for our monthly Health Equity Forums.
The minimum academic degree required to perform the work is Bachelor of Arts. A Master's Degree is preferred but not at all required for this position.
Success in this position requires a professional who has entrepreneurial initiative and disposition to execute on projects, build strong relationships, and derives satisfaction from delivering quality and timely outcomes.
Strong collaboration, impeccable project management and process coordination, data analysis and communication skills combined with design skills and the ability to think through the application of technical solutions is essential. Moreover, the Director will possess the ability to fluctuate between strategic perspective and thinking to planning and execution of diverse projects.
Clear and direct communication skills are required. This includes clear written and oral communication when conveying programmatic needs, professional development interests, project concerns, and vision for programs.
Strong social media skills are required. This includes ability to engage in web-design, online outreach and building online communities on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
Robust data analysis skills are also required. The candidate must be able to devise, track and record performance metrics for measuring diversity metrics as well as measure and track the impact of outreach and recruitment management efforts of diverse students and faculty at other universities. These data analysis skills will be deployed to assess metrics across students, staff and faculty populations at the Georgetown School of Medicine. Data skills will also be used to design and build up alumni networks for GUSOM K-16 pre-med pipeline programs.
Effective public speaking skills are required for delivering Diversity Admissions Presentations, outreach presentations for pipeline programs, and for leading our school-wide, monthly Health Equity Forums.
Professionalism required for collaboration. This includes meeting the set business hours, getting approval for absences, and approval for professional development conferences in advance. This also includes professional and courteous treatment of all ODI supervisors, staff, student interns and colleagues.
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