The Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI prepares students to address the issues of modern society in ways that more traditional schools overlook.
Founded in 1972, the O'Neill School was the first school to combine public management, policy, and administration with the environmental sciences. It remains the largest public policy and environmental studies school of its kind in the United States, with programs on both the IUPUI and IU Bloomington campuses .
The Assistant Director of Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will support the mission of the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs by developing and implementing opportunities to attract a diverse student community; conscientiously and promptly responding to the concerns of any individual or group who feels that their voice has not been welcome, or their rights have been challenged; and providing programming support for O'Neill students and student groups.
Responsibilities include projects which focus on multicultural support and student learning programs, specifically: Develop programs and events that highlight diverse student populations within the O'Neill School (i.e. international, veterans, women). The Assistant Director works in consultation with the O'Neill Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to create, coordinate, implement, and evaluate recruitment strategies to enhance and maintain the diversity of the O'Neill student population. Assist in the planning, development, and implementation of an annual, school-wide recruitment plan. Work collaboratively with O'Neill Indianapolis program directors and student services staff to plan and implement targeted recruitment activities for individual academic programs as well as for underrepresented populations; provide resources, policy interpretation, and referral service information to aid in student retention. In addition, oversee data management systems and reporting related to diversity and any related and required data. This includes ensuring all data is accurate and consistent with other university reporting units. Hire, supervise, and evaluate any Diversity-related student interns and recruit student volunteers for DEI-community outreach. Collaborate with O'Neill leadership to develop effective communication, identify potential problems and solutions, as well as gaps of service.
Bachelor's degree in education, public health, environmental affairs, social work, psychology, intercultural, multicultural, diversity studies, or a closely related field and two years of professional level work in student development or teaching.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Ability to work collaboratively with faculty leadership. Successful record with supervision of others. Ability to work collaboratively to develop and implement innovative approaches. Effective administrative skills and experience. Experience facilitating varying constituencies and task oriented work groups/teams. Ability to multi-task and prioritize requests. Ability to work well in high stress environment.
Master's degree or continuing progress towards Masters in higher education and student affairs, public health, environmental affairs, nonprofit management, counseling or social work. Knowledge and/or experience with school and university policies.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3SA
Job Function: Student Services
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.