Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Assistant

Contact Information
Connie Brady
353 Lillis Hall
1208 University of Oregon
Eugene
OR
97403
Phone: 
541-346-3496
Email: 
cbrady@uoregon.edu
Deadline
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 11:59pm
Open Until Filled: 
yes
Open until filled, review begins on: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 8:00am
Department: 
Lundquist College of Business
FTE: 
.49
Terms: 
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
Academic Year: 
2019-2020
Duties: 

The Lundquist College of Business Diversity Committee’s charge is to lead the college in building and supporting initiatives and programs to advance the diversity, equity and inclusion missions of the university and college.  The Lundquist College of Business Diversity Committee’s activities serve all direct stakeholders – faculty, staff, and students – as well as the general community. The College has developed a unit-specific Diversity Action Plan (DAP) to put these concepts into action (https://business.uoregon.edu/about/diversity-committee).  

Lundquist is currently seeking an innovative and creative graduate student to work in support of the development and implementation of action items in our current DAP. This could include reporting demographic data, research into best practices in training and assessment, development and/or scheduling and promotion of events or workshops for faculty, staff and student development, and making policy recommendations.

JOB DUTIES

The successful candidate will engage in research, development, and reporting for projects relevant to equity and inclusion for the Lundquist College of Business. Specific projects may include:

  • Contributing to policy development by collecting and reporting survey and case study analyses on outcomes of broad training exercises in equity and inclusion;
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of Lundquist DAP programs through analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of institutional and national data, as well as policy research and dissemination;
  • Designing and implementation of programming to support diverse populations across the college community  (for example, the Enrichment Series);
  • Researching best practices associated with fostering inclusion at higher education institutions;
  • Identification and promotion of campus resources related to diversity initiatives;
  • Attending/supporting Diversity Committee meetings;
  • Assist in the research, creation, and execution of trainings and workshops;
  • Assist in the answering of inquiries;
  • Support all diversity and retention efforts through the completion of other duties as assigned.

Graduate students pursuing any master’s or doctoral degree may apply.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Preference will be given to graduate students whose application materials exhibit the following qualifications and experience:

  • Excellent communication skills with regard to writing, editing, research, and presentation;
  • Experience working with student organizations, student services, or diverse student populations;
  • Experience researching, summarizing, and simplifying complex information and communicating it to different audiences;
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate outreach efforts and events within the university and to communicate with outside partners/community members;
  • Ability to work well in diverse team and group settings, and manage multiple projects; and
  • Strong interpersonal, time-management, and organizational skills.
  • Other “pluses”:  Direct experience with survey development, event planning, recruitment, quantitative analysis, and/or writing, copy-editing, and digital content development.
Application Procedure: 

Please submit the following electronically as one single PDF, with materials included in the order listed below, to Connie Brady, cbrady@uoregon.edu. Please use the subject line: “Lundquist Diversity GE”. This position is open until filled. Review begins on Monday, June 24, 2019.

  1. A letter explaining your interest in this position and addressing the preferred criteria cited above.
  2. Your CV or resume.
  3. The names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three references who can attest to your ability to perform the duties outlined above.
  4. A statement regarding what diversity, equity and inclusion means to you and how you would apply those values to this position.

Our General Duties and Responsibilities Statement (GDRS), which includes our general appointment/reappointment process and criteria, is available online.

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