Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Coordinator - Minority Development Internship Program
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Higher Education Institution
Salary: Commensurate with experience Benefits: Generous benefits include paid time off including holidays and vacation, retirement match, and tuition remission for employee and dependents. Details at www.duq.edu/benefits Location: Center for Diversity and Excellence/Human Resources Position Status: Full-time Hours: Varied Position Number: 000563/30-355 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
This is a front facing and administrative position that will assist our Center for Diversity and Excellence. The DEI Coordinator will be the first point of contact for the Center for Diversity and Excellence. The Minority Development Internship Program is housed in Human Resources. The HR Administrator will provide guidance, and mentorship throughout the duration of this program. This position is a full time, benefits eligible, one-year appointment with the opportunity to renew up to two years.
As a condition of employment, Duquesne University requires all new employees —full-time and part-time, including adjunct faculty—to get a COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of their vaccination upon commencement of employment.
New employees requesting a religious or documented medical exemption from the vaccine must complete and submit a Duquesne University exemption request form for review and approval. To receive the appropriate exemption request form, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Employees with approved exemptions will be required to be tested on a regular basis.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinates All Student Group Activities for the Center for Excellence in Diversity and Student Inclusion.
Coordinates all group discussions to assess well-being, progress, and address concerns.
Assesses needs of all minority student organizations affiliated with the office.
Coordinates weekly meeting requests and convening of all student organizations.
Creates monthly/weekly event calendar for student organizations.
Promotes and maintains social media and campus outlets for advertising events.
Fulfills bi-weekly meeting with individual organization student leaders (President meeting’s).
Assesses financial budgets of each student organization group.
Connects weekly with over 20 corporate partners to assess relationship needs, solicit scholarship funds, and fulfill agreed deliverables.
Coordinates and fulfill meetings with select corporations to complete a profile of their Diversity & Inclusion efforts; submit a portfolio with opportunities for strategic engagement (Corporate funding).
Facilitates Special Meetings & Fulfill Associated Requests.
Facilitates one-on-one meetings with students in at-risk situations.
Coordinates student development series meetings; secure guest presenters, coordinate meeting times and secure student attendance (RIM).
Coordinates Pre-Orientation program.
Represents office at meetings and events as requested by office staff.
Completes other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or Equivalent.
Associates or Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
Alternately, the successful candidate may possess any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work apart of a team environment and independently.
Excellent organizational skills.
Commitment to the University’s values of diversity, equity and inclusion, and recognition of the importance of treating each individual with dignity and respect consistent with the University’s Mission. Demonstrated experience with, and understanding of, the broad diversity of the University community (students, faculty, staff and others).
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community.
Ability and willingness to contribute actively to the mission of the University and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.
Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer
Duquesne University, a private, Catholic institution, prides itself on being mission-centered and mission-driven. Our employees contribute to our culture of academic excellence and our mission of serving God by serving students. In turn, they enjoy a supportive working environment that values individual talents, encourages teamwork and rewards accomplishments.
A nationally ranked top-tier university, Duquesne has established a legacy of excellence in liberal and professional education. Our 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows our students to work closely with expert faculty. Duquesne has also won accolades and recognition among the nation’s top 20 small research schools for our research initiatives and faculty productivity.
Situated on a 50-acre campus within the city, Duquesne provides a small-town feel in an urban setting. The Pittsburgh region offers a variety of cultural, education and professional opportunities, as well as a safe and affordable lifestyle.
We strive to attract, recruit and retain a dynamic, diverse workforce. Our employees benefit from an array of campus resources that provide convenience and cost savings, including a variety of dining options, a full-ser...vice Starbucks, a retail bank and credit union, a fitness center and year-round wellness programs and onsite parking. Employees also may take advantage of the many educational, cultural and sporting events sponsored by the university.