Director for Diversity and Inclusion

Posting Number 2020-7598
Posted Date 4 months ago(6/1/2021 9:17 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Student Affairs-Journals
School of Law (LW1131)
Compensation Grade
Band 54
Student Services/Athletics

Position Summary

We are excited to share a new job opportunity bolstering strategic Diversity and Inclusion endeavors at NYU Law.


The Director for Diversity and Inclusion will report to the Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and is responsible for managing and providing strategic direction to advance diversity and inclusion initiatives at the School of Law. The director will help craft institution-wide educational excellence standards around inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity. With the support of the assistant director, the director will develop, implement, and assess diversity initiatives, programming and events for students, staff and faculty, and provide direction to students, staff and faculty as needed. The director will also liaise with external partners and stakeholders to strengthen university relationships.


Understanding that a plurality of perspectives is a source of strength for institutions and individuals, NYU Law is continually enhancing the diversity and inclusiveness of the Law School and the legal profession by leading thought and action on issues of diversity, including addressing inequities at the intersection of race and the law. 


If you are someone who cares about D&I work, has a track record of success, and is up to the challenge of jumping in and taking on a wide range of responsibilities please consider applying. 


Required Education:
Master’s Degree (or equivalent)

Preferred Education:
JD preferred (or equivalent)

Required Experience:
5+ years of professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in creating, developing, implementing and assessing institutional diversity programs. Relevant experience in diversity training and developing diversity and anti-bias related training curriculum.

Preferred Experience:
Experience in advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in a higher education institution or comparable organization, and working with students, faculty, and administrators in the area of multicultural and diversity education within a global context.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal, organization, planning, collaboration, and communication skills. Strong client relations, problem-solving and analytical skills. Project management, event planning and budget management ability. Strong detail-orientation. Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously, while meeting deadlines, and maintaining high-quality work product. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Research skills. Exemplary relationship building skills with both internal and external constituents. Curriculum development and training expertise. Ability to interact with individuals at all levels and to serve as a leader. Ability to adapt training materials for diverse audiences. Knowledge of presentation and on-line training software.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of trends and best practices in global diversity education/training and assessment and research.

Additional Information

NYU Law is an intellectual powerhouse and innovator in legal education, known for its focus on leadership, global issues, and public service. As part of this diverse and accomplished community, you’ll work with top faculty, support learning and research, and have regular opportunities to develop professionally. Located in Greenwich Village, one of New York’s most inviting neighborhoods, the Law School offers highly competitive benefits and perks, notably tuition remission.


NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at

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