Assistant Dean of Diversity

Posting Number 2021-8470
Posted Date 4 months ago(8/9/2021 9:00 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Tisch School of the Arts (Administrators)
Tisch School of the Arts (TS1035)
Compensation Grade
Band 54
Business/Professional Administrative

Position Summary

The Assistant Dean of Diversity, in collaboration with school leadership, will provide strategic leadership in shaping the goals and framework to advance the school’s values of inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity and accessibility (IDBEA). Create initiatives that advance those values for all members of our community including students, faculty, administrators and staff at the Tisch School of the Arts (TSOA). Collaborate with Senior Leadership to develop and create educational programs for faculty on creating inclusive classrooms, utilizing inclusive pedagogies and exploring ways to foster diverse voices and learning styles in the classroom and co-curricular environment. Collaborate with the Senior Leadership to develop IDBEA programming, services and outreach for all students at TSOA. Advise on IDBEA leadership, management and employee development programs for administrators and staff. Represent TSOA on school and University-wide Diversity and Inclusion initiatives and committees, assess and evaluate best practices of new & existing initiatives, and track progress toward these goals.Manage IDBEA budget, staff and make recommendations on IDBEA resources.


Required Education:
Master's Degree

Preferred Education:
Doctoral Degree Ph.D. or E.D. in leadership, higher education

Required Experience:
7+ years of successful experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, in creating, implementing, and overseeing institutional diversity programs within an academic environment other relevant experience in addressing issues of diversity and education equity.

Preferred Experience:
7+ years Experience in the Arts

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal and public communication skills to multiple and diverse audiences, and proven ability to work directly with diverse students, faculty, staff, to advance values of IDBEA. The ability to be a collaborator and a convener, to work with judiciousness and diplomacy, and the capacity to build bridges and work toward consensus. Analytical skills with the ability to use data to create, develop and execute initiatives to drive results.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Crisis management and/or behavioral management

Additional Information

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