Director - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, School of Medicine

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Diversity, Equity,& Incl
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Reporting to the School of Medicine (SOM) Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CDIO), oversees performance of and optimizes work duties/workload across the Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI).



  • Leads, mentors, and develops the program coordinators to ensure they have clear roles and responsibilities.
  • Works closely with the CDIO, Associate Deans and other key stakeholders to support the strategic development and implementation of programs relevant to diversity and inclusion and well-being initiatives in partnership with EmWELL.
  • Participates in local, regional, and national professional societies as appropriate to ensure knowledge sharing and continuous innovation of the SOM activities and programs.
  • Works with the CDIO on the informational campaign to ensure broad knowledge of program offerings.
  • Prepares presentations and reports of the impact of OEI programs including working with OEI staff and SOM data governance entities to ensure integrity of information.
  • Evaluates the current state of OEI programs and gap areas.
  • Works with the CDIO to oversee the OEI budget and optimize the appropriate management of resources.
  • Serves as a liaison to the SOM Communications Office to optimize website content; interactive resources for faculty, leaders, and staff; and toolkits.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Serves as liaison to the Emory University Office of Equity and Inclusion.


  • Bachelor's degree in public health, social sciences or a related field and six years of strategic planning, business operations or related experience OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Supervisory and higher education experience preferred.


NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.  Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department. This role requires residency in the state of GA. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee. 

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.
Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.


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