Senior Director, Inclusive Excellence - Oxford College of Emory University

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Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Oxford College
Deans Office-Personnel
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Clerical & Administrative
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Oxford College

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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.


Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on Emory’s original campus in Oxford Georgia, Oxford College of Emory University invites candidates to apply for the Senior Director, Inclusive Excellence position. 



  • Collaborates with the Dean of Oxford College, administrative colleagues, and relevant constituencies to develop an annual diversity, belonging, and community engagement plan, setting goals for the academic year and working collaboratively to achieve its execution.
  • Develops programming for students, staff, faculty, and administrators related to cultural competency, anti-bias, and the importance of forming an inclusive community.
  • Serves as the central point person for addressing and helping to resolve issues that arise related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Assesses and aligns current DEI programs and initiatives across all areas of the College.
  • Collaborates with faculty and staff search committees, the Office of Academic Affairs, and the Office of Human Resources to ensure best hiring practices that produce a diverse pool of candidates and finalists.
  • Collaborates with leadership in the Oxford Center for Teaching and Scholarship on faculty development programming related to inclusive pedagogy, managing conflict in the classroom, and more.
  • Partners with staff members within the Oxford Office of Campus Life to serve as a resource for addressing the concerns of students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds (e.g., religious, socioeconomic, racial, gender/sexual identity, national origin, individuals with disabilities, etc.).
  • Partners with the Senior Associate Dean of Advancement to engage donors and alumni from diverse backgrounds and strengthen relationships.
  • Attends Leadership Team meetings to support the infusion of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging considerations in all policy and operational aspects of Oxford College operations.
  • Partners with the Director of Community Relations to foster and cultivate relationships with members of the Oxford and Covington communities.
  • Partners with the Director of Grants and Strategic Engagement to develop and support grant proposals.
  • Supervises administrative assistant and student-facing Director of DEI.
  • Serves on the university-wide Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion's Executive Leadership Committee.
  • Performs other related responsibilities as designated by the Dean.


  • A master's degree and five years of extensive, demonstrated program manager or director experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion activities, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Experience successfully developing, advancing, and institutionalizing strategic diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging programs and/or initiatives.
  • Experience collaborating with a variety of constituencies to implement diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging training and education programs in the legal field or higher education.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills and ability to collaborate with a diverse group of individuals.
  • An earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree is preferred.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. 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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