Diversity, Equity, inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) Officer

Details

  • Salary Range: $30 - 35 per hour
  • Hours: 20 hours per week
  • Department: Provost
  • Closing Date: Open until filled

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POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Officer plays a pivotal role in fostering a workplace culture that values and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing initiatives that support the organization’s commitment to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive DEIB strategy aligned with the institution’s goals.
  • Collaborate with leadership to integrate DEIB principles into organizational practices and policies.
  • Design and deliver training programs to increase awareness and understanding of DEIB issues.
  • Provide resources and educational materials to support ongoing learning and development.
  • Create and implement initiatives that enhance employee engagement and foster a sense of belonging.
  • Establish metrics and key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of DEIB initiatives.
  • Generate regular reports and communicate progress to leadership and stakeholders.
  • Work with HR to address and resolve diversity-related issues.
  • Work with students to facilitate DEIB related discussions and topics in open forums and in private one-on-one settings.
  • Collaborate with faculty to review and revise course syllabi to ensure they reflect diversity and cultural sensitivity.
  • Collaborate with faculty to conduct a needs assessment to identify gaps and opportunities for integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into the curriculum.
  • Serve as an advocate and resource for students from historically marginalized and oppressed communities. Provide leadership in developing programs and services that support and retain students that identify as members of these communities.
  • Organize and plan social and cultural activities for students and faculty/staff from historically marginalized and oppressed backgrounds, including international students.
  • Assist the institution in providing a supportive environment for students and faculty/staff of diverse backgrounds.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chief of Staff and Community Relations.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (g., HR, Sociology, Organizational Development) and/or 4 or more years of relevant experience.
  • Proven experience in DEIB-related administrative roles, with a deep understanding of diversity and inclusion concepts.
  • Higher-education experience preferred.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Familiarity with relevant laws and regulations.

 

PAY AND BENEFITS

  • $30.00 – $35.00 an hour Base Wage
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition assistance
  • 16 paid holidays including birthday
  • 25% discount at NUNM Medicinary

 

 

This in-person position will be based at our campus in Portland, Oregon.