Job Description Detail

Academic Affairs

Director of Institutional Equity and Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator

Summary of Duties

Marywood University seeks applications for the full-time position of Director of Institutional Equity and Inclusion, and Title IX Coordinator.  Founded in 1915, Marywood is sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. We root ourselves in the Catholic intellectual tradition and espouse the principles of Catholic social teaching which affirm the intrinsic value and dignity of every human person, and seek to work for justice and peace.  In addition, Marywood is committed to the idea that to offer an excellent learning experience, a campus must be inclusive and equitable. 

General responsibilities:

The Director of Institutional Equity and Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator serves as the senior leader for equity, inclusion, and diversity on campus, as well as Title IX compliance and process. The successful candidate is responsible to provide leadership of institutional efforts that support people’s range of identities and lived experiences, all of which are valued and respected as part of Marywood’s mission and values. These efforts, while enhancing the experience of all members of the Marywood community, are particularly focused on those who have been historically marginalized or underrepresented, and encompass all areas of campus life: curricular, co- and extra-curricular, enrollment, advancement, marketing, business, operations, and affirmation of equity practices in human resources.



Requirements

  • Educational:

    Master’s degree from an accredited institution.

  • Work Experience Requirements:

    The successful candidate will provide evidence of these required skills and experiences:

    1. Experience in Title IX compliance, and implementation of processes that support equity and inclusion as the underlying intent.
    2. Successful track record of leading projects as an innovative change agent.
    3. Communication skills that solve problems by building consensus and use of negotiation/mediation; as well as the ability to effectively communicate across differences.
    4. Commitment to the use of evidence-based best practices related to equity, inclusion, justice, and inter-cultural competencies.
    5. Knowledge of and behaviors exhibited that are aligned with an understanding of intersectionality.

    Additionally, the following qualifications and experiences are preferred:

    1. Experience in university infrastructure related to equity, inclusion, and diversity.
    2. Knowledge of and experience in implementing successful recruitment and retention strategies for historically underrepresented and underserved populations.

  • Other Elements:

    In addition to being on the leadership team of Academic Affairs, this position will have close working relationships with the English Language Learner tutor, Dean of Students and staff, Director of Human Resources, and Assistant Director of Student Equity and Inclusion.

How to Apply

For full consideration, please submit a CV and a letter aligning one’s interest in the position with the required and preferred skills and experiences by June 10 to: equity2018@maryu.marywood.edu ; later submissions may be considered until position is filled.