- Advanced degree in social justice related field, student development, higher education administration, or other relevant discipline; or Bachelor's degree with an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience;
- Advanced training in the coordination and management of institutional change as it relates to DEI initiatives;
- Demonstrated experience collecting, evaluating, and making meaning of data to guide policy and procedure;
- Demonstrated experience in leading and managing dialogue and facilitating change;
- At least two (2) years of professional experience in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion, equal employment opportunity (EEO)/affirmative action, or Title IX;
- Demonstrated experience in investigations and conflict resolution;
- Knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce and educational diversity;
- Experience working in a diverse environment;
- Ability to handle confidential and sensitive situations with diplomacy and excellent judgment and to act calmly and objectively in the face of sensitive situations.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND APTITUDES:
- The ability to organize and manage multiple priorities;
- Collegial and team orientation;
- Evidence of excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills;
- Familiarity with relevant laws and guidelines, such as Title IX, EEO state/federal regulations and ADA regulations;
- Thorough knowledge of current DEI standards and practices as implemented within varying groups or communities.
- Demonstrated experience in the utilization of data informed practices that guide decision making and institutional change;
- Experience interpreting federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to EEO, affirmative action, Title IX and ADA;
- Experience providing training across broad institutional lines on laws, policies and procedures;
- Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in organizational change;
- Higher Education experience.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
This position is located in a normal office environment, not subject to extreme variations of temperatures, odors etc. Low to moderate noise. Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time. Operates equipment i.e. Computer, calculator, copier/fax machines etc. The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office. Will also move about throughout the campus as needed. The person frequently communicates with colleagues, staff and students. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations. Travels to occasional meetings.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
SALARY: $70,000 - $80,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience
Greenfield Community College requires that all cover letters, resumes and contact information for 5 professional references be submitted online at http://web.gcc.mass.edu/hr/careers/apply. Official copies of all academic transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
When preparing your cover letter and resume, please refer to the minimum and preferred qualifications and, if applicable, include an equivalency statement.
Screening will begin with applications submitted via our website by October 25, 2021.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:
Greenfield Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence.
ANNUAL SECURITY REPORT NOTICE:
Greenfield Community College's Annual Security Report is available online at https://www.gcc.mass.edu/safety/files/2020/12/2020-Annual-Security-Report.pdf . The report contains crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years for certain locations associated with the College as well as other campus security and personal safety topics such as: crime prevention; campus safety authority; crime reporting polices; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications), programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; and other matters of importance related to security on campus.
If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security Report, you can stop by the Public Safety Office or Human Resources at One College Drive, Greenfield, MA 01301 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 413-775-1212 (Public Safety) or 413-775-1314 (Human Resources) or by emailing PublicSafety@gcc.mass.edu.
***Greenfield Community College is proud to value diversity in our community of faculty, staff and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. ***
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