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Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Company: The Northwest School
Location: Seattle
Posted on: April 11, 2021

Job Description:

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Level Experienced Job Location The Northwest School - Seattle, WA Position Type Full Time Support Faculty 4 Year Degree Job Category Education Description The Northwest School is a college-preparatory, co-educational independent school near the heart of downtown Seattle. We offer a rich and challenging program to roughly 450 students in grades 6 through 12, including international students, many of whom live in our campus dormitory. The Northwest School is committed to a diverse workplace and expects applicants to have a commitment to equity and social justice. We firmly believe that we are a richer, more creative, and dynamic institution when our collective is built with a diverse set of community members. The Northwest School strives for its faculty and student body to reflect the diversity of the society in which they exist. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Northwest School seeks a dynamic leader to serve as the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The Director will be a full- time, 12-month administrator and member of the senior leadership team, reporting to the Head of School, and is supported by the Advancing Equity Team of several professional colleagues. The School is open to a flexible configuration of this position to accommodate multiple, part-time employees in this role, depending on the interest, gifts, and talents of applicants. This position is scheduled to start on or about July 1, 2021. Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership
    • Leads the development and implementation of short and long-term Diversity Strategic Plans and tracks meaningful, measurable outcomes.
    • Collaborates with key administrators to move the school forward in its goals related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.
    • Serves as a resource and advisor to the schools Board of Trustees.
    • Develops community partnerships that offer opportunities for innovative collaboration.
    • In partnership with Director of Environmental Education and Stewardship and the Director of Global Programs, leads efforts to further embed these values in our programs and practices.
    • Promotes an inclusive institutional structure that guides our program.
    • Inspires open, productive, and challenging conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Oversees and sets direction for committees responsible for work related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Student and Parent and Guardian Engagement
      • Actively engages and supports students in their quest to better understand principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
      • Develops and implements programs to foster student knowledge and practice.
      • Serves as a resource to student and parent groups.
      • Participates in school admissions processes to recruit, support, and sustain a diverse school community.
      • Employee Engagement
        • Develops and implements professional development programming around diversity, equity, and inclusion to foster employee knowledge and practice about diversity, equity, and inclusion.
        • Collaborates with employees to enhance the integration of diversity, equity, and inclusion topics in the program, works to ensure that specific current events fit within existing learning frameworks.
        • Influences and participates in school processes to recruit, support, and retain a diverse school community. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
          • Demonstrated commitment to the school's mission, values, and philosophy, especially related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the environment.
          • A bachelor's degree and seven years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job are required.
          • Demonstrated commitment to and engagement in topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion in education and community settings.
          • Knowledge and understanding of historical roots of individual, institutional, and systemic challenges to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
          • Experience working in an educational setting.
          • Experience developing and achieving strategic goals as well as creating programs related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
          • Ability to adapt work and programs to the needs of diverse audiences that one would expect to encounter in a 6-12 grade setting. Preferred Qualifications: An ideal candidate will possess the following:
            • An advanced Degree.
            • Demonstrated ability to develop, communicate, and execute long term strategic vision.
            • The capacity to nurture creative new ideas with practical applications.
            • Experience leading community conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusion.
            • Experience developing curriculum, pedagogy, and andragogy for middle and high school students, as well as adults.
            • Demonstrated ability to draw on an organizations history to inform new programs.
            • Initiative. Compensation: Salary is highly competitive with top independent schools in the region and commensurate with experience. The Northwest School offers an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability and life and accident insurance coverage, fully paid for employee only coverage. A retirement program matches up to 6% of an employees salary after one year of service in a 403(b) plan. Generous time off, lunch, access to the on-site fitness facility, a commitment to professional development, and a unique urban location are also benefits of working at the Northwest School. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, or marital status.

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