Sarah Lawrence College — Assistant / Associate Dean of Engagement, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Sarah Lawrence is a residential liberal arts college located on a beautiful campus in Bronxville, NY just a 30-minute train ride from New York City. The College is well known for its excellence in the arts and in writing and has produced multiple winners of the Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur “Genius” grants, PEN/Faulkner and Pushcart Prizes, as well as Tony, Emmy, Bessie, Golden Globe, Obie, Grammy, Screen Actors’ Guild, and Academy awards.

Assistant/Associate Dean of Engagement, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Reporting to the Dean of Studies and Student Life, this collaborative leader forges and sustains important partnerships among campus areas to promote community engagement and student involvement, and inclusion and diversity initiatives. Assistant/Associate Dean will supervise all student involvement and leadership functions, and will foster dialogue and intersection among students to generate coalitions, consensus, and positive outcomes. Qualifications of candidates will include a required bachelor’s degree required (master’s degree preferred) with at least 7 years of experience, keen social and political acumen, demonstrated ability to set priorities, analyze data, and to think systematically from both a detailed and a strategic perspective, excellent written and oral communication skills, competence to work directly with, and on behalf of, diverse students, faculty, and staff, to advance values and goals associated with equity, diversity, and inclusion; and the ability to work in a complex, matrix organizational structure. View the search profile for more information:

Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

This position works in partnership with the Assistant/Associate Dean, Engagement and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the implementation and management of comprehensive programming and student organization advisement to foster a diverse and inclusive environment on campus. The Assistant Director works in a highly collaborative manner to facilitate intersection among all students and student groups to promote intercultural understanding. Qualifications of the position will include a required bachelor’s degree (a master’s degree in higher education, college personnel administration or related field preferred), strong organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to multi-task, good oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with cross-departmental teams. Further information can be found in the search profile:

Nominations and Applications 

To assure full consideration, applications should be received by Monday, June 17, 2019 and include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and five professional references with e-mail addresses and phone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant. Applications should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF format) according to the position of interest:

Assistant/Associate Dean of Engagement and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The search committee will begin a review of applications immediately and continue work until an appointment is made. This search is being assisted by AGB Search, LLC. and welcomes nominators and prospective candidates to contact: Dr. Kim Bobby,, (253) 861-7738 or Dr. Loren Anderson,, (253) 223-3566.

Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer