Yale University — Associate Director, Diversity and Inclusion Training and Leadership Development

Position Focus:

This experienced educator within the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Office will design and implement a suite of data driven and research-based diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice educational trainings, facilitated discussions and workshops that directly aligns with the school’s newly adopted Diversity Strategic Plan.

Essential Duties

  • Create and deliver cutting edge content that is appropriate for audiences that include professional and graduate students, faculty, and staff. Development of curriculum for diversity, equity, and inclusion training will be key to the role. The ideal curriculum will be across multiple platforms, i.e., in-person, e-learning, virtual, etc. to maximize participation across the whole school of medicine.   
  • Empower and inspire participants through adult learning pedagogies that includes interactive engagement and concludes with practical action steps that can be taken after attending any training or workshop.  
  • Consult with department leadership including Diversity Champions and other key stakeholders to ensure that the educational product delivered fits the needs of the department/unit/group.  
  • Collaborate with the Health Equity Thread leader at YSM when giving training to medical students to ensure that product delivered aligns with the formal curriculum. Session content will focus on critical diversity, equity inclusion and social justice topics such as inclusive leadership, communicating across differences, unconscious bias, microaggressions, allyship, sponsorship, critical race theory, restorative justice, and the history of systemic and institutional racism, its effects on academic medicine and how do we begin to dismantle to recreate an equitable community.   

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience 

Required Skill/Ability:

  1. Demonstrated ability to successfully engage diverse audiences through creative facilitated instructor-led training programs. Excellent communicator, presenter, and strong writer.
  2. Ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on research data and findings related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, adult learning, education, and related topics.
  3. Familiarity with Qualtrics or other survey applications, and applications or software for tracking training participants and analyzing or displaying outcomes.
  4. Experience and skill in disseminated data derived in participation in and feedback regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion training.
  5. Ability to advise on modifying educational products based on self-created evaluation tools and informal feedback. Program planning and implementation skills.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Advanced Degree, Master’s Degree or certification. Working knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques. Knowledge of academic and/or vocational education curricula.

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Covid Vaccine Requirement

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Please apply by September 30 or earlier for the best consideration.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.


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