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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Director, Diversity and Inclusion Education and Outreach (HR) in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


As Director of Diversity and Inclusion Education and Outreach, develops, plans, and executes educational programming for faculty and staff at Emory University that promotes understanding and engagement on issues related to diversity and bias prevention, addressing emerging areas of need, and connecting emerging institutional initiatives to national best practices in equity, diversity, and inclusion.

  • Serves as a strategic thought leader that builds, maintains, and shares resources (tools, training opportunities, etc.) to increase capacity of the campus community to engage across difference.

  • Through comprehensive campus engagement, supports the university's commitment to fostering an inclusive learning and working environment.

  • Assesses training needs through both systematic assessments and informal discussions.

  • Has responsibility for envisioning educational campaigns and platforms, such as symposia and colloquiums that extend the venues and targets of educational outreach, as well as conducting a variety of training to support and enhance leadership and staff development related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Assesses the effectiveness of training programs and initiatives in accomplishing desired aims.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with key stakeholders and leaders across campus in order to ensure awareness of training delivery, learning needs, and educational programming.

  • Partners with Student Affairs and the Provost's Office to support the co-curricular engagement of students and faculty and develop educational initiatives targeting faculty and staff.

  • Works with other HR professionals to provide integrated learning solutions, where needed.

  • Works closely with the Director of Learning & Development and the Director of Organizational Development to align special requests with the most effective outcomes, when diversity and inclusion training is required.

  • Works with other HR leaders to incorporate diversity and inclusion understanding into other HR efforts (e.g., recruiting, orientation).

  • Oversees the delivery of diversity and inclusion programs, including scheduling vendors, teaching when appropriate, arranging schedules, measuring impact, among other related duties.

  • Researches and recommends vendor products and services to address specific training needs.

  • Determines the most appropriate delivery methods for training, including instructor-led, virtual, computer-based, or blended learning.

  • Serves as a resource to staff in resolution of more complex or unusual operational issues.

  • Actively participates in Learning & Organizational Development leadership meetings and activities, as well as those of central HR.

  • Monitors departmental budgets. Hires, supervises, and evaluates staff, including such potential positions as trainers, instructional designers, and coordinators.

  • Reports directly to the Human Resources Assistant Vice President for Learning & Organizational Development and has a dotted line reporting relationship to the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion/Chief Diversity Officer.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A master's degree in adult education, psychology, social science or a related field and six years of professional training experience (including three years of experience delivering diversity and inclusion training), which includes supervisory or managerial experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and cultural competencies in order to interact with a wide range of individuals, including staff at all levels, faculty and administrators.

  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills as well as overall aptitude for understanding and communicating about complex and sensitive diversity, equity and inclusion topics in ways that are interesting and relevant to a wide range of audiences.

  • Experience using quantitative and/or qualitative data to assess initiatives and inform decision-making.

  • Strong supervisory skills to select, lead, and motivate staff (including student workers and volunteers) as well as a highly collaborative style with the energy, maturity and leadership to serve as a unifying force.


  • PhD in adult education, psychology, social science or a related field and five years of relevant work experience in higher education or a non-profit organization.

  • Experience leading educational workshops in a college environment. Program development experience in a research-intensive environment is strongly desired.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with campus partners to develop and sustain support for programmatic activities.

  • Demonstrated success in relationship building and a track record of leveraging resources to accomplish strategic objectives.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 55810

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Human Resources

Department HR:Learning & Organization Dvl

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta