Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND   Staten Island, NY   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 20, 2024
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Job Title:                     Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Job ID:                        28604

Location:                     College of Staten Island

Full/Part Time:            Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:   Regular


Reporting directly to the Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Title IX and ADA s. 504 Compliance and providing support within the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI), the Assistant Director of ODEI will assist in all matters related to compliance, establishing process flows/policies, and creating programs that are focused on various components of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are seeking a qualified candidate that is looking to grow in their career and experience to join a diverse team of scholars and practitioners within ODEI that are passionate about this work as well as our institution.

Additional duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing/organizing diversity recruitment AAP files, including digitizing records, running reports in CUNYfirst, tracking employment searches, and regularly preparing updated log sheets.  Assisting with the AAP approval processes and the AAP reports.
  • Supporting the Title IX Coordinator in the management of the Title IX Compliance Program, including monitoring and maintaining data related to the status and outcome of complaints and investigations, and assisting in the preparation of periodic and annual compliance reports and audit responses.
  • Writing and reviewing memos pertaining to investigations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; fielding complaints and managing software and creating an effective tracking system ofMay be delegated to handle the investigation and resolution of lower-level cases and complaints (excluding Title IX).
  • Overseeing and coordinating initiatives planned by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, including workshops, meetings, trainings, special events, etc.  Partnering with other stakeholders on the campus to provide consultation of DEI programs.  Assisting with analyzing and evaluating DEI initiatives and programs including survey evaluation and providing reports on these initiatives. 
  • Working in a highly collaborative manner to facilitate intersection among students, faculty and staff to promote intercultural understanding and creating and enhancing a supportive campus climate.
  • Managing program resources, executing logistics, and facilitating communication for all committee meetings and DEI strategic initiatives to ensure a successful experience.
  • Performing other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above, including but not limited to creating and maintaining the DEI library, assisting in grant proposals and research, managing the Divisional newsletter, revising and updating communication on our website and internal documents.


Bachelor's Degree and four years' relevant experience required.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Master's degree in business, any social science or counseling field, or certifications in diversity, equity, inclusion, and compliance
  • 2+ years of creating DEI programs and performing data analysis
  • Willingness to work collaboratively as a team player with diverse groups and campus partners, such as Human Resources, Student Affairs, and Public Safety.
  • Ability to perform in a time-sensitive environment and work independently.
  • Prior experience working in a university setting with an understanding of the academic recruitment, tenure, and promotion processes strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, and collaborative communication platforms such as Teams and Zoom, is essential.


Provides administrative and program support to an administrative or academic department. 

- Oversees department operations and assists management in planning department activities, creating schedules, assigning staff and preparing and delivering department communications.

- Works with appropriate offices related to personnel recruitment, expediting search activities

- Research coordinates and organizes materials for key events such as promotion and tenure reviews.

- Supervises and trains support staff and student workers. 

- Manages budget and coordinates purchasing, accounting, and payroll.

- Provides instructions and basic advice to students, faculty, and others seeking information on department activities, policies, and schedules.

- Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name:  Administrative Specialist 


Higher Education Assistant




$52,267 - $56,447

Salary commensurate with education and experience.


To apply, please visit and enter the Job ID# in the “What” section field. Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information) as one file.

**Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work in the office.


July 11, 2024


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