Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA, USA

Full time

Apr 24

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

DIRECTOR, DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION (DEI)Human Resources (HR), to collaborate on providing vision, leadership, and guidance for developing and implementing programs, strategies, and practices to advance and support MIT’s long-standing commitment to workplace diversity, affirmative action, and equal opportunity for staff members. Will serve as a thought leader in shaping and implementing MIT’s vision of a respectful, inclusive community that embraces diversity; lead the design and implementation of HR’s local strategic plan; collaborate with HR leadership on facilitating the design of HR business owner practices and systems to support goals and targets specific to composition, belonging, and achievement; and provide data analysis and progress reporting. 

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; ten years’ progressively responsible experience; demonstrated record of accomplishment in DEI/related field; extensive knowledge of AA/EEO, Title IX, and civil rights laws/regulations; experience analyzing data/surveys, producing narrative and data reports/presentations, and developing tools to measure progress; in-depth knowledge of DEI and social justice principles, practices, and theories; knowledge of HR policies/practices; excellent supervisory, project/program management, interpersonal, listening, oral and written communication, consultation, presentation, meeting design, and facilitation skills; and understanding of organizational behavior and intervention theory and practice. Must be able to be visionary and strategic in thinking and tactical in executing strategies; work collaboratively in order to build trust and influence direction/decisions in a decentralized academic environment with multiple constituency groups and levels of leadership; demonstrate organizational savvy, discretion, judgment, and diplomacy; and work effectively in a complex, multicultural, and networked environment.  PREFERRED: master’s degree in leadership, D&I, OD, HR, or related field; experience working in and understanding of university environments and the MIT culture; and D&I-related certification.  Job #19480-13

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