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Senior Associate Dean of Students & Director of Diversity, Equity and Student Success – Division of Student Affairs and Provost's Office

The Senior Associate Dean of Students & Director of Diversity, Equity and Student Success provides senior leadership and coordination among all of the programs supporting academic and co-curricular success of first generation and low-income students, students of color, and other traditionally underrepresented students at Georgetown. S/he creates a stronger integrated context for student academic and personal success and for advances a “whole institution” approach to diversity and equity on the Main Campus. The Senior Associate Dean serves as a formal convener for a range of partner offices and initiatives whose work regularly engages college access and success, diversity and inclusion. Reporting to both the Office of the Provost and the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Senior Associate Dean has responsibilities that include but are not limited to:

Center for Multicultural Equity & Access (CMEA) Supervision

Oversees CMEA, including the Community Scholars Program and the Institute for College Preparation.
Directly supervises the CMEA Director, reviewing and approving budgets when necessary.
Advises on overall department mission and priorities.

Leadership on Student Access and Success

Regularly convenes and coordinates the work for all major programs on the Main Campus focused on college access and student success. This convening and coordinating function will include, but not be limited to, the Center for Multicultural Equity & Access (CMEA), the Georgetown Scholarship Program (GSP), the Academic Resource Center (ARC), relevant Athletics Department programs (for example, Athletics JumpStart), the Regents Science Scholars Program, and relevant programs in the Center for Social Justice (CSJ)
Assures alignment with the University’s Catholic and Jesuit mission and identity in all of this work.

Leadership on Diversity and Equity

Convenes and coordinates the work of student-serving programs on the Main Campus focused on diversity, equity and inclusion, including providing integrated Provost Office and Student Affairs leadership for the Provost’s Student Committee on Diversity and CNDLS’ Diversity & Engaging Difference project.
Provides oversight for the university’s effort to support undocumented students and for the Bias Reporting System, assuring that the system is well-coordinated and that reports are handled promptly and appropriately.

Integrated Institutional Leadership

Serves as a member of the senior staff of the Office of the Provost, and as a member of the Vice President’s Senior Team in Student Affairs.
Coordinates and convenes offices and initiatives across the Main Campus that work to support the success of students who come from traditionally underrepresented groups, including racial minorities, low income and first generation students.
Works with the Office of Advancement, President’s Office and Provost’s Office to advance fundraising and otherwise develop resources to support initiatives related to equity.
Works closely with colleagues in the President’s Office to support the university’s participation in the American Talent Initiative, and coordinate the University’s external partnerships to advance low income student access and success, such as the partnerships with KIPP, Upward Bound, the Cristo Rey Network, and D.C. Public Schools.


Doctoral or other terminal degree
10 years of professional experience in relevant areas (within higher education, including student affairs, college access programs, diversity programs, and closely related areas)
Experience as a faculty member in higher education
Substantial professional experience in supervising professionals, coordinating functions across areas, developing and managing educational or curricular programs, and planning in a collaborative higher education environment
Preference for deep familiarity with college access and success issues – from either the K-12 or the higher education perspective
Excellent interpersonal skills, leadership and facilitation skills, and a passion and readiness to work directly with students
Public speaking skills and the ability to represent the university effectively to outside stakeholders

For priority consideration, please submit application by January 31, 2018.

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