Chief Diversity Officer
Chapel School, The
Bronxville, New York
Salary: Based on Experience
Date Posted: 7/5/2019
 
Job ID: 48119
Position/Title: Chief Diversity Officer
Employer: Chapel School, The
Department: Administration
Category: Administration
Type: Diversity Director/Multicultural Affairs
Status: PartTime
 
 
 
Job Description/Responsibilities:
I. POSITION SUMMARY

A. The Chief Diversity Officer works with the lay leadership, volunteers, faculty, staff, and administration to ensure that THE CHAPEL SCHOOL’S programs, practices, and learning community support the ongoing development of a diverse and inclusive environment for students, employees, and families.

B. Having responsibilities as a member of faculty and staff will place the Chief Diversity Officer regularly with students and provide the Director direct insight into student culture. Having responsibilities as an administrator will place the Director within discussions of and planning for all aspects of THE CHAPEL SCHOOL hiring practices, academic programming, professional development, etc. and bring attention to the intent to make THE CHAPEL SCHOOL ever more diverse and its community ever more inclusive.

C. The position is a part-time, salaried, 10-month per year position; The expectation is that the Chief Diversity Officer will work 15-20 hours per week onsite and via distance. The Chief Diversity Officer reports directly to both the Senior Pastor and to the Principal.

II. EXPECTATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

A. Academic Expectations
Work with administration and faculty to ensure THE CHAPEL SCHOOL provides an exceptional academic program within a diverse, inclusive environment;

B. HR/Administration Expectations
1. Serve as primary contact for any concerns regarding discrimination, harassment, or school climate related issues.
2. Initially and Regularly Review the Code of Conduct, specifically addressing its provisions concerning racial and ethnic discrimination.
3. Initially and Regularly notify The Chapel School Community of the Code of Conduct specifically referencing its provisions concerning racial and ethnic discrimination.
4. Create and oversee the Complaint Procedure in issues of discrimination and harassment.
5. Initially and Regularly notify The Chapel School Community of Complaint procedure in issues
of discrimination and harassment.
6. Serve as leader of the review of complaints and take corrective action to resolve such complaint in accordance with the code of conduct and applicable law.
7. Serve as advisor to the administration of the creation and implementation of staff diversification plan that would seek to recruit and hire teachers that would diversify the existing faculty at various grade levels and specify how the hires ensure students see a diverse range of races and ethnicities among the teaching faculty, based in part upon the students’ movement through various school classrooms.



C. Cultural Competency Committee Expectations
1. Serve as ad-hoc member of all the Cultural Competence Committees, and work with the Administration, faculty and staff, lay leaders and volunteers to ensure the work of the committee is active, is strategic, and reflects the broad, diverse community of THE CHAPEL SCHOOL;
2. Assist the Cultural Competence Committee as it develops, expands and implements age-appropriate strategies that encourage and reinforce positive student behavior. This plan shall involve without limitation: classroom management and behavioral support for staff, rewarding positive behavior, and support for struggling students.

D. Staff and Student Cultural Competence Training Expectations
Be a resource to the Principal, the Diversity Consultant and other administrators to provide training in culturally relevant equity pedagogy and to help teachers create culturally responsive classrooms;

E. Community Expectations
1. Collaborate with the Principal, the Diversity Consultant and other administrators the development of small-scale and large-scale projects to enhance THE CHAPEL SCHOOL community in inclusive, equitable fashions for students, families, and employees; and,
2. Be active, visible, and engaged with all aspects of THE CHAPEL SCHOOL community and classroom routines.

F. Record Keeping
Keep evidence and statistical records of the above activities.
 
 
Minimum Degree: Ed. M
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 0-1 Years

 
Qualifications:
Experience in a school setting and cultural competency training would be preferred, as would a Master's Degree.
 
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Deadline:
Open Until Filled
 
Contact Info
Please send a cover letter and resume to Principal Michael Schultz at mschultz@thechapelschool.org.
 
 
 
 
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