Associate Director of Equity and Inclusion for Student Programming
St. Stephen's Episcopal School, a day and boarding school of 705 students (grades 6-12), seeks a full-time Associate Director of Equity & Inclusion for Student Programming to support the School’s Equity & Inclusion DEI initiatives for students and the larger school community. The position will report to the Director for Equity & Inclusion to develop and implement St. Stephen's expansive vision around DEI work. This role is expected to evolve as the school's DEI programming and configuration of the DEI Leadership Team continue to evolve.
- Assist and support the Director of Equity & Inclusion with the implementation of all DEI initiatives, programming and special projects for parents, faculty/staff, and alumni, with special attention being paid to student programming;
- Assess and oversee ongoing student-facing programming in collaboration with the division coordinators and develop new programming as appropriate;
- Meet regularly with and implement leadership training for advisors and student leaders of affinity groups, culture clubs, alliance spaces and other DEI-related student groups;
- Collaborate with the Director of Equity & Inclusion to determine goals and plans for existing and new DEI initiatives;
- Serve on student support committees/task forces as assigned by the Director of Equity & Inclusion;
- Represent the school in various internal and external capacities when needed, including conferences, hiring fairs, admissions events, and other school events;
- Along with the Director of Equity & Inclusion, act as a resource and support for teaching a culturally responsive and relevant curriculum;
- Model and support the School’s core values and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion;
- Assist with teaching specific DEI curricula when needed, determined based on skills and background;
- Perform other duties as necessary to support DEI efforts in the school, including:
- Participating in new-hire candidate interviews as a representative of DEI;
- Helping to facilitate orientation/onboarding for new community members and ongoing DEI professional development for employees;
- Helping to coordinate implementation of DEI Strategic Plan, including regular data collection and analysis;
- Helping to maintain and update DEI web content;
- Helping with restoration/accountability when incidents of identity-based harm occur on campus;
- Working with the Admission Office to identify and recruit possible candidates and assist Admission staff in the evaluation of applicant files.
- Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging focused work with students in a K-12 educational setting is preferred;
- Demonstrated ability to effectively engage across dynamics of difference, facilitate difficult conversations and address varying perspectives on a range of issues;
- Demonstrated experience with designing and facilitating learning opportunities for students and adults;
- Demonstrated commitment to progressive education, anti-racist practices, and student-centered pedagogy;
- Must possess a high degree of excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a wide range of constituencies, and to work autonomously with minimal oversight;
- Able to handle sensitive and confidential information with a high degree of discretion and sensitivity;
- Able to manage multiple competing priorities while meeting strict deadlines;
- Flexibility to work occasional nights and weekends for school events and conferences.
In accordance with our founding mission, St. Stephen's Episcopal School infuses diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in everything we do, from admission policies, curriculum, and professional development to our hiring practices. We seek qualified candidates who are committed to these values and ready to work in community to create a more just society. We celebrate every individual, recognizing that our unique stories, histories, and voices are essential to creating a vibrant living and learning space. As such, we strongly encourage people with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and identities to apply to become members of our community.
Equal access to employment, programs, and services is available to all. With respect to its employment practices, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender or gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or sexual orientation or identity.
Qualified candidates should submit their resume and a letter of interest addressing their qualifications for this role.
If you are unable to complete an application due to a disability, contact the school's Human Resources Department to request accommodation or an alternative application process.