The Office of the Provost and Center for Identity + Inclusion are looking for a creative, self-driven, and responsible Diversity Workshop Manager for the UChicago Inclusion Workshops program. Through this program, the University supports members of the campus community as they develop and enhance the skills needed to thrive in a diverse campus environment. The UChicago Inclusion Workshops provide trainings based on behavioral science with the goal of promoting more meaningful interactions and a stronger sense of community and belonging â“ and represent an important component of the University's Diversity & Inclusion Initiative. At this point, one in six members of the UChicago community has been trained in its initial program, Hearing One Another, including students, staff, and faculty across a variety of academic and administrative units.
1) The Diversity Workshop Manager will be proactive in helping to communicate, coordinate, and facilitate trainings across the Universityâ™s various units, and will help train and manage a core team of volunteer workshop facilitators who support the work of the D+I Initiative.
2) Communicate, coordinate, and facilitate the Inclusion Workshops, including the existing Hearing One Another and Inclusion in Practice trainings.
3) Train and support volunteer workshop facilitators from across the University in delivering diversity and inclusion trainings; build a sense of community within the facilitator cohort.
4) Coordinate with internal groups requesting workshops, matching requested sessions with workshop facilitators and tracking all logistical needs around workshop delivery.
5) Build and strengthen relationships with campus partners who request workshops.
6) Collaborate with campus partners who offer complementary diversity-related trainings â“ and refer campus community members to these offerings according to their interests, experience levels, and needs.
7) Enter and analyze program evaluation data to measure the impact of these trainings over time.
8) Monitor needs of the University community with regard to additional engagements, dialogue groups, or training opportunities â“ and develop new trainings as appropriate.
9) Work with the broader team at the Office of the Provost and the Center for Identity and Inclusion to resolve complex issues.
1) Proven experience facilitating workshops around topics of diversity and inclusion.
2) Demonstrated ability to foster community in complex academic or institutional environments.
3) Interest in using behavioral science and other relevant research to design new trainings to support a climate of inclusion among the Universityâ™s faculty, staff, and student bodies.
4) Program evaluation and assessment skills.
1) Bachelorâ™s degree.
2) Masterâ™s degree.
3) Educational background in psychology, anthropology, education, public policy, comparative race and ethnic studies, gender studies or related discipline.
1) At least 2 years of facilitation experience.
2) Experience developing diversity and inclusion training in a higher education context.
Technical Knowledge or Skills
1) Ability to understand the needs of the University of Chicago community and work with students, staff, and faculty in a wide variety of situations.
2) An understanding of and commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.
3) Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
4) Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail.
5) Must exhibit creativity and flexibility.
6) Familiarity with MailChimp and Qualtrics.
2) Cover Letter
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