Roland Park Country School, a college preparatory school for girls, is dedicated to the intellectual and moral development of its students. We cultivate creativity, independence of thought, tenacity of purpose, self-discipline, and emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. We maintain high academic standards, uphold tradition, and promote innovation. We nurture a cooperative, resilient spirit within an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect. In a diverse, inclusive, and joyful community, Roland Park Country School strives to instill in its students a lifelong love of learning, as well as the responsibility to look within and beyond themselves to contribute to and serve as stewards and leaders of their communities.
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator (DEIC) will report directly to the Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and is an essential member of the DEI Office. The DEIC will assist and support the Executive Director with coordinating, managing, and scheduling. In addition, the DEIC provides essential executive support and project management for the DEI Office. This individual must be inclusive of all forms of identity, such as race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, national origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, ability, age, etc. On the team, no two days are the same, and the work we do is both challenging and rewarding.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Creates and edits reports, presentations, and other documents that support the DEI Office.
Provide clear and professional reports and external communications, in support of marginalized and under-resourced students.
Helps with meeting prep, including meeting correspondence and any related reports, for the Executive Director.
Maintains records of DEI training and webinars for substitutes, faculty, and staff in partnership with division heads.
Assists with diversity-related communications and reports.
Participates in meetings, as assigned by the Executive Director of DEI, and prepares agendas and summaries for circulation.
Assists the DEI Office in tracking DEI events, professional developments, participation, etc.
Monitors the latest DEI news and helps the DEI team stay abreast of the latest best practices in the DEI space.
Must maintain strict confidentiality of the DEI office information and operations, unless directed by the Executive Director of DEI.
Supports the ongoing DEI strategic planning work for the DEI office and the school.
Meets bi-weekly with Executive Director to discuss DEI initiatives.
Engages professionally with students, employees, and campus constituents.
Remains current and up to date on DEI research and best practices, recommends adaptations to enhance delivery across RPCS in alignment with optimal individual and community learning.
Recommends communication for our website, social media pages, and internal documents to promote diversity and inclusion.
Leads and participates with student affinity groups as needed.
Upholds professional regard for RPCS and its community.
Models RPCS' philosophy and core values.
Other duties as assigned by Executive Director.
Collaborative, growth-oriented, and can see tasks through to completion.
Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written, with strong leadership qualities.
Commitment to DEI and demonstrated knowledge of best practices.
Strong managing, coordinating, and scheduling experience.
Superb organizational and administrative skills with the ability to prioritize multiple projects in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Pays great attention to detail.
Demonstrated experience managing, coordinating, and scheduling DEI programs.
A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of student development with the ability to work with diverse student populations.
Proficient in electronic email and software systems, including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and Google Suite. Ability to master several database systems used in the DEI Offices and experience with various social media platforms.
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a talent for exercising good judgment.
Motivated self-starter who is punctual and reliable.
Works well cooperatively and independently with minimal supervision.
Must be able to act with integrity, be professional and maintain discretion to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A Bachelor's Degree in education, psychology/sociology/counseling, or related field from an accredited college or university.
Minimum two years-experience in a school setting or working with school-age children.
Training, Professional Development, DEI, Change Management, Project Management, Counseling, or Teaching, certification strongly desired.
Lived experience in DEI preferred.
Remain in a stationary position, often sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Repeat motion of wrists, hands and fingers to operate standard office equipment, such as computer and phone.
Requires visual acuity to read a variety of written materials.
Bending at the waist, kneeling, squatting, crouching or lifting objects up to 30 pounds in all directions.
Occasionally ascend and descend stairs in an office building.
Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Occasional extended hours required to include occasional evenings and weekends, as business need requires.
Occasional local travel may be required.
Interested candidates should apply by completing the employment application (see link below) and submitting a resume, cover letter, 3 references (2 professional), and salary history to:
Note: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and assignments may change at any time with or without notice.
About Roland Park Country School
Roland Park Country School, a traditionally all-girls college preparatory school, is dedicated to the intellectual and moral development of its students. We cultivate creativity, independence of thought, tenacity of purpose, self-discipline, and emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. We maintain high academic standards, uphold tradition, and promote innovation. We nurture a cooperative, resilient spirit within an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect. In a diverse, inclusive, and joyful community, Roland Park Country School strives to instill in its students a lifelong love of learning, as well as the responsibility to look within and beyond themselves to contribute to and serve as stewards and leaders of their communities.
Equal Opportunity Employment Policy
RPCS is an equal opportunity employer. The School is committed to equal employment opportunities in all employment practices and decisions including but not limited to: recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation, and disciplinary action. RPCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, familial status, pregnancy, childbirth, a medical condition resulting fr...om pregnancy or childbirth, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law (“Protected Categories”).