Position: Faculty Mentoring and Equity Initiatives Coordinator
Department: Office of Equity and Inclusion
Starting date: August 1, 2013
The Faculty Mentoring and Equity Initiatives Coordinator will be a tenured UO faculty member, who will be responsible for coordinating the campus-wide faculty mentoring program and helping to develop a portfolio of programs and activities, and contributing to policy development aimed at facilitating equity for all faculty, with particular attention to groups that have historically been underrepresented, including women, minorities and individuals with disabilities.
General Description of Duties:
Coordinate and facilitate faculty mentoring and professional development opportunities aimed at cultivating equity and inclusion within academic departments.
Direct UO’s Faculty Mentoring Program aimed at supporting, integrating, and valuing all faculty, with particular attention to groups that have been historically underrepresented. An initial operational priority is to generate awareness about and to implement the Faculty Mentoring Program, which includes recruiting mentors and mentees into the program, organizing and providing new mentor/mentee orientation, and hosting ongoing group activities. The Director will provide guidance to mentors and mentees to ensure that both have the requisite mentor-related experiences. S/he will oversee implementation of ongoing advertising and mentor-mentee recruitment plans;
Work with OEI, Academic Affairs and the UO Academic Community to review current faculty policies as well as processes and design interventions ranging from new policy proposals, professional development curriculum, and assessment tools that lead to more equitable opportunities in all areas of faculty life.
Assist with grant writing and evaluation, attend and represent OEI at relevant meetings and prepare annual reports.
Tenured faculty in an academic unit; experience in equity programs for women, women in science, disabled and/or under-represented faculty is preferred; research or scholarship in areas of diversity and/or gender equity is preferred; ability to outreach and include faculty from diverse backgrounds;; ability to multi-task, engage and mobilize broad campus constituencies. Open to UO employees only.
Coordinating and developing a portfolio of programs will require release from teaching and/or administrative responsibilities in the faculty’s home department. Release will be at the equivalent of a two course buy out at the rate of $8,000 per course plus OPE.
To assure full consideration, please submit applications by June 3, 2013. The position will remain open until filled.
1. Cover letter, which addresses qualifications and interest in the position.
2. Current CV.
3. Name, phone number, and address for three professional references.
Electronic PDF submissions are preferred, but not required.
Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org with Director of Faculty Mentoring and Equity Initiatives in the Subject Field.
Office of the Vice President for Equity and Inclusion
1258 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1258
The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.