Work Mode: This position requires some regular in-person presence on campus or at alternative locations, depending on business needs of the office.
Hours Per Week: 40
Position Type: Full-Time Staff, Non-Exempt
Under the leadership of the Chief Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Officer The Coordinator of Inclusive Excellence will nurture collaborative and engaging relationships with both internal and external constituents to provide effective leadership in the coordination of all diversity, equity, and inclusion-related training programs and initiatives. The person in this position will assist in creating a welcoming and supportive environment for students, faculty, staff, visitors and the community at-large—regardless of cultural differences, beliefs, values, ethnicity, race, age, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, gender identity, or religion. The Coordinator will formulate and deliver diversity and inclusion educational learning strategy to cultivate a climate of awareness, understanding, social justice and respect for diverse populations consistent with AACC’s mission, strategic priorities and diversity, inclusion and equity goals.
Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administrators, and staff members. The college seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, embrace concepts of equity and inclusiveness, and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for any position.
In the best interest of the College, only individuals who are residents of Maryland or one of the following states will be eligible for employment at the college: Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. The College will annually review this restriction and, if appropriate, expand the list of states of employment eligibility.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Community Engagement • Engage AACC community in creating a welcoming and inclusive experience for students, faculty and staff. • Collaborate with Student Services and Student Engagement to provide direct services to historically underrepresented populations aimed at increasing retention and completion. • Collaborate and participate with campus groups and organizations related to diversity, equity, and social justice. • Provide guidance & support to campus organizations focused on diversity, equity, inclusion, antiracism, & accessibility. • Coordinate updating of the campuswide diversity calendar. • Assist with completing required annual college reports on diversity outcomes, as well as required federal, state, and local reports. • Develop and maintain meaningful relationships and serve as college liaison with numerous external diverse and underrepresented populations, communities, and agencies to advance equity and diversity and achieve mutual objectives. (e.g., MD Community College Diversity Roundtable, Anne Arundel County government and community activities). • Collaborate with other college departments to create and expand opportunities to encourage and engage marginalized and historically underserved student, faculty, and staff populations. • Serve on the Diversity Committee and lead as a committee co-chair. • Serve as a consultant for the Educational Policies and Curriculum (EPC) committee members and course proposers to enhance the integration of equity, diversity, inclusion, and now anti-racism into college curriculum.
Program Development • Develop, coordinate, and implement programs and events that celebrate cultural diversity. • Create education and cultural awareness programs and support the college's professional development needs in accessibility. • Evaluate and assess the effectiveness of diversity office-sponsored programs and initiatives. • Collaborate with campus and community partners and the college Diversity Committee to deliver programs for heritage months.
Training, Education and Leadership • Organize and/or deliver workshops, presentations, learning modules and other activities that promote cultural awareness, accessibility, inclusion, belonging, and social justice. • Train and support the growth of diversity office administrative support personnel in supporting programs and initiatives. • Provide general supervision of graduate assistants, student employees, interns and volunteers who wish to work for the office • Partner with Human Resources Department and the Center for Faculty & Staff Development to design and implement a robust professional development program for the college community. This training should support equity and cultural awareness, a cultivated inclusion and belonging, and the overall college community to live, work, and interact productively in an increasingly diverse and complex world. The training should include mandatory onboarding faculty and staff training. • Support the Model Course program as a consultant and provide curriculum development.
General Duties • Represent the college on various college committees and working groups as assigned. • Other duties as assigned.
Master's degree or higher
Minimum of two years of relevant experience
Multilingual or additional language proficiency
Community college experience
Experience developing and facilitating professional learning experiences in higher education
With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. The college’s nationally recognized and award-winning programs have helped its more than 51,000 students annually achieve their academic, professional and personal goals. AACC is a fully accredited, public, two-year institution offering credit programs leading to an associate degree, certificate or a letter of recognition. Students may prepare to transfer to a four-year institution or prepare for an immediate career. AACC also offers extensive lifelong learning opportunities and noncredit, continuing education to those seeking career training or retraining, working to boost basic skills or pursuing new areas of interest. In addition to its main campus in Arnold, Md., the college has degree centers at Arundel Mills, Glen Burnie and at centers and schools around the county. In 2012, the college opened the 30,000-square-foot Center for Cyber and Professional Training in Hanover, which houses 13 specialized labs, a testing center and faculty support space. Located in Anne... Arundel County near historic Annapolis - home to the U.S. Naval Academy – AACC is conveniently located just minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and downtown Baltimore. To learn more, visit www.aacc.edu.