Oct 14, 2020

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • TrulyHired
  • Midland, MI, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

Job Begins: January 18, 2021 (negotiable)

Assignment: Director, Level A1 (260 Days)

Wage range: $74,640-$87,812 based on experience

Comprehensive Benefits Package

Reports to: Superintendent of Midland Public Schools and/or designee

Primary Objective: The Director will lead collaborative efforts to achieve the pillars of the Midland Public Schools Vision Statement, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Plan, and August 3 rd Board of Education Proclamation:

Vision Statement:

"Lead with respect, trust and courage. Ensure an equitable, collaborative, and inclusive culture. Enable all to achieve success ."

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategic Plan


Proclamation (Change the System, Eliminate Racism, and Create More Equitable and Inclusive Schools for all):


Key Responsibility Areas:
  • Provide leadership and project management of the full diversity, equity, and inclusion district strategy.
  • Partner with school leaders in the development and ongoing actions of school-based DEI teams (staff, students, and parents).
  • Serve as a parent and community liaison for the district's DEI strategy.
  • Coordinate and conduct equity, diversity, and inclusion training with all staff groups
  • Support administrators and teachers in addressing and responding to specific events, including modeling inclusive communication and equitable discipline
  • Research evidence-based practices to strengthen and advance the DEI strategy and plan of work.
  • Review and assess district policies, practices, and decisions for impact on equity, and increase transparency on how district decisions and policies impact equity
  • Collaborate with the Human Resources Department to attract, retain, and promote a diverse workforce.
  • Collaborate with district staff in the enhancement of existing systems to ensure equitable support for all learners.
  • Produce, analyze, and deliver quarterly qualitative and quantitative data reports to the leadership team, superintendent, and school board.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:
  • Education and/or experience: Masters' degree or minimum 3 years of experience leading equity initiatives in a school or professional organizational environment.
  • Skills:
    • Ability to lead across difference
    • High level of cultural competence and cultural agility
    • Demonstrated competency in researching evidence-based solutions, designing systems for solutions, implementation, and developing analytics to monitor and drive for outcomes

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information
  • Kyle Kowalski
  • 600 E Carpenter St.
  • Midland, Michigan 48640

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