Program Manager for Diversity and Inclusion

  • 07/14/2022 2:44 PM
    Message # 12849051

    The Center for the Advancing the Scholarship of Transforming Learning (CASTLE) and the Inclusive Excellence initiative at Rochester Institute of Technology are seeking applicants for a Program Manager to begin August 15, 2022 (if possible). This is a unique opportunity for the applicant to build on existing interest in inclusion while developing key skills in program management. 

    The Program Manager will organize all aspects of faculty cohorts (e.g. inclusive research mentoring, inclusive classroom practices), coordinate community-building activities centered around inclusion, direct the administration of the IE program, and teaching related to the promotion of inclusion in the College.

    Organize all aspects of faculty cohorts (e.g. inclusive research mentoring, inclusive classroom practices), including:

    • Develop and refine curricular materials
    • Recruit faculty into the cohorts
    • Lead regular faculty discussions and reflections
    • Recruit a diverse pool of undergraduate students for summer research with mentors and match students with faculty mentors
    • Support undergraduate research students and faculty over the summer with activities and events to promote community and address their needs
    • Advise faculty on how to best implement inclusive practices into STEM classrooms
    Coordinate community-building activities centered on inclusion, including:
    • Develop and deliver monthly seminars or other activities for the College of Science faculty, staff, and students
    • Recruit faculty, staff and student participants for activities and events
    • Serve on Dean’s Advisory Council on Building an Inclusive Community to facilitate actions within academic units
    • Assist in coordination of any Playback Theatre or theater-based events that support College culture of inclusion
    • Reach out to and support COS student/faculty/staff groups (e.g. COS-AALANA, COSQ+, WISe)
    Administration of the IE program, including:
    • Interface with IE, CASTLE, Dean’s Office, Division of Diversity and Inclusion, and Advance staff to coordinate their support of IE activities.
    • Hold regular meetings with leadership within the College of Science and foster collaborations beyond COS.
    • Work with program directors on strategic issues, including:
      • Generate reports for RIT and funding agency review
      • Oversee budget, projections, and forecasts
      • Develop sustainability plans for the program once HHMI funding ends
    Teach courses that contribute to College culture of inclusion (e.g. “Metacognitive Approaches to Scientific Inquiry”).

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