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Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Classification Title Senior Academic Advisor
Posting Number P1700187
Employer State
Position Type
Appointment Term Term
Salary Grade SL4

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The University at Buffalo School of Law invites applications for the position of Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Reporting to the Vice Dean of Student Affairs, the director provides assistance, mentoring, and support to both individuals and student organizations representing diverse backgrounds. The Director works collaboratively with the Office of the Vice Provost for Equity & Inclusion; the University Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; Student Affairs and other administrative offices; staff; faculty; and students to build a common vision and direction for ensuring equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion at the University at Buffalo School of Law. The Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is responsible for ensuring that the law school continues to recognize and value the importance of diversity, inclusion, and equal access in our institution at all levels.

Minimum Qualifications

Masters degree with one year experience.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s Degree in higher education administration, counseling or related field or JD strongly preferred. With a JD, 2 or 3 years of experience as a practicing attorney preferred. Prior experience with working on Title IX or sexual harassment and gender violence prevention as well as 1 to 2 years of working in higher education either before or after law school preferred. Strong interpersonal communication skills with high emotional intelligence. Ability to prepare and present written and oral presentations. Must feel comfortable working collaboratively across a spectrum of offices, organizations, and people. Comfortable with improvisation when necessary.

Physical Demands
Salary Range $60,000 - $64,000
FTE 1.00
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Contact Information

Contact's Name Bernadette Gargano
Contact's Title
Contact's Email jreitano@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-645-2093

Posting Dates

Posted 09/11/2017
Deadline for Internal Applicants 09/25/2017
Deadline for External Applicants 10/25/2017
Date to be filled

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
    • J.D.
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  3. * List source mentioned above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents