Led by the Associate Dean for Graduate Biomedical Education, the Office of Graduate Biomedical Education (OGBE) promotes innovation in graduate biomedical education and supports graduate biomedical education by managing key central functions, developing and implementing initiatives to promote diversity in graduate biomedical education, and ensuring a positive learning environment. OGBE is located within the Office of the Vice Dean for Education, which is part of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM).
The Assistant Director, Graduate Student Experience and Diversity is responsible for developing, managing and supporting initiatives directed at promoting a diverse and inclusive graduate student community and a positive graduate student experience at JHUSOM. A part of the OGBE team, the Assistant Director for Graduate Student Experience and Diversity reports directly to the Assistant Dean for Graduate Biomedical Education and Graduate Student Diversity, supervises the Graduate Student Experience Coordinator and the Administrative Coordinator, and works closely with OGBE staff, JHUSOM faculty and staff, graduate biomedical students, and other internal and external stakeholders.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
The Assistant Director, Graduate Student Experience and Diversity will work closely with the Assistant and Associate Deans to develop and implement strategies to promote a diverse student body and a positive learning environment for all JHUSOM graduate students. This includes, but is not limited to:
With the Assistant Dean, develop strategic priorities for recruitment and retention of a diverse student body and promotion of an inclusive culture as it relates to graduate biomedical education; manage implementation of strategies, including the Summer Internship Program (SIP).
With the Assistant Dean and the Sr. Financial Analyst, oversee and monitor annual operating budgets for diversity and student experience.
Coordinating with other JHUSOM resources, develop, implement and support strategies for the health and wellness of graduate students.
Serve as Disability Officer for JHUSOM graduate students.
Serve as a liaison to Johns Hopkins University (JHU) programs/departments and other internal and external partners, particularly those related to diversity, disabilities, and student life and experience. Represent OGBE on internal and external committees and working groups.
Collaborate with OGBE staff, internal and external stakeholders to successfully plan, implement and direct activities related to graduate student success.
Direct and assist with management of grant-related activities, particularly those related to diversity, inclusion and a positive learning environment. Manage overall day-to-day operations of PREP (Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program) grant and other OGBE grant-supported programs.
Direct and provide operational management of other initiatives designed to strengthen inclusion, diversity and student well-being as it relates to graduate biomedical education
Supervises Graduate Student Experience Coordinator and Administrative Coordinator; set priorities and goals; provide formal and informal feedback; coach, train, and mentor to achieve short- and long-term goals.
Other duties as assigned
Master's or Ph.D. in education or specific field related to program.
Five (5) years’ experience in all aspects of academic program administration. Supervisory experience preferred.
Supervisory experience required.
Experience working with graduate students
Knowledge of graduate biomedical education
Experience with student pipeline programs
Experience with diversity and inclusion initiatives
Experience with grant management
Experience in administering and monitoring financial resources for projects
Knowledge and experience in supervision or management of technical and administrative personnel, working groups or committees
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Proficiency in MS Office Suite
Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritize work tasks
Strong attention to detail
Able to set and revise priorities
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required
Demonstrated experience working positively and collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, including students and faculty.
Classified Title: Academic Program Manager Working Title: Assistant Director, Student Experience and Diversity Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME Starting Salary Range: $60,945 - $83,865/ Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003329-SOM Admin Grad Aff General Admin Personnel area: School of Medicine
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