Director of Diversity Efforts

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Job Description

The main job of the Director of Diversity Efforts is to oversee the eight Diversity Commissions and make sure that all diversity programming is being planned accordingly. This position is also the chair of the Joint Commissions Committee which is a committee made up of the eight commission directors, a GPSS representative and an ASUW Student Senate liaison. The Director of Diversity Efforts position works very closely with the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity Student Advisory Board (SAB) and holds a seat on the SAB steering committee. The Director of Diversity efforts is also instrumental in facilitating difficult conversations that center around social issues such as race, gender, sexuality, and ability in a safe, non-threatening manner, which allows for learning and education. In all, the Director of Diversity Efforts ensures that issues of diversity and accessibility are at the forefront of the association.

Delineated Duties

ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON


BYLAWS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS


ARTICLE I, SECTION V


The Director of Diversity Efforts, who shall:

a. Coordinate inter-Commission collaboration and diversity programming;
b. Oversee all ASUW Commissions and maintain frequent communication;
c. Chair weekly Joint Commissions Committee (JCC) meetings;
d. Manage the Joint Commissions Committee budget and maintain records of all transactions;
e. Work with the Personnel Director to resolve conflicts and job performance issues with commission directors;
f. Serve as a member of the OMA/D Student Advisory Board;
g. Serve as a member of the Women’s Center Student Advisory Board;
h. Serve as a member of the Faculty Council on Multi-Cultural Affairs;
i. Serve as a member of the University Diversity Council;
j. Serve as a member to the Women of Academia Faculty Council;
k. Serve as the BOD liaison to and maintain frequent communication with the Office of Minority Affairs, Q Center, Disability Services, Women’s Center, and FIUTS;
l. Serve as a BOD liaison to the Ethnic Cultural Center;
m. Coordinate with the members of the Board of Directors to recruit diverse applicant pools for volunteer and paid appointments;

Current and Past Directors

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