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=
=Delineated Duties=

Latest revision as of 17:40, 8 April 2014

[edit] Delineated Duties




The Director of Diversity Efforts, who shall:

a. Serve as a member of the Board of Directors and attend all regularly-scheduled Board of Directors meetings or special Board of Directors meetings unless officially excused by the President or Personnel Director;
b. Coordinate inter-Commission collaboration and diversity programming;
c. Oversee all ASUW Commissions and maintain frequent communication;
d. Serve as the Board of Directors liaison to the Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Activists (SARVA);
e. Attend four SARVA peer educator trainings, preferably one meeting per month between the months of January and June;
f. Chair bi-weekly Joint Commissions Committee (JCC) meetings;
g. Manage the Joint Commissions Committee budget and maintain records of all transactions;
h. Consistently assess, research and act on issues concerning University of Washington students regarding the promotion of diversity;
i. Serve as a voting member of the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity Advisory Board;
j. Serve as a voting member of the Women’s Center Student Advisory Board;
k. Serve as a member of the University Diversity Council;
l. Serve as a member of the Women’s Academia Faculty Council;
m. Serve as the Board of Directors liaison to the Office of Minority Affairs, Q Center, Disability Services, Women’s Center, and FIUTS, and maintain frequent communication with these entities;
n. Serve as a Board of Directors liaison to the Ethnic Cultural Center;
o. Coordinate with the ASUW Personnel Director and the members of the Board of Directors to recruit diverse applicant pools for volunteer and paid appointments;
p. Meet quarterly with the Personnel Director;
q. Work with the Commissions to develop goals and strategies for the year to develop a set of specific benchmarks and metrics to measure their successes, and report to the Board of Directors on programs’ levels of progress in achieving these benchmarks;
r. Work with the Personnel Director to resolve conflicts and job description issues concerning commissions. If needed, work with them to recommend necessary sanctions or other corrective action according to the ASUW Personnel Policy;
s. Meet with the Student Activities Office adviser as needed and upon request, and participate in a quarterly evaluation process;
t. Submit Quarterly Reports as assigned by the Director of Policy and Procedures and Personnel Director;
u. Attend ASUW mandatory training sessions and staff meetings, including, but not limited to, the ASUW Autumn Orientation and ASUW Personnel meetings; and
v. Complete a transition binder to be submitted to the Personnel Director by the end of Spring Quarter.

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