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Stoneleigh-Burnham School Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Greenfield, Massachusetts

Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Greenfield, MA

The Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion will report to the Assistant Head of School and serve on the Senior

Administrative team. The Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion will also work with all constituencies in the school

community, including administrators, teachers, staff, parents, students, alumnae/x, and the Board of Trustees. The

ideal candidate will be a leading voice in advancing equity in all areas of school life and will assume the following

primary responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

● Collaborate with the Head of School, the Assistant Head of School, and the senior administrative team to

ensure and build broad-based strategic DEI work across all areas of school

● Actively engage with the Admissions Office to recruit, welcome and retain students from diverse

backgrounds

● Partner with other administrators to recruit, welcome and retain faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds

● Collaborate with the Head of School, the Assistant Head of School, and the faculty to create, evaluate, and

thoughtfully implement a curriculum and pedagogy that is culturally inclusive and based on anti-bias

principles

● Work with Deans Team to ensure that the Schools student life program reflects and supports the student

body

● Coordinate programs for educating faculty, staff, students, parents, and community partners about issues

related to diversity, equity, and inclusion

● Oversee and coordinate DEI professional development, conferences, workshops, and opportunities as well

as training for students, faculty, staff, and trustees

● Visible leadership in working with the DEI Task Force and full Board of Trustees

● Act as a resource for faculty and staff in providing academic, emotional and social support for

students/families of diverse backgrounds

● Collaborate with all administrative offices to ensure consistency of DEI mandate

● Oversee the DEI budget

● In addition, this position will be responsible for special projects and additional responsibilities as needed, as

determined by the Head of School, Assistant Head of School, and the school administration

● Teach three classes and/or fulfill an administrative role as assigned by the Head of School

● Advise a group of students/deliver advisory curriculum weekly during Advisory Block

● Support Affinity group(s)

● Support the onboarding of all faculty

● Attend the following regularly scheduled meetings: Faculty Meeting, Head’s Council, and other

organizational meetings as determined by the Head and Assistant Head of School

Qualities and Qualifications:

● Knowledge of DEI best practices with demonstrated success in the field

● Passion for DEI work and a vision for implementation in an educational setting

● Appreciation of independent school culture and all-girls education

● Awareness of intersectionality within an all-girls environment

● Experience working with all constituencies in their roles as allies and/ or representatives of

underrepresented groups to build a fully inclusive community culture for all

● Capacity for teamwork and developing thoughtful working relationships with all school constituencies.

● Strong communication skills.

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