Ohio State’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) offers programs and services to assist our diverse population of students in succeeding at the university. The Administration/Special Programs (ASP) unit supports ODI’s Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer through special programming and initiatives that reach beyond the baccalaureate; that enhance the quality of professional, cultural and academic experiences of Ohio State administrators, faculty, staff, graduate/professional (and for selected undergraduate students). The appointee will be responsible for coordinating and implementing and assisting with multiple Administration/Special Programs initiatives. These initiatives include but are not limited to:
The annual Graduate and Professional Student Recruitment Program (GPS) ODI Graduate and Professional Student Programming and e-Newsletter ODI Corporate Connections programming Other
Additional Information for Applicants::
Diversity and Inclusion Statement Prompt – For All ODI Prospective Applicants Office of Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement: For nearly 50 years, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) has provided university-wide expertise, guidance, oversight, and leadership on matters related to improving equity, inclusion, and diversity at The Ohio State University. It undertakes a variety of initiatives aimed at the development, recruitment, retention, and success of underrepresented and underserved students and employees (i.e., administrators, faculty, and staff) by working with academic units, community partners, university alumni, and national organizations and institutions.
Instructions: ODI's objective is to identify, recruit, hire, develop, and retain individuals capable of contributing in meaningful ways to its mission. In addition to a resume and cover letter, all prospective applicants/candidates are required to provide a written diversity statement that provides the search committee with a better understanding of their capabilities and personal and professional experiences as they relate to equity, inclusion, and diversity. Thus, prospective applicants/candidates specifically should describe their work with, service to, and/or support of individuals and groups from underrepresented and underserved, diverse communities. Applicants'/candidates' diversity statements should provide a succinct picture of their qualifications, both personal and professional, as they relate to the ODI mission. To this end, when developing their diversity statements, they should address many of the below questions:
How might your personal and professional experiences contribute to promoting an inclusive campus environment?
What formal and informal experiences working with or interacting with underrepresented and underserved populations would help you be successful in this position and contribute to ODI's mission?
What areas of successes and challenges do you have in working with underrepresented and underserved populations?
What experiences do you have promoting open communication and trust, when engaging individuals and/or groups across differences?
Bachelor’s degree; excellent communication and customer service skills; excellent time management and organizational skills; ability to work independently and as a team member; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Publisher), Adobe platforms (InDesign, Acrobat Pro); ability to research materials and lead discussion groups; ability to work some evenings and weekends.
Target Salary: $47,500.00 - $49,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.