Job Details

Ohio University
  • Position Number: 3295254
  • Location: Warrensville Heights, OH
  • Position Type: Multicultural Affairs and Affirmative Action

Assistant Director, Office of Inclusion - Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Cleveland Campus

Applications Accepted From Public: Open to the public , University Wide, Planning Unit

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please complete the online application and attach required documents. Required documents include a detailed cover letter, current resume, and a list of at least three (3) professional references with current contact details, including email addresses.

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by August 17, 2022.

This position is eligible for the following benefits: medical, vision, dental, basic and supplemental life, winter break closure, paid holidays, educational benefits for you and eligible dependents, sick leave, vacation, and retirement.

Posting Number 20164600S

The Heritage College Office of Inclusion is currently seeking an Assistant Director of Inclusion on our Cleveland Campus. Our Inclusion Office develops and implements strategies, programs and activities on all three of our campuses that promote diversity through educational learning experiences and cultural competency training for students, faculty and staff. This position is eligible for 1 day remote work per week.

About the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine:
We pride ourselves on our strong focus on our mission: training osteopathic primary care physicians to serve Ohio.Our medical school educates physicians committed to practice in Ohio, emphasizes primary care, engages in focused research, and embraces both Appalachian and urban communities. Integral to this mission, our college community commits itself to: provide a clinically integrated, learning-centered, osteopathic medical education continuum for students, interns, residents and primary care associates; embrace diversity and public service; and improve the health and well-being of underserved populations.

The Heritage College is recognized as the national leader in training osteopathic primary care physicians and the number one producer of primary care physicians in the country.

Essential Values:
These fundamental principles form the foundation of the culture at our college: wholeness and balance within each person; integrity; community of mutual respect; acceptance of others and embracing diversity; pursuit of excellence; a climate of scholarship; and commitment to service, generosity and compassion.

Our Campuses:

About the Office of Inclusion:

Job Description
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About the Position:

The Assistant Director, Inclusion is responsible for the design, implementation, and assessment of inclusion programming for students, faculty, and staff of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.

While campus-specific initiatives take priority, this is a HCOM position (including all three campuses) and requires close collaboration with the Assistant Directors in the other two campuses and individuals at all levels within the College and in the surrounding community.

The Assistant Director has a key role in assisting faculty, staff, and students in achieving high levels of student success and employee excellence.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design and implementation of inclusion programming for ALL students, faculty, and staff of the Heritage College, with particular focus on the Cleveland Campus.
  • Build connections with community agencies and members to identify and leverage inclusion resources, to advance and enhance the student, faculty, and staff experience, cultural competency, and inclusion at the Heritage College.
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Directors, Inclusion to identify, engage, and mobilize faculty and staff inclusion champions.
  • Research, plan, and execute and evaluate student programming, orientation, and campus outreach activities in conjunction with Heritage College faculty and staff.
  • Monitor academic progress of and provide support to URM (under-represented minority) students in all four years.
  • Implement and assess the physician diversity programs, in conjunction with Cleveland Clinic and the Aspiring Doctors Program.
  • Serve as Program Manager and key advisor to the SNMA (Student National Medical Association) on the Cleveland Campus, a student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color.
  • Serves as a resource for students experiencing incidents of discrimination and bias on the Heritage College campus.

    Minimum Qualifications
    - Bachelor's degree in educational psychology, education, communication, or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the bachelor's degree requirement.
    - 3 years of work related experience

    Department HCOM - Inclusion

    Pay Rate
    Salary is commensurate with education and experience, while also considering internal equity.
    Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Paid holidays, vacation, sick, & personal time,
  • A tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents,
  • A comprehensive insurance package (including but not limited to health, prescription, vision, dental, and life insurance),
  • An excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% company contribution,
  • A 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, transgender care, flextime and flexplace policies, counseling and mental health care, access to professional development programs, and more.

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    Job Open Date 07/27/2022
    Posting Close Date 8/17/22
    Job Category Administrative at-will appointment
    Months 12 month
    Planning Unit Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Work Schedule Standard office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00-5:00; however, candidates must be willing to work evenings and/or weekends if necessary. Flex-space and flex-time options may be available to promote a healthy work/life balance.
    Campus Cleveland
    Expected hours worked per week 40 hours per week
    Expected duration of assignment Indefinite

    Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position. Susan Lachman,, 740-593-2545

    Diversity Statement
    Ohio University is proud of its rich history, diverse campuses, international communities, and beautiful Appalachian settings. As part of our ongoing efforts to provide and support a transformative learning experience, we affirm our commitment to fostering a welcoming, respectful, diverse, and inclusive workforce and community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or genetic information. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

    Employment Type full-time regular
    Job Family/Subfamily Diversity & Inclusion - Inclusion
    Career Track & Level IC 3
    Pay Grade CA&P|17|

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