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SUNY Oneonta Assistant Director for OEI Projects and Initiatives in Oneonta, New York

Assistant Director for OEI Projects and Initiatives



Department:Office of Equity and Inclusion

Locations:Oneonta, NY

Posted:Dec 20, 2022


Position ID:157224


Job Description:

The Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) at the State University of New York College (SUNY) at Oneonta invites applications for the position ofAssistant Director for OEI Projects and Initiatives. The Assistant Director position will contribute, significantly, to ongoing progress on OEI DEI efforts through a deeper understanding of the office's work and priorities. The Assistant Director for OEI Projects and Initiatives will provide support for unit programs and functions.

To learn more about the College and the Department, please visithttps://suny.oneonta.eduand


  • Coordinate and monitor continuous assessment of all OEI and DEI ongoing activities

  • Work with OEI staff to coordinate and facilitate diversity and inclusion sessions at new and transfer students' orientation

  • Assist with various DEI projects (both on- and off- campus), including workshops and trainings, as needed

  • Serve on the Bias Act Response Team BART

  • Coordinate the assessment and reporting on the BART response process and data, as needed

  • Assist with completing and synthesizing OEI data to ensure effective dissemination of information

  • Assist with programming initiatives and reporting for PRODiG (promoting, recruitment, opportunity diversity, inclusion, and growth) program - a SUNY-wide initiative to increase diversity of tenured faculty)

  • Assist faculty participating in PRODiG with activities that create visibility of their work and the program, for example assist with the design of posters through the Life of the Mind Program

  • Work on identifying and securing resources for DEI funding opportunities including working on grant-related efforts in collaboration with Research Foundation.

  • Carry out activities to enhance the visibility of the OEI and campus community DEI-related efforts, including, coordinating the social media presence through the OEI Instagram page

  • Assist with the development and assessment of new DEI initiatives

  • Serve on other committees assigned

Salary commensurate with experience: $50,148.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of relevant experience providing support for unit programs and functions

  • Experience creating department visibility through updating website and coordinating social media platforms

  • Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining collaborative working relationships

  • Experience facilitating diversity and inclusion sessions for students and student groups

  • Experience working with and serving diverse populations


  • Master's degree in education, communication studies or other social sciences field

  • At least 1 year of successful relevant full-time professional experience related to DEI in higher education

  • Experience gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data and reports

  • Experience in grant writing

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and effectively complete projects with tight deadlines

  • Demonstrated excellent organizational and report writing skills

Additional Information:

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 60-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The College is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the top 20 picturesque small towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The College's rating is 4.5 with one recent review noting that it is the people that make SUNY Oneonta so special.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the NYS Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

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