Program Coordinator for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Partnership

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Partnership · Colton, California
Department Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Partnership
Employment Type Staff-FT
Minimum Experience Experienced

Position Description

Under the general direction of the Senior Associate Dean, Equity, Inclusion, Diversity, and Community Partnerships and the Executive Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity, the Program Coordinator for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Partnership will assist the Senior Associate Dean and Executive Director in orchestrating initiatives aligned with CUSM’s mission that specifically address education and practice areas in: 1) antiracism and anti-oppression, 2) ally skill development and training, 3) equity practice and training, 4) talent development pathways, and 5) community partnership. 

Essential Functions

Duties and Responsibilities


Information provided below is a general description of responsibilities; it is not intended to provide an all-inclusive list of responsibilities and may change depending on the needs of CUSM.

  • Advocates for and fosters an inclusive, engaging environment to optimize the performances and experiences of faculty, staff, students, and community members. 
  • Fosters and advocates an inclusive learning environment that engages diversity to strengthen and maintain a positive educational experience for all students. 
  • Articulates and promotes the benefits of diversity to achieve excellence in medical education, health care delivery, and the physician workforce.
  • Models, teaches and promotes antiracist and anti-oppression practices to achieve and sustain the mission, goals, and diversity imperatives of the school.   
  • Engages and collaborates with students, faculty, and staff across the academic health center in a manner that reflects an understanding, appreciation, and respect for human differences. 
  • Ensures representation of different voices, especially those who are historically marginalized, minoritized, or excluded and/or economically or educationally disadvantaged, in conversations and initiatives that influence the institution’s operations. 
  • Provides support for education, outreach, community events, and programming provided by the Office of EIDP to students, faculty, staff, and community.  
  • Establishes and maintains networks that enable collaboration and the ability to effectively meet the antiracism, anti-oppression and equity practice learning needs at CUSM.
  • Helps develop programs and activities that affirm student identity, build community, and cultivate leadership, enabling CUSM to effectively partner with communities.
  • Implements metrics and systematically evaluates EIDP programming using both qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • Utilizes technology strategically and deliver efficient, accurate, personal, exemplary service.

Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand multiple perspectives as applied to student, staff, and faculty support.
  • Proficient in presentation, word processing and spreadsheet software, including Microsoft Office Suite, and social media as an education and marketing tool. 
  • Proficient in media, video conferencing, and group meeting interfaces.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends on occasion.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • Master’s degree in higher education or related field preferred. 
  • 1 year of related work experience.
  • Experience with event programming, community partnerships, and outreach events.
  • Experience in graduate or professional education, especially medical education, preferred.


Environmental Conditions


General office environment


Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to fingers, reach, climb stairs, walk, sit for long periods of time, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement:

California University of Science and Medicine (CUSM) supports the principles of equal opportunity, inclusion and diversity in employment and education. The University seeks to ensure that no person will encounter discrimination in employment or education on the basis of age, skin color, ability status, biological sex, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, immigration status, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual identity, or Veteran's status. This policy is applicable to both the employment practices and administration of programs and activities within the University. It is the policy of the University that no person shall be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or in any way be subject to discrimination in any program or activity at the University. Further, CUSM is committed to being an antiracist institution that continuously works to end oppression in all forms.  Therefore, CUSM actively maintains institutional structures and learning opportunities to prevent incidents of bias or discrimination, and to address them with individual and collective accountability should they occur.(PLEASE PROVIDE INITIALS)




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  • Location
    Colton, California
  • Department
    Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Partnership
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience