• Full Time
  • San Jose
  • This position has been filled

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Presentation High School

Position Title: Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
Part-Time/Full-Time:  Full-time, 10-month position
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Principal
Supervises: None
Salary Range: $90,000-$120,000

About Presentation High School
Presentation High School is an independent Catholic college preparatory school for young women. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a close-knit professional community. We seek talented and innovative professionals who have a commitment to excellence and passion for our mission.

Position Summary
The Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) will lead the development and implementation of proactive diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives that support Presentation’s mission, vision, and annual DEI action plan. The director will lead the development of a vision and effective strategy that champions the importance and value of a diverse and inclusive school community and environment.

Duties and Specific Responsibilities
Contribute to schoolwide planning and implementation of initiatives to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging at Presentation.
Partner with the Executive Leadership Team and HR Director to create, implement, and monitor initiatives designed to ensure equitable treatment of students, faculty, and staff and promote the school community as a place of inclusion, equity, and multiculturalism.
Lead an annual Multicultural Week to celebrate diversity, equity, and inclusion and provide formation opportunities to students, parents, and faculty/staff.
Teach a section (or two) of Ethnic Studies within the Social Science Department.
Oversee and work closely with student affinity group moderators and student leaders to ensure their successful development, active leadership in the school community, and the development of opportunities for collaboration within and between these groups.
In collaboration with the HR Director, serve as a resource, and offer support and coaching to faculty, staff, and administrators on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Develop and administer professional development for school leadership, faculty/staff, parents, volunteers, and students in collaboration with the Educational Leadership Team to promote cultural understanding and a climate of equity and inclusion.
Conduct an assessment of Presentation’s inclusivity and multiculturalism through community engagement and the NAIS Assessment of Inclusivity and Multiculturalism (AIM), present findings to the leadership team, and recommend policy and procedural changes to inform Presentation’s annual DEI action plan.
Engage students in diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives through the establishment of a Student Diversity Awareness Board.
Collaborate with the Advancement department to create and facilitate BIPOC engagement and support initiatives with parents and alumnae.
Maintain specific support structures and systems, such as SEED groups, a BIPOC group, and Anti-Racist White Affinity group to foster a space for learning and community building.
Consult, as needed, on complaints related to discrimination and harassment complaints filed by students with the Dean of Student Wellbeing and Safety, Dean of Students, and Administration.
Respond, as needed, to microaggressions and bias-related incidents with restorative practices in partnership with the Dean of Students and Dean of Student Wellbeing and Safety.
Pursue professional development opportunities; attend conferences and professional meetings in order to remain current with diversity and inclusion issues that may affect the school.
Develop and maintain a network with other DEI coordinators and external cultural resource organizations.
Education & Experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The items below represent the education, and experience required or preferred.
B.A. degree in a related field; Master’s Degree preferred.
Relevant experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion, in a school setting strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Total resonance with the mission, vision, and values of Presentation High School and the Catholic education tradition including a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
A self-starter and team player with a sense of urgency who is driven to learn and continually identify and determine the cause of problems, and seek ways to improve professional skills and programs.
Demonstrate complete integrity and inspire trust in order to effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse, multicultural environment and promote and contribute to an inclusive and respectful workplace.
Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with a wide-ranging audience, including leadership, faculty/staff, alumnae, students, parents, volunteers, media, and external stakeholders.
A willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the Presentation community.
A dedicated commitment to professional growth.
Deep empathy and joyful orientation towards equity and inclusion work.
Excellent organization, verbal, and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills.
Ability to work well with students, colleagues, parents, and other community members.
Available and willing to work co-curricular events, including overnight field trips.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described below represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, the California Fair Employment & Housing Act, and all other applicable laws, Presentation High School provides reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities. A qualified individual is a person who meets the skill, experience, education, or other requirements of the position and who can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Considerable time is spent at a desk using a computer terminal
May be required to travel to other buildings on the campus
May be required to attend conference and training sessions within Bay Area or in- or out-of-state locations
May be required to lift up to 10 lbs


Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described below represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Typical office environment with frequent interruptions.
Mostly indoor office environment.
Time spent throughout campus documenting activities.

EEO Statement
Presentation High School is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law. The school will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.