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Hate/Bias Response Program Manager

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 123586
Title: Program Manager
Functional Title: Hate/Bias Response Program Manager
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.0
Unit: SVPAAP-Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Hate/Bias Response Program Manager will lead and facilitate a team of multi-disciplinary professionals providing support to individuals, groups, and communities affected by hate and bias. The Response Manager will collaborate on educational and outreach efforts to prevent and mitigate incidents of hate and bias on campus. Ideal candidates will have the ability to establish and maintain strong interpersonal relationships with students, faculty, alumni, staff, and local community members.

Minimum Qualifications:

● Masters degree.
● 3 years experience in counseling services as a professional, perferably in crisis intervention or in higher education.
● Expertise in higher ed Hate/Bias prevention programming, and/or training and education, or hate/bias reasearch and scholarship.
● Strong commitment to, and understanding of, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Capable of interacting with media and serving as a spokesperson for ODI.
● Demonstrated problem solving, critical analysis, initiative, judgement and decision-making skills.
● Experience with diversity training, leadership development, group facilitation, community building/organizing.


● Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or other advanced degrees related to the mental health field and counseling.
● 5+ years work experience in higher education crisis intervention role.
● Public relations, communications, social media experience.
● Demonstrated ability to envision, identify, develop and implement systems, policies, training and programs to create a healthy and inclusive educational environment post-incident.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:

Please submit via eTerp a cover letter, resume, and the names, email and mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three persons who can be contacted for references. Confidential review of nominations and applications will begin on January 12, 2018.

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Posting Date: 12/06/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 01/12/2018
Physical Demands

Work is performed in an office environment Must have the ability to travel to meetings on and off campus. Must have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and, extensive reading.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

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