The Director of Diversity and Inclusion is an administrative position and has key responsibilities with community building, admissions, retention and recruitment, curriculum and education. The Director of Diversity and Inclusion reports to the Headmaster and is a member of the Strategic and Academic Administrative Teams. The Director will lead the implementation of the school’s diversity initiatives and work closely with the Admissions Team.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Minimum of B.A or B.S. degree. Master’s degree preferred
- Experience in Pre-K - 12 settings preferred
- Ability to create an inclusive community that celebrates and appreciates diversity
- Experience in providing support to individuals and groups in underrepresented or underserved communities
- Experience with educating communities about the complexities and value of diversity
- Builds trust with key constituencies
- Collaborates across communities, both within and outside the school
- Demonstrated high level of social - emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills
- Effectively manage budget and program elements
Salary is competitive with independent schools in the Southeastern United States.
Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is one of the oldest independent schools in Florida serving approximately 950 students from PK to Grade 12. Last year, more than 60% of its graduates matriculated to universities outside the state of Florida. Its curriculum is challenging and offers students multiple opportunities for advanced study through its extensive AP program, advanced elective offerings, and an Independent Study option.
Saint Petersburg, Florida,
is a vibrant and growing city, named as one of the world’s most attractive small cities for the arts. It has a lively downtown, abuzz with outdoor concerts and markets, and it is within minutes of some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. [more
Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and a list of at least three references to Jonathan Davis, Middle School Head at email@example.com
LEAD the school community in the work of Diversity and Inclusion to the advance of initiatives to support all constituents and the school culture.
DESIGN a program for diversity initiatives to support all constituents and enhance the school culture.
ENGAGE current students, families, faculty and staff to support the needs of the diverse community that is already on campus.
CONNECT with prospective students and families to help the school develop a warm and inclusive welcome.
EDUCATE colleagues by providing professional development and curriculum design support that promotes an inclusive, multicultural and global perspective.
ANALYZE the diversity trends at Shorecrest and in St. Petersburg to ensure that the school reflects the changing demographic diversity of the greater community.
INFORM the school community about the Diversity and Inclusivity program, the successes, and the challenges.
COLLABORATE with members to the Administration to lead the school forward on a variety of academic, admission, and budgetary issues.
GUIDE the recruitment, development, and retention of a diverse faculty and staff.
PARTNER with established community organizations while building new bridges to extend Shorecrest’s impact beyond the immediate school community.
MARCH with the school community in events like the Dr. MLK, Jr. Drum Major for Justice and the St. Pete Pride parades and lead the groups that organize these events.
INSPIRE the school community to grow and Be More.