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Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs - School of Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Apr. 5, 2021
Title Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs - School of Medicine
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Multicultural Affairs/Diversity

Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs – School of Medicine – (21001209)


This is a part-time position at 17.5 hours per week.

The Dean’s Office embraces and celebrates diversity in its broadest forms. This includes recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty and student body, developing and maintaining an environment that fosters mutual respect, understanding and inclusiveness among all members of our academic community, and delivery of a curriculum that helps students to be culturally sensitive and promote an antiracist environment.

The Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs (ADMA) will assist the Dean for Multicultural Affairs (DMA) in developing, managing and promoting a comprehensive program that will facilitate the recruitment, retention and advancement of a diverse faculty and student body, including students from underrepresented in medicine and science (URMS) groups. This will include the implementation of TUSM’s diversity, equity and inclusion strategic goals and plans as they pertain to faculty, students and staff. In addition, the ADMA will develop strategies for enhancing the TUSM environment to promote a climate of inclusion and belonging among students, staff and faculty. The ADMA will oversee the process to develop, implement, and maintain diversity, equity trainings and professional development that are accessible to members of the TUSM community including students, staff, and faculty. The ADMA will also serve as a consultant for persons seeking guidance about diversity, equity, and inclusion matters in the work and learning environment.


Basic Requirements:

5+ years of related experience required.
Terminal Degree in one’s field.
Preferred Qualifications:

MD, PhD or MD/PHD degrees strongly preferred.
At least 2 years supervisory experience preferred.
Must have the ability to work with multiple constituencies including students, staff, basic science and clinical faculty, department chairs, and administrators at TUSM and academic partners.
Experience with grant application/management will be helpful.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Part-time, 17.5 hours per week.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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