About the Role
The Counselor plays a significant, critical role in supporting the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), serving as a professional resource within the Law Center's Office of Equity and Inclusion. In this capacity, the Counselor contributes to the work conducted on diversity, recruitment and retention and maintains inventories of diversity training/workshop providers and other diversity related topics.
Reporting directly to the Assistant Dean, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Counselor may also serve as a consultant on issues and projects related to classroom climate and teaching practices, as well as when issues arise regarding insensitivity or bias in an academic course or program. They may also participate in the Office of the Dean of Students (ODOS) and Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) director meetings, senior staff meetings, and DEI-related professional development programming.
Counselor for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Georgetown University Law Center
Master's degree in counseling or higher education or have 5 or more years of relevant progressive professional experience in counseling and advising in DEI
At least 2 years of experience advising, coaching, counseling, mentoring, or teaching students from historically underrepresented backgrounds in legal and/or higher education
Excellent judgment, diplomacy, and discretion necessary in handling confidential and/or sensitive materials and matters
Entrepreneurial spirit, strong attention to detail, patience, excellent listening, interpersonal and intercultural skills, and the ability to successfully work both independently and as a team member.
Work Mode: On Campus. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation .
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About the Company
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.