Tulsa, OK United States
WHO WE ARE
Holland Hall was established in 1922 and currently serves approximately 1,000 preK through 12th grade students in a coeducational setting. An Episcopal school distinguished by an excellent academic program and a student-centered environment emphasizing a holistic approach to education, we strive to provide a challenging, comprehensive educational experience grounded in a rigorous liberal arts college preparatory curriculum that promotes critical thinking and life-long learning. We seek to foster in each student a strong moral foundation and a deep sense of social responsibility. The Holland Hall community welcomes students of diverse racial, cultural, and religious backgrounds.
The major responsibility of the position is to work at the intersection of our constituents (students, employees, parents, and trustees) to promote a culture of belonging, inclusion, and well-being. The Director of Belonging and Inclusion evaluates the School’s community and culture and calibrates it with our expressed values of Trust, Hard Work, Kindness, Respect, Responsibility, and Self-Regulation and our mission as an inclusive Episcopal community. The Director of Belonging and Inclusion serves as a conductor, coordinating and leveraging the resources of key School constituencies and programs to promote a vibrant community focused on wellness and belonging. The Director also aligns the efforts of these same constituencies and programs to ensure students are equipped with the competencies and skills needed to lead boldly in the complex global society.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
- Assist the Head of School, Leadership Team, the Board of Trustees, and other school leaders in cultivating and stewarding an engaged and inclusive community culture for all school constituents.
- Provide leadership to the DIB Board committee and oversee the School’s efforts to promote inclusion and belonging by helping to coordinate, align, and inform the efforts of various people and programs.
- Serve as chief spokesperson to the community on issues pertaining to the Inclusive Community elements related to our mission.
- Work closely with the Director and Associate Director of Counseling and Wellness as they implement and oversee programming in all three divisions.
- Work closely with the senior administrative team in creating the School’s operating budget, related to programs that promote community and constituent engagement.
- Partner with the Director of Enrollment Management to help identify and attract mission aligned families and to ensure that families offered the opportunity to join the Holland Hall community fully experience an authentic sense of belonging and support.
- Partners with the Director of Human Resources to help identify and attract mission aligned employees; onboard and orient new employees; and provide ongoing support to employees.
- Partners with the Communication team to evaluate School communications, including the website and other collateral to ensure they accurately reflect our Community programming and diversity inherent in our community.
- Partner with the School chaplains to utilize daily chapel and other pastoral efforts as vehicles for promoting community cohesion and well-being.
- Oversee the development of evaluative tools designed to assess community well-being and engagement; analyze those results in concert with other school leaders and develop action plans based on the findings of these assessments.
- Establish a cross-divisional presence through periodic involvement in the life of all divisions and attendance at major school events and functions in each division.
- Promote and model the school’s mission and culture.
The above essential functions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills. Employees are expected to perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
- Interested candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree.
- An advanced degree is preferred.
- Experience in the field of education is a plus.
- Experience in a field focused on diversity and inclusion.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Theoretical knowledge of basic social psychology relevant to position.
- Highly effective facilitation skills that create an empowering educational space for learning.
- Demonstrated capacity to coordinate and leverage the work of varying individuals and groups within an organization.
- Program development and management skills.
- Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
- Someone who responds well to feedback and deals successfully with difficult and challenging people and circumstances.
- An extremely well-organized, detail-oriented individual who has a high energy level together with an accompanying sense of urgency.
- Bright, hard-working, and enthusiastic with a serious commitment to excellence.
- Industrious, resourceful, independent-minded and determined, with a drive to achieve results.
- Ability to handle confidential material and situations with discretion and sensitivity.
- Flexibility and the ability to multitask.
- Well-developed interpersonal and collaboration skills to deal effectively with a wide range of school constituents.
- An accessible and approachable person with integrity, compassion and empathy who honors commitments and who deals with people in a straightforward and personal way.
- Resourceful and able to find/summarize insights from thought leaders on the topic of inclusion.
- Must be able to meet physical and mental requirements of the position.
- Work may include time indoors and outdoors.
- Work will include moderate travel by car and by air (professional conferences, college visits, local receptions/workshops).
- Activities include walking, standing, bending, kneeling, lifting, talking, hearing and visually acuity.
- Occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.
- Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
- This position is not eligible for telecommuting.
www.hollandhall.org | 5666 E. 81st Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74137
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