Assistant Dean for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity

Posted: November 19, 2021

Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Chicago, IL

Summary of Position

Loyola University Chicago School of Law invites applications for a full-time clinical professor of law to serve as the Assistant Dean for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity. Loyola Law is a social and racial justice leader. In 2020, the School of Law revised its mission to prioritize its commitment to addressing issues of systemic racism and other forms of oppression. The Assistant Dean provides vital support to this mission as a member of the School of Law senior leadership team who reports to the Dean of the School of Law. The Assistant Dean is primarily responsible for ensuring that the School builds, navigates and sustains a culture and climate of belonging for all students, with a particular focus on the experiences of students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. The Assistant Dean develops student-focused educational programming and services. The Assistant Dean also serves a key role in the development of criteria and the implementation of accountability metrics to measure the progress of the School of Law towards the University’s goal of becoming an anti-racist institution. This clinical faculty position provides for a 3-year presumptively renewable contract on a 12-month appointment. 

Education Required: JD
Years of Experience Required: At least five years of legal practice, higher education or consulting experience, with substantial relevant experience working in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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How to Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a statement of interest, a current Curriculum Vitae, and the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to your professional qualifications for this position. All applicants should also specifically address in their statement of interest how they will contribute to the law school’s mission statement.

 

Application Deadline: Until position is filled