Coordinator, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Penn State University

Penn State Abington
Campus City:
Abington, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Abington
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Abington seeks a candidate with a demonstrated passion for working with underrepresented student populations and helping them achieve success in a campus environment. The position reports to the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and is a member of the division of student affairs. The successful candidate will be a collaborative partner to units across the college and assist in establishing best practices related to diversity, equity and inclusion. Display a broad-based knowledge of diverse populations with an emphasis on multicultural, LGBTQ+, underrepresented, and underserved populations of ethnic and racial cultures, faith traditions, domestic and international communities. A minimum of 2 years of experience in diversity, equity and inclusion, preferably in higher education. Demonstrated expertise in best practices in diversity, equity and inclusion. Proven ability to initiate and oversee major programs and initiatives and programs in diversity, equity and inclusion. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to facilitate, mediate and train in area specific topics. Strong leadership and management abilities, as well as conflict management and advocacy skills. Ability to effectively handle information that is confidential and/or sensitive. Embraces an institutional culture of care, social justice, equity, and access. Program Management: Plan campus-wide programs, including MLK Day, coordinate multicultural programming efforts - speakers/forums/discussions, theme week/month celebrations (i.e. Black History Month, Indigenous Peoples' Day), etc. and other collaborative special events. Serve as a resource for student organizations that meet the growing needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Provide additional support for multicultural student organizations. Create opportunities for leadership development within our underrepresented communities. Highlight educational, cultural, and social programs from across campus that promote social justice. Coordinates publicity and communication to students, faculty, staff, alumni and other constituencies including through social media platforms. Share information with the campus community through social media, shared events calendars, etc. Training: Serve as the lead facilitator for the “Safer people Safer Places” and “Stand for State Bystander and Bias Intervention” programs. Trains student leaders and peer mentors on best practices to maximize outcomes. Develop and facilitate student diversity and inclusion related training by collaborating with the Office of Global Programs and the Center for Intercultural Communication. Create and facilitate opportunities to integrate diversity and service into student leadership and service experiences. Penn State Abington is located on a beautiful, historic, suburban campus in Abington Township, just 15 minutes from the Philadelphia city line. Penn State Abington is the fifth largest campus in the world-renown Penn State University system of 24 campuses. The campus is known for its engaging academic community and robust student programming. Penn State Abington Typically requires a Master's degree or higher in an education or social science related discipline or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidtate should demonstrate experience as a collaborator who inspires confidence and trust; have excellent organizational skills student advising and program development; demonstrate understanding of intersecting identities that include, but are not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, and socio-economic status; demonstrate experience promoting dialogue among students, faculty, and staff as well as with community members, and other constituencies and prove ability to inspire and nurture a climate of inclusiveness, collegiality, and shared responsibility.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088