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Creighton is a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in its selected undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Creighton exists for students and learning. Members of the Creighton community are challenged to reflect on transcendent values, including their relationship with God, in an atmosphere of freedom of inquiry, belief, and religious worship. Creighton’s core values are service to others, the importance of family life, the inalienable worth of each individual, promotion of justice, and appreciation of ethnic and cultural diversity. 

Founded in 1878 in Omaha, Nebraska, Creighton educates nearly 9,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students each year. Our nine (9) colleges and schools offer over 140 programs, including arts and sciences, business administration, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, dentistry, and graduate studies. Select health sciences programs are also offered in Grand Island, Nebraska; Anchorage, Alaska; Denver, Colorado; and Phoenix, Arizona, where an unprecedented partnership is helping to make Creighton the most prominent Catholic health professions educator in the country. 

Creighton employs over 2000 people, making it one of the largest employers in Omaha. Joining the Creighton community means exploring and expressing one’s values in an atmosphere committed to serving others.  The diverse and inclusive Creighton community provides a career home where employees are accountable to bring their best work and encouraged to grow and thrive.



This position has primary responsibilities for the development and implementation of training and education initiatives in equity, diversity, and inclusion. The Senior Specialist reports to the Senior Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and is primarily responsible for designing, and facilitating equity, diversity, and inclusion educational learning experiences for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The Senior Specialist also provides support for Education and Training initiatives for faculty and staff as needed. 



Responsibilities include:
•    Serve as a point of contact for requests for EDI training for students at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional school level.
•    Develops a schedule of ongoing training for students in the academic units. 
•    Maintain a database of requests and training attendance. 
•    Assist with development and organization of training for student leaders.
•    Assist with student-led EDI dialogues and educational conferences (e.g., Connect at Creighton)
•    Monitor related national and local events and trends and create new educational and training content to increase awareness, knowledge, and skills.
•    Develops tools and measures to evaluate the effectiveness of trainings and educational materials and provide outcome reporting on a regular basis. •    Manage social media technology platforms designed to recruit participants by providing frequent updates on EDI educational and training events and resources.
•    Assist with campus-wide educational efforts, programming initiatives, and other Divisional activities as needed

•    Bachelor’s degree in related field (e.g., Psychology, Education, Human Resources) required; master’s degree preferred.
•    Experience developing and leading EDI trainings and programming 
•    5+ years of related work experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
•    Outstanding interpersonal skills. Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
•    Strong project-management skills with the ability to prioritize a multitude of tasks.
•    Contemporary knowledge of current events, political contexts, and national issues affecting college students and campus life.
•    Familiarity with inter/intra-group dialogue 
•    Excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite and experience utilizing social media technologies.
•    Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, meet time-sensitive deadlines and prioritize workload with minimal supervision; ability to work independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team.
•    Ability to handle sensitive matters with discretion and confidentiality.


AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.
Disclosure Statement:  
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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