Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging Programs - Stanford Law School

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Education & Experience: 

Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience. While a JD is not required, people with JDs or significant experience working within legal education or legal profession are strongly encouraged to apply.

Experience teaching, training, and managing diversity, equity, inclusion programs strongly desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, client groups, and all levels of management.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to review and analyze complex information.
  • Advanced computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Advanced customer service skills.
  • Relevant computer systems/technology experience.
  • Understanding of financial transactions.
  • Ability to ensure and apply compliance with legal, financial, and university policies and external regulations.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • The ability to produce high-quality written materials, engage in public speaking, manage electronic communications, and communicate with a wide variety of constituents.
  • Experience teaching law students and/or training lawyers, including developing classroom based or work place curriculum for adult learners.
  • Experience in student advising and counseling, or supervising junior staff.
  • Works well independently and as part of team efforts.
  • Experience prioritizing and handling multiple assignments.
  • Sensitivity to diversity of student body, staff, faculty, and broader SLS community.
  • Ability to cultivate collaborative relationships with internal and external constituencies.
  • Ability to identify and pro-actively solve problems, including to ensure and apply compliance requirements with legal, financial and university policies and external regulations.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends, engage in local travel or occasional overnight travel. 

This is a 3-year fixed-term position with the expectation that by year 3 we will assess the role for continuing status.   

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Work Standards

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies established in the University’s Administrative Guide ( 

How to Apply

The deadline to apply is December 2, 2022. To apply, please:

Submit your resume, cover letter explaining your interest in and relevant experience for the position, and at least two references with contact information online via the Stanford Careers website - - job number [96810]

Stanford Law School seeks to hire the best talent and to promote a safe and secure environment for all members of the university community and its property. To that end, new staff hires must successfully pass a background check prior to starting work at Stanford University.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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