Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart | Bethesda, MD | Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Date Posted: 03/09/2022

Job Title: Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Full or Part Time: Full Time

School Name: MD - Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, a member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Early Childhood Program, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten in Bethesda, Maryland. With over 700 students, and rooted in the Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women to lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.

The Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
oversees efforts to foster a community of inclusivity in which all members feel welcome and respected.
provides leadership in the development of a vision that comprehensively incorporates diversity, equity, and inclusion and the School’s mission, and provides facilitative leadership for resulting initiatives.
collaborates with school leaders to develop inclusive and multicultural curricular and co-curricular programming that reflect the School’s mission and commitment to diversity.
identifies resources and manages the budget for programs related to training and professional development for the Board of Trustees, administration, faculty, and staff.
represents the School and network at Admissions Fairs and Open Houses.
teaches courses as determined by the candidate’s background and the needs of the program.
collaborates with other program leaders and administrators to shape the programmatic and professional life of the School.

Position Requirements:
Knowledge of and experience with Catholic schools and the Sacred Heart tradition.
An advanced degree is preferred.
Professional experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Excellent communication and organization skills; ideally, some familiarity of applicable federal and state laws.
Flexibility and an enthusiasm for the School’s mission and culture.

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

Stone Ridge is looking for an educator who is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and who has experience or interest in teaching in independent, Catholic schools, public or charter schools. Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the application below. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Ms. Courtney Perna, HR Manager, all in PDF format.

How to Apply:

Link to Full Description
Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.