The Browning School fosters growth of courageous and compassionate men of intellect and integrity who aspire to contribute meaningfully to our world. The Browning gentleman develops amid a community that upholds our core values: honesty, dignity, curiosity and purpose.
The Browning School strives to create a diverse community in which all members are safe, respected and valued. We believe that in actively promoting a diverse learning environment, we are fostering intellectual, social and emotional growth for all. Recognizing and pursuing diversity, however, are not enough; we seek to transcend mere tolerance of differences and aspire to a celebration of the varied appearances, abilities, perspectives and values that characterize our community.
In pursuit of these values, Browning seeks to hire a Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)/Assistant Director of Middle and Upper School Admission to oversee EDI initiatives and lead admission processes at the School.
Candidates who are highly professional, diligent, organized, discreet, thoughtful and culturally competent, with experience in admission or EDI work are encouraged to apply. The Director of EDI/Assistant Director of Admission will report to the Head of School for EDI matters and to the Director of Admission for admission matters. This person will also serve on the senior leadership team at Browning.
At The Browning School, we believe it is the responsibility of everyone in our community to serve as an advocate for underrepresented groups and to help foster an inclusive climate that promotes a more inclusive and just environment through civic engagement. The Director of EDI will work in partnership with the Head of School and the senior administrative team, and will direct the work of a team of EDI coordinators to assess community needs and promote community values related to issues of equity, diversity and inclusion.
The Assistant Director of Middle and Upper School Admission will work with the Director of Admission and the Director of Enrollment and oversee admission processes for applicants Grade Five through Form VI. This person will also assist with ensuring the enrollment health of the School. Responsibilities include meeting with applicant families, assisting with outreach and retention, collaborating with feeder schools and community-based organizations, and collaborating with members of the faculty and administrative team on enrollment, institutional advancement, college guidance and alumni relations.
The Browning school seeks to promote diversity in its hiring process and is committed to building an inclusive community and culturally diverse faculty. The Browning School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, disability, or any other basis, in the hiring process.
Candidates with excellent written and verbal communication skills, a strong work ethic and a disposition to collaborate are encouraged to submit their applications for the position. Please include a personal statement, curriculum vitae and list of references for our consideration. This 12-month position will begin on July 1, 2019. A minimum of five years of experience and/or a master’s degree is preferred. Queries and applications should be directed to Janetta Lien, Director of Enrollment (firstname.lastname@example.org) by February 1, 2019.
Please visit our website for further details and responsibilities for this position: https://www.browning.edu/director-edi-ms-us-admission
About The Browning School
The Browning School was founded as a college preparatory school for boys in 1888 by John A. Browning. A traditional curriculum helps support boys intellectually, physically, and emotionally from Kindergarten through high school. Located in the heart of New York City, The Browning School makes use of the city’s vast resources.
The Browning School is a member of Interschool, a consortium of eight private NYC schools: Brearley, Browning, Chapin, Collegiate, Dalton, Nightingale-Bamford, Spence, and Trinity. Interschool offers opportunities for academic sharing, extracurricular participation in the arts, and social activities for boys and girls. Also, Browning often undertakes special programs with schools such as Hewitt, Marymount, and Sacred Heart.
MISSION STATEMENT AND VALUES
The Browning School fosters growth of courageous and compassionate men of intellect and integrity who aspire to contribute meaningfully to our world.
The Browning gentleman develops amid a community that upholds these values…
Honesty: We speak the truth, act with integrity and take responsibility for our actions.
Dignity: We honor and celebrate the dignity of all people and support the power of ...a diverse, inclusive and welcoming community.
Curiosity: We encourage and celebrate open-minded inquiry about our world and the perspectives of those around us.
Purpose: We believe that education encourages exploration and discovery in pursuit of meaning and enduring fulfillment.