Special Assistant to the Superintendent, Harrisburg Public Schools, Harrisburg, PA (September 1998 - December 2001) Cabinet-level position reporting directly to the Superintendent of Schools. Serve as “chief of staff” for superintendent in liaising with deputy superintendents. Oversee multi-year change effort migrating from centralized to site-based management (including budgets, training, and curriculum design.) Represent [...]
Director of Student Development, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA (December 2001 - July 2004) Oversee College’s judicial affairs function and leadership development programs from the Office of Student Life. Create and manage a comprehensive educative process incorporating tenants of leadership development into responses to violations of the College’s Code of Conduct.
Asst. Dean- Student Development, Dickinson College (July 2004 - July 2005) Reporting to the Dean of Students. Responsible for supervising College’s Director of Judicial Affairs. Serve as primary/senior advisor to Dean of Students with one additional Asst. Dean. Assist in running day-to-day operations of the Division of Student Development.
Associate Dean of Students, Dickinson College (July 2005 - July 2006) Reporting to the Dean of Students. Responsible for supervising College’s Director of Judicial Affairs. Serve as primary/senior advisor to Dean of Students. Assist in running day-to-day operations of the Division of Student Development with specific focus on community-building and inclusive practices. [...]
Assistant to the President, Dickinson College (July 2006- July 2011) Reporting to the President (with cabinet seat). Responsible for integrating organization development practices from the Office of the President to help manage change initiatives across divisions of the College and create alignment with College’s 5-year strategic plan. Liaise with Board of Trustees and [...]
Dean of Diversity & Student Development/Assistant to the President, Dickinson College (July 2011 - August 2013) Reporting to President (with cabinet seat) and Vice President for Student Development. Responsible for major change initiative cohering disparate diversity efforts through the creation of a diversity team comprised of director level staff overseeing various aspects of diversity [...]
Associate Vice President & Dean of Institutional Diversity, Dickinson College (August 2013 - December 2013) Reporting to President (with cabinet seat) and Vice President for Student Development. Responsible for institution-wide diversity and inclusion efforts to include diverse faculty hiring, institution-wide diversity training, and diversity programming within the division of student development. Also supervised [...]
Associate Chief Diversity Officer & Deputy Director, Harvard University (November 2013 - June 2016) Reporting to Chief Diversity Officer. Responsible for budget oversight, day-to-day operations, organization development and design, staff training and (leadership) development of the Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity. Office is responsible for providing [...]
Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer, Amherst College (June 2016 - July 2021) Reporting to President. Responsible for budget oversight, supervision of five administrative departments: Faculty Diversity & Development, Student Resource Centers, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program, Office of Inclusive Leadership. Responsible for providing subject matter expertise around diversity, equity, and inclusion and [...]