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16 Feb 2024

Full-Time Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Integrator

MMFS – Posted by Mary McDowell Friends School New York, New York, United States

Job Description

Mary McDowell Friends School is a K-12 college preparatory program dedicated to the success of students with learning disabilities. Grounded in the Quaker values of equality, integrity, and social responsibility, we cultivate a diverse community in which each student can reach his or her full potential. Our specialized teaching methodologies and challenging curricula empower students to become academic achievers, creative thinkers, and contributing members of a global society.


Job Title:   Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Integrator

Reports to:    Assistant Head of School for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


Position Overview

The goals of the  DEI Integrator are;

  • To support the mission of the school by coordinating the implementation of MMFS diversity and equity efforts throughout the school including faculty recruitment, development and retention, student recruitment and retention, curriculum and school life and culture


Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

Working in collaboration with the office of DEI, the overall responsibilities for the DEI Integrator include:

  • Provide leadership in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Collaborate with administrators, faculty, staff, families and students to implement the diversity and equity action plan.
  • Create an environment that invites students, families, faculty, administrators, and staff to bring their voices to conversations and to listen in a respectful and caring manner
  • Improve MMFS’s effectiveness in expanding and retaining students, families, faculty and staff to better reflect the diversity of New York City and beyond
  • Work with faculty and staff to embed DEIJ skills across the curriculum
  • Serve as a resource for faculty in the area of student support
  • Promote best practices with respect to diversity and equity issues
  • Support student affinity groups and affinity programming for staff/faculty and parents.
  • Teach a minimum of one course



  • Communicate with all members of our community in a thoughtful and honest manner.
  • Act with integrity and address all conflicts in a professional manner.
  • Complete written reports, evaluations and projects on an as needed basis



  • All employees are required to familiarize themselves with faculty handbook and employment manuals and meet the expectations outlined within each.
  • A sense of fun, adventure and humor is a plus.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment & Physical Demands

This job requires the ability to maintain the physical capacity required to navigate the school environment and to ensure the safety of the students. The ability to open filing cabinets and bend or stand for long periods of time, as necessary. Classroom locations vary based on student schedules and staff may need to teach from different rooms. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time, ten-month position that follows the academic calendar. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a half hour paid lunch; faculty meetings occur every Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand and will be scheduled in advance.


Other Duties

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of the activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.


Required Education & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Education or related field
  • Previous experience as a teacher and/or DEI practitioner
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills, including public presenting
  • A commitment to cultivating an anti-racist mindset within themselves and others
  • Eagerness to work with students with learning disabilities.

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, this position’s annual base salary range is $75,000 – $85,000. Mary McDowell Friends School considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, essential skills, internal peer equity, and market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

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How to Apply

To apply, please upload a resume, cover letter (preferred), and contact information for three professional references as a .pdf (preferable) or word document to our employee portal. Your references will only be contacted if you are being considered for the position. We offer a rewarding work experience in Brooklyn, NY. The school has an ongoing commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusiveness and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the school's staff. If your background and experience are appropriate for the position, you will be contacted directly by a member of our search committee.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Diversity and Integrator. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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