The Student Inclusion Director supports the student body by developing and implementing programs designed to foster a sense of belonging for all students and activate student compassion in the face of inequalities and conflict. The Director will work to ensure systems are in place that promote equal access to success and extracurriculars at LWHS. The Director regularly uses discretion and independent judgement to manage programs.
Oversee Student Council Inclusion Chairs to foster an inclusive community
Recruit and prepare students for local and national conferences related to student leadership and diversity.
Create programs that support students making the transition to independent school/LWHS school culture
Support College Counselors, deans and other administrators in facilitating communications with non-English speaking families and families with no internet access
Design social justice events throughout the school year such as Sam Mihara Day of Justice, affinity groups and Center-sponsored initiatives to bring guests to campus 2–3 times a semester to discuss current social justice issues
Collaborate with the Institutional Researcher with diversity and inclusion based projects as needed
Manage partnerships with organizations supporting our students, such as First Graduate, KIPP, Making Waves, other scholarship organizations
Serve as an advisor to a group of approximately 13 students
Partner with 9/10 dean, in design and implementation of freshman orientation program.
Work with the grade level deans of students to coordinate student inclusion work with Mastering the Educational tools for Achievement (META), advising and class meetings.
Coordinate with the Dean of Adult Equity and Inclusion to align faculty and adult programming with the student experience
Develop and promote systems that ensure equity in access to resources, such as lending laptop,home internet, sports apparel/gear, etc.
Participate in the Admissions process including attending weekend Open Houses and Interview Days.
Other duties as assigned
Patterson Ethics Retreat Program
As part of the larger student inclusion programming, this position oversees the Patterson Ethics Retreat Program. Responsibilities include:
2019-2020 Academic Year:
Collaborate with the class deans and Dean of Students to understand the current iteration of the retreat program, including
fall senior overnight retreat
junior day retreat
spring freshman overnight
sophomore day retreat and
senior transitions retreat.
Work in partnership to deliver this programming.
In the spring of 2020, begin design and structure for ongoing grade-level retreats.
2020-2021 Academic Year:
Assume leadership of the design and implementation of the LWHS retreat program, including:
Manage all logistics for grade-level retreats including booking venues, transportation, housing, etc.
Prepare students for retreat experience through advising and class meeting curriculum.
Align retreat curriculum with other co-curricular student inclusion programming.
Train advisors/chaperones in preparation for each grade-level retreat
Hold a Bachelor’s degree or professional equivalent
3-5 years experience working with high school students
Demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion, engaging students from all walks of life.
Collaborate effectively with colleagues in program design and implementation.
Takes initiative and is self-directed
Strong organizational, as well as written and oral communication skills
Personal qualities of integrity, optimism, flexibility and humor.
HOW TO APPLY
Please visit www.lwhs.org/employment to apply for the position. Candidates interested in the position should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references in MS Word or PDF format.
The application process begins immediately and is open until filled. No calls or emails, please.
Lick-Wilmerding High School has an institutional commitment to diversity and encourages applications from candidates of diverse and underrepresented backgrounds. Located in San Francisco, LWHS is a college preparatory, co-educational day school serving 515 students from grades 9-12. Founded in 1895 as a technical arts school and tuition free until 1972, LWHS has a long history of welcoming and supporting students from all walks of life and prides itself on being a private school with public purpose. At LWHS, a diverse student body, faculty, and staff in all its forms is central to what we believe constitutes an excellent education, and we are institutionally committed to ongoing reflective work in order to further define and articulate this complex and worthwhile vision.
About Lick-Wilmerding High School
Mission Statement: A private school with public purpose, Lick-Wilmerding High School develops the head, heart, and hands of highly motivated students from all walks of life, inspiring them to become lifelong learners who contribute to the world with confidence and compassion.