Careers

Join the Movement:

Become a key player in our mission to diversify the field of dentistry!

Why Work for Us

At Diversity in Dentistry Mentorships, Inc., we are dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive dental community. Our mission is to mentor, educate, and provide hands-on experiences and scholarships to youth and pre-dental students from African-American/Black, Latinx, and Native American backgrounds.

What We Offer:

  • Impactful Work: Make a real difference by inspiring and guiding the next generation of diverse dental professionals.
  • Mentorship and Growth: Benefit from a supportive environment where you can both mentor others and receive professional guidance.
  • Community Engagement: Help increase the dental school applicant pool of diverse candidates, positively impacting communities.
  • Educational Opportunities: Design and deliver engaging, hands-on educational programs.
  • Advancing Equity: Contribute to higher acceptance rates of historically underrepresented minority students into dental schools.
  • Positive Work Environment: Join a passionate, inclusive, and supportive team that values your contributions.

 

Join Us:

Be part of a movement transforming lives and enhancing equitable oral healthcare. If you are committed to diversity, equity, and making a lasting impact, explore career opportunities with us. Together, we can build a brighter future for dentistry and the communities we serve.

DIDM Admins Recognized at Youth Summit
Dr. Hishaw recognized DIDM admins, Julie Manke and Kim Caponera, for their contributions to the success of the Diversify Dentistry Youth Summit at ATSU-ASDOH, October 2023.

Current Opportunities

Operations Manager 

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic champion for diversity in dentistry to be our Operations Manager.  For a full description of the job, see below or click here for a PDF file.

If this sounds like the challenge you've been looking for, please fill out the application form here or go to https://bit.ly/op-manager-form.

 

DIDM Operations Manager Job Listing Flyer

Job Description:

Operations Manager 20-30 hours/week (including nights and some weekends) 

Reporting Structure: 

  • Reports to: Executive Director 

General Overview: 

  • Diversity in Dentistry Mentorships (DIDM) is committed to strengthening the diversity pipeline from middle school to dental school through mentoring, educational and hands-on programming, and scholarships to youth and pre-dental students from African-American/Black, Latinx, and Native American backgrounds. 
  • The Operations Manager is responsible for coordinating and supporting DIDM’s administrative tasks to support the daily activities of the organization.  
  • This role involves planning DIDM activities (such as the Youth Summits), managing logistics, and providing technical support. 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Provide and delegate administrative support for the Executive Director  
  • Work with Executive Board on all strategic functions 
  • Manage all operations, staff, interns and volunteers 
  • Assist Board President and Advisory Chair with consistent communication with Board and Advisory members 
  • Record success matrices 
  • Work with marketing to share “Successes” 
  • Delegate and manage the Virtual assistants and their duties.  

Support for Mentee/Mentor Activities: 

  • Coordinate and delegate activities for Youth Summit 
  • Assist in the creation of the annual programming calendar and activities for group and one-on-one mentoring  
  • Monthly webinars 
  • Monthly mixers 
  • Matched pairs 
  • Manage mentors and mentees audiences, including sign-up on the website 
  • Execution of two matching cycles per year 

Technological support:  

  • Manage all email correspondence on info@ 
  • Manage all memberships/passwords 
  • Manage Master calendar  
  • Manage and coordinate meeting invites 
  • Coordinate with other team players to gather speaker bios and presentation content for webinars as needed.  
  • Provide or delegate technical support for virtual events, including monitoring Q&A and chatboxes, recording webinars, and uploading recordings to YouTube. 
  • Ensure webinar recordings and slides are added to the DIDM website when appropriate. 
  • Maintain the CE spreadsheet up to date. 

Education and Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in public administration, business administration, health administration, or related field. Relevant experience may substitute for degree requirements. 
  • 3-5 years of experience in program planning, non-profit administration, or similar roles. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Google Suite, communication platforms like Zoom, SurveyMonkey, and MailChimp.  
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, ability to multitask, work independently, and in a team. 
  • Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills, with attention to detail. 
  • Experience with grant-funded projects is preferred. 

Physical Demands: 

  • Regular activities include sitting, standing, walking, speaking, and hearing. 
  • Extensive computer use requires hand dexterity and reading from a computer screen. 
  • Occasional lifting and moving of up to 50 pounds may be required. Reasonable accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities. 

Travel: 

  • Occasional travel to Youth Summit events and other activities as required by the organization. 

Position Details: 

  • Part-time, remote position. 
  • Hourly Range: $30-$40.00 (1099 contractor)