Assistant Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Programs
Classification: Administrator III-Range A
Department: Diversity and Equity Programs
Sub-Division: Human Resources
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Job Summary: California State University, Fullerton seeks an enthusiastic, socially conscious and innovative leader to serve as the Assistant Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Programs. Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion, the incumbent will serve as the University's diversity strategist responsible for building consensus and effectuating cultural change to institutionalize the University's strategic goals, mission initiatives and best practices related to diversity, inclusion, and campus climate.
The Assistant Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity will work collaboratively with the President, Vice Presidents, Deans, campus constituents, University committees, faculty, staff, and external constituents to advance the institution's commitment to all aspects of global diversity that are essential to academic excellence. The Assistant Vice President will work closely with campus partners to champion diversity and inclusion best practices across the University with various stakeholders to advance institutional initiatives. This role requires the ability to be strategic, visionary, transformative, and tactical while delivering tangible results in the areas of diversity, equity, and civic engagement. Responsibilities: The Assistant Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity will foster relationships with strategic partners across the University, leading to long-lasting collaborations focused on cooperative educational initiatives that support the University's key objectives. An important aspect of this role is the development and execution of diversity training, collaboration in the design of educational materials that enhance awareness of diversity and equity issues, and facilitation of initiatives designed to enhance the campus climate for faculty and staff of all backgrounds. California State University, Fullerton, believes faculty, staff and administrators play a major role in contributing to a diverse campus community. The Assistant Vice President will champion new ideas and insights to key leaders, provide input and feedback on initiatives, and advocate for programs that promote community engagement across the University.
Serves as a strategic forward-thinking leader with the ability to create and cultivate a common vision of the institution's commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity that can be shared among faculty, staff, and administrators, as well as the University's external constituencies.
The incumbent should possess the ability to develop and administers impactful faculty and staff diversity and inclusion programs. Expected to deeply engage the campus community to foster the conversation on diversity and inclusion encouraging a transformative atmosphere as well as collaboratively promote innovative strategies that lead to an enhanced and sustainable cultural competency as reflected within the University community and the institution's processes and policies.
Serves as the ambassador and advocate for macro-level diversity issues affecting Cal State Fullerton, while also providing support and resources to inform and empower University stakeholders to advocate for diversity, inclusion and equity in their respective fields.
The Vice President of Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion and Assistant Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion will collaborate with and provide guidance to the Office of the Provost, the Council of Deans, and the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs on matters of academic diversity related, but not limited to, faculty development programs, faculty search and appointment policies and procedures, faculty on-boarding considerations, and faculty support during the RTP process.
Collaborates with the academic and administrative units in an effort to improve recruitment and retention of prospective faculty, and staff from underrepresented groups, provide pathways for advocacy on diversity issues, and enhance the overall campus climate.
Develops clear pathways for affinity groups on issues of diversity and community engagement.
Identifies the need, opportunity, and cost benefit of implementing diversity best practices in order to help the University achieve its strategic goals.
Demonstrates excellent leadership skills with proven ability to work effectively across institutional and organizational lines to build consensus and forge strong collaborative relationships with a diverse array of campus constituencies in a complex, higher education environment in order to achieve diversity, inclusion, equity, and community engagement goals.
The incumbent will oversee all mandated and university reports and data for employee diversity and inclusion practices as needed. Possess the ability to interpret the University's utilization data on the basis of gender and ethnicity (as compared national availability data by job group or academic discipline) for administrators and search committees. Consult with management and oversee the completion, dissemination and communication of data from the University's federally mandated annual Affirmative Action Report.
Application Process: A complete application will include a cover letter addressing the qualifications above, curriculum vitae, and the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of five references. References will not be contacted without explicit permission from the candidate. Applications can be submitted in confidence at http://hr.fullerton.edu/jobs/. The position will remain open until filled; but, only those applications received by August 31, 2017 will be assured full consideration.
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Essential Qualifications: A bachelors degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Political Science, Sociology, Human Resource Management, or other related field. Demonstrated experience applying best practices to achieve faculty and staff diversity. Demonstrated experience conducting diversity and inclusion training for staff and faculty. Familiarity with national resources and tools used to achieve faculty and staff diversity. Knowledge of relevant federal laws and regulations pertaining to equal employment opportunity. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Strong interpersonal skills. Leadership skills and experience. Familiarity with shared governance in a higher education setting. Increasing responsible positions and with a minimum of 5 Years.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Special Working Conditions: California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process. Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 41,000, including international students representing 78 nations. Located on a 241-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking and mountain biking. The University offers 55 undergraduate and 56 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks the campus as 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students, and Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks CSU Fullerton number one in California and fourth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding degrees to Hispanics. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.