Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) is seeking a full time Inclusion Coordinator to support its efforts to integrate inclusion, equity, diversity and quality initiatives. Working with the Chief Diversity Officer at VTCSOM, the Inclusion Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of programs and services that promote and strengthen an inclusive environment within the school community. The position works closely with VTCSOM faculty and staff in admissions, academic affairs, student affairs, community outreach and the Office of the Dean. The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership and support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in promoting a respectful, positive work environment; provide support to efforts in compliance, accreditation, curriculum and instruction and talent management. The Inclusion Coordinator develops and implements diversity and inclusion programs including, but not limited to workshops, presentations and training; and will travel nationally to recruit students for medical school admissions. He/she will manage pipeline that support efforts to bring high-achieving students to campus for outreach and engagement activities. The Inclusion Coordinator will also work to bring professionals who are underrepresented in medical education to the school to engage with our students, faculty, staff and community members and provide support to student organizations.
Bachelor's degree and demonstrated experience in program coordination; experience with diversity and inclusion and issues and programs; demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion; excellent communication, administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds; proficiency with current office software.
Advanced degree in education, public administration, public health, healthcare administration or related field; experience identifying and/or recruiting underrepresented populations; experience in a higher education, academic medicine or healthcare setting.
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $513 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.
Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).