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Assistant Vice President for Diversity & Multicultural Student Services
|Job Type:||Disability Services Management Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 20,000 Students|
Portland State University seeks an Assistant Vice President for Diversity & Multicultural Student Services
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Location: Portland, Oregon
The Assistant Vice President for Diversity & Multicultural Student Services provides leadership, supervision, and advocacy for institutional and federally funded programs that support access to higher education, identity development and the academic success of first-generation, income disadvantaged, disabled, and ethnically diverse students with a variety of backgrounds, intersectional identities, and experiences. The Assistant Vice President works collaboratively with Global Diversity & Inclusion and other units across campus to create programs that deliver quality services for all students; provides information, advice and counsel to students, faculty and administrative staff to facilitate the full integration and participation of students in the University community; and provides administrative oversight to multiple programs that retain student populations at the pre-college and college levels. Furthermore, the Assistant Vice President seeks to increase resources and programs for improved retention and graduation of students, and for the preparation of students of color for post-baccalaureate study. In coordination with other University personnel, they also serve as a liaison between the University and the campus community to aid in the integration, participation, and retention of students.
The Assistant Vice President oversees the Cultural Resource Centers (Multicultural Student Center, Pan-African Commons, La Casa Latina Student Center, Pacific Islander, Asian and Asian American Student Center, Native American Student and Community Center, and the Middle Eastern North African South Asian Student Center Initiative), TRIO Pre-College (Upward Bound and Educational Talent Search) and TRiO – Student Support Services, Multicultural Retention Services (African American Student Services, Asian & Pacific Islander Student Services, Native American Student Services, Latino/a/x Student Services, Diversity Scholarship Programs), Disability Resource Center, Student Legal Services, and the Veteran’s Resource Center. The AVP also serves as a member of the Global Diversity & Inclusion leadership team to advance the vision and mission of Global Diversity & Inclusion.
The Department of Diversity and Multicultural Student Services (DMSS) is part of Global Diversity and Inclusion, which is the central division that leads and facilitates the continuous quest for Inclusive Excellence for PSU. More information about DMSS can be found here: https://www.pdx.edu/diversity/student-support-programs
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About the Institution:
Portland State University (PSU) is an urban university and Oregon’s largest, located in the heart of the vibrant city of Portland. PSU educates over 27,000 students and offers programs for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees. PSU is an internationally recognized urban university known for excellence in student learning, innovative research, and community engagement. PSU contributes to the economic vitality, environmental sustainability, and quality of life in the Portland region and beyond. Employees describe Portland State University as a vibrant, diverse, progressive place to work and an environment that welcomes process improvement and innovation. Portland State’s 50-acre downtown campus is located in the heart of one of America’s most vibrant centers of culture, business, and technology. See www.pdx.edu.
Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by September 15, 2019 will be given first consideration. Please submit your CV/resume and a brief letter of interest. To apply online, go to: https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=su173
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PSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and seeks candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities and a campus climate that supports equality, diversity and inclusion.
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Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by September 15, 2019 will be given first consideration. Please submit your CV/resume and a brief letter of interest. To apply online, go to: https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=su173 For more information or to make nominations: Beth Baldino Senior Consultant Summit Search Solutions, Inc. Direct: (828) 645-8967 email@example.com
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