Chief Diversity Officer

South Dakota State University  |  Brookings, SD

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Chief Diversity Officer

Job Type: Administrative
Location: Brookings, SD
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 11,000 Students
Employer ID: 27874
Application Deadline: 02/15/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Additional Compensation:
Commensurate with qualifications.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Additional Compensation:
Commensurate with qualifications.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Other
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Other
Experience:

Position Description

South Dakota State University (SDSU) is currently seeking a dynamic, collaborative, and collegial leader to serve as the Chief Diversity Officer. This individual will provide vision and direction for inclusion initiatives with particular focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, and access by leading, coaching, collaborating, and facilitating programs. This position will act as a catalyst and advocate for underrepresented groups in multiple facets, including the following: training, oversight on ADA compliance, committee membership, leadership in campus-wide inclusion initiatives, and through building relationships with internal and external partners. All of these will be accomplished through campus-wide collaboration, in an effort to deepen SDSU’s commitment to being an inclusive, diverse, dynamic, and engaged living and working environment. This position reports directly to the University President, and will serve as a valued member of the President’s Executive Team and the President’s Council. Must be authorized to work in the U.S.  Sponsorship is not available for this position.


Job Requirements

Collaborate with a variety of stakeholders across the University including but not limited to Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, Human Resources, Title IX/EO, and Athletics to promote inclusion practices and advocate for underrepresented members of the campus community.

Remain current on laws, regulations, trends and best practices related to diversity, equity, ADA, and related topics.

Research, develop, and deliver training, coaching, consultation and assistance to students, employees, and other groups regarding diversity, inclusion, equity, and access. Inform and educate on policies and practices that might impact particular groups of individuals.

Develop, implement, operationalize, and measure a plan to enhance inclusion practices across the University in collaboration with the University’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, engaging all appropriate stakeholders throughout the process.

Collaborate with the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis on campus climate assessments and develop action plans to address issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access with a variety of campus stakeholders.

Provide consultation to campus leaders in evaluating, designing, and implementing institution-wide policies and practices to ensure diversity, equity, inclusion, and access for all faculty, staff, and students.

Serve as an administrative liaison to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, as well as other committees and councils, and collaborate across campus to promote inclusion.

Work with industry and businesses to gather pertinent diversity related information, and then advise faculty and staff in order to prepare our students for the business world.

Supervise ADA Coordinator, manage office budget, and provide oversight of the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access.

Help the university to establish a long-term vision and strategy for promoting inclusion, equity, and access.

Application Information

SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this job.” The system will guide you through the electronic application form. The employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement; resume; and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with the electronic application process. SDSU actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and minorities are encouraged to apply. Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check. South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment.

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