ASSISTANT VICE CHANCELLOR FOR DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

first_imgPosting Date:12/14/2020 Department:UW BOTHELL Req #:182601 Applicants considered for this position will be required todisclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings orcurrent investigations related to sexual misconduct at theircurrent employment and past employment. Disclosure is requiredunder Washington state law . Job Location:UW Bothell Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary:Salary and benefits are competitive. Salaryis commensurate with qualifications and experience.center_img Shift:First Shift Notes:Althoughopen until filled, priority application date is January 312021.As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/lifeprograms. For detailed information on Benefits for this position,click here.The University of Washington is following physical distancingdirectives from state and local governments as part of thecollective effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. Click HERE for updates.Work is ordinarily performed in an office environment but may beperformed remotely depending on health and safety requirementsunder the COVID-19 pandemic. ASSISTANT VICE CHANCELLOR FOR DIVERSITY, EQUITY ANDINCLUSION Asa UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on ourcampuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offertheir boundless energy, creative problem solving skills anddedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professionalgrowth opportunities and unique resources in an environment notedfor diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits andnatural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationallyrecognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutiveyears.The University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamicpublic universities in the state of Washington. We offer aparticipatory student experience grounded in hands-on learning,close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors,and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to studentsuccess. The academic work of the campus focuses oncross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connectedlearning, and community engagement. UW Bothell’s current enrollmentis approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 percent ofundergraduates are from Washington State, and approximately halfare first-generation college attendees or come fromunderrepresented groups. Located along wetlands and a river northof Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships,creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students forleadership throughout Washington and beyond.Diversity is a core value of University of WA Bothell. We believethe power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a rangeof ways to understand and engage with the world, identifychallenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. To learnmore, read our DiversityStatement.The University of Washington Bothell (UWB) seeks applicants for anAssistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion(AVC).Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the AVC plays a crucial,campus-wide role by providing direction, support, organization andeducation to foster and promote a campus culture that minimizesbias and both recognizes and addresses systemic inequalities. Theperson in this role will collaborate and work closely withstudents, faculty, and staff to promote their ability to engage,teach, and work in a culturally diverse environment. The AVC willtake leadership in establishing ongoing assessment andaccountability of the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of thecampus. With the support of capable team, the AVC will engage incampus-wide strategy and implementation of plans to support anddevelop recruitment and retention of diverse students, faculty, andstaff.The AVC will directly supervise staff in the Student DiversityCenter, the Academic Transition Program, the Office of Diversityand Equity, and the Chancellor’s Diversity Council.Responsibilities include:• Develop and implement campus-specific diversity programs incoordination with University-wide (tri-campus) diversity efforts(Diversity Blueprint) as part of UW Bothell’s strategic plan.• Establish and articulate diversity-related institutional goalsand objectives and assess their outcomes; develop and evaluatecriteria used in the resource-allocation, budgeting, and planningprocesses.• Provide collaborative leadership, guidance, and coordination inmeeting UW Bothell’s responsibility to its external and internalaudiences on matters related to campus diversity.• Provide leadership and analyses on the fiscal, programmatic andadministrative implications of proposed policies and theirrelationship to institutional objectives and relevant communityinterests, thereby ensuring that diversity-related issues are amongkey considerations in all major budgetary, administrative, andgovernance decisions.• Facilitate the design and adoption of policies leading to aninclusive and supportive community of learning, incorporatingmulticultural content and diverse perspectives on ethnic and racialgroups, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, socialclass, veteran status, special needs, etc.• Provide leadership, strategic direction and operationalmanagement for a development program that includes grants,fundraising events, and corporate partners.• Support programs that promote culturally sensitive leadershipskills among the Campus’s management, supervisory, andadministrative teams.• Work collaboratively with Organizational Excellence and HumanResources and other campus entities to implement and evaluateeffective polices and strategies for recruiting and retainingdiverse staff and faculty.• Collaborate proactively and strategically with otherstudent-focused administrative units, such as Academic Affairs,Student Affairs and the student government.• Serve as a resource for the development of courses and curriculaon diversity and inclusion, identifying curricular needs and makingrecommendations for enhancing the educational experience of allstudents.• Lead and provide direction to the Chancellor’s DiversityCouncil.• Facilitate one course per year related to Diversity, Equity, andInclusion.• Other duties as required.Required Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree in -preferably but not exclusively- an arearelated to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, leadershipand organizational effectiveness.• Demonstrated leadership experience with generating a positiveenvironment of diversity, equity, and inclusion for students,faculty, and staff. Five years of successful and progressiveexperience in leadership and supervisory role directly related todiversity, equity, inclusion, and/or social.• Highly skilled at presenting, writing about, and discussingdifficult or controversial topics with diverse audiences in a waythat promotes productive interactions and positive outcomes.• Highest ethics, integrity and confidentiality consistent with theposition.• Understanding of equal opportunity, affirmative action, andknowledge of applicable federal and Washington state laws,policies, and procedures related to Title IV, Title IX, Americanswith Disabilities Act, and similar others.• Evidence of a track record for developing and implementingeffective diversity and inclusion initiatives for faculty/staff andstudents.• Ability to work effectively and collegially within a tri-campusuniversity with a strong tradition of shared governance.• Ability to work collaboratively with senior leaders (academic andadministrative leadership) to build individual capacity andcommitment towards organizational change.• Strong conflict-resolution skills to navigate politically-chargedsituations to resolve problems, build consensus, and reconcilecompeting interests.• Experience leading swift, effective responses to on-campusbias-motivated incidents.Preferred:• An advanced degree from an accredited institution.• Credentials and scholarly record to teach one course a year perjob description above.• Academic expertise and familiarity with faculty development,engagement, recruitment and retention in a diverse campus.Conditions of employment:• Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtainingsatisfactory results from a criminal background check.• Flexibility to work nights and weekends as needed.• Ability to commute to the three campuses as needed.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion ofa variety of online assessments to obtain additional informationthat will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments mayinclude Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Anyassessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen assoon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin anassessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do notcomplete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next timeyou access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, itwill appear on your “My Jobs” page to take when you are ready.Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and youwill not be considered for this position until all requiredassessments have been completed. Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, theUniversity of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectivesand unique identity. Together, our community strives to create andmaintain working and learning environments that are inclusive,equitable and welcoming. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability , andcommitted to becoming climate neutral.TheUniversity of Washington is an affirmative action and equalopportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genderexpression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabledstatus, or genetic information.To request disability accommodation in the application process,contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected] .last_img