Internal Title: Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) and Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion
Posting Number: STA00036PO17
College/Division: USC Upstate College/Division Level
Department: USC Upstate Chancellor's Office
Advertised Salary Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Part/Full-time: Full Time
Job Search Category: Other
Advertised Job Summary: The position of Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) and Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion will develop, implement, and monitor the University's diversity agenda, the CDO will also serve as Title IX Coordinator and lead the efforts for the University's engagement with minority communities throughout the institution's service area. This cabinet level appointment reports directly to the Chancellor. - Work closely with the Chancellor, other senior leaders, faculty, staff and students to lead efforts to develop, strengthen and implement the diversity agenda of USC Upstate. o These responsibilities include: o working to develop and implement innovative and effective strategies for recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce o working to develop and implement innovative and effective collaborations to ensure that compelling diversity programming across the university. These efforts should be collaborative and strengthen the efforts of multiple units to affect positive outcomes on this front. - Develop and implement strategies for engaging external constituents and constituent groups of the university with specific attention to underrepresented and minority populations. - Serve as USC Upstate Title IX Coordinator. The University's Title IX compliance efforts include, but are not limited to: o Notification and Education o Consultation, Investigation, and Disposition o Institutional Monitoring and Compliance Assurance o Advising the Chancellor and Other University Officials - Serve as a member of the Chancellor's Cabinet and advisor to the Chancellor. Application review begins on August 7, 2017.
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions): A Master's degree from an accredited institution is required. A minimum of five years of relevant work experience in higher education and/or as a diversity professional is required. The ideal candidate should also have demonstrated effectiveness working with diverse populations of students, staff, and external constituents. Successful background check is required.
EEO Statement: The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.