Assistant Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement

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Logo Posting Number STA00409PO18 Classification Title Project Coordinator Internal Title Assistant Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Academic Affairs and Provost Department Office of the Provost Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $48,572 Advertised Salary Range $48,572-$64,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., occasional evenings may be required.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Administrative

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Working in the Offices of Diversity & Inclusion and Community Engagement, the Assistant Director for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement provides leadership and support for the efforts endeavored by the Offices of the Provost, Diversity & Inclusion and Community Engagement as they relate specifically to promoting and supporting diversity, inclusion and community engagement across the university. The Assistant Director manages research activities and projects, assists in the development and implementation of a communication plan, coordinates the collection and analysis of data associated with the diversity (distribution) of students, faculty and staff across the university system, and coordinates and administers surveys and collects survey results to be analyzed and prepared for presentation.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree in related field and 5 years related experience, or bachelor's degree in related field and 7 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in higher education. Experience working with faculty, staff and students.


Must have: Strong project management skills and the knowledge/ability to document business processes; Excellent auditory, verbal, written and oral communications skills; Ability to maintain flexibility and a professional image while providing leadership to the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement and the office of the Provost under what are often stressful conditions, deadlines and constant changing schedules; Ability to exercise a high level of confidentiality and independent initiative and judgement; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; and, proficiency in the use of MS Excel and the ability to manipulate data for reporting purposes.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 05/01/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 03/29/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting 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, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a master's degree in related field and 5 years related experience, OR bachelor's degree in related field and 7 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
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    Posted: 3/30/2018
    Application Due: 5/29/2018
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