Associate Vice Provost for Diversity Engagement, Training and Education
Position Number: 00060266
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED) is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible, and diverse intellectual and cultural campus experience related to the mission of North Carolina State University (NC State). The OIED facilitates efforts to ensure equity and opportunity, increases awareness of diversity issues through education, and strengthens relationships across diverse groups. Through these efforts, the OIED promotes cultural competence development, thereby fostering a welcoming and respectful campus. By providing guidance, programming, and outreach to constituent groups and the community, and by adhering to accountability and compliance standards, the OIED prepares NC State students, faculty, and staff for local, state, national, and global collaboration.
Essential Job Duties: The Associate Vice Provost will work directly with the Vice Provost and partner with campus leaders, university committees, faculty, staff, students, and external constituents to advance the university's commitment to all aspects of diversity and inclusion that are essential to academic excellence. The Associate Vice Provost is responsible for championing diversity and inclusion practices across various stakeholders of the university. This role requires the ability to be strategic, visionary, transformative, and tactical while focusing attention on delivering tangible results in the areas of diversity, outreach, and community engagement. The Associate Vice Provost will serve as a spokesperson and strategic leader for issues related to diversity and inclusion. This position will take the lead in developing strong working relationships with faculty, staff, and students across the university, leading to long lasting collaborations focused on cooperative educational initiatives that support the university's key objectives.
Minimum Education/Experience: Masters Degree from an accredited university in Education, Psychology, Community Development, Statistics, Assessment, Business or related field. Effective communication skills, exceptional strength in writing, a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, experience in program planning and assessment, strong quantitative and analytical abilities, and experience working with faculty, staff and students in a higher education environment.
Department Required Skills: Strong knowledge of and work experience related to inclusivity and diversity, cultural competence development, engagement, and the ability to interact effectively with and build relationships with a variety of constituent groups. At least five (5) years of administrative/supervisory experience in higher education, preferably in planning, and assessment, leading, directing, and overseeing multiple functions, programs, and activities. Excellent personnel management skills with the ability to mentor and develop OIED staff and promote teamwork. Collaborative work style with a strategic and creative approach to issues, and exceptional problem-solving, relationship, and capacity building abilities. Forward-thinking, innovative, and proactive in identifying problems and implementing evidence-based improvements. Excellent interpersonal communication and written skills to effectively collaborate, develop, implement, and communicate data and recommendations with a wide range of stakeholders (administrators, faculty, staff, and students). Solid organizational and analytical skills to prioritize, take initiative, follow projects through to completion, and manage multiple task/projects. Strong computer system skills and a capacity to design and administer reports and analyze and communicate results.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: PhD/EdD/JD in social sciences, business, or closely related field. Demonstrated experience in a higher education setting with experience in data collection, and reporting systems. Previous experience in coursework development or teaching in higher education.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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