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Assistant Vice President, Diversity, Belonging, and Well-Being

Princeton University
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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Diversity & Inclusion
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Four-Year Institution

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Princeton University seeks a strategic and visionary leader to serve as Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Belonging, and Well-Being. Providing holistic synergies for student life, the successful candidate will also serve as the Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The AVP will lead the development of new initiatives to provide intentional focus and accountability for diversity, equity, inclusiveness, and belonging efforts across Campus Life while working with and encouraging collaboration and cohesion among existing efforts and programs. The AVP reports directly to the Vice President for Campus Life, and as a key member of Campus Life’s senior leadership team, this position has a cross-functional range of leadership responsibilities that include staff engagement and development. These collective responsibilities for both students and Campus Life staff make the AVP’s role critical to achieving the unit’s goals and priorities.


The position offers an opportunity to lead and partner with a talented and experienced team of academic administrators to support and advance the University’s mission. The successful candidate will join Princeton University at an exciting moment of campus growth and evolution as it welcomes new groups of students and extends its commitment to liberal arts education and innovative research. Preferred candidates will possess an understanding of critical issues related to supporting and enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion, health and well-being, and should have considerable experience with a wide range of diversity topics (e.g., identity- race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, class, disability, faith, intersectionality, microaggressions, unconscious bias, and privilege). They will have proven experience working effectively with diverse populations and will be expected to serve as an advocate, resource, and proactive catalyst to advance strategies for anti-racism, inclusion, health, and well-being. The successful candidate for this position will hold an advanced degree; a master’s degree is required, and a doctorate is preferred. Ideal candidates will have at least 7 years of progressive responsible administrative experience and responsibility for leading teams. Preferred candidates will exhibit strong managerial skills and acumen in developing staff.


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Amy Sugin, Holly Jackson, and Laurie Casteen of Koya Partners/DSG, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, have been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role please submit a compelling cover letter and resume by applying through our link:


All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential. Koya Partners is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals living with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual living with a disability and need assistance expressing interest online, please email If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.




Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Standard Weekly Hours36.25Eligible for OvertimeNoBenefits EligibleYesProbationary Period180 daysEssential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)NoPhysical Capacity Exam RequiredNoValid Driver’s License RequiredNo Experience LevelDirector#LI-JE1


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