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Dir.-Center for Equity & Cultural Wealth-Behavioral, Social Sciences & Global Learning-extended

Bunker Hill Community College
Boston, MA

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Category:: Administrators
Department:: Behavioral, Social Sciences & Global Learning
Locations:: Boston, MA
Posted:: Aug 9, 2023
Closes:: Oct 9, 2023 - 11:59 PM EDT
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: NUP
Position ID:: 165921

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Bunker Hill is also a Hispanic Service Institution, defined as an institution that has an enrollment of undergrad full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.

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Job Description:

The CECW is dedicated to creating equitable and culturally inclusive learning environments that value the strengths of our diverse students, faculty, staff, and local communities. Through scholarship, practice, and advocacy, the Center explores the ways in which meaningful community partnerships, equity-minded practices, and culturally-grounded pedagogies can be enacted to foster the success of all students and members of the College community. Under the direction of, and in partnership with, the Dean of Behavioral, Social Sciences and Global Learning, the Director of the Center for Equity and Cultural Wealth (CECW) will be responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction, overall coordination, and resource management for the CECW. The Director of the CECW is responsible for the supervision of a Program Manager, whom works closely with them to achieve the Center's vision, mission, and goals. The Director of the CECW also is part of a team of educational leaders who understand the principles of excellence in management, practices of visionary leadership, and who are committed to innovative approaches to achieve equity and social justice.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and monitors the strategic vision, mission, and goals for the CECW in collaboration with the Dean of Behavioral, Social Sciences & Global Learning and the CECW Steering Committee.
  • Engages a broad base of committed and knowledgeable collaborators, including the CECW Steering Committee, faculty, staff, administrators, students, and community partners.
  • Manages the development, implementation, and assessment of the CECW Institute and additional professional development programs, activities, trainings, and/or workshops throughout the year, including developing and marketing professional development for audiences outside of higher education.
  • Maintains and disseminates current knowledge of research and practice related to equity and cultural wealth.
  • Works in partnership with the Dean of Behavioral, Social Sciences & Global Learning and the CECW Steering Committee to establish the CECW research agenda, and oversees the dissemination of CECW research and findings to internal and external audiences.
  • Serves as official representative of the CECW and the point of contact for internal and external audiences.
  • Collaborates with the Chief Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer and the Director of College Events and Planning to integrate the CECW into College events and initiatives.
  • Works closely with relevant stakeholders to develop promotional and informative print and web-based materials to establish the CECW brand and to publicize CECW programs.
  • Identifies appropriate external resources to build capacity in developing and sustaining of the CECW, and works closely with the Executive Director of Grants in the development, submission, and administration of grants.
  • Submits proposed annual budget and regular financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the CECW.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Dean of Behavioral, Social Sciences and Global Learning.


  • Master's degree in higher education, sociology, social justice leadership, ethnic studies, gender studies, or related field.
  • A minimum of five years relevant project management, supervisory, and/or leadership experience in higher education
  • Higher education teaching experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and experience working with diverse student, faculty, staff, and community members
  • Knowledge of theories and practices related to diversity, equity, inclusion through an intersectional lens
  • Proven track record of planning and executing large-scale projects and initiatives, including the ability to manage budgets, delegate, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated experience designing, offering, and assessing professional development programs, activities, trainings, and/or workshops focused on diversity, equity, inclusion, cultural wealth, and/or social justice
  • Superior interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters with discretion, tact, and confidentiality
  • Proven ability to participate meaningfully in inclusive work environments
  • Proven ability to collaborate across departments and to create sustainable relationships with internal and external constituencies
  • Demonstrated experience effectively engaging with community partners

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in higher education, sociology, social justice leadership, ethnic studies, gender studies, or related field.
  • Community college work or teaching experience
  • Formal training in equity and inclusion and/or mediation
  • Fluency in multiple languages

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $110,000.00-$115,000.00

Review Date: October 9, 2023

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

Application Instructions:

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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

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Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus urban institution, its main campus situated in the historic Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. A second campus is located in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts; five satellites are located in the local communities of Cambridge, Chinatown, Revere, Somerville and Boston’s South End.

Founded in 1973 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BHCC enrolls more than 8,100 students in day, evening, weekend, web-based and distance learning courses and programs. The College offers more than 68 associate degree and certificate programs that prepare students for successful employment and transfer to four-year universities. Internationally recognized for development of individualized and alternative methods of instruction, BHCC is a leader in distance-learning technologies that enhance and strengthen the learning environment. The College also has expansive course offerings in English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education.

One of the largest colleges in the state’s community college system, BHCC incorporates multi cultural and international perspectives in its courses, programs and institutional climate. With students from 90 countries, and students of color comprising more than half of the student’s population, BHCC is one of the more diverse and cosmopolitan colleges in New England. The average age of students is 28, nearly two-thirds are women and the majority of students work while attending college. An expansive array of student services supports the varied needs of the BHCC students.

A leader in workforce education, the College’s academic and technical programs offered at two campuses, five satellites and through distance learning models, reflect the workforce of the local and regional economy. The additional resources of the Workforce Development Center and ACT Center further support the Greater Boston communities’ employment training needs. 

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