Provide leadership and oversight in developing institutional programs that promote a culture of diversity and inclusion. Create supportive campus climate for underrepresented students and a more inclusive student experience. Responsible for shaping and advancing diversity and inclusion initiatives in support of the college’s values, goals, and priorities with an emphasis on promoting retention and degree attainment. Perform investigations and adjudicate student cases alleging sexual misconduct, domestic violence, stalking, and harassment, as well as some individual student misconduct. Actively participate in outreach activities, programming, and staff/student training. Provides operational and programmatic support for students engaged in the college conduct process related to Title IX concerns.
Examples of Work Performed:
1. Work collaboratively with the campus community to create an environment that supports a safe, welcoming, and inclusive teaching and learning environment. 2. Serve as a mentor and support system for students from underrepresented communities. 3. Develop and manage agreements and pathway programs with key stakeholders (i.e. Little Priest Tribal College, Nebraska Indian Community College). 4. Advise student groups associated with underrepresented communities (i.e. BSA, PRIDE, Native American Student Alliance). 5. Perform all duties associated with the NCAA Athletic Diversity and Inclusion Designee. Designee will be the point person for all diversity and inclusion–related information between conference offices, campuses, and the NCAA. 6. Manage the international programs office by supporting students, engaging the community, and developing and managing agreements. 7. Manage disability services and provide guidance in supporting students, educating the campus, and ensuring compliance with the American Disabilities Act. 8. Convene and support the President’s Council on Diversity. 9. Manage the unit’s budget. 10. Oversee all aspects of Title IX compliance; including but not limited to Title IX complaints, reports of gender discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, and related allegations of sexual misconduct. 11. Implement investigations under the guidance of the Nebraska State College System (NSCS) Director of Title IX, act as a liaison with the NSCS Director of Title IX, and serve as the on-call professional for any Title IX incidents that occur after hours. 12. Ensure accuracy of Title IX institutional data and oversee compliance with required reporting under applicable state and federal laws, maintain all case files according to established procedures provided by the NSCS Director of Title IX, and ensure the Title IX website is updated. 13. Provide educational programs to the campus community regarding sexual harassment and sexual assault outlining their rights and obligations under Title IX. 14. Conduct educational programs for students in the areas of sexual discrimination and misconduct, consent, Title IX rights and responsibilities, relevant NSCS policies, processes for filing complaints, and resources for education, prevention, reporting and response to sexual misconduct. 15. Other duties as assigned.
•Master’s Degree and 3 years of relative experience. • Experience leading and managing diversity, equity, and inclusion programs, preferably in a college setting. • Ability to cultivate and develop collaborative working relationships with students, faculty, and staff. • Ability to interpret and apply rules, policies, and procedures. • Excellent organizational skills and a commitment to being detailed oriented. • Strong written and spoken communication skills.
• 5+ years of relevant work experience. • Strong programming experience.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive and comprehensive fringe benefit package. Annual range is $66,625.00 - $71,750.00.
Internal Number: PS386P
About Wayne State College
Wayne State College is one of the most dynamic, regional public colleges in the Midwest, located in Northeast Nebraska, close to Sioux City, Iowa, and within a two-hour drive to Sioux Falls, Omaha and Lincoln. Wayne State College has educated students for over 100 years. One of three members of the Nebraska State College System, the College distinguishes itself by providing educational excellence in a small, personalized setting. The beautiful 128-acre campus serves over 3,600 students who have a choice of more than 130 majors. In fall 2018, the College welcomed its largest first-year class since 1995, and it experienced a 10% increase in overall enrollment driven by new academic programs and partnerships, updated and new facilities, and a continuing focus on supporting students in their academic and co-curricular experiences. Wayne State has been the recipient of a number of awards, honors, and distinctions due to its commitment to service, student success, and providing an exceptional education at an affordable cost. The entire community is focused on making Wayne State a great place for students to thrive and advance their futures, and there is a collective sense of excitement about the future of the College.