The Director of Equity and Inclusion will report to the Vice President of Cultural Fluency, Equity, and Inclusion. The Cultural Fluency, Equity, and Inclusion programs span the full breadth of the academic community, including students, faculty and staff and addresses pressing issues such as anti-racism, cultural fluency, and equity in higher education. The person in this position will be a consummate thought partner for the VP of Cultural Fluency, Equity and Inclusion and build strong relationships across diverse constituencies to ensure the Cultural Fluency, Equity and Inclusion goals and accomplishments are shared across the organization.
· Bachelor's Degree in human sciences, organizational development or related field
· Administrative leadership experience/directorship at the campus level, preferably a public community college.
· Relevant full-time professional experience in post-secondary education, including professional experience in program planning, assessment, budget formulation, staff supervision and decision making.
· Demonstrated experience in understanding issues and trends in higher education programs, which focus on the retention needs of low-income, first generation, historically underrepresented, marginalized and/or or underserved college students.
· Strong commitment to student development.
· Demonstrated experience with providing high impact, social identity-based cohort model, and leadership development experiences for undergraduate students.
· Experience leading collaborative efforts in addressing issues related to historically underrepresented, marginalized and/or underserved students.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
· Experience with report writing is required.
· Master's degree in Social Justice, Ethnic Studies, Higher Education Administration, Gender/Sexuality Studies, Cultural Studies or related field and significant experience with progressively increasing responsibility in the management of equity and inclusion programming.
· Demonstrated experience with the intersection of multi-cultural/multi-ethnic dynamics, and the social complexity of their lived experiences.
· Experience in multiple aspects of student affairs, such as financial aid, career development, counseling, advising, program development and the ability to integrate retention efforts.
Physical Requirements, with or without an accommodation:
· Ability to perform in a work environment which may include the following physical functions:
o Standing, walking, sitting, talking.
The work location is in the heart of beautiful central Minnesota; just an hour from the Twin Cities. St. Cloud Technical and Community College is proud to be a Minnesota Yellow Ribbon Agency.