Assistant Vice Chancellor, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (Student Support Leader)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana,
Internal Number: 302523
MULTICULTURAL CENTER (IN-MULT-IUINA)
We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.
Oversees student diversity and inclusion efforts to enhance the overall student experience and will work with others to foster an inclusive, welcoming and engaging campus climate on IUPUI's three campuses (Columbus, Indianapolis and Fort Wayne).
Promotes student success by directing and having oversight responsibility for DEI's employees and its program of work in the areas of prospective and current undergraduate and graduate student focused outreach, enrichment, transition, retention, academic and psychological support, diversity and inclusion education, campus dialogue, leadership development and mentoring initiatives.
Collaborates with academic units and campus departments to gauge, implement, and assess diverse student support and retention efforts.
Works to enhance the efforts to diversify curriculum, support faculty and staff diversity, equity and inclusion efforts to improve the classroom and campus climate for diverse students.
Maximizes student diversity efforts to identify students, recruit, retain, graduate and move into master's and doctoral programs and/or the workforce by serving as the central point-person, working with each campus office designee charged with fulfilling aspects of this campus-wide mission.
Collaborates and plans diversity and inclusion activities in support of increasing the presence of diverse students in pipeline programs, summer and bridge initiatives, undergraduate and graduate study by coordinating retention and support plans with the Directors of K-20 Partnerships in External Relations, Admissions in Admissions and Enrollment Management, Diversity Scholars Research and Olaniyan Scholars Programs; Executive Director of Educational Equity Programs in University College; and Assistant Dean for Student Development and Academic Advisor in the IUPUI Graduate School.
Develops and articulates a comprehensive plan for institutional diversity and inclusion that supports a student-centric paradigm and provides leadership and support for those supporting students.
Convenes the Student DEI Council to centralize student diversity support and retention efforts across campus for minoritized student populations by sharing best practices, unpacking data, providing tools/strategies and streamlining efforts where possible. Student DEI Council membership includes representatives from academic units, student affairs, etc.
Serves on the IUPUI Bias Incident Response Core Team reviewing and addressing bias incident reports.
Serves as a consultant to academic units/departments on DEI matters.
Works with institutional research to routinely assess and understand students' perceptions of campus climate and use those findings to inform decisions, evaluate university policies, programs and processes related to diverse student persistence and satisfaction.
Identities, develops, implements, assesses and evaluates programs and services across the IUPUI campus that promote student development with a particular emphasis on cultural competency, diversity and inclusion.
Partnering with appropriate university officials, support faculty efforts to diversity curriculum and manage diversity, equity and inclusion inside the classroom.
Contributes on senior leadership teams to formulate strategic planning and the highest-level operational objectives for student support areas.
Establishes long-term business plans and long-term strategic objectives.
Directs leadership staff who provide supervision to student support teams.
Responsible for escalated operational issues, including human resources and/or people management situations.
Drives innovation, inclusion, and excellence within the area of student support; reviews and creates policies and procedures.
Determines overall budget for student support teams; reviews and approves financial proposals from direct reporting leaders; has significant fiscal responsibilities that require frequent interaction with executive leaders.
Provides expertise and identifies grant and/or funding opportunities; develops business relationships across the university and externally.
Stays up-to-date on new student support standards, technologies, policies, and procedures and works collaboratively with other student support leaders across departments and/or campuses in determining standards, best practices, and related policies/procedures; ensures the adoption and implementation by direct reporting leaders.
Master's degree in higher education student affairs or related field
Ph.D. in higher education student affairs or related field
5 years in student support, higher education student affairs, or related field
3 years of management experience in relevant field
10 years of administrative experience relevant to advancing diversity and inclusion in a complex organization preferred.
5 years of student centered program experience preferred.
2 years of directly supervising full-time employees preferred.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent collaboration and team building skills
Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback
Instills commitment to organizational goals
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
Effective conflict management skills
Builds and manages effective teams
Effective leadership skills
Ability to represent the company with external constituents
Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion
Demonstrates ability to maintain confidential information
Demonstrates customer service skills
Knowledge of student development, counseling, or career development theories and practices
Knowledge of current needs and trends of diverse student populations
Ability to develop accurate reports, correspondence and prepare and deliver presentations
Commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and demonstrated cultural competency
Ability to build strong partnerships with students and other university departments
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Salary range $90,000 - $100,000
Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator.See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.