VICE PRES/CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER
Company: Central Michigan University
Location: Mount Pleasant
Posted on: February 22, 2021
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nominations are now being accepted. The search will be conducted
with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists
are selected. DHR is assisting Central Michigan University in this
search. Initial screening of the applications and nominations will
continue until an appointment is made. Individuals who wish to
nominate a candidate should submit a brief letter of nomination
including contact information for the nominee. Application
materials should include a letter addressing how your experiences
match the position requirements, curriculum vitae or resume and a
couple of references. Submission of documents as PDF attachments is
strongly encouraged.Inquiries, nominations and application
materials should be directed to:DHR International71 South Wacker
DriveChicago, IL 60606Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone:
312-775-1954 Position Information Position Number 63990 Type of
Recruitment External Position Title VICE PRES/CHIEF DIVERSITY
OFFICER Position Summary The Vice President and Chief Diversity
Officer (VP/ CDO ) leads the institutional efforts to create
opportunities and implement strategies to define, promote and
evaluate institutional diversity, inclusion and cultural
competency. This position reports to the President and is a member
of the executive cabinet. The VP/ CDO will serve as the senior
administrator responsible for developing and implementing a
comprehensive strategic plan and broad vision for furthering
diversity across the campus and by leading efforts to create a
diverse, inclusive and welcoming culture for all students, faculty,
staff, alumni and community partners to thrive and engage. In
addition, the VP/ CDO provides strategic leadership, advice and
management in policy development for the operation of programs,
training, and engagement in order to achieve institutional
diversity, inclusion and cultural competency goals. Required
Master's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of
education and experience.
At least five years of increasingly responsible leadership
experience, which includes strategic responsibility for activities
related to diversity and inclusion.
Ability to communicate effectively to a wide array of
Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, implementation and
proven results in the area of diversity.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion that includes
working with individuals from diverse communities, specifically
with historically under-represented communities in higher
Demonstrated ability to build strong positive relationships with
others in an environment committed to shared governance.
Demonstrated experience developing and providing diversity and
inclusion curricular and co-curricular programming and services,
including workshops and/or trainings.
Demonstrated experience creating and implementing communication
strategies to support diversity education, advocacy and engagement
Demonstrated budget and financial planning experience.
Highly effective verbal and written communication skills. Preferred
Teaching experience in higher education.
History of obtaining external or internal financial support.
Demonstrated experience in a collective bargaining environment.
Duties & Responsibilities
Provides counsel to the president and senior leadership on creating
opportunities and implementing strategies to define, promote and
evaluate diversity, inclusion and cultural competency.
Plans, executes and coordinates strong visible leadership and a
broad vision for promoting an Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
Institutional Strategic Plan.
Develops and communicates metrics of the effectiveness of the
Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Institutional Strategic plan
to senior leaders and the campus community.
Initiates and champions diversity and inclusion efforts related to
curricular and co-curricular programs.
Oversees the development and implementation of education and
programming that aids in the functioning and/or meets the goals of
the Office of Diversity Education.
Provides leadership and education to promote a welcoming climate
conducive to the expansion of diversity, inclusion and cultural
competency and in which all may thrive and engage.
Researches agendas that include topics directly related to
diversity, inclusion and cultural competency.
Represents the Office of Institutional Diversity on university-wide
and community committees.
Develops and monitors a budget related to the Office of
Creates mechanisms to ensure input, participation and support of
directly affected groups.
Collaborates with administrative, academic and student leaders to
prioritize, implement and promote diversity projects.
Generates report to senior management regarding the status of
Schedules and holds regular information gathering, problem solving
and updating meetings with key constituents.
Develops partnership with constituents outside of CMU to assist in
strengthening diversity, inclusion and cultural competency within
the community. Supervision Exercised Supervisors are expected to
support the Leadership Standards of Central Michigan University and
foster a culture that inspires excellence. The Leadership Standards
define how we lead and treat others in our teams. As leaders, it is
our responsibility to seek input from our teams to continuously
improve leadership abilities and demonstration of the standards.
Additionally, it is our responsibility to encourage and support the
growth and development of those whom we lead. At CMU , we encourage
employees to grow both personally and professionally, and thus
advance CMU's culture of excellence. Message to Applicants
Applications and nominations are now being accepted. The search
will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for
candidates until finalists are selected. DHR is assisting Central
Michigan University in this search. Initial screening of the
applications and nominations will continue until an appointment is
made. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a
brief letter of nomination including contact information for the
nominee. Application materials should include a letter addressing
how your experiences match the position requirements, curriculum
vitae or resume and a couple of references. Submission of documents
as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged.
Inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed
to: DHR International
71 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-775-1954 Employee Group Senior Officer Staff Pay
Pay Range Division President Department Institutional Diversity
Position Status Regular Position End Date Employment Status
Full-Time FTE 1.0 Position Type 12 month Weekly Work Schedule
Normally Mon-Fri (8-5); evenings and weekends as necessary At Will?
Yes Location Mount Pleasant, MI About the Department About CMU
Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of
preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their
communities and in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 19,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in
satellite locations around the state and throughout the country,
and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300
undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral programs in the
arts, media, business, education, human services, health
professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and
engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through
our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be
among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research
classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate
students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation,
engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 men's and women's Division 1 sports including
football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our
student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the
classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and
maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best
of small-town living with big-city amenities. It's part of the
culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also
includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state's largest Native
American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella
Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural
events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other
major Michigan destinations and attractions - Lansing, Grand
Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski
resorts, and many more - are within easy reach of the city's
central location in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness
program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional,
state and national norms. EEO Statement CMU , an AA/EO institution,
strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide
equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate
against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity,
familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity,
genetic information, height, marital status, national origin,
political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical
conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual
orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see
http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie ). If you wish to see "EEO is the Law"
posters, please click here . CMU does not discriminate on the basis
of sex in the education program or activity that it operates,
including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of
the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a
matter. Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to
CMU's Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Education's
Assistant Secretary, or both. CMU's Title IX Coordinator can be
Office: 103 E. Preston St.
Bovee University Center, suite 306
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
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