Working Title Director of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion (Administrator I)
Classification Title Administrator I
The mission of the Division of Inclusive Excellence is to ensure that the University's commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is embedded throughout all aspects of the University and its operation. Inclusive Excellence is charged with providing vision, leadership, and support to the university as it works to achieve its goal of being an antiracist and inclusive campus where all members of the campus community build knowledge, success, and a sense of belonging.
The Director of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion (Director) is responsible for developing and assisting in the implementation of various practices, strategies, and initiatives related to recruitment of faculty, especially underrepresented or marginalized faculty, and the integration of inclusive, antiracist practices into the recruitment and onboarding process from beginning to end. The Director works in collaboration with numerous, diverse stakeholders in developing their leadership and implementing their work across campus.
The Director is responsible for facilitating, developing, and supporting the implementation of best practices for the recruitment and retention of faculty at Sacramento State. This includes the development and implementation of measurable inclusive recruitment strategies, especially for underrepresented or marginalized faculty. The Director also designs and coordinates the delivery of workshops and learning opportunities related to best practices for inclusive hiring and onboarding.
The Director of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion serves as the primary and direct manager of the Faculty Fellows Program, including training faculty in the program to provide inclusive hiring and onboarding support to faculty search committees. Under the guidance of the Director, Faculty Fellows will support recruitment efforts in each of the seven academic Colleges and the Library. In partnership with the Office for Faculty Advancement (OFA), the Director and Faculty Fellows will facilitate the adoption of best practices in inclusive recruitment, conduct data collection and analysis to assess the effectiveness of recruitment strategies, and provide evidence-based reports and recommendations to the Vice President of Inclusive Excellence and the Provost.
The Director designs, coordinates, collaborates on, and provides advice on the development and implementation of professional learning opportunities and peer networks for faculty related to topics such as inclusive teaching and learning, addressing conflict and bias in the classroom, supporting the wellness and success of faculty - especially underrepresented or marginalized faculty - and navigating the tenure and promotion process, among others. The Director will also be responsible for evaluating these programs and assessing faculty learning in order to improve their impact on faculty retention and success.
The Director of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion collaborates with or supports other Inclusive Excellence staff on the divisional work of Inclusive Excellence, including the assessment of campus climate, response to campus climate issues, consulting with individuals or departments on issues related to bias, attending meetings or serving on institutional committees to provide diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism guidance.
FLSA MPP - This position is defined in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) of the California State University. It is excluded from the collective bargaining process and is exempt from overtime provisions of FLSA. This position is covered by health benefits.
Classification Salary Range
$3,750 - $10,417 monthly
Hiring Range $3,750 - $10,417 monthly
Salary Grade/Range 1
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary Regular
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Division of Inclusive Excellence
1. Master's Degree from an accredited college or university
2. Prior experience in developing, delivering, or evaluating strategies for increasing faculty diversity through inclusive hiring and onboarding practices
3. Prior experience designing, delivering, and evaluating professional development programs, learning communities, and/or peer networks to support faculty retention and success
4. Experience in providing management or lead work direction
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
5. Demonstrated competencies in equity, diversity, inclusion, and antiracism in higher education and current scholarship in supporting diversity in the academy
6. Experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion data collection, data analysis, and/or data-centered storytelling.
7. Demonstrated competencies related to inclusive instructional practices
8. Strong communication skills, such as writing, public speaking and/or facilitating difficult conversations
9. Adept at working independently, managing multiple projects and deadlines, and exercising sound judgement in decision making.
10. Strong interpersonal skills and a desire to collaborate effectively with a variety of stakeholders to promote organizational change in a diverse educational community
11. Demonstrates sensitivity, confidentiality, and discretion when handling complex situations
12. Proficiency in standard office programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
Conditions of Employment
- Ability to successfully pass a background check
13. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university
14. Demonstrated understanding of faculty tenure and promotion process and contemporary workplace challenges for faculty from underrepresented or marginalized identities
15. Experience as a full-time faculty member at a higher education institution
16. Prior experience in developing, delivering, and evaluating recruitment and retention initiatives related to faculty with a particular emphasis on faculty from underrepresented or marginalized identities
17. Prior experience providing workshops or learning opportunities regarding culturally responsive pedagogy and inclusive instructional practices
Valid driver's license and maintenance of safe driving record.
Is Background Check Required Yes
Background Check Disclaimer
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.
Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S..
Hiring Preference Not Applicable
Conflict of Interest
The duties of this position may include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate may be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.
It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html.
The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html.
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Posting Number AS0874P
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 04/07/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Application Deadline 04/26/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Recruitment is open until filled. Priority deadline for applications is 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 26, 2021.
Contact Name Employment Services
Contact Phone 916-278-6326
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Documents Needed To Apply
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled