Director of Institutional Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Please see Special Instructions for more details.Review of application materials will commence May 6, 2021 and continue until filled.Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with the application; however, no offer of employment will be made prior to official transcripts being provided to the college.
Role Title 12 month – Administrative – In
Role Code 01123-SW
Pay Band 00
Working Title Director of Institutional Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Position Number 295FA739
Agency Tidewater Community College
Agency/Division Tidewater Community College (Div)
Work Location Norfolk – 710
Hiring Range $80,000 – $104,000, commensurate w/ experience.
Emergency/Essential Personnel No
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Does this position have telework options?
Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?
Sensitive Position No
POSITION SUMMARY :
The inaugural Director of Institutional Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will lead, guide and strategically develop the implementation of initiatives, programs, and events that promote diversity, equity and inclusion in support of Tidewater Community College’s strategic plan and mission.
This position works in collaboration and partnership with our College community to create and sustain a diverse, inclusive, and equitable learning and working environment.
This position reports directly to the President.
While reporting to the Office of the President, the position will require continuous, high-level collaboration with a view toward ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion college-wide.
FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES :
Develop and implement college-wide diversity, equity and inclusion strategies in support of the college’s strategic plan and mission. Provide leadership and serve as a resource within the TCC community to ensure the coordination and implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives that are transformational, data-driven, and support long-term strategic goals.
Act as a liaison between the college and the larger community in order to increase outreach and partnership opportunities in support of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
Partner with the Office of Human Resources to develop and assess strategies and opportunities to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that is reflective of the diversity of the student population and community we serve.
Collaborate with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness to gather and review data on diversity, equity, and inclusion that can inform a continuous improvement approach to TCC’s policies, practices, and processes and equity in student success.
Coordinate and support efforts to improve inclusion, diversity, and equity services and programs related to strategic planning, professional development and student learning by providing subject matter expertise and creating innovative solutions.
Review current practices and policies, assessing and analyzing the extent to which they support or hinder the college’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals.
Partner with the Office of Academic Affairs and faculty to develop and implement inclusive curricula and pedagogical practices.
Partner with the Office of Student Affairs and campus leadership on student-led equity and inclusion activities and initiatives that enrich co-curricular programming and the student experience and promote the recruitment and retention of a diverse student population.
Create a culture of continuous improvement and accountability through planning and assessment.
Prepare reports, generate data, and documentation outlining the college’s status of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
Oversee the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council and participate in college committees, workgroups, and taskforces as appropriate.
Collaborate with the Virginia Community College System on diversity, equity, and inclusion matters.
Work with the College President to develop presentations, draft presidential speeches, and other special reports as needed, including internal and external communications.
Other duties as assigned.
Special Assignments May be required to perform other duties as assigned.
May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.
KSA’s/Required Qualifications Demonstrated experience creating, launching, and managing a diversity and inclusion program.
Progressively responsible experience in dynamic, data-driven Inclusion and Diversity strategic roles, preferred.
Related work experience in a higher education environment, preferred.
Knowledge of and participation in diversity, equity, and inclusion best practices.
Knowledge of applicable state and federal laws, regulations, and policies related to equity and diversity.
Demonstrated ability to act as a change agent and to manage personal, political and institutional dynamics related to this essential work.
Demonstrated experience in project development and management.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Strong writing and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated experience in effectively facilitating challenging conversations that produce effective outcomes.
Demonstrated experience with developing and supporting continuous improvement principles and utilizing a systemic approach and data for decision-making.
Demonstrated ability to synthesize and present data to varied audiences.
Demonstrated ability to analyze data and make sound, informed, evidence-based, and well-considered recommendations on complex issues.
Demonstrated understanding of and belief in the comprehensive mission of community colleges.
A master’s degree in higher education administration, human resources, public administration, or similar field from an institutionally accredited college or university.
Preferred Qualifications Certified as a PHR or SPHR by the Human Resource Certification Institute, as SHRM -CP or SHRM – SCP by the Society for Human Resource Management, as a mediator, or CDP or CDE by the Institute for Diversity Certification, preferred.
Operation of a State Vehicle No
Supervises Employees No
Posting Number FAC_201P
Recruitment Type Public
Number of Vacancies 1
Position End Date (if temporary)
Job Open Date 04/16/2021
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Agency Website TCC.edu
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of application materials will commence May 6, 2021 and continue until filled.
Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with the application; however, no offer of employment will be made prior to official transcripts being provided to the college.
Actual salary will be determined based on individual qualifications and experience with consideration for internal alignment factors.
The college offers an excellent benefits package.
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment).
Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest.
For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/
The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce.
Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.
Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications.
We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.
The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts ( ADA and ADAAA ), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.
VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States.
You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.
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Director of Institutional Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion