Director of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion (Admin. 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 to provide vision, leadership, and support to the university as it works to achieve its goal of being a welcoming and caring campus where all members of the Hornet Family belong. Embedded within this goal is ensuring the success of all our students as well as the faculty, staff, administrators, and other Sacramento State stakeholders.
The Director of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion (the "Director") is responsible for developing and assisting in the implementation of various practices, strategies, and initiatives related to recruitment and retention of faculty - with particular emphasis on faculty from underrepresented or marginalized identities - and the adoption of inclusive practices and culturally responsive pedagogy by faculty. The Director works in collaboration with numerous stakeholders across campus in developing and implementing their work.
The Director is responsible for facilitating, developing, and supporting the implementation of best practices for the recruitment and retention of faculty at Sacramento State. The Director is responsible for the development and implementation of measurable recruitment strategies for faculty with an emphasis on faculty from underrepresented or marginalized identities. The Director is responsible for development and coordination of the delivery of workshops and learning opportunities related to faculty recruitment best practices.
Under the joint leadership of the Vice President of Inclusive Excellence and the Vice Provost responsible for OFA, the Director of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion will serve as the primary and direct manager of faculty fellows working to support recruitment efforts in each of the seven academic colleges and library, including training faculty fellows. In partnership with the Deans from the academic colleges, the Director and faculty fellows will assist faculty search committees in the adoption of best practices in recruitment and conduct data collection and analysis to assess the effectiveness of these recruitment strategies.
The Director partners with and advises the appropriate stakeholders regarding measurable retention strategies particularly as it relates to faculty from underrepresented or marginalized identities. The Director collaborates on the development and implementation of professional learning opportunities related to the implementation and adoption of inclusive practices and culturally responsive pedagogy by faculty. The Director will also be responsible for collecting and analyzing data related to the implementation and outcomes related to any of the recruitment and retention strategies or initiatives.
The Director of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion collaborates with other Inclusive Excellence staff on issues related to the work of Inclusive Excellence, including the assessment of campus climate and response to the same. The Director also develops initiatives to ensure an inclusive workplace by facilitating and supporting faculty and staff affinity groups and leading efforts - in conjunction with various stakeholders - to identify and examine opportunities for Sacramento State to be a more inclusive workplace.
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
$3,750 - $9,000 monthly
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent?
Regular or Temporary
Full Time or Part Time
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed.
1. Master's Degree from an accredited college or university
2. Prior experience in developing, delivering, or evaluating recruitment and retention initiatives related to faculty
3. Demonstrated understanding of culturally responsive pedagogy and inclusive practices in the classroom
4. Experience in providing management or lead work direction
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
5. Demonstrated competencies in equity, diversity, and inclusion in higher education and current scholarship in supporting diversity in the academy
6. Demonstrated understanding of faculty tenure and promotion process and contemporary workplace challenges for faculty from underrepresented or marginalized identities
7. Demonstrated ability to collect and analyze recruitment and retention data to improve programs, practices, and initiatives designed to recruit and retain faculty from underrepresented or marginalized identities
8. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including conflict resolution skills
9. Ability to work autonomously, be organized, and exercise sound judgment
10. Strong interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence
11. Excellent organizational and time management skills
12. Superior political acumen and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively and diplomatically with multiple constituencies
13. Ability to handle sensitive and/or complex situations with confidentiality and discretion
14. Proficiency in standard office programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
Conditions of Employment
- Ability to pass a background check
15. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university
16. Experience as a tenure-track faculty member
17. Three or more years of experience in developing, delivering, and evaluating recruitment and retention initiatives related to faculty with a particular emphasis on faculty from underrepresented or marginalized identities
18. Prior experience providing workshops or learning opportunities regarding culturally responsive pedagogy and inclusive practices in the classroom
Is Background Check Required
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..
Conflict of Interest
The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will 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.
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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 Detail Information
Number of Vacancies
Open Until Filled
First Priority Review Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Recruitment is open until filled. The priority deadline for applications is 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.
Finalist candidates will be required to submit additional materials to the hiring manager as part of the finalist interview.
For questions regarding this search, contact:
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
1. * What is the highest level of education attained? •GED
•High School Diploma
2. * Do you have experience working in higher education? •Yes
3. * Please describe the importance of inclusive practices and culturally responsive pedagogy in higher education. (500 words or less)
(Open Ended Question)
Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents 1.Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
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