Director, Center for Diversity and Inclusion

University of Houston in Texas

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted May 20, 2014
Type Executive
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time


The University of Houston values diversity and inclusion and believes they are essential to achieving excellence.  The Center for Diversity and Inclusion, within the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services is committed to leading a campus culture that is welcoming, accepting, and respectful and one that promotes unity and opportunity for all. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director for the Center for Diversity and Inclusion is a member of the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services senior leadership team.  The Director provides leadership, strategic vision, organization and administrative oversight of campus-wide programs and services, partnering with departments and student organizations in the areas of diversity and inclusion educational programs, campus community events celebrating cultural diversity, social justice advocacy, student success support, and access to the rich cultural and artistic environment in Houston.

This staff member develops a range of unique programs, services, and communications for students which fosters a respectful campus climate by promoting equity, diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competency education.  The Director establishes collaborative relationships and partnerships with faculty, staff and students in educating the great campus community regarding the needs, strengths, and challenges of diverse student populations, and supports issues of diversity awareness and works collaboratively with the campus community to weave diversity education and training into the fabric of existing and new programs.

The Director develops unique programs and communication strategies to promote diversity and assess the outcomes of those initiatives with a particular focus on their impact as related to student success and plans, develops, and administers methods, strategies and procedures to meet strategic objectives related to diversity.  The Director analyzes trends within program areas, maintaining expert awareness of program information and change needs, assists with Cultural Competency Training curriculum development, training and assessment, and serves as a support resource for underrepresented students.

The Director develops and implements a system of qualitative and quantitative indicators used to assess and evaluate program effectiveness; prepares and monitors the annual budget; prepares proposals to obtain grants from governmental and private agencies; and directs daily operations and long-range strategic planning.

How To Apply

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