Associate Chief Diversity Officer for Undergraduate Affairs at Tufts University

Posted in Professional Services 9 days ago.

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Location: Medford, Massachusetts

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Tufts University

Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. Please see the Tufts University non-discrimination statement.

Job Description

Associate Chief Diversity Officer for Undergraduate Affairs - 18001082

Tufts University seeks to fill the position of Associate Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) for Undergraduate Affairs. This position will report to the Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Provost, and serves as liaison to the schools, departments and other support structures engaged in promoting inclusiveness and diversity for undergraduate students. The Associate CDO for Undergraduate Affairs will be responsible for providing strategic direction and insight regarding support services for students from traditionally underrepresented groups as they relate to gender, race, ethnicity, condition of ability, sexual orientation and gender identity, and socio-economic status.

The Associate CDO of Undergraduate Affairs will also:
• Serve as a centralized resource to assist program directors and coordinators in creating collaborative and complementary solutions and while ensuring that they understand their contribution to the larger university strategy for success;
• Identify the origins of gaps in services, outcomes, and graduation rates through data-supported evidence, and seek out solutions with consideration of existing programs and other new initiatives which might be needed;
• Collaboratively examine areas of intersectionality that would affect climate or retention (race, gender identity, first generation, ability, veteran status, class, etc.);

Education and Experience

The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a Master's degree or higher plus seven to ten years of successful leadership in undergraduate education with a focus on diversity and inclusion. A Ph.D. is preferred with broad experience in diversity initiatives, multicultural affairs roles, or a related field. An excellent knowledge of and experience working with the issues facing marginalized populations is essential. Other preferred skills include data management, strategic planning, raising support, excellent communication skills across diverse and professional cultures, and an understanding of issues facing specific populations of students such as low SES, first generation, underrepresented STEM majors, LGBTQ+, women in non-traditional fields, non-traditional students, etc.

About Tufts

The University is ranked 27th among U.S. News and World Report's top 50 National Universities and 12th among top Research Universities by Forbes. The University is committed to making an impact on society as well as individuals, and is ranked as one of the top producers for its size of Peace Corps and Teach for America participants as well as Fulbright grant recipients. Tufts' global perspective reflects a long history of international engagement and the presence of the oldest graduate-only school for international relations in the United States. A distinguished array of programs in the life and health sciences includes the nation's only graduate school of nutrition and the only veterinary school in New England.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, letter of application detailing qualifications and experiences, and four professional references with their online application.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Administration
Organization: Provost's Office
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Feb 8, 2018, 2:34:56 PM


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