Miami University — Director of the Center for Diversity & Inclusion

Job Summary:  Job ID: 496779- FT – Unclassified (salaried)

The Director of the Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion (CSDI) at Miami University is responsible for initiatives that promote engagement and success of students as well as programs that prepare all students to lead in a diverse society. The Director will oversee the area’s efforts to ensure that all students on campus, particularly students of color, women, and LGBTQ+ students develop, and sustain a strong sense of belonging and inclusion on campus. 

This position will provide leadership for the Center of Student Diversity & Inclusion, which includes Intracultural Initiatives, and LGBTQ+ & Gender Initiatives. A primary part of their work will be to identify ways to advance diversity as a critical component of social, academic and intellectual life on campus and to implement programs and services that promote student understanding of multiculturalism, diversity and inclusion on our campus. 

The position will report to the Assistant Vice President for Student Life, serve on University committees that address diversity initiatives and will be a member of the Student Life directors’ leadership team. 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, or related field 
  • 5 years of progressive professional (full-time) experience working in student affairs or other student services area on a college campus 
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience supervising professional staff 
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience related to diversity and inclusion 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and community constituents 
  • Demonstrated understanding of the developmental needs of college students, particularly identity development 
  • Experience developing new programs and services 
  • Strong leadership abilities and excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills 
  • Team orientation and inclusive philosophy 
  • Personable and relatable to all student populations as well as faculty and staff 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Excellent presentation skills

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