Miami University — Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Job Summary:  Job ID: 498329 – FT – Unclassified (salaried)

Miami University seeks an innovative, resourceful and collaborative professional to lead the University’s efforts to strengthen and advance its diversity, equity and inclusion.  Building upon a comprehensive strategic plan, the Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion collaborates with the President, Executive Cabinet members, senior staff and faculty to establish diversity initiatives and to ensure that objectives are directly linked to the University’s mission statement and policies.

Basic Qualifications: SThe ideal candidate will bring substantial experience leading diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in large, complex organizations, preferably with higher educatiSn experience; lead the development of a unifying strategic vision for the future of equity and inclusion at the University; bring together the current array of diversity-related programs and initiatives into a cogent, powerful whole; and serve the entire University community as an accessible, trusted, and responsive subject matter expert on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative, experienced leader to join one of America’s premier student-centered, public universities and play a key role in its evolution and continued success.  The ideal candidate will bring a distinguished record that commands the respect of the University community. In addition, the individual must have significant leadership experience appropriate to the size and complexity of Miami University. The next Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion will possess many of the following qualities and experiences: 


  • An Advanced Degree is required
  • At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in higher education working on matters related to diversity and inclusiveness is required.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills including ability to deal with employees at all levels of the organization, senior administrators, politicians and regulatory administrators
  • Demonstrated ability to work with faculty and administration in a higher education setting.
  • Demonstrated servant leader – positive and collaborative spirit, serving, elevating and uplifting others in our campus community.  

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Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual SCACCCCharassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to (mail to: or 513-529-3560.

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