North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University seeks a dynamic, vision filled, relatable leader with proved ability to develop and implement comprehensive strategic plans that advance inclusion and diversity efforts as the Executive Diversity and Inclusion Officer. Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, the Executive Diversity and Inclusion Officer has the primary responsibility for providing strategic leadership and administrative oversight for researching, developing, implementing, and maintaining a range of successful practices for supporting and prioritizing equity, diversity and inclusiveness. The successful candidate will work with all stakeholders across campus to facilitate intentional efforts toward advancing diversity and inclusion in alignment with the strategic plan. The Executive Diversity and Inclusion Officer will serve as N.C. A&T’s UNC System liaison for diversity and inclusion communications and reporting.The Executive Diversity and Inclusion Officer will provide leadership, strategic direction, and oversight for fostering an inclusive, welcoming, and engaging campus climate for all. The Executive Diversity and Inclusion Officer is responsible for developing and managing employee inclusion and diversity programs, events, and services designed to build and grow N.C. A&T as an engaging and inclusive campus for students, faculty and staff. The Executive Diversity and Inclusion Officer fosters and inclusive educational experience for all employees through programming, advocacy, and support.
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The Division of Human Resources at N.C. A&T is committed to serving as a strategic partner by providing comprehensive Service, Excellence, Engagement, and Knowledge to the University community. It is our desire to support a culture of uncompromising expectation that will enable the University to attract, retain, and develop faculty and staff of the future. This will empower us to understand clearer and more effectively deal with the significant social, economic, and global challenges that are necessary to achieve the bold vision of the University.
Internal job number: 007388
Master’s degree with at least 5 years of experience in human resources, compliance, equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion, or related field experience
Demonstrated experience developing and delivering diversity, inclusion, and equity programming
Research or industry expertise in the development, attainment, assessment and reporting of strategic goals focused on diversity, inclusion, and equity.
Excellent interpersonal skills that facilitate coordination and cooperation amongst individuals, offices, and entities
Exceptional communication skills
Experience implementing diversity programming, especially in historically minority serving institutional environments
Prior involvement with the recruitment and retention of individuals from underrepresented minority (URM) groups
Background in developing relationships and interfacing with state and federal agencies and industry
Five years of experience working in an affirmative action and EEO compliance function, which involves the duties and principal accountabilities, described for the position of Executive of Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Management and supervisory experience is desired
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!