The University of Washington Bothell seeks a leader of distinction to serve as the Dean of Diversity and Equity & Campus Diversity Officer (DDE&CDO). Diversity is a core value of University of WA Bothell. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. To learn more, read our Diversity Statement http://www.uwb.edu/diversity
The University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. We offer a participatory student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell's current enrollment is approximately 5,500 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, and approximately half are first-generation college attendees or come from underrepresented groups. Located along wetlands and a river north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond.
The Dean of Diversity and Equity & Campus Diversity Officer (DDE&CDO) advises the Chancellor on policies and actions that are consistent with and reflect the core values of the University to enhance diversity. In collaboration with the deans, vice chancellors, and the campus leadership team, the DDE&CDO provides leadership and coordination of diversity planning and identification of new models to ensure success of diversity initiatives. The DDE&CDO also serves on relevant University-wide diversity leadership bodies. This position is vested with the authority to appropriately advocate, maintain focus, generate ideas, assess progress, and maintain accountability necessary to effect substantive, systemic progress.
DDE&CDO directly supervises and oversees:
Student Diversity Center (director and related staff)
Academic Transition Program (staff)
Office of Diversity and Equity (program coordinator and other related staff)
Chancellor's Diversity Council
Positioning UW Bothell as a national leader with the development and establishment of institutional diversity programs in coordination with University-wide diversity efforts (Diversity Blueprint).
Overseeing ongoing work on the Campus Diversity Action Plan, including assisting in the establishment and articulation of the institutional goals and objectives and assessing their outcomes; developing and evaluating criteria used in the resource-allocation, budgeting, and planning processes.
Providing collaborative leadership, guidance, and coordination in meeting the UW Bothell's responsibility to its external and internal audiences on matters related to campus diversity; establishing and maintaining collaborative partnerships with various communities and representing their interests and views within the Campus and the University.
Providing information and analyses on the fiscal, programmatic and administrative implications of proposed policies and their relationship to institutional objectives and relevant community interests, thereby ensuring that diversity-related issues are among key considerations in all major budgetary, administrative, and governance decisions.
Facilitating the development and implementation of policies leading to an inclusive and supportive community of learning, incorporating multicultural content and diverse perspectives on ethnic and racial groups, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, social class, veteran status, special needs, etc.
Providing strategic direction and operational management for a development program that includes grants, fundraising events, and corporate partners.
Supporting programs that promote culturally sensitive leadership skills among the Campus's management, supervisory, and administrative teams.
Providing leadership and guidance to principal units that provide educational services to students and in undergraduate and graduate student recruitment and retention.
Working collaboratively with Human Resources and other campus entities to implement and evaluate effective polices and strategies for recruiting and retaining diverse faculty.
Working proactively, strategically, and collaboratively with the other student-focused central administrative units, such as Student Affairs and ASUWB.
Serve as a resource for the development of courses and curricula on diversity, identifies curricular needs of students, including underrepresented students and makes recommendations for improving the educational experience of all students.
Lead advisory groups, such as the Chancellor's Diversity Council.
Serve on the Chancellor's Executive Team (CET) and other campus leadership and advisory bodies.
Other duties as required.
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
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About University of Washington
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.