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Assistant / Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is seeking candidates for an Assistant/Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, whose education, perspectives, and experience enable them to provide leadership and coordinate activities to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive faculty, staff and student body and support equity in research, teaching, practice and community engagement.
 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to,
  • Providing leadership, vision, integrity, and a team-oriented philosophy for diversity and inclusion efforts, including recruitment, selection, appointment, and retention of students, faculty, and staff.
  • Coordinating activities with the School of Nursing’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, Faculty Recruitment Committee, Office of Student Affairs, Division Chairs and Program Directors to enhance the recruitment, retention and success of diverse faculty, staff and students.
  • Serving as a liaison with the School of Nursing’s Associate Dean for Research to promote high-quality research with underserved populations that advances diverse representation, more inclusive research designs, equity and social justice.
  • Being a visible, accessible leader for faculty, staff and students underrepresented in nursing.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, DNP, EdD) in nursing or a related field supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in an institution of higher education (e.g., multicultural education, sociology, critical race and/or gender studies, disability studies);
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current licensure as a registered nurse or professional experience in health care strongly preferred.
  • Experience as a diversity officer or other similar title.
  • Experience in academic leadership in a school of nursing is strongly preferred.
 
For a full description and to apply, please visit https://faculty.utexas.edu/career.  Applicants will be prompted to submit a letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, diversity statement and three professional references via Interfolio.  The purpose of the diversity statement is to identify candidates who have professional skills, experience and/or willingness to engage and lead activities that would enhance campus diversity and equity efforts, and it may be incorporated into the letter of interest.
 
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employercomplies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Position: Assistant / Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Organization: University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin,  TX 
United States
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Posting Start Date: 12/8/2020
Date Posted: 12/8/2020
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Status: This listing expires on: 2/6/2021
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