This position supports the Minnesota State Office of Equity & Inclusion in executing strategies to meet the strategic equity and inclusion goals and measures related to student success retention &completion, campus climate, diversity recruitment, hiring, employee retention, and procurement practices.
The Director of Equity Assessment provides leadership for the review and assessment of diversity and inclusion initiatives that focus on student success, campus climate, diversity recruitment, hiring and retention, and procurement practices. The incumbent provides guidance for evaluating, adopting, and integrating effective equity and inclusion practices for campuses and the system office. Specific attention is prioritized on the use of an equity lens based approach to policy review and assessment. The Director works collaboratively within the Office for Equity and Inclusion and partners with the Academic and Student Affairs division, campus Diversity Officers across the Minnesota State system, and other divisions to coordinate and develop strategies and replicate and promote best practices.
The work location is in the heart of downtown St. Paul, right in the skyway system. Benefits include excellent health and dental insurance, retirement package, tuition waiver at Minnesota State institutions (after three years of employment) and flexible working hours.
Resume must reflect all minimum qualifications. Please enter your experience in chronological order, including the month and year of employment.
Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience leading and directing equity & diversity programming, and supporting diversity initiatives.
Experience in research development and analysis assessment, survey development, analysis, and reporting.
Experience in developing learning outcomes, assessment plans, and conducting assessment projects.
Experience working with cultural competency and awareness appropriate to train faculty/staff/students and build relationships within communities of color.
Experience working with diverse communities and working with large and diverse stakeholder groups.
Demonstrated knowledge of excellent command of contemporary diversity, equity and inclusion practices.
Effective oral and written communication.
Ability to organize detailed projects.
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, solve problems collaboratively when necessary.
Demonstrated ability to efficiently complete projects requiring team approach and efforts.
Minnesota State is unable to sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.
Master's degree in closely related field
Demonstrated facilitation skills with multiple audiences addressing complex topics
Project management experience
Exceptional writing and communication skills
Five (5) or more years' experience working in the field of Equity and Inclusion
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With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.