The University of California, Irvine (UCI) invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Reflecting an understanding of diversity as an institutional resource fundamental to the educational, service and research missions of the university, the Vice Chancellor is responsible for leading and coordinating the university's efforts to create a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for all students, staff, and faculty, alumni and community. Reporting to the Chancellor of the University, Dr. Howard Gillman, the Vice Chancellor serves as UCI's senior executive responsible for providing a holistic and integrated vision on all major diversity, equity and inclusion efforts for the campus, and UCI Health. Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and combines the strengths of a major research institution with the dynamism and ambition of an emergent campus. UCI is among the most diverse and fastest growing campuses in the country and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, and innovation. UCI serves ~35,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is home to more than 1,200 ladder rank faculty (over 200 of whom are from the health sciences) and over 12,200 staff members. Founded as an interdisciplinary campus, it boasts excellence across its arts and sciences core and in its professional schools. UCI is located in one of the country's most diverse and economically vibrant communities, and is Orange County's second-largest employer, contributing $5 billion annually to the local economy.The successful candidate will be nationally recognized with strong scholarly visibility; substantial administrative and program-building experience; and demonstrated leadership as an innovator, convener, ambassador, collaborator, partner and catalyst in mobilizing leaders from various institutional and community sectors around diversity goals. Candidates must demonstrate sensitivity to a wide range of disciplines, interests and constituencies represented at UCI and a deep commitment to diversity as part of its public mission; the ability to design bold, creative and innovative initiatives; and the vision, charisma and collaborative acumen to command the respect and involvement of colleagues and community members to improve climate and outcomes. Candidates are expected to further UCI's position as a global leader in inclusive excellence. All confidential applications, inquiries, and nominations should be directed to the parties listed at the end of this document.UCI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the completion of the search process. Inquiries, nominations, referrals, and CVs with cover letters should be sent via the UCI job search website at: https://staffing2.hr.uci.edu/CSS_External/CSSPage_Welcome.asp. Salary: Commensurate with Experience. Work Schedule: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-FCareer Position.Final candidate subject to background check.As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. Please attach your resume.Click here to see the The Chancellor's Office website.View Job Description for the position requirements.
Internal Number: 2018-1078
About University of California, Irvine (UCI)
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.