Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois is seeking an individual for the position of Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The VPDEI will be a collaborative, strategic and results-oriented leader with a thorough knowledge of research and experience of best practices regarding diversity, equity and inclusion on campus, and who will create pathways that advance diversity and inclusion at all levels.
Augustana is a private, selective college of the liberal arts and sciences affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The 115-acre campus is located in Rock Island, Illinois, part of the Quad-Cities metropolitan area along the Mississippi River, 165 miles west of Chicago. Augustana awards the Bachelor of Arts in about 90 majors and related academic programs.
The successful candidate for the Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Augustana will hold a Ph.D., J.D., Ed.D. or other terminal degree, and will have a minimum of 4 to 6 years of successful and increasingly responsible senior-level administrative experience in a role related to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education. The Vice President will work closely with the President, the President’s Cabinet, and faculty, staff, and students to provide leadership for cherishing diversity, promoting equity and ensuring inclusion-related initiatives and institutional efforts.
If you know an individual who is ready and qualified for this challenging opportunity, please share this information with him or her. If you have any personal interest in exploring this position or learning more about it, we would be delighted to discuss this position with you in strict confidence. You are welcome to send the names of possible candidates to the e-mail below and we will contact prospective candidates directly.
A letter of interest, CV and reference sheet with the names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of five references, can be sent to: AugustanaVPDEI@agbsearch.com, To ensure consideration, these materials should be received by November 10, 2017. Nominations are also welcome. Additional information about Augustana College is available at: https://www.augustana.edu.
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