EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Master's degree in relevant field required; doctorate preferred.
- Required minimum 5 years of relevant leadership experience in a complex organizational setting
- Required experience identifying, learning, teaching, and collaboratively implementing best practices related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in an organizational setting
- Experience in a higher education setting preferred
- Bi-cultural and bi-lingual preferred
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & BEHAVIORS:
- Excellent leadership and management skills with ability to motivate all stakeholders to seek equity and inclusion across organizational and cultural boundaries
- Advanced knowledge of psycho-social, leadership concerns, and evidence-based practice around equity, diversity, and culture in a complex organizational setting
- Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, facilitation, and conflict resolution skills
- Commitment and passion for promoting diversity, inclusion, and justice in the workplace
- Superior time management skills with a proven ability to efficiently manage multiple, concurrent, time-sensitive projects and priorities
- Superior problem-solving abilities to meet ambiguous and multicultural needs
- Superior independent judgment, sensitivity, discretion and flexibility in interactions and initiatives involving controversial, confidential, or privileged information
- Proficient understanding of financial and business acumen
- Advanced knowledge of compliance related laws and regulations
- Advanced writing and documentation experience with demonstrated success in strategic messaging, legal documentation, policy and program development
- Advanced presentation and public speaking
- Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
- Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail
- Proficient understanding of Microsoft Office and Google Office Suites or related software, including Zoom
- Proficient expertise in Excel and analytical analysis and reporting
- Most work occurs in typical university environment during typical business hours. Occasional evening, weekend, and holiday work required. Occasional travel between different campuses required.
- General office environment
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk, working on a computer
- Communicate effectively via phone, email, online meetings, and in person
- Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times
At Pacific University we are dedicated to providing experiences that are authentic, holistic, equity minded, and responsive. We continue to develop our equity practices with a particular focus on racial equity.
For qualifying employees, our benefits include generous paid time off for vacation, holidays (including winter break) and sick leave. We offer medical coverage with alternative care (in-network services covered at 100% after payroll deduction), comprehensive dental, vision plans, 9% contribution to retirement after one year of service with no match required, free mental health appointments, and tuition remission for employees and their dependents. We cover employer paid life, short term disability, and long term disability insurance. On campus benefits include free access to our sports facility and library, with discounts on campus food, bookstore purchases, clinic services, and gear rentals through our outdoor program (kayaks, snow shoes, bikes and more).
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Studies have shown that candidates that are female and/or BIPOC are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet all of the qualifications they find in the job description. We are seeking the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be a person who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every minimum qualification described or are unsure if your experience could be considered related experience.
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY
It is the policy of Pacific University not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, military, veteran or Vietnam Era status, or any other protected classification recognized by applicable law, in admission, access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, or any other applicable state or federal law, or city ordinance. Questions or complaints may be directed to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116, email@example.com.
Application materials will be screened and interview candidates will be selected and notified by telephone. The hiring process normally consists of several interviews and can last several weeks depending on the position. All applicants will be notified once the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.