Assistant Vice Provost for Inclusion and Community and Executive Director of Equity, Community and Leadership

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To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree and ten years of relevant experience including five years working in a student affairs or student services office, or combination of education and relevant experience.  Advanced degree and experience in higher education setting strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of critical issues in higher education as it relates to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, community and cultural centers and the centers, offices, and services that support students directly.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability with leading a large and diverse professional staff team, including hiring, supervision, and professional development. 
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, client groups, and all levels of management. • Strong analytical skills to review and analyze complex financial information.  • Strong leadership and strategic management skills. 
  • A well-developed sense of political acumen and ability to strongly advocate for equity and inclusion at all levels of the institution.
  • Ability to critically analyze requests for engagement on DEI initiatives and articulate responses based on organizational priority and capacity.
  • Understanding of underlying technological needs and requirements. 
  • Ability to establish credibility and effective working relationships across organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively. 
  • Demonstrated experience with significant and complex budgetary/financial management.
  • User knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. 


The expected pay range for this position is $171,000 to $200,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.


Working Conditions:  

  • The university requires all staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless granted a medical or religious accommodation.
  • This is an ( hybrid position requiring at least 3  days of onsite work per week and more as needed to meet student and departmental needs).
  • Work evenings, as needed and occasionally on weekends.


Working Standards:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients  and with external organizations. 
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for  safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and  lessons learned. 
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures,  including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s  Administrative Guide,


How to Apply:
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter. Within the cover letter (no longer than two pages), please share your philosophy on the role of community centers and offices supporting marginalized students on a college campus and include specific examples of your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in a higher education setting. Priority applications are due by April 17, 2023.


Why Stanford is for You

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more


The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.


Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law


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