Associate Vice Chancellor
for the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural
Office of the Vice Chancellor for
University of Illinois at
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting
applications and nominations for the position of Associate Vice
Chancellor for the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations
(OIIR). Founded in 1867, the Illinois campus is one of the original
37 public land-grant institutions and is one of the top
comprehensive research public universities in the nation. The
successful candidate will be working with talented and diverse
staff and student populations.
Established in 2008, OIIR is comprised of eight cultural and
resource centers: Asian American Cultural Center, Bruce D.
Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, Diversity and Social
Justice Education, International Education, La Casa Cultural
Latina, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Resource
Center, Native American House, and Women's Resources Center.
OIIR programs, events, and services reach students, staff,
and community members, and have the overarching goal of preparing
students to live and thrive in a culturally diverse community and
Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, the
primary responsibility of this position is to provide executive
leadership to OIIR and other diversity programs and initiatives for
students across the campus.
Provide programmatic, budgetary, and
staff supervision of the following centers and offices: Asian
American Cultural Center, Bruce D. Nesbitt African American
Cultural Center, La Casa Cultural Latina, Native American House,
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center,
Diversity and Social Justice Education, International Education,
and the Women’s Resources Center.
Lead the development and
implementation of programs to enhance students’ learning of social
justice and cultural competence. Collaborate with units
within Student Affairs and the academic colleges to plan and
implement initiatives to create a welcoming and inclusive
environment that supports student learning and growth.
Work with students, student
organizations, and other campus and community groups on diversity
and inclusion matters. Serve as a mentor to students when
Advise the Vice Chancellor for
Student Affairs and academic colleges on the changing demographics
of the student population, and recommend strategic imperatives to
enhance the retention of a diverse student population.
Collaborate with the Vice Chancellor
for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and other offices on campus to
advise and provide guidance on diversity initiatives to advance
campus efforts on diversity and inclusion. Collaborate with
the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to develop strategies that
attract a diverse student population.
Assess the programs and services of
OIIR units to ensure they are successfully meeting students’ needs,
and advance campus goals for improving diversity and
Work with the Director of the Bruce
D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC) to manage the
budget and finances for the newly built BNAACC building.
Engage with the Advancement Office to
solicit gifts, grants, and contracts to help support OIIR's overall
Serve on campus committees, task
forces, and steering groups related to diversity and inclusion, as
Represent Student Affairs on behalf
of the Vice Chancellor, as needed.
Perform other duties and
responsibilities as assigned.
Master's degree in Higher Education,
or other related discipline is required. Ph.D.
At least ten years’ experience in
organizing and managing multicultural issues and relationships in
higher education, with five years’ progressive leadership
Prior experience in Student Affairs
administration or student activities and event programming is
Strong experience in student
development with a demonstrated ability to bring together students,
campus groups, alumni, and community members in a variety of events
and activities are required.
Must possess good knowledge of
student learning outcomes assessment on self-identity and
Demonstrated ability to think
strategically in addressing emerging trends and issues in higher
education while meeting student interests and needs is a
The ability to provide direction for
a variety of programs and service operations is essential.
Effective teambuilding skills and the
ability to build positive and effective relationships across the
campus and community are critical.
Appointment Status: This is a 12-month,
full-time Academic Professional position.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with
experience and includes an excellent benefits package.
Proposed Starting Date: As soon as
Application Deadline: March 18, 2019
Application Procedure: For full
consideration, create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and
upload PDF versions of a cover letter, resume/CV, and the names,
addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three professional
references by March 18, 2019. Interviews may
be conducted before the closing date, but no hiring decision will
For additional information regarding the application procedures,
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Phone: (217) 333-1300
The University of Illinois
conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon
acceptance of a contingent offer.
The University of Illinois is an
Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities,
women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to
apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To
learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please