The Director of the Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion
(CSDI) at Miami University is responsible for initiatives that
promote engagement and success of students as well as programs that
prepare all students to lead in a diverse society. The Director
will oversee the area's efforts to ensure that all students on
campus develop, and sustain a strong sense of belonging and
inclusion on campus, particularly students of color, women, ad
LGBTQ+ students as well as other under-represented student
This position will provide leadership for the Center of Student
Diversity & Inclusion, which includes Intracultural
Initiatives, LGBTQ+ & Gender Initiatives. A primary part of
their work will be to identify ways to advance diversity as a
critical component of social, academic and intellectual life on
campus and to implement programs and services that promote student
understanding of multiculturalism, diversity and inclusion on our
The position will report to the Assistant Vice President for
Student Life, serve on University committees that address diversity
initiatives and will be a member of the Student Life director's
1. Supervise and set priorities for staff who manage direct
services for students of color, LGBTQ+ students, and programs
related to issues of gender.
2. Oversee education and programming on diversity and inclusion
topics, and create opportunities for ongoing conversations with
students about diversity.
3. Provide leadership and professional development opportunities
for staff consistent with professional goals.
4. Work collaboratively with the Office of Admission in attracting
diverse students to campus. serve as an advocate and resource for
students of color, gender, and LGBTQ+ students.
5. Monitor national trends in promoting the success of diverse
students and help to educate the division and campus on the
changing needs related to students of color, gender, LGBTQ+
students, and assess the impact of departmental programs as a
6. Develop long-range strategic planning and program development,
including the assessment of such programs and services, consistent
wit the university's mission.
7. Chair or serve on appropriate University and Divisional
8. Manage departmental operating budget and gifts including
forecasting expenditures and revenues, maintaining records, and
linking program objectives and assessment to the annual budget
9. Prepare departmental reports and presentations as needed.
10. Provide leadership, idea and direction to the university and
its initiatives focused on the needs of underrepresented
11. Establish relationships and partner with various offices in the
Division of Student Life and other University offices, including
the Office of Institutional Diversity.
12. Establish connections with local, state, and national
organizations focused on diversity and inclusion.
13. Maintain active presence, collaborate with, or provide guidance
to new or existing diverse student organizations with the Diversity
14. Establish effective modes of communication to inform and
educate the campus community about on-going Diversity
15. Alon with other staff in the Center for Student Diversity &
Inclusion, provide support for student recruitment, retention,
inclusion, and success.
16. Utilize The Council for Advancement of Standards in Higher
Education (CAS) standards for Diversity-Multicultural offices for
evaluation and assessment.
17. Other related duties as assigned.
Master's degree in higher education, student affairs, or related
5 years of progressive professional (full-time) experience working
in student affairs or other student services area on a college
Minimum of 2 years' experience supervising professional staff
Demonstrated knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience related
to diversity and inclusion
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students,
faculty, staff, and community constituents
Demonstrated understanding of the developmental needs of college
students, particularly identity development
Experience developing new programs and services
Strong leadership abilities and excellent interpersonal and
conflict resolution skills
Team orientation and inclusive philosophy
Personable and relatable to all student populations as well as
faculty and staff
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent presentation skills
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