Please note: (Flexible Hybrid Work Schedule) Position is
currently a combination of in-office and remote, Ability to work
onsite in DC office.
The Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer serves as the
expert on diversity, equity, and inclusivity (DEI). The individual
works as a key resource to the President and Chief Executive
Officer providing support and guidance in initiatives and goals
related to the areas of DEI. The individual also works in
collaboration with the senior leadership, and various committees to
proactively develop and implement plans and strategies to guide,
support and actively engage the policies that support DEI
initiatives of the Association.
The primary goal is to position AACN as a primary advocate for
advancing diversity, and inclusivity within academic nursing.
- Works collaboratively to develop and implement strategies and
initiatives that advance diversity and inclusivity within academic
- Strategically executes the comprehensive DEI strategy and leads
implementation of DEI initiatives.
- Creates and collaborates with implementation of communications
strategies and content management for training, web resources,
social media, and print materials to support DEI initiatives.
- Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the contexts,
cultures, and politics within institutions that impact the
implementation and management of effective diversity change
- Provides thought-leadership in the creation of innovative
faculty development programming that incorporates DEI issues.
- Keeps abreast of best practices and current trends in DEI and
brings that knowledge to inform program and policy development
- Communicates internally and externally in verbal and written
form, the importance of diversity and inclusion to the broader
educational mission of higher education institutions.
- Leads the advancement of professional development in DEI using
a variety of programmatic activities.
- Establishes and sustains external stakeholder relationships
that will advance AACN strategic DEI goals.
- Develops and designs appropriate research studies to build the
evidence base for DEI strategies.
- Seeks and identifies new funding opportunities to support and
advance the DEI agenda.
- Doctoral degree in nursing, education, social justice studies,
or a related field.
- At least 10 years of related work experience including 5 years
experience centered on DEI, and 7 years in a senior leadership
- Exceptional organizational and written and oral communication
Please submit cover letter, resume, references, and salary