Williams College seeks an Assistant Vice President (AVP) to join the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (OIDEI). The AVP will possess a deep knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion matters, and be proficient in advancing efforts positively impacting individuals from groups historically underrepresented, underserved, or often marginalized. The AVP will report to the Vice President for Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion who is a member of the college’s senior staff. OIDEI works to ensure the campus is an inclusive space in which all students, faculty and staff are welcome and excel (thrive) by eliminating harmful bias and discrimination, closing opportunity gaps, and advancing critical conversations and initiatives that promote inclusion, equity, and social justice on campus and beyond. OIDEI’s work is often done in collaboration with academic and administrative units across campus. To learn more about the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, visit http://diversity.williams.edu/.
Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, economic status, gender, disability status, nationality, sexual orientation and religion. In a cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience with conflict management, investigation, workshop development and facilitation, restorative practices, intra- and intergroup dialogue, development and implementation of staff or faculty diversity initiatives, and working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups.
With regard to diversity, equity, inclusion, the AVP will:
The AVP will join a highly collaborative and driven team and help provide key leadership in building and supporting an inclusive college community. The successful candidate will be:
This position is a full-time, year-round appointment. A terminal or master’s degree is required, with at least five years of relevant experience. Alternative working arrangements consistent with College policy may be possible; however, the expectation is that the individual hired will carry out much of their work in-person.
For optimal consideration please submit materials by July 11, 2022. Application review will begin on July 12, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Pay range is from $100,000 upwards, commensurate with experience. Job band 2-B. Please visit https://staff-careers.williams.edu/ to apply.
Conditions of Employment
Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. COVID-19 vaccination with booster or approved exemption and adhereance to our COVID-19 policies is required as a condition of employment at Williams.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at email@example.com.