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Director, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (Hybrid Capable)

Richardson, Texas Job ID: 203831
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SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Chief People Officer, Human Resources, the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) leads the development and implementation of proactive diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in support of the Institution’s strategic plan to create a learning and working environment for students and associates to succeed. The Director of DEI is a highly visible position that will chair and/or oversee various DEI initiatives while ensuring alignment with the executives and key stakeholders. This position champions the importance and value of a diverse and inclusive environment and leads the development of a vision and effective strategy to create a culture for equity, diversity, and inclusion.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience is preferred. Degree(s) must be awarded by an accredited institution

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

  • 7 years of experience advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in a complex, multi-site, multi-state organization
  • Experience working in Higher Education and/or with healthcare professionals preferred.
  • Knowledge of state, federal and local laws/regulations relating to programs, governmental compliance and other regulatory standards, including by not limited to 1964 Civil Rights Act, the 1991 Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, and other applicable laws
  • Expertise in adopting diversity, equity and inclusion best practices
  • Experience with MS Office and proficiency in utilizing computer technology for communication, data gathering and reporting activities

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ABOUT US

For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

Primary Location: Richardson, Texas Campus: Shared Services Function: Management
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My colleagues and coworkers are sincerely passionate about student success and have a strong team spirit. Our fundamental goal is to improve the quality in our education and service. WCU rewards people with strong team-spirit, a great vision, dedicated commitment, and a high ethical standard.

SOPHIE S.ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, GEN ED SCI, ORANGE COUNTY
ASSOCIATE SINCE 2017

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