Brown University is searching for its next Associate Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity. Brown is the seventh-oldest college in the United States and an independent, coeducational institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Warren Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and School of Professional Studies. Providence, Rhode Island—Brown’s home for more than two and a half centuries—is a vibrant place to live, work and study, a stimulating hub for innovation, and a city rich in cultural diversity.
Reporting to Vice President Sylvia Carey-Butler, the Associate Vice President in the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED) will be expected to:
- Provide critical leadership and support for Brown’s efforts to develop a more diverse and inclusive academic community where all members are valued and provided with opportunities to thrive.
- Assist with the implementation and assessment of the University’s goals and strategic priorities related to diversity, equity, and inclusion—leveraging the strategic Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) as a guide.
- Sustain a comprehensive set of initiatives and partnerships across the University by instituting capacity-building measures that offer tangible guidance to campus-wide leaders.
Work closely with academic and administrative departments in fulfilling their diversity and inclusion goals.
- Serve as a strategic partner and member of the OIED leadership team, and supervise three direct reports.
The position announcement with qualifications and application instructions is available on the Spelman Johnson website. A review of applications is underway and will continue until the position is filled.