Brown University seeks a Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity

Brown University seeks a Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity who will:

  • provide strategic leadership to Brown’s efforts to create a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment;
  • report to the President, serve on the President’s Cabinet and Executive Committee, and work with the University’s governing body on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion;
  • lead the campus-wide implementation of Brown’s Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) and Phase II of the DIAP, which is expected to launch later this spring; and
  • oversee the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, coordinate education and training efforts, measure and report on progress toward DIAP goals, and manage non-discrimination and other forms of compliance related to protected classes.

Founded in 1764, Brown University is a leading Ivy League research university home to world-renowned faculty, and also an innovative educational institution where the curiosity, creativity and intellectual joy of students drives academic excellence. 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.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, application materials should be received by March 26, 2021.

See full announcement, qualifications, and application instructions.

HomePlate Youth Services Position Development & Communications Associate

HomePlate, a nonprofit leader in the field of providing services for youth experiencing homelessness, is looking for a dynamic new member to join their team.

HomePlate has been named one of the top 100 nonprofits to work for in Oregon. They are committed to equitable and anti-racist practices. As HomePlate continues to evolve, they work to operationalize equitable and anti-racist practices.

The Development & Communications Associate is a key member of the team that is raising philanthropic funds for the organization and will report to Marie Piayai, a HEOP graduate from Hamilton College, who is the Director of Development & Communications at HomePlate. Learn more about the team.

This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and contributing towards donor strategy, grant reporting, communications and data management. Read the full description at Mac’s List.

If you wish to apply, please send the following to

  • A chronological resume, without a personal photo
  • A cover letter that states how your background, skills, and abilities align with this position
  • Answers to the following application questions:
    • What interests you most about this position?
    • What qualities do you think are necessary to make a success of this job?
    • Why do you believe you hold them?
    • Tell us about your customer service or administrative assistant experience.
    • How have you used your abilities to plan events or manage a major project?
    • What do you believe the barriers to ending homelessness are? What do you believe is the reason that homelessness exists in Washington County?
    • ** HomePlate approaches fundraising in a humble, non-aggressive way – give an example of success using your skills to cultivate support without imposing or sacrificing the integrity of the relationship(s).

Voorhees College Seeking Nominees for President

RPA Inc., one of the preeminent executive recruitment and consulting firms for higher education, is coordinating a search for the next president of Voorhees College, a dynamic four-year, co-educational, liberal arts college and the first historically black college and university (HBCU) founded by an African-American woman.

Voorhees College seeks a highly engaged, innovative, and people-focused leader who can grow enrollment, expand programming, and further build the campus and community environment. Currently operating in the black, the possibilities awaiting the new president are endless. The College enrolls approximately 500 students in its 18 bachelor programs and certificates.

RPA Inc. welcomes the opportunity to have a confidential discussion regarding this search, either for your own interest or to discuss any nominations/recommendations you may have. Please contact them at for more information.  Applicants should send only a cover letter and resume/CV to the email address above. The first review of candidates is scheduled for April 6, 2021.


Mitchell Hamline School of Law seeks a Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Mitchell Hamline School of Law, a forward-thinking, independent law school based in Saint Paul, Minnesota and known for its pioneering blend of practical education and critical scholarship, seeks applications and nominations for the inaugural role of vice president, diversity, equity and inclusion.

The ideal candidate will have a documented history of successfully developing and advancing diversity and inclusion programs coupled with in-depth knowledge of theory and practice serving a diverse group of constituents including students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community. Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills and abilities to inspire, influence and build relationships. Experience within a law school and/or possession of a J.D. is a plus, but not required. Candidates who possess the appropriate scholarly credentials may have the opportunity to teach courses.

Please review additional details and begin your application here.

Taft School seeks a full-time Dean of Community, Belonging, and Justice

The Taft School seeks a full-time Dean of Community, Belonging, and Justice for an August 1, 2021 start.

The dean leads the school’s mission to educate the whole student by working to ensure Taft is a community where all members feel they belong and are valued. The dean’s responsibilities will center around programmatic leadership related to race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, gender identity, cultural identity, and intersectionality.

The Dean is a member of the senior administrative team and will frequently report to the Board of Trustees. Core qualifications include a demonstrated commitment to the tenets described in the school’s Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Portrait of the Graduate; a Master’s degree; at least three years of relevant experience; and, interest in joining a residential community that serves a diverse student body.

Read the full job description here (includes link for application).

Learn more about how to apply to positions at Taft here.