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Old Dominion UniversityLocation: Norfolk, VA 23501 Document ID: AC204-0P70 Posted on: 2018-08-1408/14/2018 Job Type: Regular
Director of Diversity Initiatives
Type of Recruitment
Master's degree. Experience working in higher education. Comprehensive understanding of legal concepts as they pertain to diversity, equal opportunity, and affirmative action and practical experience applying these principles in a work and/or academic environment. Knowledge of and experience with diverse cultures, including networks in diverse communities. Ability to develop and build effective internal and external relationships. Ability to think strategically and analytically and to facilitate execution of initiatives. Ability to propose creative solutions to recruit and retain diverse candidates. Strong consulting skills and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Strong problem identification and solving skills, including conflict resolution and negotiation. Strong program coordination and organizational skills. Comprehensive understanding of the legal framework surrounding diversity, equal opportunity and affirmative action planning. Effective and well-developed facilitation, presentation, liaison and communication skills.
Conditions of Employment
Job Open Date
Open Until Filled
Application Review Date
Job Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required
Criminal Background Check
The final candidate is required to complete a criminal history check.
It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or consistent with contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU's programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.
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