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Director of Diversity, Community, and Inclusion

Anderson University’s Office of Diversity, Community, and Inclusion invites applications for a 12-month, full-time position as Director of Diversity, Community and Inclusion. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The University seeks candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning.

The Director of Diversity, Community, and Inclusion plays a pivotal role in advancing Anderson University’s commitment to diversity, community, inclusion, and belonging. This position will promote a welcoming and inclusive environment for all members of the university community by developing and implementing programming and initiatives that promote faith, learning, and service to enhance the student experience. This includes meeting with students and serving during evening and/or weekend activities. Serving as the on-site coordinator for the Call Me Mister program and I AM Mentoring program, the Director provides mentorship, guidance, and resources that support the academic and professional development of students, connecting them to mentors and building relationships with internal and external organizations. As an advisor of the Connect Club (Multicultural Student Association), the Director assists in planning on-campus events that celebrate and educate the university community on multi-cultural students’ experiences, providing opportunities for dialogue that promotes cultural understanding among students from diverse backgrounds. The Director reports directly to the Vice President for Diversity, Community, and Inclusion and assists in the leadership of the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Team, providing administrative support as needed.

Knowledge equivalent to that gained through a bachelor’s degree in Higher Education and previous leadership experience supporting diverse student communities is required. Proven management experience, proficient communication and organizational skills, a desire to serve as a role model to multicultural students, and dedication to exhibit Anderson University’s Christian mission through all interactions is essential. The work schedule often includes meeting and interacting with students during the evenings and/or on weekends.

This is an on-site, in person role. To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, resume, contact information for three references and an Anderson University Staff Application to: audiversity@andersonuniversity.edu

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is a private Christian institution of higher education committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under applicable local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs.

The dedicated faculty and staff of Anderson University are committed to assuring a Christ-centered educational environment of excellence. In order to fulfil its religious tenets, and as recognized by law, those seeking employment at the University must be of the Christian faith and agree to respect and not undermine the University’s mission, values, vision, and Statement of Faith. Inquiries related to our commitment to diversity may be directed to HR@andersonuniversity.edu