The Chief Diversity Officer is a senior leader who guides the development and implementation of proactive diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in support of the College's strategic plan to create a learning and working environment where all have an opportunity to succeed. This role will promote a culture of inclusion where individuals from all racial and ethnic identities, ages, religions, nationalities, social and economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, and physical and mental abilities are able to thrive and be engaged. The Chief Diversity Officer is a senior-level management position reporting directly to the president and serving as a member of the president's cabinet.
The Chief Diversity Officer works across the College-actively engaging students, faculty, and staff-to further behaviors, attitudes, and policies that support diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Chief Diversity Officer champions the importance and value of a diverse and inclusive college environment and advances diversity as a critical component of social, academic, and intellectual life at the College. This role will lead the development of an effective vision and strategy to support a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. The Chief Diversity Officer will also have an opportunity to establish a new department focused on equity, diversity and inclusion and build a team to support this work.
To learn more about this role, please visit: https://www.cscc.edu/about/cdo/index.shtml
Internal Number: req3028_1601072962
About Columbus State Community College
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.