Associate Provost for Faculty and Diversity Initiatives


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Posted Under: Allentown, Pennsylvania jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 18101
Posted On: 2017-10-23 15:00:00

Associate Provost for Faculty and Diversity Initiatives
(#1780)
Muhlenberg College announces the search for a newly
established
position of Associate Provost for Faculty and
Diversity Initiatives (APFDI).
Reporting directly to the
Provost,
the APFDI
supports faculty development efforts
in the areas of pedagogy, curriculum, scholarship, and leadership
and works with the Provost to oversee faculty evaluation and
reviews. The APFDI oversees the implementation of Muhlenberg's
Diversity Strategic Plan and contributes to the development of
policies and practices that help sustain a diverse, inclusive, and
equitable community. Working with the Provost, the APFDI supports
the College's initiatives to recruit and retain a diverse faculty,
and partners with others on campus (e.g., Faculty Center for
Teaching, Provost Senior Staff, Department Chairs, faculty, and the
Office of Multicultural Life) to strengthen the depth and
complexity of teaching and learning about diversity. The APFDI
collaborates with the Office of Multicultural Life and Human
Resources to support diversity and inclusion initiatives targeted
at students, faculty, and staff.
The successful candidate will hold an advanced academic degree
and will have a background
spanning
ten or more
years
in higher ed, including experience developing and
leading strategies to promote diversity, equity and
inclusion.

An in-depth knowledge of theory and practice
regarding organizational diversity, inclusive pedagogy and faculty
development is essential. Experience analyzing, interpreting and
assessing quantitative and qualitative data to inform
decision-making is required.
To review the full job
description, visit our recruiting page at

To apply, please submit the following documents to

by November 1, 2017:
(1) a letter of application,
(2) a resume
(3)
a
separate and distinct statement addressing how you would contribute
to Muhlenberg's effort to become a more diverse and inclusive
community and (4) names, email addresses and phone numbers of three
current references.

Allentown is a diverse city of 116,000, and along with Bethlehem
and Easton, anchors the third-largest metropolitan area in
Pennsylvania.
The greater Lehigh Valley is home to a vibrant
arts scene, a nationally unique parks system, and a rich blend of
cuisine and ethnic restaurants.
In addition, Allentown is
within close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. An
equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to
recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial
and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in
higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg's
commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can find the
latest updates to the College's Diversity Strategic Plan at this
link:


Category: Education , Keywords: Chief Academic Officer