Executive Director Diversity and Inclusion
Company: University of California San Francisco
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Executive Director Diversity and InclusionFull Time73845BR Job
SummaryThe Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion for FAS
(Finance and Administrative Services) represents the Senior Vice
Chancellor and drives strategic initiatives for Diversity, Equity,
Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA), as well as the UCSF
anti-racism (AR) initiative across FAS departments. This position
partners with the FAS Executive Team, the DEIA-AR Steering
Committee, and all levels of the organization to ensure the
successful development and execution of initiatives, programs, and
business priorities. The primary goal is to embed diversity,
equity, inclusion, and accessibility principles throughout FAS and
its culture, policies, and practices.
The Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion will:
- Work with department leaders, the FAS DEIA-AR Steering
Committee (representatives from all FAS departments), and
multi-disciplinary workgroups to define and operationalize a
strategic vision for DEIA-AR across FAS units.
- Identify opportunities, set goals, and track progress in
alignment with the University's anti-racism goals.
- Lead cultural and operational change to build an environment
where people representing diverse backgrounds can authentically
thrive and contribute to the university's mission.
- Develop and implement a creative and comprehensive suite of
programs, events, and resources that will support and enhance
employee culture in areas of DEIA, belonging, development,
recruitment, recognition, and retention.
- Coach and mentor leaders on DEIA-AR issues and trends to
increase everyone's capability to own and lead in an environment
where DEIA-AR is integral to the culture at FAS.
- Revise and refine policy and practice standards with a DEIA-AR
- Coordinate with the Office of Diversity and Outreach, Learning
and Organizational Development, Anchor Institution Initiative, and
other internal and external partners to amplify and enhance FAS
DEIA-AR programs, trainings, behaviors, and improvement practices
to advance our culture and goals.
- Serve as a critical advisor to the SVC on emerging
internal/external issues to improve our position and communication
strategies with cultural appropriateness.
Critical success factors for this role include:
- A deep understanding of systems of oppression and lived
experience with diverse and intersecting communities.
- Creative and strategic thinking.
- Effective communicator.
- Project management and change management.
- An exceptional ability to build relationships across lines of
difference, forge consensus, and resolve conflict.
- Proactive, self-starter inspiring change through influence and
- Strong emotional intelligence skills in working with
supervisors and employees during times of conflict, executing team
building, or implementing organizational change.
The Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion reports to the
Senior Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration, and serves as a
member of the FAS Executive Team. This position leads the FAS
DEIA-AR Steering Committee as the co-Chair, collaborating with
representatives from each FAS department. -
The final salary and offer components are subject to additional
approvals based on UC policy.To see the salary range for this
position (we recommend that you make a note of the job code and use
that to look up): TCS Non-Academic Titles Search (ucop.edu) Please
note: The compensation ranges listed online for roles not covered
by a bargaining unit agreement are very wide, however a job offer
will typically fall in the range of 80% - 120% of the established
mid-point. An offer will take into consideration the experience of
the final candidate AND the current salary level of individuals
working at UCSF in a similar role.For roles covered by a bargaining
unit agreement, there will be specific rules about where a new hire
would be placed on the range.To learn more about the benefits of
working at UCSF, including total compensation, please visit:
The Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor (SVC) functions as the
control point overseeing the accountability and effective
management of Financial and Administrative Services (FAS). The
Office of the SVC partners with the Finance Service Center and FAS
departments to assure resources and attention are aligned with
UCSF's strategic priorities while safeguarding University assets
and public trust.
The FAS portfolio is comprised of eight primary central departments
and 2,500 employees serving both Health and Campus, including UCSF
Finance, UCSF Real Estate, Campus Life Services, UCSF Human
Resources, UCSF Information Technology, UCSF Police Department,
UCSF Program Management Office, and Audit and Advisory Services.
UCSF is dedicated to building a highly diverse community and
nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive. The Office of
the Senior Vice Chancellor seeks team members whose experiences
have prepared them to contribute to and enhance the university's
values for diversity, equity, and inclusion and are guided by
UCSF's PRIDE values -Professionalism, Respect, Integrity,
Diversity, and Excellence - that define who we are as a community,
and how we work, learn, and interact to fulfill UCSF's
- Bachelor's degree in a related area and/or equivalent
- Expert knowledge of the diversity, equity, and inclusion
function and knowledge of the business operations of the
- 10 years of relevant progressive experience in comparable-sized
- Expert-level skills required to gather, organize and perform
analysis on diverse diversity, equity, and inclusion/accessibility
programs and initiatives as well as present findings and make
recommendations that have a campus-wide impact, verbally and in
- Demonstrates an expert level of political and organizational
- Demonstrates expert ability to communicate and interact
effectively with all levels in the diverse and multicultural
environment of the campus.
- Expert judgment in selecting methods and techniques for
obtaining solutions and developing recommendations.
- Maintains an expert understanding of the goals of the campus
and ways in which this position can support those roles.
- Expert consultative skills and ability to maintain effective
relationships with campus managers.
- Ability to facilitate and influence people at all levels.
Ability to persuade through both logic and appeal to positive
motivations. Ability to handle multiple constituencies, agendas,
engagements, and tasks, and to deal productively with ambiguity and
- Demonstrates ability to learn quickly, reason, synthesize and
generalize based on information obtained; sound judgment; ability
to draw unbiased conclusions.
- Ability to focus on priorities, strategies, and vision.
- Highly skilled in navigating organizational
- Expert knowledge of campus policies and procedures; knowledge
of functional areas and how work may impact other areas.About
UCSFThe University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading
university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced
biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences
and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the
only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the
health sciences. We bring together the world's leading experts in
nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates
who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative
diseases, aging and stem cells.Pride ValuesUCSF is a diverse
community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek
candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared
them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect,
integrity, diversity and excellence - also known as our PRIDE
In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity - both
in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed
to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that
is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the
provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient
care. Additional information about UCSF is available at
Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving
healthcare worldwide.The University of California San Francisco is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or
genetic information.OrganizationCampusJob Code and Payroll
Title005602 DIV EQUITY INCL PROFL 5Job CategoryProfessional
(Non-Clinical), Professional and ManagerialBargaining Unit99 -
Policy-Covered (No Bargaining Unit)Employee
ClassPercentage100%LocationShiftDays8 HoursM-F 8 - 5, With evening
and weekends as needed
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