Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

North Mankato, MN

South Central College

The Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion leads strategic diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts for organizational change toward intercultural competency in the campus community and participates in community engagement efforts associated with diversity and inclusion. Additionally, the Director serves as the 1B.1 Reporting Officer for student and employee complaints and investigations.

The position provides leadership and direction towards ensuring that South Central College is an inclusive community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. The Director will collaboratively work with both individuals and groups both within and external to the college and maintain a visible profile both on campus and with external constituencies to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The Director will take the lead in engaging the college community in learning opportunities regarding intercultural competency and diversity, resolve issues constructively within college, and involve the President’s Executive Cabinet and other members of the management team of the college to embed equity and inclusion with units and departments. This position will serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet and will represent the college at the system level.

Duties include:

  1. Lead and coordinate equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts across the college.
  2. Coordinate and facilitate equity and inclusion focused dialogues, professional development, and events with employees and students.
  3. Serve as the designated 1B.1 Officer and work to improve campus climate.
  4. Work collaboratively with both individuals and groups both within and external to the college.

The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefit package, including health, dental, and life insurance, a robust retirement program, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, and professional development funds, among a variety of other benefits.

To view the full position description for the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, click the following link: bdocs/human_resources/external/PD_Director_of_Diversity_Equity_and_Inclusion.pdf

Please apply online at as ONLY online applications will be considered.

South Central College requires that you include the following in your application:

  • Cover Letter.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae which clearly addresses the requirements of the position as described above.
  • College Transcripts (copies or unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application screening).

Please be prepared with a list of 5 references and their contact information, 2 of which are current or past managers/supervisors. For recent graduates: Teachers, professors, and instructors may qualify as manager references. This information will be obtained from you as applicable during the recruitment process.

Preference given to applications received by 3/30/2020. Position open until filled.

Posted: 02/13/2020