Vice Chancellor for Diversity & Inclusion

New Orleans, LA

LSU Health Sciences Center

Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion

LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) seeks applications from and nominations of candidates with outstanding credentials for the position of Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion. The Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion serves as the institutional chief diversity officer who provides vision, leadership, coordination, and strategic planning for all initiatives at the LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans (“LSUHSC-NO”) which promote inclusion and diversity as essential elements of the institution’s academic mission of research, education, patient care and community service. The Vice Chancellor reports directly to and advises the Chancellor on all aspects of campus inclusion and diversity.

The Vice Chancellor develops and oversees programs, services, and initiatives designed to advance the university’s effectiveness in areas of cultural competence and inclusion, works in conjunction with other campus senior leadership and external constituents to nurture a culture in which every faculty, staff and student believe their contributions are equally valued, and facilitates the successful recruitment, professional development and retention of faculty, staff and students from diverse and under-represented communities.

The Vice Chancellor serves as liaison to and fosters collaborative partnerships with multiple internal and external communities of LSUHSC-NO to ensure accountability and a visible commitment to diversity and inclusion as a core institutional value. The Vice Chancellor identifies and develops funding sources to support these efforts and oversees the related budget as appropriate. Together with the Human Resources and Equal Opportunity Office, the Vice Chancellor is responsible for the effective implementation of inclusive and equitable programming and recruitment efforts for health professions students and workforce.

The Vice Chancellor oversees the LSUHSC-NO Campus Police Department, which is responsible for directing campus efforts to provide a safe, secure, and orderly environment for members of the university community as well as visitors to the campus through crime prevention activities and education, enforcement activities, and extensive community outreach and interactions with students, faculty, staff members, non-campus individuals, and groups that frequent the campus or otherwise have an impact on LSUHSC-NO.

Candidates must have a demonstrated and verifiable track record in diversity affairs programming and 10 years of related experience including at least 5 years in a senior leadership capacity in a university and/or academic medical center setting. A Doctorate degree is required. A doctoral degree in Health systems/health professions academic field is preferable.

LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans is among the nation’s most comprehensive academic health centers and is Louisiana’s flagship health university. Through its six professional schools, LSUHSC-NO educates the majority of Louisiana’s health professionals, as well as research scientists, faculty, and health policy leaders. A powerful economic engine, LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans generates thousands of jobs and enormous economic impact.

Individuals who wish to apply for this opportunity are asked to apply online with a cover letter and résumé at, LSUHSC, New Orleans’ Career Opportunity page. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries and nominations may be directed to Jennifer Crisp,

Comprehensive benefits are available to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays per year; wellness benefits including a complimentary fitness center and an employee health primary care clinic; tuition exemption; and employee discounts. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications

LSU Health Sciences Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Situated on the Mississippi River 40 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans is a unique city bursting with history, culture, and opportunity. The city’s natural beauty, as well as its musical and architectural heritage, have been marveled over for centuries. As a cultural destination, New Orleans is unparalleled. Our famous food, nightlife, and hospitality are internationally renowned. Events like Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest and Essence Festival bring visitors from around the globe. Other cultural offerings include the Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Zoological Gardens, New Orleans Philharmonic Orchestra, New Orleans Opera, The Mahalia Jackson Theater of the Performing Arts and the historic jazz Preservation Hall. The region is famous as a sportsman’s paradise with limitless recreational opportunities.












Posted: 06/26/2020