The Northeast Region of The National Council on Black American Affairs

Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Barnard College (New York, NY)

Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Barnard College, New York, NY

·    serve as Barnard’s inaugural chief diversity officer, reporting to the president and serving as a valued member of her senior staff;
·    create and lead the College’s office of diversity, equity, and inclusion;
·    provide strategic and visionary leadership in promoting an institutional culture that values diversity and supports inclusive excellence;
·    lead Barnard’s efforts in realizing its bold ambition to become a national model for inclusive excellence and community engagement.

Barnard seeks candidates whose education, perspectives, and personal and professional experiences have together prepared them to serve as an effective and collaborative leader of the College’s efforts to create a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. The ideal candidate will be a visionary and transformative thought leader, an accomplished strategist, administrator, and community builder who has significant experience and a track record of successfully advancing diversity, inclusion, and positive change in complex communities and/or mission-driven organizations.

Barnard provides a singular educational experience: a world-renowned college for women with the academic resources of Columbia University and New York City as an extended classroom. Founded in 1889, Barnard was one of the few colleges in the nation where women could receive the same rigorous and challenging education available to men. Today, with an admittance rate of 13.9 percent, Barnard is one of the most selective academic institutions in the United States and remains devoted to empowering extraordinary women.

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