University Diversity Officer

Position Overview

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California State University, East Bay announces a national search for the position of University Diversity Officer and invites expressions of interest, nominations, and applications.

The California State University (CSU) is the largest four-year university system in the United States and is also proudly one of the most diverse and affordable university systems in the nation. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top public university, Cal State East Bay serves approximately 13,000 students and employs about 900 faculty and over 900 staff.

As stated in Cal State East Bay’s mission, “Through innovative teaching, experiential learning, research, campus life and community engagement, our students, faculty and staff use their knowledge and experience to build and contribute to an equitable, inclusive and environmentally sustainable world.” Providing an academically excellent education to students has led Cal State East Bay to form firm commitments to anti-racism, social justice, equity, and inclusion.

The University Diversity Officer (UDO) reports to the President and is a member of the President’s Cabinet. The next UDO will have the opportunity to provide the leadership and organization necessary to create and implement a comprehensive University Diversity Strategic Plan in alignment with the overall university strategic plan.

For more information about the position, please review the Leadership Profile, which can be found at the link above.

Nominations and Applications

All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be held in the strictest confidence. For fullest consideration, applications should be received by November 7, 2022. Materials must include:

  1. A letter of interest that specifically addresses the desired leadership attributes described in the position profile;
  2. A current CV or resume; and
  3. Names and contact information (phone numbers and email addresses) for five references, none of whom will be contacted without the candidate’s permission.

Application materials should be submitted electronically in MS Word or PDF format to: CalStateEastBayUDO@agbsearch.com.

Candidates are invited to speak with one of the AGB Search consultants before submitting an application. Inquiries and nominations should be directed to:

Kim R. Bobby, Ed.D., Principal, kim.bobby@agbsearch.com, (253) 861-7738

Carlton E. Brown, Ed.D., Executive Search Consultant, carlton.brown@agbsearch.com, (912) 247-8661

EEO Statement: As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The university is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.