Vice President for Inclusive Excellence

Position Details

Virginia Commonwealth University invites inquiries and nominations for the Vice President for Inclusive Excellence, a leadership role with the opportunity to realize VCU’s vision of becoming a model university for inclusivity. Leading the Division of Inclusive Excellence and implementing a newly adopted Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Action Plan, the Vice President will be a visionary and collaborative leader for the University. The successful candidate will be a seasoned leader with significant experience fostering  equity, diversity and inclusiveness in higher education.

The Vice President will work in a vibrant community that includes two campuses in Richmond, the capital of Virginia and a city with a diverse and rich cultural and business presence. As an advisor to the president and member of the senior leadership team, the Vice President supports VCU leadership and units in the implementation, assessment and monitoring of strategies and their effectiveness for making VCU a model for inclusivity. 

This search is being assisted by Carlos Hernandez and Georgia Yuan, senior search consultants with ABG Search. Confidential inquiries and nominations may be made by contacting Dr. Hernandez at or 201-850-7881, or Ms. Yuan at or 202-590-7590. To apply, please send a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and the names, phone numbers and email addresses of five references along with a description of your relationship to each reference. References will not be contacted without the permission of the candidate. Please submit applications in MS Word or PDF format to To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 8, 2017.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, building strength through diversity. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.