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South Puget Sound Community College Director of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Center in Olympia, Washington

This recruitment has a closing date of October 7, 2022. It is in the applicant's best interest to submit materials as soon as possible. South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) seeks a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Director of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Center (DEIC). The Director of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Center (DEIC) reports directly to the Executive Diversity Officer and is responsible for the planning and coordination of student support services and department activities and events. The Director will work with students to support the DEIC’s mission of offering services, activities, and cultural enrichment opportunities to support and engage under-represented student populations and the campus community. This position works closely with the Executive Diversity Officer to promote and assist with the coordination and implementation of culturally competent student support programs and services in the operation of a comprehensive Diversity Center. The DEIC’s mission is founded on the colleges goal and commitment to equitable access and completion as well as engaging a diverse student body and campus community. These programs and services foster student development that lead to engagement, persistence and completion. South Puget Sound Community College will be a “fully vaccinated campus” under the state’s higher education guidance. Proof of fully vaccinated status must be verified before your first day of work. Exemptions can be requested for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs. More information can be found here:* South Puget Sound Community College is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its professional staff. A firm understanding of anti racist policy development coupled with the skills to eliminate barriers that harm underrepresented people is a college requirement. The students that we serve come from a variety of backgrounds. On average, 43% of SPSCC students are people of color. We strongly encourage members of the underrepresented groups, veterans, and bi- or multi-lingual individuals to apply for this position to help meet the needs of our diverse students and service district. And if that isn't enough? We also offer: *A healthy work/life balance for our employees with the opportunity for flexible work schedules and remote work depending on position and college needs *Campus bookstore offering snacks, apparel, and specialty supplies *FREE Bus service every 15 minutes to downtown Olympia and beyond *FREE parking on our campuses – permits are not required *On-campus child care *Percival Creek, which runs beneath our campus footbridge, provides year-round beauty and views of Chinook, Coho, and chum salmon pass through each fall *Many walking paths that are marked and on nicely paved sidewalks *Gym and recreation facilities *SPSCC promotes wellness with a variety of different workshops and events on campus *Lots of