About the position
The Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness, and Success (IES) invites applications for associate vice president of education and health equity and executive associate director of the institute for inclusion, inquiry, and innovation (iCubed) (AVP IES). Regarded as a vibrant place to work, where discovery and creativity goes hand in hand, and differences are celebrated and embraced, the university and IES play an integral role in the vitality of its home city of Richmond, Virginia. VCU and IES are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other characteristics that make us different.
Reporting to the vice president of institutional equity, effectiveness & success, the AVP will oversee transformational culture and climate initiatives, as well as special interest institutes and centers. The leader will provide inspiring supervision for and broad oversight of iExcel and El Centro Latinx/Chicanx. They will assist the iCubed Director in providing central administration for iCubed’s nearly 100 members. The AVP will advance VCU’s commitment to health equity, by forging relationships and by aligning IES initiatives and programmatic offerings to health-related goals.
How to apply
VCU’s Executive Search Team is assisting Virginia Commonwealth University in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Application materials should be submitted to the VCU eJobs portal located at the link below:
VCU eJobs portal: https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/104502
Candidates should provide a resume, cover letter and a diversity statement*. All nominations and applications shall be confidential until finalists are named.
Inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to:
Carol Ann Lawson firstname.lastname@example.org
With a total student population of more than 31,000, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is a public research university located in the capital city of Richmond, VA. The VCU Health System is an urban teaching hospital and is home to VCU Medical Center, the #1 ranked medical center in the Richmond metropolitan area with the only Level I trauma center in central Virginia. Together they make VCU the largest employer in the city of Richmond (22,888 including VCU and VCU Health employees).
Founded in 1838 and currently belonging to the elite group of R1 – Doctoral Universities with Highest Research Activity by Carnegie Classification, VCU enrolls students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 108 countries. Students choose from 59 undergraduate, 69 master’s, 42 doctoral programs, three first-professional programs and 44 certificate programs offered by 11 schools and three colleges. With two main campuses on 173 acres in the historic downtown area, as well as satellite campuses located across the state and internationally, VCU boasts a diverse campus community, including approximately 43 percent of the student body identifying as minority, as well as an 18:1 student-faculty ratio, and more than 500 student clubs and organizations.
One of the largest academic health centers in the nation with a 52-acre footprint one block from Capitol Square, VCU Health System also maintains over 2.5 million square feet of facilities in satellite locations surrounding the city, including research space at the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park. In addition to VCU Medical Center, the $3.2 billion health system includes Community Memorial Hospital, the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, the Virginia Premier Health Plan (a 220,000-member non-profit Managed Care Organization), and the MCV Physicians (a faculty practice plan with more than 700 members and 770 residents and fellows).
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