HSC Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity – Albuquerque, NM
The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (HSC) is seeking exceptional applicants for the leadership role of Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity (AVCD). The primary role of the AVCD is to assist the Vice Chancellor for Diversity in the development and execution of strategies, initiatives and standards designed to enhance diversity and inclusion throughout the Health Sciences and our communities and to create collaborative opportunities to achieve innovation, excellence and health equity. The successful applicant in this position will be devoted to activities that integrate the core values and principles of diversity and inclusion in the Health Sciences Center (HSC) missions of education, research, clinical service and community outreach. The Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity position is a 0.75 FTE administrative appointment with the other 0.25 FTE committed to education, research, clinical practice and/or community work consistent with qualifications (Position: Open Rank)
The Duties of the AVCD
The Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity will facilitate the general work of the Office of Diversity through goal-setting, strategic planning, evaluation, engagement in HSC, campus, local, statewide, and national activities, and in the development of community collaborations. The selected candidate will be involved in diversity and inclusion efforts relating to faculty, learners and staff, as well as assisting in aligning and leveraging faculty development efforts within the HSC and external constituencies. The AVCD will contribute to development of the flagship educational pipeline programs in the Office of Diversity (http://hsc.unm.edu/programs/diversity/) and across the HSC and will collaborate with communities to improve educational outcomes, increase health care access and reduce health disparities/inequities (particularly as experienced by vulnerable populations), and increase knowledge and capacity for health careers and research. THE AVCD will be responsible for helping to design and implement an HSC mentorship pilot project for the HSC Faculty of Color, and, if successful, will assist in expansion of similar programs throughout the HSC. The AVCD will also assist in developing strategies to strengthen the HSC climate and its curricula with respect to cultural sensitivity, humility and competence.
- 1. Academic credentials or equivalent experience that would qualify for an appointment as Associate or Full professor at UNM by appointment start date and/or a position at the rank of senior leadership position (Associate Dean, Director, Vice Provost, etc.) in Diversity
- 2. Earned doctoral level degree (Ph.D, M.D., Doctor of Nursing Practice or Pharmacy or other relevant terminal degree) in an academic discipline pertinent to health or health sciences
- 3. Eligibility to practice in the State of New Mexico (if a clinician or practitioner)
- 4. At least 5 years experience in diversity related field in academia or public health
.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: For best consideration the candidate should possess the following:
- 1. Outstanding leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated success in implementing diversity initiatives
- 2. Experience and success aligning and leveraging faculty development efforts within an academic health center and with external constituencies
- 3. Experience mentoring.
- 4. Involvement and interest in faculty mentorship or development activities within an academic health center or at the departmental level.
- 5. Research and evaluation experience.
- 6. Development experience.
- 7. Evidence of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
- 8. A track record of academic scholarly work, including publications, grants, etc.
- 9. A track record of involvement with communities to increase health care access and reduce health disparities/inequities, particularly as experienced by vulnerable populations
- 10. Demonstrated experience with goal-setting and strategic planning by engagement in campus, local, statewide, and national activities; and the development of community collaborations
- 11. Demonstrated administrative skills necessary to oversee learners, staff and faculty level program development and cultural and linguistic competence curricula
- 12. A commitment to equal opportunity and the recruitment and retention of culturally and racially diverse faculty, staff, and learners.
Position is available as early as September 2013. For best consideration all application materials must be received by July 12, 2013, however the position will remain open until filled.
How to Apply: A complete application consists of: (1) a signed letter of intent that expresses interest in and specifically addresses minimum and desirable qualifications for the position; (2) a complete curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses and contact information for five professional references, and (4) a personal statement that speaks to your experience and aspirations encompassing diversity.
Candidates will be consulted before references are contacted.
For complete details of this position and to apply, access Faculty Postings at: http://unmjobs.unm.edu/ Reference Posting 0820811
For information regarding the confidentiality of inquiries and applications or general questions please call or write to the address listed below. UNM’s confidentiality policy (“Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment,” UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at http://www.unm.edu/~brpm/r67.htm
The committee particularly encourages applications and nominations of women and minorities from under-represented groups. The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.
Nominations must be submitted by July 1, 2013 to:
HSC Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity Search
Attn: April Rodriguez University of New Mexico MSC08 4730 Basic Medical Sciences Building Rm. 180 Albuquerque, NM 87131-5116 Phone (505) 272-8268 firstname.lastname@example.org
In order to realize our Vision and Mission, we will achieve the following goals: 1. Improve health and health care to the populations we serve with community-wide solutions 2. Build the workforce of New Mexico by providing a premier education and transformative experience that prepares students to excel in the workplace 3. Foster innovation, discovery and creativity; and translate our research and discoveries into clinical or educational practice; 4. Provide the environment and resources to enable our people and programs to do their best 5. Deliver a well-integrated academic health center that provides high quality of care and service while being accessible to all New Mexican 6. Nurture and embrace an environment of diversity, integrity and transparency
Nominations must be submitted by July 1, 2013 to:
HSC Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity Search Attn: April Rodriguez University of New Mexico MSC08 4730 Basic Medical Sciences Building Rm. 180 Albuquerque, NM 87131-5116 Phone (505) 272-8268 email@example.com