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Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Lecturer

Reports to:                              Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Position Type:                         Full-time, 12-month

Compensation:                        Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline:             Preference given to applications received by January 8, 2021

Target Start Date:                   July 1, 2021

About Menlo College

Menlo College is a diverse and tight-knit community of exceptional, involved people. Our mission is to: “…ignite potential and educate students to make meaningful contributions in the innovation economy.” We attract students from all over the world who are committed to learning, playing intercollegiate sports, starting and leading organizations, and making an impact in their communities.

Continuing an unbroken streak for more than a decade, Menlo College was named to The Princeton Review “2021 Best Colleges” list, recognition given to only 12% of all colleges and universities in the U.S. In 2020, Menlo College was also ranked #11 in Money for Best Business Colleges in the U.S. Menlo College is designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American, Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI). Only 1% of all colleges and universities in the U.S. achieve this dual recognition.

Our campus is located 30 miles south of San Francisco, in Silicon Valley – one of the world’s most entrepreneurial and innovative locations. Silicon Valley is renowned as an innovation incubator with exceptional opportunities for experience-based learning. 

Position Overview

Menlo College seeks a creative and collaborative leader for the role of Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DDEI).  The DDEI will also be appointed as a Lecturer. The DDEI is a senior-level position that will report directly to the Provost. A newly established position, the DDEI will promote an institutional culture that values and supports social justice at Menlo College, and lead efforts to grow, integrate and sustain the College’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. The DDEI will be charged with leveraging existing best and promising practices, as well as developing and introducing new practices, educational programs, and resources. The goal of this work is to propel the College by strengthening a welcoming and inclusive learning and working environment where all are treated with compassion and respect.  The appointment will have 50% effort dedicated to the role of DDEI, and 50% effort allocated to the role of Lecturer with teaching duties. 

Expectations of the Ideal Candidate

Key Responsibilities

Required Education, Skills, and Experience

Application Instructions

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter via email to:

Menlo College
Attn: Cindy McGrew
1000 El Camino Real
Atherton, CA 94027
or via email to: cmcgrew@menlo.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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