Vice President for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity - Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH, USA
Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), one of the nation's leading research universities, invites applications, nominations and inquiries for the position of vice president for inclusion, diversity and equal opportunity (VPIDEO).
CWRU, a member of the Association of American Universities, is among the largest and most comprehensive private universities in Ohio. With more than 5,200 undergraduates and 6,600 graduate and professional school students, 3,500 faculty members and over 3,000 staff members, CWRU is dedicated to its mission to improve the lives of others through research, education and creative endeavors.
This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced diversity leader who has a documented history of successfully collaborating across an institution to develop and advance diversity, equity and inclusion programs. The ideal candidate will be a nationally recognized diversity practitioner steeped in the research and literature of diversity, equity and inclusion and has proven success in – or aptitude for – external relations, communications and development. Preference will be given to candidates with academic credentials that merit a faculty appointment in one of CWRU's eight schools.
Additional information about CWRU is available at www.case.edu. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by February 8, 2019. Materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to the Case Western Reserve University’s consultants Charlene Aguilar and Christine Pendleton at CaseWesternVPIDEO@wittkieffer.com.
The Case Western Reserve University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216.368.8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Case Western Reserve University is the largest private research university in Ohio, with broadly based strengths in:
medicine, nursing, and dentistry;
humanities and social sciences;
mathematics and natural sciences;
CWRU is committed to achieving excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship.
CWRU was established in 1967 by the federation of Western Reserve University and Case Institute of Technology, which trace their origins to 1826 and 1880, respectively.
The University's 128-acre campus is the heart of Cleveland's University Circle -- the region's cultural hub, home of more than 50 cultural, medical, educational, religious, and social service institutions. University students and faculty participate in joint programs of teaching and research with several of their University Circle neighbors, including the Cleveland Institute of Art, University Hospitals of Cleveland, the Cleveland Clinic, the Cleveland Institute of Music, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Play House, and the Cleveland Orchestra.
The academic programs of Case Western Reserve University are administered through its schools and colleges: -- the College of Arts and Sciences, Case School of Engineering , Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, School of Dentistry, School of Graduate Studies, School of Law, Weatherhead School of Management, School of Medicine, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.
CWRU ranks 12th among the nation's private research universities in federal awards to support research and development. It received more than $200 million in 1998-99 from government, industry, and private sources for research and sponsored projects. These funds support approximately 2,000 research and training projects.
University faculty work through one of the nearly 100 designated research centers and laboratories, many of which are interdisciplinary in nature, in addition to traditional departmental facilities.
Research strengths of the University include biomedicine (including cancer, neurobiology, pulmonary functions, genetics, biomedical engineering); materials (ceramics and composites, polymers, diamond, designed surfaces); sensors (industrial and medical); and interdisciplinary studies (aging, management of non-profit organizations, international health, intelligent systems, regional economics, technology management, and urban poverty).
CWRU enrolls 9,600 students -- about a third in undergraduate programs, and the balance in graduate and professional programs. Approximately two-thirds of all students attend full-time. Students come to CWRU from 50 states, the District of Columbia, and nearly 100 countries. About 70 percent of freshmen are in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating classes; nearly 90 percent are in the top 20 percent.