Assistant Vice President for Inclusive Excellence and Chief Diversity Officer

The Office of Inclusive Excellence at Georgia College & State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Vice President for Inclusive Excellence and Chief Diversity Officer (AVP/DO). The AVP/CDO is an institutional leader, serving to advance Georgia College’s vison to ensure a welcoming and inclusive environment, to deepen our ability to share and to engage with diverse perspectives, to maximize the success and inclusion of all students, staff, faculty, and to offer outreach and collaboration to members of the Milledgeville and greater Baldwin County community.

Georgia College & State University is the state's designated public liberal arts university. As a member of the prestigious Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), Georgia College is committed to fostering a liberal arts environment that values interdisciplinary inquiry, diversity and inclusion, and academic excellence. The University enrolls approximately 7,000 students –5,800 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students-- and is prominently cited for excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, nursing education, and high impact practices outside the classroom in a number of leading publications. 

The successful candidate will have a track record of accomplishments in leading institutional initiatives, building programs, working collaboratively with stakeholders, representing the institution in writing and speaking to internal and external constituencies, and promoting diversity and inclusion as a core value of a university.

How to Apply

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC. is assisting Georgia College in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. For a full application package, please submit a cover letter, CV, and list of five references. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher and Associates. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.

Please direct inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:

Marion Frenche, Practice Leader, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion,

Search Manager & Senior Executive Search Consultant

Shelley Sullivan Feather, Senior Executive Search Consultant and Practice Leader, Library and Information Science



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