Director, Multicultural Affairs

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 61 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.


Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director, Multicultural Affairs in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.


Primary Job Duties: The Director of Multicultural Affairs will be responsible for the development and implementation of proactive diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and programs in support of Salisbury University's strategic plan to create a learning and working environment where all have a true sense of belonging. Assist the university with efforts to create and sustain a culture that embraces and promotes diversity, inclusion, equity, and accessibility in their broadest meanings. 


Minimum Qualifications: Five (5) to seven (7) years of related experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.


Excellent judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information; demonstrated commitment to inclusion and success in working with diverse constituencies to support an inclusive campus environment; ability to be successful as an agent for change; strong and effective interpersonal skills; the ability to remain neutral, listen well and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for individual needs; and the ability to establish and maintain professional and productive working relationships at all levels within the University and with University constituents.


Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral and written communication skills. Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully manage multiple tasks in a high energy, fast paced setting and work well under pressure, work independently and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required. 


This is a full-time exempt State position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search.  Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted. Applications received by July 28, 2022 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.


Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.


Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit  


Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall, Tel. (410) 548-3508.