Executive Director, Disabled Students’ Program, Division of Equity and Inclusion

Executive Director, Disabled Students’ Program, Division of Equity and Inclusion

The University of California, Berkeley seeks a collaborative and solutions-oriented leader to serve as the next Executive Director for the Disabled Students’ Program for the Division of Equity and Inclusion.

The Disabled Students’ Program at UC Berkeley is nationally recognized for its commitment to ensuring that all students with disabilities have equal and equitable access to educational opportunities at the institution and helps students to achieve academic success through its programs. The Executive Director role offers the exciting opportunity to lead several programs and to supervise approximately 50 full time staff and 400 volunteers and student employees, while ensuring academic access for approximately 5,000 disabled students and supporting faculty by significantly facilitating the interactive process. The program size brings tremendous financial, leadership, and operational complexity and introduces significant opportunities and challenges in line with Berkeley’s mission as one of the leading public institutions in the nation.

The ED manages both the operations of DSP and builds and sustains collaborative relationships across campus with faculty, staff, and student leaders. The ED is also responsible for coordinating response to the needs of an expanding population of students with disabilities, including disabled veterans (wounded warriors), neurodivergent students, and psychological disabilities. The ED oversees communication and coordination with subject matter experts in various disabilities, Auxiliary Services, Alternative Media Center, the AIM student service system, Campus Test Proctoring Services, and extramural grant programs for students with disabilities. The ED is responsible for fiscally managing a Department of Education TRIO Student Support Services federal grant

The ED reports to the Interim Chief of Staff/Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Equity and Success in the Division of Equity and Inclusion and works in a vibrant, challenging, and complex environment, together with faculty and other campus partners, to uphold the civil rights of disabled students and the university’s reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and equity.

For the full position profile, please visit: https://diversifiedsearchgroup.com/search/uc-berkeley-ed-dsp/

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The salary estimate for this position is $170,000 to $205,000. UC Berkeley offers a generous benefits package. Reimbursement for relocation and 30-day temporary housing also available.

For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications to:

Staci Williams Seeley, Managing Director
Ruth Shoemaker Wood, Managing Director
Linda Chavers, Managing Associate
Storbeck Search

The University of California, Berkeley, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.