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AVP for Mission and Institutional Diversity

Dallas, PA 18612
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The Associate Vice President for Mission Integration and Institutional Diversity will assist the Vice President in broadening and strengthening mission development and in turn, strengthen the culture of Misericordia University consistent with Catholic values and the Mercy Tradition through the Charisms and Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy. The position is a critical partner to the Vice President helping to advance Misericordia Universitys desire to live out its mission through vision and strategy implementation of significant diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. The Associate VP will collaborate with division directors, campus leaders, students, faculty, staff, and external constituencies to embed the critical concerns into all campus operations and provide leadership to cultivate pride in our Mercy heritage as a Mercy institution of higher education.

REQUIREMENTS: (Equivalent combinations of education, licenses, certifications and/or experience may be considered)


  • Masters or other advanced degree from an accredited university


  • Minimum of 5-7 years of Diversity experience and demonstrated expertise and track record of successfully developing, implementing and executing impactful diversity, equity, and inclusion programs.
  • Extensive experience in organizational diversity strategy development designing and implementing effective multi-level diversity programs.
  • A familiarity with Catholic social justice teaching and the critical concerns of the Sisters of Mercy.
  • An ability to lead and influence at all levels of the organization through collaboration, managing change, and building consensus. An ability to think strategically, operate tactically and impact collaboratively, while working independently and as part of a team and interacting with a multi-cultural community.
  • Direct work experience with issues of cultural differences, gender equity, religious tolerance, structural racism, ageism, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability. Demonstrated sensitivity to these issues.

Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty, and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.


Posted: 2021-06-30 Expires: 2021-08-01

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