Bucknell University invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Equity & Inclusive Excellence (VPEIE). Reporting to the President and Provost and serving on the President’s senior leadership team, the inaugural VPEIE will be a strategic, thoughtful, energetic, and collaborative institutional leader charged with creating and executing a unified vision for institutional equity and inclusive excellence at Bucknell.
Ideal candidates for the VPEIE position will bring expertise in equity, inclusion, diversity, anti-racism, and belonging expertise to Bucknell’s student-centered, residential living and learning campus. The VPEIE will provide leadership and strategic direction for creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for Bucknell’s students, faculty, and staff in collaboration with appropriate offices and colleagues across the University. The VPEIE will also collaborate with appropriate offices and colleagues across the University to provide leadership and strategic direction for creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for Bucknell’s students, faculty, and staff. The VPEIE will also be a skilled administrator who embraces working in both large, public venues and in more intimate conversational settings to implement strategic initiatives. Overseeing Bucknell’s newly created Office of Equity & Inclusive Excellence, the inaugural VPEIE will build upon the work of the previous Associate Provost for Equity and Inclusive Excellence and will have the exciting opportunity to design, build, and evaluate strategies and policies to further the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals outlined in the University’s strategic plan. The VPEIE will lead by example in modeling trust, respect, transparency, compassion, and enthusiasm across all constituencies of the University community.
A terminal degree and 8-10 years of experience in a college/university environment are preferred. For consideration, please send all nominations and applications, which should include a résumé /CV and letter of interest, to BucknellEIE@StorbeckSearch.com.