Director for Student Diversity and Inclusion
  • Job Posting Expires: 5/1/2023
13M ago
$0 to $0
Full Time
Administrative, Support and Clerical
2-4 Years
Primary Duties

Nature of work

Provide leadership and oversight in developing institutional programs that promote a culture of diversity and inclusion. Create supportive campus climate for underrepresented students and a more inclusive student experience. Responsible for shaping and advancing diversity and inclusion initiatives in support of the college’s values, goals, and priorities with an emphasis on promoting retention and degree attainment.


Examples of work performed:

1. Work collaboratively with the campus community to create an environment that supports a safe, welcoming, and inclusive teaching and learning environment.

2. Serve as a mentor and support system for students from underrepresented communities.

3. Develop and manage agreements and pathway programs with key stakeholders (i.e. Little Priest Tribal College, Nebraska Indian Community College).

4. Advise student groups associated with underrepresented communities (i.e. BSAPRIDE, Native American Student Alliance).

5. Perform all duties associated with the NCAA Athletic Diversity and Inclusion Designee. Designee will be the point person for all diversity and inclusion–related information between conference offices, campuses, and the NCAA.

6. Manage the international programs office by supporting students, engaging the community, and developing and managing agreements.

7. Manage disability services and provide guidance in supporting students, educating the campus, and ensuring compliance with the American Disabilities Act.

8. Convene and support the President’s Council on Diversity.

9. Manage the unit’s budget.

10. Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Required Qualifications:

1. Master’s Degree and 3 years of relative experience.

2. Experience leading and managing diversity, equity, and inclusion programs, preferably in a university setting.

3. Ability to cultivate and develop collaborative working relationships with students, faculty, and staff.

4. Ability to interpret and apply rules, policies, and procedures.

5. Excellent organizational skills and a commitment to being detailed oriented.

6. Strong written and spoken communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

1. 5+ years of relevant work experience.

2. Strong programming experience.


Wayne State College has been educating students for more than 100 years. Located in Northeast Nebraska, close to Sioux City, Iowa, and within a two-hour drive to Sioux Falls, Omaha and Lincoln, the College is one of the most dynamic, regional public colleges in the Midwest. One of three members of the Nebraska State College System, the College distinguishes itself by providing educational excellence in a small, personalized setting. The beautiful 128-acre campus serves over 4,000 students who have a choice of more than 130 programs of study. In fall 2020, the College welcomed the second largest freshmen class in its history, driven by new academic programs and partnerships, updated and new facilities, and a continuing focus on supporting students with generous scholarships in their academic and co-curricular experiences. Wayne State has been the recipient of a number of awards, honors, and distinctions due to its commitment to service, student success, and providing an exceptional education at an affordable cost. The entire community is focused on making Wayne State a great place for students to thrive and advance their futures, and there is a collective sense of excitement about the future of the College.

Compensation Details

Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive and comprehensive fringe benefit package.


Wayne State College has an outstanding benefit package.

Benefit coverage begins the first day of the month after employment starts.


Coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska with two options: a Preferred Provider Plan (PPO) with a $650 deductible

or a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with a $3,800 deductible.

• Preferred Provider (PPO) = $650.00 deductible, co-insurance 80/20, out of pocket maximum is $4,600. Co-pays are

$35 for primary physician, $55 for specialty physician or urgent care, $85 for ER visits. This plan includes a prescription


• High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) = $3,800.00 deductible, co-insurance 90/10, out of pocket maximum is $4,350.

Health Reimbursement Account funded by WSC for out of pocket expenses.

• Dental Plan includes two oral exams/cleanings each calendar year with no deductible. Any restorative or maintenance

services cost a $25 deductible per year.


Coverage through Ameritas-VSP; $20 deductible for an annual exam; coverage includes specified maximums for lenses and

frames and a discount on contacts.


All full time employees receive a term life plan with a death benefit of $30,000. Optional supplemental coverage is available.


Voluntary contributions are available for full time employees. Once employees meet the minimum age requirements,

employees will contribute 6% of gross salary on a pre-tax basis and WSC contributes 8%. Employees are fully vested from the

first date of contributions. Employees may contribute up to what law allows each year.


Full time employees receive sick leave, vacation leave, 6 days of bereavement leave, and 13 paid holidays.


Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Tuition Waivers, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Wellness


For more information on benefits please go to and click on Benefits.

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