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Search for Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The College of Veterinary Medicine has created a new and exciting opportunity for a Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This role will build, strengthen and further define the diversity and inclusion strategy across our College. As a leader, champion, change agent and subject matter expert, the Director will help advance our efforts to cultivate an environment where everyone is welcomed, valued and included. The Director will work closely with our Diversity and Inclusion Committee and leaders across all areas of our organization to effectively leverage initiatives, resources and tools and track progress against ongoing strategic initiatives.

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This is a full-time academic administrative position, reporting to the Dean, and serving on the college’s leadership team, which requires strong and dynamic leadership, exceptional judgment, superb communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals, constituencies, and communities.

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About the College of Veterinary Medicine
About the University of Minnesota

For more information about the search process, please contact:
Laura Larson, [email protected]
Director of Human Resources, College of Veterinary Medicine

Search committee

Laura Larson (HR) - co-chair
Virajita Sing (OED) - co-chair
Jessica Deere, MPH (Veterinary Medicine graduate student)
Danny Heinrich, DVM, DACVP (VCS/VMC)
Brad Fountain, Class of '22 (DVM student)
Jody Gray (CFANS, DEI Director)
Karen Nelson (ASA/Admissions)
Katey Pelican, DVM, PhD (VPM)
Mark Rutherford, MS, PhD (VBS)

The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.