Deputy Executive/Num. 2 Executive, Project Management/Program Development
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) seeks an Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to lead and assist with AACN’s strategic initiatives to advance diversity and inclusivity within academic nursing.
This individual will demonstrate a command of diversity issues in education including access and equity, measuring campus climate and assessing the educational impact of diversity. The Associate Director will:
• Guide the efforts to conceptualize, define and develop Diversity and Inclusion educational resources. • Build collaboration through consultative relationships with members and key stakeholders. • Assist with advancing the diversity and inclusion goals of the association and advancing the strategic initiatives. • Develop proposals in response to funder RFPs. Engage institutions and research experts in the development of proposals as needed. • Draft and edit communications products including reports, peer-reviewed publications, and issue briefs to disseminate the results of projects and research studies. • Develop and design appropriate research studies to build the evidence base for diversity, equity and inclusion strategies.
Qualified candidates should have an advanced degree in nursing, education, social justice studies, or a related field (PhD preferred). At least 5-7 years of related work experience, 3 years as a supervisor, preferably in an education association. Experience working in a university environment (desired). Must be able to coach, mentor, and inspire colleagues.
Reflects an in-depth perspective on organizational change with experience leading large-scale change projects in a multiple-stakeholder environment. Knowledge of diversity and inclusion issues, health disparities, and higher education. Strong program leadership skills, including experience managing budgets. Proposal/grant writing experience.
Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.
About American Association of Colleges of Nursing
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for baccalaureate and graduate nursing education. AACN works to establish quality standards for nursing education; assists schools in implementing those standards; influences the nursing profession to improve health care; and promotes public support for professional nursing education, research, and practice.