Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Outreach for Police Services
California State University, Northridge
Location: Northridge, California
Internal Number: 3793389
Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Outreach for Police Services
At CSUN we aspire to continually grow as an inclusive, cooperative community!
CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. As a leader you will have the opportunity to thrive in a community in which our leaders share common traits as identified in our Leadership Principles https://www.csun.edu/leadership-principles. If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place.
Under general supervision of the Chief of Police, the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Community Outreach for Police Services leads efforts to re-imagine campus policing by building on strategic recommendations to embed DEI work into the department and deepen a culture of community, care, and collaboation. The incumbent operationalizes recommended DEI practices by developing, implementing, and assessing diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in support of the department's overall efforts to serve the university community with an emphasis on service and outreach to those who have been historically marginalized and distrustful of the police.
Regulalry interacts with diverse stakeholders to evaluate policy, develop trainings, and align operations to strategic initiatives, making recommendations to enrich DPS practices as they relates to advancing DEI initiatives, goals and the university's core equity values.
Oversees general community outreach efforts to the campus community to improve the department's overall relations with the community.
Represents DPS on external committees in the community, such as other police departments, governmental partners, and local and regional victim advocacy groups.
As a leader, demonstrates a commitment to student success that is mission aligned with the university's vision, values and priorities. Establishes an ethical and collegial work environment, promoting a collaborative, accountable and inclusive team. Encourages a courageous and resilient solution-oriented environment by participating in new opportunities to further the mission of the university. Participates in developing initiatives that further support the campus mission with a service-oriented and catalytic mind set. Strengthens employees by being communicative and a talent builder that develops team attributes, furthering departmental goals.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in social justice, sociology, psychology, public administration, human resources management, or a job-related field.
Master's Degree in a job-related field preferred.
Equivalent to five (5) years of progressively responsible professional administration experience. Two of the five years of professional administration experience being in a managerial role preferred, and two of those years working on equity, inclusion, and/or diversity issues also preferred.
Experience working with law enforcement is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Leadership
Demonstrated excellence as a leader, manager, and collaborator, with superior oral and written communication skills; policy writing skills strongly preferred; advanced data analysis skills strongly preferred.
Lead diverse teams to support the operational mission and vision of employers by fostering an ethical, inclusive and collegial work environment.
Demonstrated ability to support ongoing improvement through courageous, resilient, and catalytic leadership.
Lead varying initiatives through a collaborative, service-oriented and communicative approach.
Demonstrated commitment to employee development, recognition, and accountability to further operational goals.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $128,400 - $136,680, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
The position is currently hybrid (4 days in office, 1 day remote); however, this is subject to change based on student and/or operational needs.
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position may be considered a 'limited reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
This position is a 'designated position' in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
Applications received through Jan 27, 2022, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more visit our Matadors Forward site: https://www.csun.edu/matadors-forward/faculty-and-staff-fall-guidelines
Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.
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