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Washington University School of Medicine - Associate Vice Chancellor, Medical Campus Diversity and Inclusion

St. Louis, MO

Job Description

Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) seeks nominations and applications for the inaugural position of Associate Vice Chancellor, Medical Campus Diversity and Inclusion (AVCMCDI).  The AVCMCDI will lead institutional efforts to advance diversity, inclusion, and equity.  The AVCMCDI will report to the Dean of the Medical School and partner closely with departmental chairs.  The mission of WUSM is to “lead in advancing human health through the best clinical care, innovative research and the education of tomorrow’s leaders in biomedicine in a culture that supports diversity, inclusion, critical thinking and creativity.”  Accordingly, the AVCMCDI will provide consultation to the Dean and WUSM Leadership on diversity and inclusion efforts. 

The AVCMCDI will serve as WUSM’s senior leader in coordinating efforts that ensure a diverse and inclusive environment.  This individual will develop and implement an innovative and comprehensive plan for furthering diversity, inclusion, and equity within WUSM.  The AVCMCDI will promote a culture of open participation and facilitate discussions on topics related to diversity and inclusion.  The AVCMCDI will partner with WUSM’s diversity resources and committees to advance/accelerate the institution’s diversity and inclusion efforts.

The ideal candidate will be a nationally recognized leader in diversity, inclusion, and equity with proven experience and a strong commitment to diversity.  The AVCMCDI will promote WUSM’s diversity and inclusion goals and initiatives, including the creation and implementation of innovative faculty, staff, and student recruitment and retention programs.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited.  Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.  For additional information, please contact the Search Committee’s consultants Oliver B. Tomlin, III and Lisa DeSimone Arthur via email at  The consultants can be reached by phone through the office of Lisa DeSimone Arthur at (917) 209-0331.

Washington University School of Medicine values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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