University of Washington Bothell - Assistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

WA, Bothell

The University of Washington Bothell (UWB) seeks applicants for an Assistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (AVC).

Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the AVC plays a crucial, campus-wide role by providing direction, support, organization and education to foster and promote a campus culture that minimizes bias and both recognizes and addresses systemic inequalities. The person in this role will collaborate and work closely with students, faculty, and staff to promote their ability to engage, teach, and work in a culturally diverse environment. The AVC will take leadership in establishing ongoing assessment and accountability of the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the campus. With the support of capable team, the AVC will engage in campus-wide strategy and implementation of plans to support and develop recruitment and retention of diverse students, faculty, and staff.

The AVC will directly supervise staff in the Student Diversity Center, the Academic Transition Program, the Office of Diversity and Equity, and the Chancellor’s Diversity Council. Key opportunities and expectations include developing and implementing a compelling vision and sustainable infrastructure for campus diversity; serving as a visible and collaborative ambassador for diversity and inclusion; and building partnerships and providing informed direction across campus. The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree, with an advanced degree preferred, and bring demonstrated organizational leadership and effective experience working in diversity, equity, inclusion, or social justice.

The University of Washington Bothell is a dynamic public university just north of Seattle. It is co-located with Cascadia College and is part of a tri-campus structure that also includes the University of Washington’s Seattle and Tacoma campuses. UWB offers a participatory student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary teaching and research, creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell’s current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, and approximately half are first-generation college attendees or come from underrepresented groups.

Located along wetlands and a river north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond. It holds a Carnegie classification for community engagement thanks to its strong record of research and service collaborations in the region.

Please direct inquiries and nominations to Lisa Meyer, Charlene Aguilar and Kati Sweaney at WittKieffer at To submit a formal application, please apply through the University of Washington employment site, found here.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.