Case Western Reserve University - Vice President for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity

OH, Cleveland
Education - Human Resources

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), one of the nation’s leading research universities, invites applications, nominations and inquiries for the position of Vice President for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity (VPIDEO). 

A member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), Case Western Reserve is an urban research university that benefits from its location in a thriving arts and cultural district that also is within walking distance of three nationally recognized major medical centers. The university enrolls more than 5,200 undergraduates and 6,600 graduate and professional school students, who come from every state and 81 countries. They join more than 3,500 faculty and 3,000 staff members dedicated to advancing the university’s mission of improving the lives of others through research, education and creative endeavors. 

The next VPIDEO will join a university community that has a long history and a strong foundation of excellence in diversity, equity and inclusion. The VPIDEO will have a dual-reporting relationship to President Barbara R. Snyder and Provost and Executive Vice President Ben Vinson III and be a member of the president’s cabinet while leading the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity. Additionally, the new VPIDEO will work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students and the surrounding community to advance the university’s core value of diversity and inclusion. 

This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced diversity leader who has a documented history of successfully collaborating across an institution to develop and advance diversity, equity and inclusion programs. The ideal candidate will be a nationally recognized diversity practitioner steeped in the research and literature of diversity, equity and inclusion and has proven success in – or aptitude for – external relations, communications and development. 

Additional information about CWRU is available at Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by September 20, 2019. Candidates should provide as three separate documents: a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Statement, and the names and contact information of five references. Materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to the Case Western Reserve University’s consultants Charlene Aguilar and Christine Pendleton at

The Case Western Reserve University 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. 

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216.368.8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.