UNC School of Medicine launches search for Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The UNC School of Medicine has launched a search for the Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, seeking a dynamic leader for this core mission to fill the role vacated at the time of Dr. Paul Godley’s unfortunate passing.

The Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is the School of Medicine (SOM) leader with responsibility for guiding efforts to conceptualize, define, assess, nurture, and cultivate diversity as an institutional and educational resource. The primary responsibilities of the VDDEI include:

  • Serve on the Dean’s cabinet in the UNC SOM;
  • Manage the staff and resources of the Office of Inclusive Excellence;
  • Implement the Diversity initiatives of the UNC SOM Strategic Plan;
  • Promote and advance diversity and inclusion for faculty, trainees (in graduate medical education programs and other graduate education and training programs within the SOM), students and SOM staff;
  • Actively participate and align pipeline programs at each level of professional development;
  • Work closely with the UNC Health Care System (HCS) and other partner organizations responsible for advancing diversity and inclusion throughout the organization

Internal and external candidates are invited to apply.  Julie Byerley, Executive Vice Dean, is chairing the search committee and invites nominations to julie_byerley@med.unc.edu

The link to apply is:  http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/163093

Full job description is available here.