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Assistant Director, Inclusive Excellence, Carl H. Lindner College of Business, Hybrid

Posted: 03/05/2023

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Assistant Director, Inclusive Excellence, Carl H. Lindner College of Business, Hybrid
Applications must be submitted through the University of Cincinnati website. Please click on the following link >
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >
To view all available openings with the University of Cincinnati please visit >
About the University of Cincinnati 
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff, and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
About the Department
The Carl H. Lindner College of Business Office of Inclusive Excellence is currently accepting applications for Assistant Director.  The Office of Inclusive Excellence is dedicated to promoting a culture of belonging in Lindner and to supporting students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Additionally, the office engages all member of the Lindner community in promoting the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule.
Job Overview
The Lindner Office of Inclusive Excellence is seeking a dynamic and engaging individual to lead the office’s flagship program, Business Fellows.  Business Fellows supports African American, Latino, and Native American students as they transition from high school to Lindner.  This wrap-around program includes a curricular component, mentorship, student travel experiences, and direct connection to corporate partners and employers.  
The Assistant Director will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the program as well as serve as the liaison to community and corporate stakeholders and alumni who support Business Fellows.  
The Assistant Director will coordinate with college and university partners to ensure that members of the Business Fellows program are supported academically, professionally, and socially.  
Additionally, the Assistant Director will serve as a liaison to our Lindner Inclusion Partners, which are Lindner student organizations that are identity based or inclusion focused (e.g., Lindner Women in Business).   
This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule pending department approval. The initial appointment for this position will be for two (2) years and will be considered for extension based on performance and business need. 
Essential Functions

  • Communicate and assist students, parents, corporate partners; resolve questions and complex issues; represent the university internally and externally.
  • Serve at various universities, division and departmental committees and may represent the department at various state and national associations; may function for the Assistant Dean in his absence, as required.
  • May be responsible for collaborating efforts with administrative and academic units (i.e., Public Relations, Academic Colleges, Foundation, etc.) to enhance business/community partnerships.
  • Teach (or co-teach) the required transitions course for incoming first-year Business Fellows.
  • Convene and advise the Business Fellows student executive board.
  • Lead the planning and logistics of program signature events such as Talent Preview and The Toast, among others.
  • Collaborate with the Lindner Office of Admissions to recruit students to the program.
  • Coordinate engagement opportunities for Business Fellows with prospective employers and corporate partners. 
  • Lead domestic or international travel experiences for the program.
  • Select and coordinate office social media interns.
  • Administer the Lindner Inclusion Partner application process.
  • Serve as a liaison to Lindner Inclusion Partner student organizations, which includes, but is not limited to, promotion of their events, assistance in purchasing and reimbursements, reserving space in Lindner Hall for events. 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree with five(5) years experience; -OR-Associate's degree with seven (7) years experience; -OR-nine (9) years experience. Degree must be in a related field; experience must be related.
  • Experience also requires at least three (3) years supervision.
Application Process
  • Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references with your application. References will be checked for finalists.
  • All certifications and other documentation can be uploaded using the Additional Documents section in the application.
Applications must be submitted through the University of Cincinnati website. Please click on the following link >
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >
To view all available openings with the University of Cincinnati please visit >
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
  • Competitive salary range of $55,000 - $60,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans include medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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