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Appalachian State University - Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Compliance

Boone, NC

Job Description

Appalachian State University (Appalachian) seeks nominations and applications for the position of Associate Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Compliance (EDC) to provide vision and lead the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Compliance. The Associate Vice Chancellor will focus efforts in conjunction with other constituents across the campus to create a more inclusive and equitable campus community squarely aligned with the mission of the University. The Associate Vice Chancellor will serve on the Provost’s Council and report to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor.

The Associate Vice Chancellor, in tandem with the Chief Diversity Officer, will be responsible for advancing an integrated vision and implementation strategies that demonstrate the University’s commitment to a welcoming, inclusive environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors. The Associate Vice Chancellor will work collaboratively with the University’s senior administrative leadership team, deans, department chairs, faculty, staff, and student groups as well as the Office of Human Resources, the Office of General Counsel, and the Athletics Department to meet the campus goals of equity, diversity, and compliance. The Associate Vice Chancellor will serve as the Title IX Coordinator.

The ideal candidate will be a demonstrated leader in areas of compliance, equity and inclusion. Candidates will be natural collaborators with success of working with all constituencies of a university/college. Candidates will be steeped in the most current knowledge and practices with extensive experience conducting investigations of unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. The Associate Vice Chancellor will have experience overseeing Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity compliance regulations, policies and practices in the public sector with demonstrated experience with Title IX. Additional information about Appalachian State University may be found at

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by March 1, 2017. Candidates should provide a professional resumé or curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Statement available below, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be submitted to the ASU application portal at

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