Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Job Locations US-CA-Vallejo
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Touro University California (“TUC” or the “University”) is a private, professional, and graduate-degree awarding institution located in the greater San Francisco Bay Area city of Vallejo, California. Established in 1997, TUC offers its 1,500 students an innovative education in one of several disciplines including osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, nursing, public health, and education. Nestled on 44 acres of the former Mare Island Naval Military Base and a proud member of the Touro University System (TUS), TUC is passionate in pursuing its mission of educating caring professionals to serve, to lead, and to teach within a foundation of social justice.


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Reporting to the Director of Diversity and Inclusion, the Diversity and Inclusion Officer serves as a resource in the development of inclusive programs, practices, and services at Touro University California (TUC). The individual must support the mission of the University and have strong collaboration and presentation skills. The Diversity and Inclusion Officer will need to manage multiple projects; develop and maintain collaborative working relationships across the University and provide innovative professional development programing in a dynamic environment. The Diversity and Inclusion Officer must be results oriented and organized with attention to detail. The role is expected to collaborate with academic programs and University departments to support student, staff, and faculty success by offering trainings, services, individual assistance, and resources.


The Diversity and Inclusion Officer collaborates with university administrators, faculty, staff, and students to support students, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds and helps promote the University’s vision for diversity and equity. The Diversity and Inclusion Officer will work with the TUC’ Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) in the development and implementation of university-wide diversity and inclusive programming and initiatives aligned with the University’s strategic goals and the work of the TUC Commission on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.


Under the Advancement Department, this position serves as a resource and supports admissions and recruitment and academic learning support activities, as well as activities related to DEI within the Advancement Department. This position will work with the Student Government Association (SGA) Diversity and Equity Committee and other university student groups to engage with the administration in dialogue and the development and implementation of initiatives to continue the growth of student-centered educational excellence.


This position will work with Human Resources to engage the faculty and staff in ongoing professional development in diversity and inclusion best practices. This position will have duties in Title IX, employee relations, employee training, and restorative mediation.


The position coordinates, and/or performs work with confidential matters and is expected to maintain appropriate confidence and work in an environment with a high degree of trust and integrity. The Diversity and Inclusion Officer must enjoy a fast paced, flexible environment with a focus on high quality individual and group interactions, verbal and written communications and presentations.




Recurring Tasks:

  • Identify the academic, developmental, and equity needs of TUC underrepresented student populations, including but not limited to, students of color, first generation students, and LGBTQIA+ students. Collaborate with the Director of Student Activities to develop and implement programs and services to address these needs in order to ensure student success.
  • Collaborate and participate with the TUC Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) in the assessment and prioritization of campus needs, setting goals, and working towards accomplishing the goals.
  • Collaborate and participate with the Office of Institutional Research and Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) in the creation and implementation of evaluation metrics to assess and demonstrate program success. This will include but not be limited to assessing the effectiveness of programs and services, tracking appointment statistics, records and making referrals to other TUC resources as appropriate.
  • Support the development and implementation of grant proposals related to diversity and inclusion.
  • Oversee and manage the TUC Social Justice Resource Center.
  • Assist the Associate Dean of Enrollment Management and the Director of Admissions to assess and report on admissions data for trends in race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, etc. of applicants, matriculated students and those applicants who decline admissions as well as for any barriers to admissions.
  • Assist the Associate Dean of Enrollment Management and the Director of Admissions with recruitment and development of Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with academic institutions that will grow a pipeline of diverse and equity student applicants.
  • Work with the Director of Diversity and Advancement to plan and implement DEI events on campus and in the Social Justice Resource Center.
  • Work with key stakeholders across the university including senior administrators, faculty, and staff to provide professional development in diversity and inclusion best practices, Title IX trainings, employee relations, and restorative mediation practices.
  • Serve as a designated Campus Security Authority and Responsible Employee under the Clery Act and Title IX regulations, respectively.
  • Duties in Title IX, employee relations, employee trainings, and restorative mediation as assigned by HR.


Periodic Tasks:

  • Participate in the planning and implementation of university major events such as, but not limited to, new student orientation and commencement.
  • Participate in university committee service.


Other duties may be assigned, including but not limited to serving on committees, work groups, etc.




This position may supervise the following positions if funding and resources become available and are approved through the annual budget process – work study funded student assistants and/or peer advisors/mentors.



  • Bachelor’s degree required (master’s preferred) in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Higher Education Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Human Resources, or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in academic support, collaborative diversity and inclusion program development, professional development training.
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively as the situation demands, managing competing priorities in a professional and positive manner.
  • Experience working with graduate and/or first professional degree students is desired.
  • Experience working in restorative justice is desired.



  • Strong listening and interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Possess strong analytical abilities with an ability to be an ethical decision maker.
  • Be solutions oriented with strong conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to create and maintain collaborative and productive work relationships.
  • Ability to implement successful practices in services and professional development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • High level of conceptual and organizational skills; must be detail-oriented and accurate.
  • Ability to provide innovative services directly to graduate students, faculty, and staff across a variety of disciplines and departments.
  • Proficient in submitting data for institutional reports as well as be highly skilled and adept in using Excel and Microsoft Office Suite and other similar types of office software program(s).
  • Demonstrated experience working independently on complex, ongoing projects with minimal supervision.

Maximum Salary

USD $70,000.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $56,000.00/Yr.


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