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Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 12:05 AM


Associate Provost for Faculty and Diversity Initiatives (#1780)

Muhlenberg College announces the search for a newly established position of Associate Provost for Faculty and Diversity Initiatives (APFDI). Reporting directly to the Provost, the APFDI supports faculty development efforts in the areas of pedagogy, curriculum, scholarship, and leadership and works with the Provost to oversee faculty evaluation and reviews. The APFDI oversees the implementation of Muhlenberg’s Diversity Strategic Plan and contributes to the development of policies and practices that help sustain a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community. Working with the Provost, the APFDI supports the College’s initiatives to recruit and retain a diverse faculty, and partners with others on campus (e.g., Faculty Center for Teaching, Provost Senior Staff, Department Chairs, faculty, and the Office of Multicultural Life) to strengthen the depth and complexity of teaching and learning about diversity. The APFDI collaborates with the Office of Multicultural Life and Human Resources to support diversity and inclusion initiatives targeted at students, faculty, and staff.

The successful candidate will hold an advanced academic degree and will have a background spanning ten or more years in higher ed, including experience developing and leading strategies to promote diversity, equity and inclusion. An in-depth knowledge of theory and practice regarding organizational diversity, inclusive pedagogy and faculty development is essential. Experience analyzing, interpreting and assessing quantitative and qualitative data to inform decision-making is required. To review the full job description, visit our recruiting page at

To apply, please submit the following documents to: by November 1, 2017:
(1) a letter of application, (2) a resume (3) a separate and distinct statement addressing how you would contribute to Muhlenberg’s effort to become a more diverse and inclusive community and (4) names, email addresses and phone numbers of three current references

Allentown is a diverse city of 116,000, and along with Bethlehem and Easton, anchors the third-largest metropolitan area in Pennsylvania. The greater Lehigh Valley is home to a vibrant arts scene, a nationally unique parks system, and a rich blend of cuisine and ethnic restaurants. In addition, Allentown is within close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education.

For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can find the latest updates to the College's Diversity Strategic Plan at this link:

• Location: Allentown, Allentown, PA

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