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Manager - Diversity
College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada
Date Posted 05/03/2021
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at hr.recruitment@csn.edu or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

The Diversity Manager supervises staff and activities, conceptualize, plan, organize and execute day to day programming to promote diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness for the College of Southern Nevada. It oversees the efforts of the Diversity Council and other internal committees that relate to multicultural and diversity activities and institutional initiatives. In this function, the position manages its efforts with other members of the Office and the college-wide community. It supports the Chief of Staff/Chief Diversity Officer with creating a more diverse and inclusive campus and supports the institutional Strategic Plan efforts assigned to the Office.

  • Research, develop, recommend, and executive creative strategies to foster the organization's diversity goals.
  • Reviews current practices and policies, assessing and analyzing the extent to which they support or hinder the organization's diversity goals.
  • Establish the focus and strategic direction of the diversity team by prioritizing programs and skillsets according to the needs of the business.
  • Establish, evaluate, and report performance metrics against organization goals to properly measure success or areas of opportunity to provide better insight and recommendations to leaders on the diversity strategy.
  • Organize, manage, and serve as the primary point of contact for established and new diversity-focused organizations, including organizations focused on executives, professionals, and students.
  • Develops materials to promote diversity-related programming with external and internal audiences, manages web content and other communication tools to engage diverse communities.
  • Co-facilitates diversity workshops and coordinates student activities and actively provides services for several student/groups of students daily.
  • Manages diversity committee's activities, budgets, logistics, and coordinates approval of events.
  • Collaborates with other CSN Departments, committee chairs, student government, and other members on diversity initiatives, including developing a calendar of events and programs that support CSN's mission, vision, and goals.
  • Oversees special projects and targeted initiatives, including the B2M Mentoring Initiative and other programs serving diverse student populations.
  • Manages the Diversity Coordinator and student workers focused on assisting this function.
  • Provides support for the overarching Office goals and activities and assist in the preparation of internal and external documentation, including reports and recommendations.
  • Supports the office with other tasks as assigned by the Chief of Staff/Chief Diversity Officer.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline with 4 to 5 years of related experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Skills in conception, management, planning, organizing, and execution of events, workshops, and programs
  • Proven ability to work with diverse communities and different intersectionalities.
  • Proficiency in use of a personal computer and current software applications including, but not limiting to, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication; interpersonal communication and human relations skills.
  • Ability to work independently and work in team settings.
  • Ability to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends as needed for event coordination.
  • Ability to travel between CSN campuses and throughout the Las Vegas community as needed to attend events and meetings.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in related discipline preferred.
  • Knowledge of issues of social justice and diversity as fundamental aspect of student success.
  • Working knowledge of FERPA rules governing privacy, NSHE and community college policies and procedures, and core curriculum of university.
  • Diversity and cultural competency models, theories, and best practices; adult learning and motivation theories.
  • Understanding of barriers faced by underrepresented college students and greater Las Vegas community.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain relationships with faculty and campus staff.
  • Basic knowledge of graphic design programs such as Adobe Pro and Illustrator.

Starting Salary Range

Administrative Faculty Grade D

$72,864.00 - $77,964.00


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the United States must have their educational transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator if their college or university is not listed in the most recent edition of the Higher Education Directory, published by Higher Education Publications, Inc. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Classification team)
  • Contact information for three professional references

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

Local Search

Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.


CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process and apply as an external candidate, your application will no longer be considered at the time of minimum qualification review. In order to prevent the disqualification of your application, you will need to reapply as an internal candidate before 11:59 pm the day prior to the position close date.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

About Us
The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

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