Washington Athletics aims to inspire champions in competition and in the classroom. We exist to enrich the lives of students to positively impact our community and world for generations to come. Operating with the four core values of growth mindset, committed service, humility and grit, the Huskies choose to lead by example. With over 650 student-athletes competing throughout UW's 22 sports programs, the department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to a leading-edge student-athlete experience, and offering student-athletes the ability to compete for NCAA, IRA, and Pac-12 championships while working toward a degree from one of the world's leading public research universities.
A bachelor’s degree and five years of professional level work experience in an institutional, non-profit, or corporate setting.
A minimum of one year of experience and demonstrated proficiency in developing, managing, and overseeing a diversity, equity, and inclusion plan.
Ability to understand and communicate the complex and nuanced issues of diversity and equity.
Demonstrated experience working effectively with individuals from diverse and marginalized communities, including specific experience with American Indians; people of color, including underrepresented groups and new immigrant populations; people with both visible and invisible disabilities; women; people of various gender and sexual identities and expressions.
Demonstrated experience facilitating education and training sessions and/or presenting training programs. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Familiarity with Title IX. Supervisory experience. Experience with all aspects of the hiring process: recruitment, training, and retention.
Master’s Degree in human resources, education, sociology, public administration, social justice, or related field; or equivalent (JD, MBA, M.Ed, etc.). Five to eight years of progressively responsible, related experience in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in a higher education setting.
Experience mentoring and working with collegiate student-athletes. Experience with NCAA Division I college athletics. Familiarity with NCAA Rules and Regulations. Diversity and Inclusion committee or council experience at the department, conference, or NCAA level. Familiarity with the NCAA Diversity and Inclusion efforts and goals.
Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations governing education, release of public information, and equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.