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Associate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Location:  Frankfort, KY, telework as agency directed

Travel: Limited travel

Compensation: Competitive salary and state benefits


CPE is responsible for the coordination of a multi-sector, statewide higher education enterprise comprising Kentucky’s public universities and community and technical colleges serving nearly 250,000 students. In addition, the CPE licenses private for-profit and nonprofit colleges and universities operating in the state.

The Associate will work directly with CPE’s Executive Director of Initiatives for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to assist in carrying out the many responsibilities of CPE’s division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Duties and Responsibilities

Main Duties

Within those responsibilities, there are numerous projects and initiatives that require an abundance of research, coordination, planning, and follow-up.  The successful candidate will work with the Executive Director of Initiatives for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; so strong organizational, time management and problem-solving skills are essential.  The Associate should manage day-to-day project activities, thus allowing the Executive Director to focus on broader issues and proactively identify potential problems.  The Associate will fulfill these roles in an exciting and fast-paced environment.

Other Duties

Required Education and Experience

Contact Information

Interested applicants should send a letter of application specifically addressing the responsibilities and qualifications of the position, a resume, and the names, titles, and contact information for at least three professional references to:

Rae Smith, Human Resource
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
100 Airport Road, Second Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601

Last Updated 9/3/2021