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Goal One: Access and Success

DEI Actions

Responsible Unit

AVP for HR, Human Resources

Measures

Additional HR webinars or training for Hiring Managers on how to plan HR process and work with an HR consultant to ensure equity is infused into the hiring process from start to finish.

Number of participants in the above stated trainings and workshops to be reported to Admin Council annually.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

AVP for HR, Human Resources

Measures

An increase in the number of Search Advocates by 20% or more.

An annual report of the number of Search Advocates NOVA has each year.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

AVP for HR, Human Resources

Measures

An annual report showing diversity trends of applicants and disaggregated data of successful position searches for FT faculty, adjunct faculty, classified staff, professional faculty, and administrative faculty positions. The report will include steps that will be taken to address any identified gaps.

Additionally, an annual report showing diversity trends of applicants for interim positions of leadership at NOVA.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

OIR, Student Success Team, Office of Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer, Academic Deans Council, Pathway Councils, FT and PT teaching faculty, Office of DEI, CETL, Council of Provosts.

Measures

All degree academic disciplines and faculty will have reviewed and analyzed program-specific disaggregated student success data and all programs will outline actions to take using high-impact practices.

NOVA will have a suite of professional development opportunities for faculty on culturally responsive teaching and high-impact practices.

NOVA will work to close equity gaps found in enrollment, gateway or foundational course completion, Fall-to-Fall retention, credit hour progression, and credential completion.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

Academic Associate Deans.

Measures

Report the number of DEI workshops and trainings Associate Deans attend.

Create a guide to assist in using equity-mindedness when hiring adjunct faculty members.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

Office of Recruitment, Student Services, Council of Provosts.

Measures

Regular collection of feedback from Provosts and students on how to improve and increase in positive ratings for the Office of Recruitment.

Provosts to provide recommendations and facilitate connections with the local community and the Office of Recruitment to support the goal of improving high school outreach.

Number of DEI trainings and workshops attended by members of the Office of Recruitment.

Due Date

 July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

Office of Recruitment and Admissions, Call Center, Marketing Office, Campus Provosts.

Measures

Increase enrollment and recruitment for identified student groups who are underrepresented.

Review SIS hold practices and adjust them to address a more equity-minded approach to recruitment and enrollment.

Increase number of Student Services presentations given to internal and external stakeholders.

Identify need and resources to address students who seek Spanish (or other language) translation services at the Call Center or on campuses.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

Responsible Unit

Financial Stability and Advocacy Centers, Assigned Director of Financial Stability.

Measures

A robust training plan, including presentations and workshops given or promoted by FSP and AC staff, by the #RealNova Task Force members, and other students.

Inclusion of physical Advocacy Centers on each campus. 

Monthly communications promoting the student and faculty/staff workshops and trainings in the Daily Flyer, the Nighthawk News, and through the Virtual Student Union. 

Random survey of all populations with the result that more than 75% of respondents will recognize the name and know the website address financialstability@nvcc.edu.

Also, in a data collection, students will report referrals by faculty and staff.

Due Date

July 2022.

Results

 

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