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Portland State University

Portland State University

Portland State University (PSU) enhances the intellectual, social, cultural, and economic qualities of urban life by providing access to a quality liberal arts education. PSU is located in beautiful, vibrant downtown Portland, easily accessible by bike and public transit, and surrounded by many restaurants, food carts, parks, and local businesses. We hope you will consider joining us and experience  our motto in action: Let Knowledge Serve the City.


 

PSU’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) -- recently ranked one of the Best Places to Work in IT -- empowers students, faculty, and staff through technology. Our number one value is our employees: we actively encourage a healthy work-life balance and strive to support our employees professionally and personally. This is fostered through many avenues. We strongly support professional development, and there are many opportunities on campus and in the local Portland area. PSU offers a sizable tuition discount and we encourage our staff to take advantage of this, be it for pursuing a degree or personal interest. In OIT, we believe that this type of support creates a positive environment for our employees both at work and in their personal lives. We are a department of dynamic, engaged, collaborative, and communicative people, and seek to attract more of the same. Read more about why we’re a great place to work at https://www.pdx.edu/oit/employment

 

 A thriving campus in the heart of Portland

As Oregon's most affordable public research university, we offer tremendous opportunity to 27,000 students from all backgrounds. Our mission to "let knowledge serve the city" reflects our dedication to finding innovative, sustainable solutions to local and global problems.

Our location in the heart of one of America's most dynamic cities gives our students unmatched access to career connections and an internationally acclaimed culture scene. We are the only Oregon university to offer a four-year degree guarantee

Our graduates go on to invent for Intel, design for Nike, catch touchdowns in the NFL, run international corporations and make hit Hollywood movies.

 

Welcome to Global Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity, equity, and inclusion is not only a value and a mission of Portland State University, it is the essential framework of who we are and what we do as an institution and community. Global Diversity and Inclusion is the central division that leads and facilitates the continuous quest for Inclusive Excellence. We structure our ongoing diversity, equity, and inclusion journey through four pillars:

Diversity Education & Learning

 

Global Diversity & Inclusion offers diversity, equity, and inclusion education addressing a variety of topics, needs, and experience levels. We provide a body of learning opportunities of breadth and depth, from beginner to advanced.

Equity & Compliance

 

Diversity, equity, and inclusion advocacy requires the ongoing examination of all endeavors, activities, practices, structures, and systems of Portland State University. We seek to identify the barriers and challenges to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We advocate for any and all needed changes that aid in making every person feel welcome, wanted, valued, and partnered with for their success.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advocacy

 

Diversity, equity, and inclusion advocacy requires the ongoing examination of all endeavors, activities, practices, structures, and systems of Portland State University. We seek to identify the barriers and challenges to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We advocate for any and all needed changes that aid in making every person feel welcome, wanted, valued, and partnered with for their success.

Partnerships & Engagement

 

We are fortunate to be part of a community recognized worldwide for its leadership on issues of sustainability and social justice. We commit to inclusion of historically marginalized communities and those underrepresented in higher education. We cannot meet our commitments without the rich partnerships and full engagement with all communities in our city and region.

 

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