The functions of the position in relation to outreach and diversity, encompass the promotion of DRI diversity at state, national, and international levels.

The primary purpose is reinforcing the Institute’s diversity program of opportunities in world-class research using current and future relationships in higher education, industry and the private sector, under the direction of the President and the Institute’s charter.

The outreach/diversity position requires concentrated focus to stimulate the interest of diverse qualified candidates seeking the coveted educational and employment opportunities at Desert Research Institute.

The ability to promote the Institute’s world-class research is the highest priority both to the state and the national community of underrepresented higher education populations.