Diversity is the unofficial religion of higher education. It pays quite well, too.

Campus Reform reports:

UC Berkeley offers six-figure salary for ‘diversity’ recruiter

The University of California, Berkeley is offering to pay as much as $126,200 per year for an administrator to oversee and expand its wide-ranging “diversity” recruitment efforts.

The job posting for “Diversity Program Recruiter” seeks a candidate who will “partner with external institutions to stay abreast of current trends in outreach and diversity recruitment, as well as to work “in concert” with the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission and Affirmative Action Guidance Committee to “formulate actionable plans.”

The recruiter will also be required to “track and report on diversity staffing metrics, initiatives, and source effectiveness” in order to ensure that the diversity program staff is itself sufficiently diverse, and to “formulate actionable plans to address areas of opportunity on campus.”

The university explains that the individual will lead efforts to “develop enhance, and maintain relationships with current and new diversity organizations and partnerships,” which will require them to “identify, evaluate, and present new recruitment sources and networking opportunities that will generate quality, diverse applicants,” as well as “develop relationships with external diversity partners and organizations that can connect The University to top diverse talent (e.g., underrepresented groups, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, etc.).”

Other roles of the employee will include serving as a “liaison and partner” to Employee Resource Groups and Diversity Councils “to implement and support solutions related to recruitment initiatives.”