(a) Chief Diversity Officer
(2) QualificationsThe Chief Diversity Officer shall have significant experience, within the Federal Government and the science community, with diversity- and inclusion-related matters, including—
(b) DutiesThe Chief Diversity Officer is responsible for providing advice on policy, oversight, guidance, and coordination with respect to matters of the Foundation related to diversity and inclusion, including ensuring the geographic diversity of the Foundation programs. Other duties may include—
establishing and maintaining a strategic plan that publicly states a diversity definition, vision, and goals for the Foundation;
(2) defining a set of strategic metrics that are—
advising in the establishment of a strategic plan for diverse participation by individuals and institutions of higher education, including community colleges, historically Black colleges and universities, Tribal Colleges or Universities, minority serving institutions, institutions of higher education with an established STEM capacity building program focused on Native Hawaiians or Alaska Natives, and EPSCoR institutions);
advising in the establishment of a strategic plan for outreach to, and recruiting from, untapped locations and underrepresented populations;
advising on the application of the Foundation’s broader impacts review criterion; and
performing such additional duties and exercise such powers as the Director may prescribe.
(c) Authorization of appropriations
To carry out this section, there are authorized to be appropriated $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2023 through 2027.