Charles Snelling has been with the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity (OIDE) since 2009. Currently, he holds the position of EEO coordinator and is responsible for overseeing and investigating complaints of discrimination and harassment filed under the Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and Procedures, in collaboration with the associate vice president and vice president; serves as the operations manager of the university's diversity professional development BUILD Diversity Certificate program; and coordinates policy, procedures and strategic projects for the development of the Affirmative Action Plan. Charles has previously served as the diversity project coordinator and assistant to the vice president. Prior to joining the OIDE, he worked within the Facility Operations/Housing Services department and served as president of the Student Government Association.
Charles is an active member of the DePaul University community. He currently serves as president of Staff Council, for which he serves as the official representative to the university administration on behalf of the entire staff population. In addition, he is responsible for overseeing all strategic, political and operational initiatives, while maintaining strategic executive relationships. He has previously served as vice president and chairperson of the Fiscal Advisory Committee for Staff Council. He serves on several university-wide committees including: Provost Executive Search Committee, the Strategic Resource Allocations Committee (SRAC), the Tuition Pricing Committee, University Benefits and Compensation Committee, and was the V|2018 Strategic Plan alumni representative. He has previously served as an executive leader on DePaul University's Black Leadership Coalition (DPUBLC), Alumni Association Board and Black Alumni Chapter.
Charles holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Management with a focus on Entrepreneurship/Pre-Law, from DePaul University's Driehaus College of Business. Charles is pursuing his MBA in Strategy and Decision-Making from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.