The Deputy Director of Institutional Equity will work under the supervision of the Executive Director to provide leadership in the development, implementation and administration of policies and procedures to promote compliance with Federal and State law, regulations and rules, with particular emphasis on those relating to nondiscrimination, harassment, access, affirmative action and diversity. This will include conducting civil rights investigations, developing and implementing the university's annual affirmative action plan, participating in campus threat assessment and criminal background reviews, conducting civil rights trainings for faculty, staff and students and facilitating fair and affirmative hiring practices across the University. This position will be designated as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator and a Deputy Disability Coordinator. This position will work closely with the University's Chief Diversity Officer, Legal Counsel, Human Resources, Disability Services, the Women's Center, University Police, the Dean of Students, Athletics and other administrators.
Although not guaranteed, the individual selected to fill this position may be directly promoted to the Executive Director position without further competition.
- Law degree (JD or LL.M) or masters degree, or equivalent, from an accredited institution.
- Three years experience in civil rights, employee relations, student affairs, affirmative action, human resources or related field.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
- Knowledge of employment and student civil rights including gender, disability, etc.
- Ability to confidentially perform fair and impartial civil rights investigations
- Ability to train employees and students regarding civil rights
- Ability to operate automated software for EEO & AAP functions
- Ability to plan, execute & assess strategic initiatives
- Demonstrated community engagement and constructive advocacy
- Knowledge of and experience with higher education
- Additional education & training beyond minimum
- Ability to creatively solve problems through mediation/negotiation
- Technology-based employee or student data management.
To apply, please complete the online staff application at http://jobs.weber.edu and attach a cover letter, current resume and the names and contact information for three professional references. A philosophy statement may also be attached as an optional applicant document.
Screening of applications will begin December 4, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.