The Executive Director will work directly under the supervision of the University's Chief Compliance Officer, and 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, equal access, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action prohibiting discrimination and harassment. Responsibilities include:
Prepare all necessary reports to federal and state agencies. Work with the Office of Human Resources, Office of General Counsel, Athletics, Student Affairs and other areas. Oversee investigative activities.
Serve as the University's Title IX Coordinator and coordinate responses on behalf of the University on all discrimination complaints received from outside administrative agencies. Participate in University programs, strategic initiatives, training, and awareness, relating to Title IX, Title VII and Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. Remain knowledgeable of current regulations and trends in higher education related to Title IX. Oversee and promote EEO/AA compliance in University employment practices.
Act as senior level advisor on equal opportunity and diversity issues to build and maintain a diverse student body and work force; provides leadership and support to the University's commitment to diversity. Work collaboratively with executives, staff, faculty and students to assist in creating and promoting a welcoming, supportive and inclusive climate within the University.
Investigate or oversee the investigation of complaints relating to discrimination, harassment, or other compliance areas to determine if there has been a violation of University, State or Federal policies.
Monitor University policy and procedures to ensure compliance with State and Federal law and regulations. Collaborate with schools to ensure local policies and procedures currently being utilized are compliant with University policy and governing authorities.
Maintain confidentiality and works under multiple deadlines. Manage investigative and administrative staff.
Law degree (J.D., LL.B.) or equivalent from an accredited institution and six years of appropriate experience required.
Excellent writing and communications skills required.
Experience in addressing EEO, Title IX, Title VII or ADA complaints, conducting fact-finding investigations, and preparing decisions or comprehensive report preferred.
Experience working in a higher educational setting preferred.
For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to Apply Now (Position #979626).
Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.
FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.
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