Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: Equal Opportunity/Compliance - 263000
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty
Vacancy ID: NF0003015
Position Summary: The Assistant Director will assist the Equal Opportunity & Compliance (EOC) Director and Director of Title IX Compliance in the oversight of the University's non-discrimination policies; education, awareness, and training programs; employee disability-based accommodations; and other aspects of the EOC's work to help the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill achieve its goal of providing an open, diverse and inclusive learning and working environment. The Assistant Director provides key support in the coordination of the University's efforts to comply with statutory and regulatory requirements related to Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, and implementation of applicable University policies, including the University's Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, and Related Misconduct and ADA Reasonable Accommodations in Employment Policy. The Assistant Director reports to the EOC Director and Director of Title IX Compliance. The duties of the Assistant Director include, but are not limited to: - Facilitates requests of reasonable accommodations for employees under the University's ADA Reasonable Accommodations in Employment Policy; - Oversee the process of determining and implementing pregnancy and religious accommodations for employees and students pursuant to relevant University policies; - Assist with the management of the University's timely response to and investigation of complaints pursuant to the University's Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, and Related Misconduct, including reviewing investigative reports when needed and otherwise supporting EO/Title IX Investigators; - Manage the identification and training of University employees designated as Responsible Employees with obligations to report suspected misconduct under the University's Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment and Related Misconduct; - In collaboration with other EOC staff, develop and deliver trainings in response to requests from campus community members; as needed, participate in outreach/awareness/prevention events; -Facilitate, in collaboration with the EOC Director and Associate Director, the University's ADA Transition Plan to increase digital and physical accessibility; - Assist with identification of trends and barriers that are counterproductive to a respectful, equitable, violence-free environment; and customization of training programs to eliminate the conduct and its effects on the well-being of the campus community; and - Evaluate University policies related to EO and Title IX and recommend changes to policies and implementation thereof as needed.
Application Deadline: 05/07/2018
Education Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in business, human resources, higher education administration or other relevant discipline is required. Master's Degree in aforementioned disciplines or Juris doctorate or equivalent from an accredited law school is preferred.
Qualification and Experience: A minimum three years of progressively responsible work experience in student affairs or a related field and demonstrated knowledge of government regulations and civil rights statutes, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Experience with conducting complaint investigations, implementing grievance procedures, and/or facilitating ADA accommodations preferred. The successful candidate will be student- and employee-focused and a team player. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following: Ability to understand the needs of the University and to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and community partners in a wide array of situations. Strong desire to provide an equitable, supportive environment for employees and students. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive situations with diplomacy and excellent judgment and to act calmly and objectively. Detail orientation with ability to analyze, problem solve, organize and manage multiple priorities and excellent follow up skills in a fast-paced environment Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate with large and diverse audiences.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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Special Instructions for Applicants: Resume and cover letter are required and list of 3 references are optional.