Equity and Access Rep - HR Specialists
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University
Equity and Access Rep - HR Specialists
Job Number: 2018457
Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.
1. Demonstrated knowledge of policies and regulations that pertain to applicants, students, faculty, and staff including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Americans with Disabilities Act; Section 503/504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, and any other state/federal anti-discrimination regulations.
2.Demonstrated ability to work successfully with a diverse population.
3.Advanced communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to diverse internal and external audiences, client groups, and all levels of management.
4.Demonstrated experience with establishing and maintaining professional working relationships and interpersonal skills.
5.Demonstrated experience with analyzing problems objectively, making effective recommendations and assisting with the implementation of solutions to these problems.
1.Bachelor's or advanced degree in Human Resources, Business, Law or related field.
2.Demonstrated knowledge of faculty and staff recruitment procedures in a higher education.
3.Certification and/or training in Title IX investigations and adjudication
4.Two or more years of professional experience in higher education Title IX compliance.
The Equity and Access Representative assists the Chief Diversity Officer in administering the Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Title IX and Title VII functions of the University. The Equity and Access Representative has responsibility for serving as the primary contact for individuals filing a complaint, including compiling reports and assisting with the scheduling of hearings under the general direction of the CDO. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring compliance with Federal and State affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, and Title IX regulations, and for collaborating with internal and external partners by providing guidance for developing and implementing programs and practices. The incumbent will participate in the evaluation of university-wide progress in creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment.
Intake complaints and assess appropriate resolution process and procedural protocol to be followed;
Provide consultation and education to students, faculty, and/or staff on discriminatory practices, equity matters, policies, procedures, and options for resolution of complaint matters;
Prepare and plan meetings for the Equity and Access office as needed;
Manage the calendar for the Chief Diversity Officer;
Hire, train and supervise graduate assistants, and student workers;
Provide consultation, guidance, technical assistance and compliance support to Equity and Access staff;
Serve as the initial point of contact for individuals filing complaints, including drafting letters, preparing memoranda and email responses;
Prepare folders for investigative review, including document compilation;
Maintain abreast of policy changes and update investigators as needed;
Assist hearing adjudicators with the planning and scheduling of hearings;
Assist with investigations including interviewing witnesses, and/or writing investigative reports as a co-investigator;
Other duties as assigned.
Additional Information to Applicants
The Office of Equity and Access requires a diversity statement from any candidate being considered for a position, to allow evaluation of their past and potential contributions to enhancing and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion. The statement should address the candidate's vision for contributing actively to diversity, equity, and inclusion at Texas State University.
Posting NoticesYOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.
Legal and Required Notices
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.
Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
Why work @ Texas State?
By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you'll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.
For full application instructions and position description, please visit the Texas State Job Board