Assistant Director, Equal Opportunity

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title:

Assistant Director, Equal Opportunity


UNT-Inst Equity & Div-Gen-210000

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Department Summary:

Join the Division of Institutional Equity and Diversity as we partner with University of North Texas (UNT) faculty, staff, and the local community to uphold an
inclusive environment that promotes UNT student success in a global marketplace. The UNT community highly values the educational benefits of diversity and
actively supports and respects all of our members. We are looking for an assistant director to be a part of our exciting strategic initiatives and expansive vision for
the future of UNT.
As one of Texas’ largest Universities, UNT is a 500-acre campus located in Denton, Texas, approximately 39 miles from the most dynamic metropolitan areas in
the U.S., Dallas/Fort Worth. UNT is home to over 39,000 students and employs over 8,000 faculty and staff members.

Position Overview:

Performs complex investigations, analyzes issues and prepares investigative plans to address complaints rom university employees and/or students based on protected class status concerning allegations of discriminatory or harassing behavior within the university. Directs, develops and delivers EEO and AA training across campus, including online training programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in related field and five years of related professional experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • At least two years of demonstrated professional experience conducting investigations.
  • Strong skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem solving, and interviewing.
  • Exposure to nondiscrimination laws and compliance regulations (e.g., Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Clery Act, and VAWA) and federal and state rules and regulations related to EEO/AA programs.
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to assess and negotiate complex, highly sensitive situations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including skill in writing grammatically correct, concise, and logical analytical reports to convey complex issues.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills including the demonstrated ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and facilitate resolution of complex complaints.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and professionally across multiple constituencies to resolve complaints in a neutral, sensitive manner.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of or professional experience conducting investigations related to sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, gender-related violence, and/or discrimination in a higher-education setting or other related field.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations orally and in writing, and demonstrated public-speaking experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with and for diverse, multicultural populations.
  • Thorough understanding of nondiscrimination laws and compliance regulations (e.g., Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, the Clery Act, and VAWA) and federal and state rules and regulations related to EEO/AA programs.
  • Experience with the preparation of reporting for the Affirmative Action Plan, including retrieving and editing data and creating reports such as the workforce analysis, adverse impact analysis, applicant flow, etc.

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday

Driving University Vehicle:


Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Asst Dir, Equal Opportunity

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate


Completion of all investigation into matters of discrimination, retaliation and harassment on the basis of protected class in a timely manner.


Provide EEO guidance and make recommendations when approproate, facilitate all inquiries and consultations, work with directors and department heads to resolve low-level EO issues.


Recommend implementation or review of policies, assist with revision, provide edits, work effectively with campus partners on revisions.


Provide campus-wide faculty hiring and EEO training. Update and revise training programs as necessary.


Actively participate on committees related to policy development, compliance, and search committees.


Participate in professional organizations, attend conferences, and participate in appropriate trainings.


Maintain files in an efficient and effective manner.


Create and consult on the office’s marketing, training, and affirmative action needs.


Monitor and assist with administrative needs of OEO office and Director, as needed.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 7/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time