Equity and HR Manager

Job description

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:

Equity and HR Manager


SYS-Human Resources-910600

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Salary Information:

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Department Summary:

Perched on a hilltop, overlooking the Downtown Dallas skyline, the University of North Texas at Dallas is the only public, accredited 4-year university in the City of Dallas. Serving Dallas Fort Worth – the No. 1 job market in America, according to Forbes – UNT Dallas has served as a pathway to social mobility since its establishment in 2010.

Join the Human Resources team as we continue our journey to transform the lives of our students through our partnerships and services to our campus.

Position Overview:

Manages all aspects of the Equal Opportunity (EO) Office and provides human resources (HR) consultation and guidance to HR team regarding all aspects of human resources policies, procedures, and resolution of a wide variety of human resources issues in the areas of employee relations, workplace grievances, performance management, compensation, benefits and leave, employee engagement, compliance, policy interpretation, and institutional effectiveness measures. Develops, recommends, and implements approved system or campus -wide equal opportunity, HR policies and practices and supervises staff to ensure the uniform and equitable application of policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with established legal requirements to include state, federal and other external agency guidance and in accordance with applicable policy and law.

Minimum Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development or related field
•(5) five years of experience in Human Resources and/or Employee Relations, and in conducting or managing formal investigations under Title IX, with 2 years of supervisory experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of a formal investigation process and human resources management; of human resources programs such as employment, compensation, classification, employee relations, benefits, workers’ compensation, or organizational development; and of federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing personnel activities. Skill in oral and written communication, in conducting interviews, in using computers and human resources related software applications, in using independent judgement, handling multiple tasks and prioritizing, and in problem solving. Ability to explain policies and procedures to staff and the public; to maintain confidential and sensitive information; to develop and analyze human resource processes; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with applicants, employees, and the general public; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Skill in using office computer information systems to organize, store, manipulate and retrieve data. Critical thinking skills. Ability to work in a fast paced environment, with frequently changing priorities. Focused on providing a high level of customer service and follow-through. Ability to promote an equitable, diverse and inclusive work environment.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday, 8-5 PM

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:

Equity and HR Manager

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate


Manages all equal opportunity office functions associated with investigations, policies, procedures, best practices and personnel


Serves as the main point of contact regarding the resolution of formal complaints and policy and procedure interpretation and implementation


Serves as a consultative HR business partner. Interprets, advises on, applies and disseminates complex policies, procedures, and options to leadership and employees; and recommends best strategies according to established objectives and goals


Ensures compliance with federal and state employment, AA/EO laws and regulations, Title IX, Title VII, and all related discrimination and retaliation


Assists with development and implementation of the annual Affirmative Action plan for System and campuses to include preparing, compiling, and analyzing statistical reports addressing AA/EEO and diversity data


Contributes to the development of strategic plans, issues strategic recommendations and directs employee implementation of initiatives in alignment with goals and strategies

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Job No:
Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 5/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time