University Affirmative Action Assistant

Location
Stony Brook, Suffolk County
Posted
May 11, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time
Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook Medicine is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.

Budget Title: same as above

REF#: WC-S-8648-14-05-S

Department: Office of Diversity & Affirmative Action (ODAA)

Salary: $55, 000 - $65, 000

Grade: M/C

State Professional Position

State Line#: 20970

Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC


Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree. In lieu of degree, four years of directly related full time experience, or a combination of higher education and experience totalling four years may be considered. Two years of full time related experience in fields such as affirmative action, equal opportunity, human resources, labor relations, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. Strong communication skills, ability to maintain confidential information, manage multiple priorities and projects.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree, J.D., or Advanced Degree. Experience in a higher education, public sector or unionized setting.

Brief Description of Duties: Under the direction of the Director, the University Affirmative Action Assistant will serve as an ODAA Investigator in the field of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Diversity. This includes the review, investigation and resolution of discrimination complaints brought by campus constituents (faculty, staff and students). The incumbent may also perform special duties and projects in the Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action as assigned by the Director. The ODAA Investigator is responsible for investigating protected class complaints. The ODAA Investigator duties include:
  • Intake and investigate complaints of discrimination and harassment filed by students, staff, faculty, or visitors in compliance with federal and state laws, executive orders, and University policies and procedures.
  • Ensure effective, efficient, thorough and impartial investigations while ensuring attention to detail and accuracy regarding facts, relevance, and investigation documentation.
  • Analyze complaint to identify allegations; interview complainants and respondents; identify and interview witnesses; identify and collect relevant documentation; appropriately document interviews and other investigation findings.
  • Collaborate with other offices (i.e., Labor Relations, Human Resource Services, General Counsel, and University Community Standards) regarding investigations when appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Night and weekend work is required.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume to:

Search Coordinator
ODAA Investigator (8648) Search
Administration Building, Room 201

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook , NY 11794-0251
Fax#: 631 632-9428



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 05/23/2014, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).
Posting Date: 05/11/2014
Additional Categories:PI77275352