Associate Director, Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity

Oxford, Butler County
Jun 16, 2014

The Associate Director of the Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity (OEEO) will support the department's mission of promoting fairness and justice, ensuring that each member of the Miami University community is and feels included and promoting a diverse and welcoming environment that is equally accessible for all who live, learn, work and participate in activities at Miami University.

Duties: The Associate Director, an integral member of the OEEO team, will report directly to the Director of OEEO. This person will support the OEEO's mission by assuming responsibility for the preparation and implementation of Miami University's annual Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs); working with the Assistant Director to collect, compile and analyze data for the AAPs; collect, compile, and analyze data for and file Miami University's VETS-100A report; review and approve requests to create and/or fill vacant classified, ongoing unclassified, faculty, and temporary non-academic unclassified positions (including, but not limited to, recruitment plans, job duties, basic qualifications, preferred qualifications, employee class (ECLS) codes, salary ranges) for all Miami University's campuses; review and approve hire and promotion recommendations (including, but not limited to, verifying that recommended individuals meet basic qualifications, ECLS codes, recommended salaries, and appointment terms) for all Miami University's campuses; review and approve salary changes and departmental reorganizations; coordinate collection of, prepare and approve Applicant Flow Data reports; work directly with third party search firms hired by Miami University to ensure that Miami University, federal and state policies and regulations are followed; review and update Miami University's recruitment and selection policies as needed; coordinate efforts with the Department of Human Resources and Academic Personnel to develop strategies for recruitment and retention; lead efforts to create and implement action-oriented programs for Miami University's AAPs; lead efforts and provide strategies to address areas of underutilization in Miami University's AAPs; assist with identification of labor areas and application of census codes; inform staff of new policy changes related to affirmative action and equal opportunity programs; coordinate records retention for the OEEO; serve as liaison to Miami University's Campus Partnerships Program; represent OEEO on various committees and meetings; attend job fairs in conjunction with the Assistant Director; and other duties as assigned by the Director of OEEO.

Basic Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Public Administration, Sociology, or a related field. -Two (2) years of progressive experience in an affirmative action/equal opportunity office. -Knowledge of affirmative action, equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination rules, policies, and regulations, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistant Act of 1974 and Sections 503, 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1974, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, and other related federal and state regulations. -Knowledge of and experience with online applicant tracking systems. -Knowledge of veterans' recruitment strategies. -Excellent written communication skills, verbal communication skills, reasoning skills and organizational skills. -Ability to complete projects on a timely basis and manage multiple priorities. Ability to work collaboratively with others and foster positive relationships and also to work independent of direct supervision. Demonstrated superior judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential communications. Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed.

Preferred Qualifications: -Master's Degree in Human Resources Management, Public Administration, Sociology, or a related field. -At least five (5) years of progressive experience preparing and implementing an AAP for a 4-year university. -Experience successfully responding to U.S. Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program audits. -Experience working in a university setting and a familiarity with university dynamics. -Knowledge of and experience with Auto AAP Web or other affirmative action planning software. -Knowledge of and experience with Ellucian Banner. -Knowledge of and experience with Structured Query Language (SQL) and other technical report writing processes. -Professional in Human Resources (PHR)/Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.

Application Information and Instructions: Please go to Only online applications will be accepted for this position. Screening of applications will begin on May 19, 2014.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miamis Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines. Through an agreement with the Butler County Regional Transit Authority (BCRTA), Miami University employees may now ride the BCRTA shuttle for free with a valid Miami University ID. For route information, please If you would like to request an ADA accommodation for any part of the application and/or interview process, please contact Miami University's Office of Disability Resources (ODR) at (513) 529-1541 (V/TTY) or If you are hired by Miami University, you may also request an ADA accommodation by contacting ODR. For more information about employment at Miami, the excellent benefits package and the Miami and surrounding communities please visit