Director, Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
University of North Dakota - Grand Forks, ND

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This is a full-time, fully benefitted positon
Minimum Hiring Salary : Annual/Commensurate with Experience

Essential Job Functions :

An exceptional UND aspires to create and maintain a diverse, welcoming, and inclusive campus environment in which difference is valued as a critical element of discovery and !earning at a world-class university. The Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Office (the "Office") will advance this commitment by identifying and addressing barriers that prevent access to full participation in the programs, services and opportunities offered. The Director is responsible for development and oversight of the University's Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action programs and for receiving and investigating complaints of discrimination or harassment for the University of North Dakota (UND) pursuant to the laws, regulations, and guidelines of the federal government, the State of North Dakota, and the North Dakota University System, with the guidance of UND's Executive Council, General Counsel, and Office of Human Resources.
The Director is responsible for monitoring faculty, staff, and administrator employment, including hires, promotions, transfers, reductions-in-force, discipline, and termination. The Office is the office of record for harassment and discrimination complaints and provides training on equal opportunity, affirmative action, and related issues. The Office also is the office of record and provider for training on harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, and consults with individuals and departments on harassment issues and concerns. The position develops and reviews institutional policies and procedures for compliance with federal and state civil rights laws, regulations, and guidelines, and consults with university faculty, staff and students on issues of discrimination, equal opportunity, affirmative action and diversity within those areas.
The Director serves as coordinator for Title IX (Education Amendments of 1972), Title VI (Civil Rights Act of 1964), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973), and other laws, regulations, and guidelines as required.

Required Documents :
Completed Application
Cover Letter
Reference list with a min. of 3 work related references including current or recent supervisor

Required Qualifications :
Advanced degree from an accredited institution or Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school
Progressive experience handling EEO and AA issues, including investigating complaints of discrimination or harassment, and writing and developing EEO and/or AA plans (advanced degree) or experience handling employee relations issues, including discrimination, harassment, and grievance hearings (JD).
Excellent interpersonal skills
Criminal history background check

Preferred Qualifications :
Previous higher education experience in a senior level administrative position
Experience analyzing and reporting on affirmative action and equal opportunity data

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