Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX

  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • Reno, NV, USA
  • Jul 11, 2022
Full time Deans & Directors Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Multicultural Affairs Human Resources & Affirmative Action

Job Description

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Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX

R0131145
University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs@unr.edu. For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778.

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno seeks a collaborative leader with excellent interpersonal skills for the Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX. The Director reports to the Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs.

The Director is responsible for University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) EO Compliance and Training under Titles I-IX. This includes but is not limited to overseeing EO/IX investigation of complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, interpersonal violence, and other actions prohibited under Titles I-IX and associated federal and state laws and regulations. The Director conducts investigations as well as overseeing other investigations.

The Director oversees UNR's EO/IX training programs for faculty/staff and students; this training is mandated as an important part of limiting the occurrence and the adverse effects of discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and other actions prohibited by University policy. The Director is responsible to develop and conduct trainings as needed; in addition, the Director is responsible to oversee and track campus-wide online trainings mandated by NSHE.

The Director serves as the university's Title IX Coordinator and oversees the work of the Title IX deputy coordinators across campus. The Director also serves as the university's ADA coordinator and chairs the Accommodation committee collaborating with other stakeholders on campus to review requests for ADA and religious accommodations.

The Director supervises the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX staff and serves on university-wide and NSHE committees as needed.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of federal, state and system regulations and policies governing equal opportunity, discrimination, and accommodation under the ADA, be a collaborative leader, communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders and exercise good judgement.

Compensation Grade

Administrative Faculty - D

To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedules and select Administrative Faculty by Grade. Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience.

Remarkable Retirement

Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University. With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow! All permanent employees on an annual "A" or "B" contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada.

Perks of Working at UNR

  • Health insurance options including dental and vision - Health Insurance
  • Generous annual and sick leave and life insurance - Faculty Benefits
  • E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options. E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center
  • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
  • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups
  • Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University. Faculty Senate
  • No state income tax!



Grants-in-aid for Faculty Employees

The University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee's spouse or domestic partner. Faculty Grants-in-Aid

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and six (6) years of related professional work experience OR

Master's Degree and four (4) years of related professional work experience

Related Experience: EO/IX programs, investigations, human resources or related

Application Details

Department Information

For more information about the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/equal-opportunity-title-ix

Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, and additional document sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at jobs@unr.edu



Please attach the following documents to your application

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact information for three professional references

4) A brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received, or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Director--Office-of-Equal-Opportunity-and-Title-IX_R0131145

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Nevada, Reno and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com


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