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EEO Director/Title IX Coordinator

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Winston-Salem State University is dedicated to providing equal opportunity in admissions and employment based on merit, and without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or political affiliation according to state and federal laws.

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

Position Details

Classification Information

Position Classification Title EEO/AA OFFICER
FLSA Exempt
Position Class (Extract From Banner or PA) 81546
EPA Position Type EHRA Non Faculty
JCAT 167000

Position Overview

Primary Purpose of the Position

This position is a repost. Previous applicant are still under consideration.
The EEO Director/Title IX Coordinator will interpret and analyze policies and providing educational programming in the areas of Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, organizational cultural change,recruitment and Retention of a diverse workforce, development of employee cultural competency and development of appropriate and effective services and service delivery systems. This position will interpret, analyze, and advise on the application of EEO and Affirmative Action laws and regulations in an employment and academic setting. This position will also review, monitor and audit searches for faculty and staff to ensure compliance with University, State and Federal regulatory and policy requirements.

Position Information

Working Position Title EEO Director/Title IX Coordinator
Building and Room No.

Blair Hall – Room 115

Appointment Type Permanent Full-Time
If Time Limited.
Appointment Length.
Position Number 001704

Requirements and Preferences

Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies No
Normal Work Schedule

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Department Required Skills

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience related to EEO/AA and Title IX Legal Compliance, and/or other Diversity related responsibilities.
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, and advise on the application of EEO and Affirmative Action policies and regulations in employment and academic settings.
  • Proficient in EEO/AA, Title IX, the Clery Act, along with state and federal civil rights laws.
  • Advanced analytical and project management skills with attention to detail;
  • Strong critical thinking, decision making, interpersonal, organizational, communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to work collegially and effectively with a wide range of constituencies and diverse community.
  • Must have the ability to interpret and act on policies and procedures, investigate protected class complaints, develop and implement policies and procedures for the university.
  • Must be self-motivated, must be able to multi-task and handle confidential material in a professional manner.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
  • A thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline.
  • Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.
    *Preferred Master’s degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Five (5) years experience in strategically creating and planning educational programs and/or workshops for diverse populations.
Required License or Certification
Valid US Driver's License Yes
Commercial Driver's License Required No
Physical Required No
List any other medical/drug tests required

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

*Will Interpret and analyze policies in the areas of:
a. Equal Employment Opportunity,
b. Affirmative Action,
c. Organizational Cultural Change,
d. Recruitment, and Retention of a diverse workforce,
e. Title IX, and
f. The Clery Act.

*Create policies and procedures in ensure that university is and remains in compliance.

*Serve as a subject matter expert on equity and diversity matters and related policies and procedures.

*Evaluate university compliance with state and federal performance measures.

Percentage Of Time 15
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

*Develop an investigative plan.

*Intake complaints and assess appropriate resolution process and procedural protocol to be followed.

*Analyze complaint to identify allegations.

*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.

*Interview complainant and respondents, identify and interview witnesses, identify and collect relevant documentation.

*Facilitate informal resolution of protected class complaints. Document efforts and conclusion of informal resolution.

*Interact with students, faculty, managers, administrators, and employees at all levels of the University in performing investigative and informal resolution duties.

*Collaborate with the Office of Legal Affairs with investigations involving the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Office of Civil Rights, and North Carolina Office of State Human Resources complaints, as well as complaints raised by other applicable outside agencies, organizations, and constituencies.

*Collaborate with other campus offices, (i.e., Dean of Students, VC of Student Affairs, WSSU Police & Public Safety Department, Human Resources, Office of Internal Audit), as appropriate.

*Ensure effective, efficient, thorough an impartial investigations while ensuring attention to detail and accuracy regarding facts, relevance, and investigation documentation.

  • Maintain accurate, thorough, and confidential investigatory records and reports of findings.
Percentage Of Time 15
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

Participate in relevant events and activities promoting equity, diversity and cultural competency.

Percentage Of Time 15
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

Coordinate or participate in assessing and responding to needs of campus community, and developing training programs to meet these needs in the areas of diversity, sexual harassment, Title IX, and other AA/EEO issues.

Percentage Of Time 10
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

Assist in the organization and/or coordination of diversity events throughout the year commemorating a number of celebrations as:
a. Dr.. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,
b. Black History Month,
c. Hispanic Heritage Month,
d. Native American Month, and
e. Employees with Disabilities Month, etc.

Percentage Of Time 10
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

In conjunction with deans, directors and vice chancellors, formulate courses of action to resolve EEO complaints.

Percentage Of Time 5
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

Review and respond to complaint allegations of discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other factor applicable by state or federal law.

Percentage Of Time 10
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

Coordinate, monitor, and maintain the annual Affirmative Action Plans as required by state and federal agencies.

Percentage Of Time 5
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

Monitor hearing procedures, which includes coordinating and training the hearing board, counseling participants, interpreting policies and enforcing deadlines.

Percentage Of Time 5
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

Plan, consult, and act as a liaison with Affirmative Action Officers, administration, management, professional employees, and individuals at the university, federal, state and local levels.

Percentage Of Time 5

Posting Details

Posting Details

Internal Posting Only No
Position Type EHRA Non Faculty
Time Limited Position No
Appointment Length
Salary Based Upon Qualifications
Open Date 06/23/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered.

Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position.

Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Document

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References List
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2