Cleveland State University
Associate Director, OIE
Position Description: Reviews, investigates and resolves complaints of unlawful discrimination/harassment brought by students, faculty, staff, and visitors to campus. Serves as the primary Deputy Title IX Coordinator, and a primary investigator for Title IX investigations. Develops and monitors the University's Affirmative Action Plan and diversity efforts. Plans and develops ongoing education, training and awareness programming related to equal opportunity, Title IX, Responsible Employees, implementing disability and other accommodations, anti-discrimination and anti-harassment based on protected class status.. Participates in development of Office for Institutional Equity (OIE) strategic plans, goals and objectives. Ensures OIE website is current and manages development and dissemination of department publications. Assumes full responsibility for department operations in absence of the Director. Interacts professionally with all internal and external customers using strong interpersonal skills.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and five - seven years relevant work experience to include a minimum of three years experience investigating complaints and preparing reports and related investigation materials. Knowledge of and ability to interpret federal and state equal opportunity, non-discrimination and anti-harassment laws and regulations pertaining to students and/or employees, including Title IX, Title IV, Title VII, the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues. Demonstrated experience in investigations, compliance, mediation, negotiation, dispute resolution and preparation of related written materials.. Experience in training and outreach program development and delivery. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication and presentation skills. Ability to work and interact effectively in a culturally diverse environment with diverse constituents, including students, faculty, staff, administrators and community partners. Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team under multiple deadlines and sensitive timelines.
Preferred Qualifications: J.D. or other advanced degree. Five years experience conducting investigations. Five years experience interpreting federal and state EEO laws and regulations. Professional experience in higher education. Familiarity with the mission of an urban public institution.
Application Information: Applications will be exclusively accepted online at https://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/9186. Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted. Application Deadline June 29, 2018. Review Begins June 30, 2018.
Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University's verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.
It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.