Senior Director, AA/EEO/Title IX Coordinator
The Sr. Director of the AA/EOO is responsible for leading the University's efforts to comply with federal and state laws, regulations and agency guidance as they relate to civil rights. The Sr. Director also holds the positions of Title IX Coordinator and ADA/Section 504 Coordinator. The Sr. Director is responsible for overseeing, developing and directing programs, policies and procedures to ensure the University's compliance with equal employment opportunity, non-discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual misconduct requirements. This includes overseeing University compliance and operations pertaining to Title IX, Title VI and Title VII. The position is responsible for the oversight of investigations, reporting, and educational and prevention programs as well as training and communication relating to the areas listed.
The Sr. Director, AA/EOO leads the AA/EEO Office which includes supervision, budget planning and case management.
- Leads the University's efforts to comply with federal and local laws, regulations, agency guidance, and University System of Georgia policies related to civil rights, including Title IX, Title VI, and Title VII.
- Oversees all aspects of related investigations, including the prompt, effective and equitable intake, investigation, processing, and resolution of all instances of harassment, discrimination, and sexual violence. Serves as the University's Title IX Coordinator, providing supervision of all Title IX investigations and educational efforts.
- Oversees the development and implementation of education and communications programs to educate the campus community regarding equity and Title IX, VI and VII requirements, procedures, resources and related compliance programs. Works collaboratively with University leadership and campus partners to develop strategies and programming to mitigate and prevent bias, discrimination, harassment, sexual violence, retaliation, aligning institutional practices with legal and policy requirements.
- Develops and maintains campus-wide non-discrimination and anti-harassment policies and procedures governing the reporting, investigation and adjudication of complaints, and the effective oversight of the investigation process and implementation of remedies.
- Develops and maintains the University’s Affirmative Action Plan, coordinating with the Division of Human Resources and the Office of Faculty Affairs to ensure employment practices operate in a nondiscriminatory manner and that applicable procedures are followed.
Minimum Hiring Standards: Law degree from an American Bar Association accredited law and a member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia or eligible within for admission within one year of hire and six years of professional experience in employment law or higher education equal opportunity work, including investigations and the preparation of investigative reports.
Preferred Hiring Qualifications:
- Knowledge of and experience interpreting and applying Title VI, VII, Title IX, ADEA, Section 504/ADA and similar slate and federal laws. This position is considered a subject matter expert on civil rights matters in higher education as they relate to the University community.
- Experience supervising staff and coaching employees for improved performance and professional development.
- Excellent communication and leadership skills
- Experience working in a highly diverse campus environment.
Special Instructions: An application, resume and cover letter are required for consideration.
Salary: $150,000 - $190,000
FLSA: Full Time | 1.0 FTE
This position has access to personal and sensitive information and must always ensure the confidentiality & security of this information.
About the University:
Georgia State University is an enterprising urban public
research institution in Atlanta,
the leading cultural and economic center of the Southeast. With six campuses throughout metro Atlanta, the university provides its world-class faculty and more than 54,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. A national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds, Georgia State provides a rich experience with award-winning housing, hundreds of student clubs and organizations, and one of the most diverse student bodies in the country. Students, faculty, and alumni enjoy a unique campus personality and culture based on ambition, hard work, dedication, and perseverance.
Georgia State's main campus in downtown Atlanta — the leading economic center of the Southeast, with the world’s busiest airport and third-most Fortune 500 companies of any U.S. city — knows no boundaries. Internships, jobs and connections to the world’s business, government, health care, nonprofit and cultural communities are just blocks away.
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