Equal Opportunity, Inclusion & Resolution Srvc(EOIRS)
Deputy Title IX Officer and Director
Commensurate with Experience
Standard University business hours
8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)
Hours may vary based on operational needs.
Unionized Position Code
Works collaboratively with the AVP and Chief EEO & Title IX
Officer to ensure institutional compliance with state and federal
laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination (including
Title VI, VII, and IX) and equal opportunity. This individual will
act as a strategic partner with university leadership and Human
Resources to create and implement strategies that foster a culture
of respect and inclusion. They will provide advice and conflict
resolution services to employees in matters relating to a broad
range of employment and employee relations issues; investigate
complaints of discrimination and bias; conduct internal audits of
the University’s recruitment and other employment practices, and
serve as a liaison with compliance agencies. This position also has
major responsibility for the development, construction, and
implementation of the University’s Affirmative Action Plans and
Vets 4212 and other relevant annual reports.
- Bachelor’s degree in human resources, management, or related
field; JD degree preferred.
Job Specific Qualifications
- The individual should have extensive knowledge of EEO /AA,
harassment, ADA and FMLA laws, and Title IX regulations and
- Five (5) plus years of professional experience with a track
record of progressively more management duties in the areas of
diversity, equity, affirmative action, compliance, team building,
and conflict resolution.
- Experience in the following areas desired.
- Solid experience in creating and supporting inclusive work
- Ability to effectively communicate across levels, to build
productive working relationships and to demonstrate effective
- Ability to develop and conduct training programs.
- Strong leadership skills with the ability to effectively
influence all levels within the institution as needed.
- Ability to develop, manage and objectively evaluate projects
and progress of those projects.
- Ability to conduct research and analyze data.
- Knowledge of EEO /AA, harassment, ADA and FMLA laws, Title IX
regulations and policies.
- Knowledge of management issues and employment law.
- Oversee the informal resolution process for complaints of
discrimination, including sexual harassment.
- Provide daily supervision and oversight to the University’s
Equal Opportunity and Title IX Investigators and case coordinator
pertaining to case management, investigations, and report
- Serve as a University resource and knowledge base for
administrators, directors, chairs, supervisors and other staff
members to ensure understanding and compliance with EO policies,
and federal, state and local regulations: including, providing
counsel to search committee chairpersons, department heads, and
supervisory staff on the University’s Affirmative Action
- Oversee the development and implementation of the University’s
annual compliance reporting including but not limited to
affirmative action plans and Vets 4212.
- This individual will also be responsible for monitoring areas
with under-utilization in the employment of women, minorities,
individuals with disabilities and veterans.
- The will also be tasked with developing strategies to support
departments in increasing their utilization and outreach
- Work with the AVP to review, analyze and conduct internal
audits of the University’s processes, procedures and systems
related to equal opportunity, investigations and inclusion;
recommend process improvements and assist in the implementation of
improvements; and advise managers and supervisors regarding the
handling of complaints of discrimination or bias.
- Manage the preparation of documentation and responses to
complaints of discrimination and harassment filed with external
agencies and any subsequent agreements or action steps, in
conjunction with the applicable offices, including University
Counsel. Coordinate reporting of potential legal liabilities with
University Counsel and the Office of Risk Management.
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a
resume and cover letter.
About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university
with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an
undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York
State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history,
Syracuse University offers a quintessential college
The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a
pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200
majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges;
nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than
a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student
population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more
information, please visit www.syracuse.edu.
About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center
of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York
City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The
area offers a low cost of living and provides many social,
cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums,
festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping
venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of
seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and
snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites,
visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails
along the Erie Canal.
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action
institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment
based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national
origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability,
sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran
status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the
extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers
admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University
programs, services, and activities.
Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the
military-connected community through its educational programs,
community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II,
Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to
our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse
University into the national research institution it is today. The
University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this
historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives
focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the
post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to
position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military
veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family
Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in
which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social
activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life
reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The
University community recognizes and values the many similarities
and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are
committed to preparing students to understand, live among,
appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world
made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds,
military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status,
cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender
identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community
that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and
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