The University of West Florida (UWF) in Pensacola, FL has a full-time opening for an EO Officer and Deputy Title IX Coordinator.
This position investigates (internal and external) complaints and grievances of discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct. This includes preparing comprehensive investigative reports and composing the University’s position statements. Develops and implements a case management plan for each reported complaint; maintains a case management database to organize, manage, and track complaints. The position also facilitates discrimination and harassment training. Compiles annual equity and diversity reports such as the university’s Affirmative Action Plan and the Florida Equity Report. Must be skilled in working with diverse populations.
This position receives and reviews complaints and grievances of discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and retaliation from campus community; conducts EO and Title IX investigations; prepares comprehensive investigative reports. Explains University policy and procedures to potential complainants. Responds to external discrimination charges by conducting investigations and composing the University’s position statement. Provides direction and services to meet compliance with all state and federal regulations. Assists with developing, implementing and monitoring institutional policies, procedures, programs and activities for compliance. Serves as a resource on EO and Title IX issues to the University community as well as external community. Affirmative Action/EO Reporting. Assists with coordinating, monitoring, and updating the University policy on Affirmative Action. Maintains and properly track records of data and trends. Coordinates the University’s education, training, prevention, and outreach efforts related to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and Title IX compliance. Manages department communication materials (brochures/flyers) and website information. Engages in activities and training that commensurate with position that advance multicultural competence. Authorized to act on behalf of the Executive Director of Office of Equity & Diversity on committees and in meetings relating to EO and Title IX. Serves on committees, task forces, and advisory boards as assigned.
Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience or a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience. Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree in related field or JD degree (this position does not require Florida bar membership). Four years of experience managing and investigating discrimination and harassment complaints and writing investigative reports. Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws and regulations, as well as understanding of federal and state equal opportunity employment agency complaint process. Three years of experience working with affirmative action plans. Experience developing and facilitating training to large groups of adults. Human Resource certification through either HRCI or SHRM.
The salary range is $50,000-$57,000 annually. The preferred response date for applications is January 2, 2019. For additional information and to apply for the position, please visit https://jobs.uwf.edu. Applicants are required to attach a resume and cover letter. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process.
The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.