Director of the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity & Title IX Compliance 

PURPOSE
The Director of the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) & Title IX Compliance will support Virginia State University’s business and operational needs through ensuring the University’s compliance with EEO and Title IX state and federal laws, policies, regulations, and reporting requirements. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The candidate will provide leadership and supervisory oversight for the execution of quality programs and services (e.g., consultation, investigation, conflict resolution, prevention and awareness training) that enable the University to: 

  1. comply with relevant anti-discrimination laws governing all employment  
    matters, employee/student ADA and accommodations, and employee/student conduct;
  2. investigate and timely resolve policy violation complaints;
  3. avoid violations by managers, employees and students;
  4. manage risks more effectively; and
  5. provide greater opportunities for the engagement and communication of the principles of equal opportunity and inclusion in all aspects of the academic/work environment.  


QUALIFICATIONS
The candidate must hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution in the area of public policy, human resource management, or one of the social sciences. The candidate must be well versed in federal and state EEO and Title IX laws, statutes, regulations, policies, and rules as it applies to nondiscrimination, principles of personnel management, and University programs and operations. Extensive and demonstrably progressive experience administering equal opportunity and compliance programs is required. The candidate must have comprehensive knowledge about and extensive experience with investigations including analyzing data, reaching logical  
conclusions, and making appropriate recommendations. A successful candidate must  
have experience working with diverse groups and the ability to communicate effectively in formal and informal settings. The candidate also must have experience providing mediation consultation.  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Special Requirements:

  1. Letter of Interest (via cover letter)
  2. Current resume and/or curriculum vitae.
  3. Complete Commonwealth of Virginia State Application.
  4. Post-secondary degree transcript(s) and/or proof of certifications. (Unofficial transcripts accepted, however, official transcripts are required for finalist.) 

 

HOW TO APPLY: 
Virginia State University does not discriminate on the basis of age (except when age is a bona fide occupational qualification); color; disability; gender identity or expression; genetic information; military service; national origin; political affiliation; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including lactation; race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists); religion; sex; sexual orientation; veterans status, or any other non-merit based factor in its employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities. The selected candidate will be subject to an extensive and complete background check, which may include fingerprinting. The candidate may be required to complete a Statement of Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply! 
 
Virginia State University only accepts applications for classified positions through the on-line state Recruitment Management System (RMS).  Faxed, e-mailed, and mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted. Visit https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com to complete an online application. 
 
VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.   


Position Number
FA597

Salary Range
Commensurate with education and work experience

Closing
02/25/2022