Director, Equal Opportunity & Outreach
University of Massachusetts - Lowell

Job Order #: 16699506

Lowell, MA 01851

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 4/27/2022

EXPIRES 7/26/2022

Job Description

University of Massachusetts Lowell is looking for a Director, Equal Opportunity & Outreach, Title IX and ADA Deputy Coordinator

Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Non-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Equal Opp & Outreach
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and grade/range

General Summary of Position:
Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor, Equal Opportunity and Outreach and Diversity and Inclusion, the Director investigates complaints related to potential violations of the university?s equal opportunity and Title IX policies. Manages the daily office operations, including the status of the investigations and provides guidance and support to the Equal Opportunity and Outreach personnel in all the equal opportunity matters, including but not limited to civil rights, Title IX, ADA /504. Under the guidance and leadership of the Associate Vice Chancellor, provide assistance, advice, and counsel to the university?s community regarding civility, equal opportunity, Title IX, diversity and inclusion matters, and reviews the office?s policies and procedures to ensure they are current and based on best practices. In collaboration with the Associate Vice Chancellor develops and delivers equal opportunity and diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives to provide information and education to the community and to enhance the employees and students? knowledge and understanding in these areas to assist the university in fostering an environment that is welcoming, respectful and safe for all. Works with other members of the Human Resources and Equal Opportunity & Outreach team.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Juris Doctor *

8-10 years directly related experience involving equal opportunity, state and federal civil rights and employment- discrimination related litigation including experience conducting trauma informed EEO and Massachusetts employment discrimination related investigations and responding to external complaints
Prior experience with public sector unions and/or higher education labor relations or human resources
Proven ability to maintain integrity and confidentiality of the university?s HR informational data
Demonstrated experience implementing a variety of civil rights, equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion initiatives, programs and policies
Demonstrated knowledge of current Human Resources and Equal Opportunity Management practices
Knowledge of appropriate federal and state employment discrimination, Title IX, ADA and other related laws and practices
             * Master?s degree in a related field may be substituted for the Juris Doctor degree

Additional Considerations:
Knowledge of appropriate UMass Trustee and campus? regulations, policies and practices
Ability to work effectively in both a team/group environment, and independently with minimal supervision
Proven ability to effectively communicate with internal and external staff and outside agencies both verbally and in writing
Proven ability to effectively provide information in an individual or group presentation
Proven ability to effectively supervise and motivate office personnel
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and other Microsoft Office programs

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  • Vacation Leave
  • Education Cost Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays

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107 Merrimack St
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