Institutional Equity Officer

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Department: Diversity And Inclusion
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: Director, NSMP3
Bargaining Unit: Management/Confidential (M/C)
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Management & Professional

Job Summary:
The Institutional Equity Officer will be the director of the Office of Institutional Equity and will supervise all investigators and staff within that office. Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration, the Institutional Equity Officer & Title IX Coordinator ensures compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the New York State Human Rights Law, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2013 (VAWA) Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 (EEO), Americans with Disabilities Act (Titles I & II), the Jeanne Clery Act of 1990 (Clery Act), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), all as amended where applicable, and other federal and state anti-discrimination laws and requirements; as well as all OFCCP requirements. The Institutional Equity Officer has primary responsibility for the prompt, impartial and thorough investigation of allegations of discrimination in violation of University policy, including claims of discrimination and/or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, genetics, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran or disability status, as well as complaints of retaliation, and ensuring appropriate action is taken in all cases.


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Minimum Qualifications:

Advanced degree in Human Resources, law enforcement, law or like subject matter with three or more years of relevant experience required. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate directly with and make recommendations to Upper Management/ Leadership, a record of accomplishment of progressively increasing supervisory duties over lower level staff and/or investigatory staff, experience handling all stages of investigations, from intake, to assessing preliminary obligations, to issuing findings, in a prompt, effective, and unbiased manner, and working knowledge of current federal, state, and local civil rights, anti-discrimination and harassment laws. Ability to manage multiple projects and/or investigations simultaneously in a timely and efficient manner, ability to work independently and make decisions with little or no oversight, ability to work collaboratively with departments across the University while maintaining positive, effective working relationships, and the ability to be respectful of confidentiality/privacy and have discretion in information sharing. Excellent written and verbal communications skills, as well as attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the demonstrated ability to exercise discretion, superior judgment and analytical skills and neutrality in highly sensitive situations, such as those involving allegations of discrimination and Title IX policy violations, including investigations of alleged sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking and relationship or domestic violence.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Juris Doctor. Experience overseeing investigations. Experience managing, developing, and implementing training programs on harassment or discrimination in employment or education. Experience in overseeing and managing timely implementation of training and actions in response to findings of harassment and discrimination. Experience in creating and/or updating policies relating to diversity, inclusion, harassment, and/or discrimination. Experience with training on trauma informed interview techniques. Experience in Title IX and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) compliance. Experience working in a University or Academic Medical Center setting.

 

 

Work Days:

Monday-Friday

Message to Applicants:  
Recruitment  Office: Human Resources
Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.              

 

 
 
 
 
 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability.

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