Equal Opportunity Specialist

  • University of Nevada, Reno Office of Equal Opportunity & Title IX
  • Reno, NV, USA
Full time Education

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.

Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once this recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs@unr.edu.
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Job Description
The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for an Equal Opportunity Specialist. The Specialist assists the Director in complaint investigations related to issues arising under Titles VI, VII, VIII and IX, and/or the university nondiscrimination policy. Other duties include, but are not limited to: investigating allegations of discrimination, based upon protected class status; investigating allegation of sexual harassment and sexual assault;  investigating allegations of hate and bias, as appropriate; researching relevant regulations and policies; conducting related training and programming within Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions; meeting one on one with students and employees; assisting with requests for religious accommodations or accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); serving as a Deputy Title IX coordinator; maintaining a database system for organizing, managing, and tracking EO/TIX cases; and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Bachelors and 2 years OR Juris Doctorate and 1 year OR a Master’s and 1 year of experience.
Related Experience: Investigations, human resources, human relations, student conduct, or a related field; and experience in equal opportunity, Title IX, interpersonal violence, federal, state or NCAA compliance, or experience with federal and state laws and regulations related to diversity and equity, including but not limited to Title IX, Title VII, and VAWA; legal research and writing, or report writing experience; public speaking; experience working with diverse populations.

Variable Hours
Occasional Travel
Compensation Grade
Total Compensation
The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents.  For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits
Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.

Department Information
For more information; please visit: www.unr.edu/equal-opportunity-title-ix
YesFull-Time Equivalent

Required Attachments
Attach the following attachments to your application
1) Resume/CV
2) Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three (3) Professional References
4) A brief statement (one-page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Note to Applicant
A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.
HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.
References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.
Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.
As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.
For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.
Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.