The purpose of this position is to support the mission goals and objectives of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). The AAEO Director is responsible for managing the department's staff and consultants, attending meetings, making presentations, and performing other functions on behalf of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO) and OHSU. The AAEO Director and Title IX Coordinator is expected to demonstrate leadership in the organization and demonstrates skill in collaborative teamwork and creative problem-solving. The AAEO Director is able to act with sound judgment and a high degree of integrity.
Additional functions include developing and managing affirmative action and equal opportunity policy and programs; develop training, policy, processes and programs that protect and address civil rights complaints under applicable laws and regulations (including, but not limited to: Title VII, Title IX, VAWA, ADA, ADEA and Executive Order 11246) and OHSU policies. The AAEO Director and Title IX Coordinator collaborates with and provides advice to University leadership, managers, Human Resources and others regarding civil rights and compliance matters. The AAEO Director and Title IX Coordinator is responsible for developing and leading proactive civil rights training, participating in community outreach to diverse populations and university-wide diversity initiatives. The position requires strong interpersonal skills, a high level of personal energy, and the ability to collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders across the organization. The AAEO Director and Title IX Coordinator provides neutral support to all members of the OHSU community, including students, staff, faculty and volunteers.
Minimum four years of experience managing affirmative action and equal opportunity activities in large, multi-faceted organizations or equivalent human resources, compliance, legal or other experience.
Minimum four years of investigative experience involving civil rights complaints or equivalent human resources, compliance, legal or other experience.
Minimum three years experience working at an institution of higher education and with students.
Minimum three years experience in facilitating or mediating disputes and providing prohibited discrimination training or equivalent human resources, compliance, legal or other experience.
Minimum three years experience working with diverse populations.
Demonstrated leadership, collaborative teamwork, people development, sound judgment, high degree of integrity and creative problem solving.
Inclusive team leader who expects excellence from self and others, supports and develops colleagues, and creates excitement around a compelling vision in a collaborative, team-oriented fashion
Demonstrated successful work with diverse communities and their leaders, as well as the community at large, and with key advisors, leaders and constituent groups within a complex organization.
Supervisory, leadership, project management, strategic planning and budget experience.
Knowledge of federal, state and local civil rights laws and regulations.
Knowledge of equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, regulations and processes.
Knowledge of labor and employment law.
Knowledge and skill to independently conduct, plan, organize and lead collaborative investigations/facilitations, and preparation of reports and recommendations.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively speak and write in a clear and concise manner.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including listening abilities coupled with the skill to analyze complex issues and present clear and logical recommendations.
Ability and skills to analyze and interpret problems while developing strategies for conflict resolution.
Fluent with technology, including but not limited to the use of computers and the Microsoft Office Suite.
Knowledge of and ability to manage compliance reports such as the Affirmative Action Plan, the Faculty Salary Equity Review, and the VETS-100 report.
Ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Ability to effectively work with hostile and emotional individuals in a compassionate, professional and courteous manner and to diffuse and manage situations involving intense conflict.
Ability to maintain positive working relationships between people with competing interests.
Ability to represent the University in a competent and professional manner.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and professional relationships with customers and co-workers in dealing with sensitive, complex civil rights, legal and human resource issues and situations involving employees, students and patients.
Ability to consistently demonstrate good judgment, neutrality, fairness, ethics, integrity, and accountability.
Ability to consistently self-prioritize in undertaking multiple concurrent priorities while meeting deadlines and timelines to avoid unnecessary time crises.
Ability to effectively work in a collaborative, team-centered work environment and provide helpful leadership and support to customers in a timely and professional manner.
Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative.
Ability to train others and effectively engage individuals in a group setting.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.
Diversity and inclusion training and experience; Alternative Dispute Resolution training and experience.
All are welcome
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or [email protected] As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm