Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Title IX
Company: Texas Tech University
Posted on: January 13, 2019
Position Description Plans and directs the overall operation of a major department (with institutional oversight) and provides leadership for staff members. Meets ORP eligibility requirements. Under executive direction, performs highly varied administrative duties involving the use of independent judgment and professional skills. Responsible for all employees assigned to area. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center recruits and retains high potential team members whose values align with our Values-Based Culture: ???One Team ???Kindhearted ???Integrity ???Visionary & ???Beyond Service. Preferred Qualifications* Minimum of a master's degree in related field is required. * Ability to manage investigations of sensitive and complex subject matter. * Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of academic and staff personnel and students. * Skill in program development, including delineating goals and objectives, determining implementation steps and time frames, designing evaluation measures, and modifying designs and procedures to accommodate current organizational needs. * Direct experience related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of higher education. * Capacity to oversee and conduct sensitive investigations, review investigation reports, and exercise judgment in making findings regarding whether violations of non-discrimination, sexual violence, or sexual harassment policy or law have been committed. * Demonstrated ability to work independently with only general direction and to accept equivocal circumstances and take appropriate action where answers to a problem are not readily apparent. Required Qualifications* Bachelor's degree required; master's preferred. Seven years progressively responsible management experience required. Education beyond bachelor's level may substitute for required experience on a year-for-year basis. * Demonstrated ability to build consensus and collaborate with a diverse community. * Knowledgeable of diversity issues, including faculty and staff recruitment and retention strategies. * Strong knowledge of Title IX regulations and related federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to gender discrimination, sexual violence, and sexual harassment, including working knowledge of due process protections, the Clery Act, VAWA (Violence Against Women Act), and FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act). * Demonstrated written and oral communication skills at a high management level. * Skill in developing and delivering training and education programs, workshops, and other presentations for small and large groups. * Ability to maintain confidentiality. * Ability to effectively mediate conflict and communicate across constituencies, while demonstrating empathy and understanding in situations concerning sensitive matters. * Ability to advise and consult university leadership on matters relating to diversity, equity, inclusion, and Title IX. * Commitment to inclusion and diversity including, but not limited to, race, sex, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, socioeconomic status, veteran status, disability. * Ability to design and manage effective administrative processes. * Ability to research, interpret and apply law and policy.
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