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Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job # 11036069
Date Posted: 06-07-2018
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The University of North Texas System (UNTS) has a great opportunity for an experienced Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion to join our HR team located in Fort Worth. Our vision is to provide the best approach to deliver HR services to our constituents in the most effective and efficient manner to help drive business outcomes. We are currently seeking a Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for our HR Shared Services Human Resources. This new team member will contribute to our goal to be the strategic partner needed by our constituents while providing outstanding programs and services. This position will serve the UNT System Administration, UNT Dallas and HSC.

Join our team in this exciting time and help us develop the future of the University of North Texas System.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Oversees internal investigations relating to employee complaints of discrimination or harassment. Meets with administrators, staff, students, faculty and/or visitors as appropriate. Prepares or reviews written reports of findings. May negotiate solutions to complaints and recommend corrective action where appropriate.
* Counsels and informs faculty, staff, and applicants for employment on EDI related issues. Provides clarification on the Equal Opportunity complaint process to individuals alleging discriminatory practices and/or violations of policies and procedures.
* Manages the development, coordination and implementation of constituent institution plans designed to ensure compliance with federal and state statutes, and to increase diversity in university employment practices. Works with outside consultants, other divisions of HR, legal counsel, and others as needed to develop and update annual plan.
* Administers the written affirmative action plan.
* Ensures compliance with all statistical and narrative reporting requirements, including data collection, database management, data analysis, and reporting of employment and compensation practices.
* Develops action plans to meet affirmative action and equal employment opportunity goals. Develops and maintains auditing systems and controls to measure compliance.
* Provides counsel to executive management on the development of EDI plans and other related policy matters.
* Interprets and applies federal and state regulatory requirements.
* Oversees and ensures EDI compliance in institutional employment and compensation practices.

Serve as the Title IX Coordinator (UNT Dallas Campus)

* Monitors implementation of Title IX compliance.
* Oversees the filing, investigation, and resolution of sexual harassment and discrimination complaints, working in tandem with the Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, and the Office of General Counsel as necessary.
* Reviews and evaluates policies and procedures for Title IX compliance; makes recommendations for revisions as appropriate.
* Provides counsel, information, and guidance to departments within the institutions on Title IX issues and concerns.
* Tracks, monitors and evaluates activities related to faculty, administrator and staff recruitment, interviewing, candidate selection and other employment activities to discern their impact on the hiring, promotion and retention of protected class members.
* Develops and implements effective training programs to train and/or assist search committees and others involved in the recruitment and selection process.
* Assists in assessing the performance of schools, departments and administrative units toward meeting goals and timetables.
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