Job Details

Diversity/Title IX Officer

Oregon Tech, Klamath Falls, OR

Job - Other

Close Date: 05/31/2018

THE OPPORTUNITY:
Under the direction of the Associate Vice President, the Diversity/Title IX Officer will guide the development and implementation of proactive diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, including Title IX and Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, which will support the University’s strategic plan.

The Diversity/Title IX Officer will engage faculty, staff, and students to build a welcoming and inclusive culture at Oregon Tech; conduct and coordinate investigations and monitor complaints of civil rights violations including discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct under Title IX; implement, coordinate, and monitor affirmative action/equal opportunity employment; provide counseling, technical assistance, compliance, and training as needed, in matters related to equity, inclusion, diversity, affirmative action, Title IX, unlawful harassment prevention, and sexual misconduct prevention; maintain record-keeping procedures, conduct compliance reviews, prepare reports and plans; and proactively develops and implements plans, programs, and activities that educate and motivate the university community to hold pluralism and inclusion as core values and fosters a climate that respects diversity.

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) offers professional human resources services to Oregon Tech faculty, staff, students, and university community. OHR is responsible for developing and administering Oregon Tech’s human resources program that includes talent management, employment, labor relations, equity and diversity, benefits, payroll, compensation, training and development, recognition, and other services. Our mission is to best serve Oregon Tech by being active participants in promoting Oregon Tech’s vision, mission, and values and seeking to model best practices through our core values. OHR partners with our faculty, staff, and leadership to support them in attaining their goals while protecting the interests of the University. For more information, visit: http://www.oit.edu/hr.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area of specialization and three (3) years or more of experience directly related to the specialty area. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
-Ability to attain 40 hours of required training in Title IX within first month of hire.
-Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and oral/written communication skills.
-Willing and able to travel and work weekends/evenings.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-Experience working with and conducting investigations in EEO/AA, Title IX, discrimination, and diversity.
-Knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements, laws, and guidelines.
-Successful record of leading or facilitating relevant program initiatives, preferably in a higher education setting.
-Demonstrate effective conflict resolution skills and the ability to determine mutually acceptable solutions for difficult problems with competing interests.
-Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

OREGON TECH:
Oregon Tech is an institution founded on the principles of excellence through hands-on knowledge. We believe in giving students a rigorous, practical education while applying cutting-edge concepts for real-world solutions. As the Pacific Northwest's premier public institute of technology, we take pride in our mission to deliver technology education. We continually partner with industry leaders to ensure that our programs and classes are at the top of the board with adapting to new technology and preparing students for workforce demands.

We also attribute this to our dedicated professors, who provide personalized attention and are genuinely invested in their students' learning. A total enrollment of about 5,200 allows for an intimate campus environment distinguished by small classes and a student-to-faculty ratio of 20:1. This personal approach provides many benefits of a prestigious private education at a public price. To learn more about Oregon Tech visit: http://www.oit.edu/.

LIFE IN THE KLAMATH BASIN:
The main, residential campus is located in Klamath Falls in beautiful Southern Oregon nestled on the eastern
slope of the Cascade Mountains. The 190-acre campus offers spectacular views of Upper Klamath Lake, pine studded knolls and snow-capped peaks from nearly every building. Klamath Falls, a city of about 20,000 residents (45,000 in urban growth area), is located in south-central Oregon, about 20 miles from the California border. Known as Oregon's "City of Sunshine," Klamath Falls enjoys about 300 days of blue skies each year.

According to National Geographic's "50 Best Places to Live" list, Klamath Falls ranks No. 10. With median home prices at $156,000 and an abundance of majestic views and waterfront property, coupled with mountain fresh air, we couldn’t agree more that Klamath Falls is an ideal place to live. To learn more about the Klamath Basin community, visit - http://www.meetmeinklamath.com.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Initial review of applications will begin on March 19, 2018. Therefore, at the discretion of Oregon Tech, materials received after March 19, 2018 may not receive full consideration. To apply, go to Oregon Tech applicant portal at https://jobs.oit.edu/, complete the online application and submit a (1) a cover letter and (2) resume/curriculum vitae. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER:
Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.

Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resources at 541-885-1028 or oithr@oit.edu.

Complete details: https://jobs.oit.edu/postings/2569