Post Date: 10/15/2019
Close Date: 01/06/2020
Working at Lewis & Clark College
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Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.
The Assistant/Associate Dean and Title IX Coordinator implements the various efforts of the office of equity and inclusion (e.g., forums, symposiums, speakers, training workshops, etc.) to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and across the entire institution. The incumbent will also serve as the college's Title IX coordinator.
What You'll Do
Assist the dean of equity and inclusion in operating the office of equity and inclusion (OEI).
Assist in implementing the diversity strategic plan.
Manage the initiatives, events and programs that support the overall objectives and goals of the office of equity and inclusion.
Assist the DEI in creating new and maintaining existing partnerships with the external community.
Serve as a resource for campus constituents.
Help cultivate an environment where all Lewis & Clark community members feel a sense of belonging.
Title IX Leadership
Plan, administer and oversee the functions and activities related to Title IX operations of the College.
Providing leadership and support for all requirements under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, including timely and thorough outreach, investigation and resolution of Title IX reports.
Ensuring effective training for Title IX Officers, campus employees, and students.
Assisting in the development of related policies, procedures, and programs; keeping current on changes to related laws and regulations and ensuring timely planning and implementation of processes and procedures to ensure institutional compliance.
Conduct periodic assessments of Title IX compliance activities, initiatives and strategies to assess patterns, trends and outcomes to make recommendations for future strategies and actions by appropriate decision makers.
Evaluate the effectiveness of the OEI's initiatives, events and programs.
Assist in the administration of campus climate surveys and dissemination of results to the campus community.
Assist in the planning of OEI activities utilizing information from assessments.
Assist in developing strategic dashboards in order to establish clear metrics to measure success and identify areas for improvement.
Bachelor's Degree or a combination of education and relevant training/experience.
2-5 years of relevant work experience.
Demonstrated ability to honor and work with all identities and individuals, particularly those who are underrepresented in the country and/or at Lewis & Clark.
Demonstrable commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.
Demonstrated outstanding interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated exemplary attention to detail.
Demonstrated experience working with various campus constituencies (students, faculty, staff).
Experience working with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
Nice to Haves
5-9 years of relevant work experience.
Benefit Eligible: Yes
Commensurate with experience
The job works primarily at a desk or is otherwise involved in activities requiring little lifting, climbing or working in tiring positions
Sitting, walking, repetitive hand movements (e.g., typing), seeing, talking, hearing
Directions for Cover Letter
Please upload your cover letter on the My Experience screen in the resume section.
The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction that diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality, physical or sensory disability, gender, and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus provides an educational benefit for all students that can be realized only if students and education professionals from diverse backgrounds are present in significant numbers within our learning community. In creating and sustaining such a community, we engage, to the extent possible, in practices that will ensure a high degree of diversity on our campus, simultaneously meeting the highest standards of academic excellence of which we are capable.
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.
Eligibility to Work
In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.