Bachelorâs degree and 3 years of related experience
Experience in education, nonprofit or government environment
Experience that demonstrates knowledge of contemporary diversity issues and trends, complaint resolution strategies and techniques, complaint investigation processes and/or Federal reporting requirements
Experience that demonstrates a commitment to equal opportunity, equity, and affirmative action
Experience with conducting investigations
Working knowledge of Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures
Iowa State University invites applications for an Extension Equal Opportunity (EO) Specialist in the Office of Equal Opportunity on behalf of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to assist in the administration of the comprehensive equal opportunity, Affirmative Action, and diversity programs to ensure institutional compliance with federal and state laws and Board of Regents mandates to ensure non-discrimination in the workplace and education and to enhance the employment opportunities of qualified members of certain protected groups.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity, this position will be responsible for assisting with the universityâs affirmative action program; Equal Opportunity; Title IX compliance; compliance with non- discrimination laws and executive orders; and resolution of complaints of discrimination and harassment. Other responsibilities include drafting reports on equal opportunity, affirmative action, human rights, and anti-harassment. The incumbent is required to work collaboratively with University administrators, committees, faculty, staff, students, and external constituents in advancing equal opportunity, affirmative action, diversity and inclusion. Responsibilities include communicating ISU Extension and Outreach goals of equity and civil engagement, and promotion of Office of Equal Opportunity goals and mission in order to create awareness among the University community including Extension and Outreach, and their external partners of compliance with state and federal laws and regulations in all areas of the University.
The successful candidate will possess excellent listening, written and oral communication skills to work with faculty, staff, students, attorneys, community leaders, vendors and outside auditors. The candidate must also have the ability to work well under pressure and meet critical deadlines; resolve conflict; and have a record of integrity and good judgment.
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.