Director of Compliance and Title IX Coordinator - Office of Civil Rights (Hybrid)
Company: Oregon Health & Science University
Posted on: January 26, 2023
*** Hybrid Position; Relocation Incentive Available***
The purpose of this position is to support the mission goals and
objectives of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). The Office
of Civil Rights Investigations and Compliance (OCIC) Director and
Title IX Coordinator will develop, manage and lead the department
activities, including policy, processes, and programs that protect
and address civil rights complaints under applicable laws and
regulations (including, but not limited to: Title VII, Title IX,
VAWA, ADA, ADEA and state and local civil rights laws) and OHSU
policies. The OCIC Director and Title IX Coordinator is expected to
demonstrate leadership in the organization through effective
management of staff and consultants, collaborative teamwork and
creative problem solving. -
The OCIC Director and Title IX Coordinator is responsible for
developing and leading proactive civil rights training and
participating in community outreach to diverse populations and
university-wide diversity initiatives. The OCIC Director and Title
IX Coordinator collaborates with and provides advice to University
leadership, managers, Human Resources and others regarding civil
rights and compliance matters. -
The position requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability
to collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders across the
organization. The OCIC Director and Title IX Coordinator provides
neutral support to all complainants and respondents as well as all
members of the OHSU community, including employees, students,
faculty and volunteers. The OCIC Director and Title IX Coordinator
is expected to act with sound judgment and a high degree of
Function/Duties of Position
- Manage the administration of OHSU's equal opportunity programs
and civil rights complaint and investigation procedures.
- Serve as Title IX Coordinator for OHSU
- Directs a team of professionals to support the development and
execution of OHSU's equal opportunity policy and compliance
- Manage the development and administration of OHSU's affirmative
action and equal opportunity program, plans, policies and
- Direct the development and implementation of in-house training
and educational activities to further knowledge and compliance with
emerging affirmative action and equal opportunity laws, and state
and federal civil rights laws such as the Americans with
Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Title VII
and IX of the Civil Rights Act, the Uniformed Services Employment
and Reemployment Rights Act, Family Medical Leave laws, and other
emerging federal, state and local laws impacting civil
- Coordinate formal responses to charges of discrimination from
and audits by outside agencies, including the Oregon Bureau of
Labor and Industries, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,
and the U.S Department of Education, Office of Federal Contracts
and Compliance, and Office of Civil Rights.
- Support OHSU's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion retention and
- Juris Doctor (J.D.) or advanced degree in subject relevant to
- Four years demonstrated expertise and training in affirmative
action, discrimination law, mediating conflict, and/or civil rights
- Three years' leadership experience managing and supervising a
team of civil rights investigators and providing team development
through training and oversight.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies):
- Demonstrated leadership, collaborative teamwork, people
development, sound judgment, high degree of integrity and creative
- Inclusive team leader who expects excellence from self and
others, supports and develops colleagues, and creates excitement
around a compelling vision in a collaborative, team-oriented
- Demonstrated successful work with diverse communities and their
leaders, as well as the community at large, and with key advisors,
leaders and constituent groups within a complex
- Supervisory, leadership, project management, strategic planning
and budget experience.
- Knowledge of federal, state and local civil rights laws and
- Knowledge of equal opportunity and affirmative action laws,
regulations and processes.
- Knowledge of labor and employment law.
- Knowledge and skill to independently conduct, plan, organize
and lead collaborative investigations/facilitations, and
preparation of reports and recommendations.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the
ability to effectively speak and write in a clear and concise
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including listening abilities
coupled with the skill to analyze complex issues and present clear
and logical recommendations.
- Ability and skills to analyze and interpret problems while
developing strategies for conflict resolution.
- Fluent with technology, including but not limited to the use of
computers and the Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds and
- Ability to effectively work with hostile and emotional
individuals in a compassionate, professional and courteous manner
and to diffuse and manage situations involving intense
- Ability to maintain positive working relationships between
people with competing interests.
- Ability to represent the University in a competent and
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and professional
relationships with customers and co-workers in dealing with
sensitive, complex civil rights, legal and human resource issues
and situations involving employees, students and patients.
- Ability to consistently demonstrate good judgment, neutrality,
fairness, ethics, integrity, and accountability
- Ability to consistently self-prioritize in undertaking multiple
concurrent priorities while meeting deadlines and timelines to
avoid unnecessary time crises.
- Ability to effectively work in a collaborative, team-centered
work environment and provide helpful leadership and support to
customers in a timely and professional manner.
- Ability to exercise independent judgment and
- Ability to train others and effectively engage individuals in a
- Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position
with or without accommodation.
- Juris Doctor (J.D.) -
- Diversity and inclusion training and experience; Alternative
Dispute Resolution training and experience
- Experience in large, multi-faceted organizations;
- Experience working at an institution of higher education and
- Working with diverse populations
- Able to communicate effectively with diverse groups of
stakeholders including but not limited to: students, faculty,
represented and non-represented employees, patients, guests,
visitors, vendors, regulatory agencies and members of the
Occupant may triage and assign approximately 10-20 intakes per week
and process and manage approximately 800 grievances/complaints and
requests for reasonable accommodation per year. - Travel to and
participate/attend community outreach events.
Occupant may represent the University on a frequent basis.
All are welcomeOregon Health & Science University values a diverse
and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment
to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that
does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any
protected class status, including disability status and protected
veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who
promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to
apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative
Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. As an organization devoted to the health and
well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its
employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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