Through multiple initiatives that build and strengthen an inclusive and diverse CCRI culture, the Department of Institutional Equity and Human Resources provides leadership and guidance to the CCRI campus community on issues of equity to foster inclusive learning and workspaces, and compliance.
The Assistant Director of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity will participate in the development, implementation, and monitoring of affirmative action/equal opportunity employment programs, including coordinating Title IX investigations and compliance, all in compliance with Federal and State government regulations, Council on Postsecondary Education's policy, and the College's goals to enhance diversity.
The Assistant Director will act as the College's Title IX Coordinator.
The Assistant Director will oversee the compilation of statistical data for inclusion in the state and federal plans, compliance reviews and progress reports, conduct and oversee investigations, monitor complaints of discrimination and harassment and provide training and counseling in matters relating to equity, diversity and affirmative action.
Duties and Responsibilities
Commitment to CCRI's Mission: · Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college. · Work collaboratively with others and provide quality customer service in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Policies and Compliance: · Act as the College's Title IX Coordinator; conduct and oversee investigations, including Title IX, equal employment opportunity, discrimination and policy violations, assigning investigators and monitoring investigation progress and outcomes. · Assist the Director in evaluating and implementing affirmative action, equal employment opportunity and diversity policies and goals, in compliance with government legislation and college goals. · Assist in the review of administrative and hiring procedures used to fill each position for compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity and affirmative action regulations. · Formulate the College's Affirmative Action plan. · Work within a highly confidential and sensitive environment.
Data Collection and Reporting: · Oversee the compilation of statistical data for inclusion in state and federal affirmative action plans, compliance reviews and progress reports. · Conduct investigations and produce written reports on findings. · Assist in record-keeping procedures, compliance reviews, audits and reporting procedures pertaining to all facets of the College's Affirmative Action Plan. Gather and interpret data requested by persons or groups either on or off campus. · As necessary, generate internal reports for CCRI community. · Assist in writing and developing research and funding opportunities.
Education: · Conduct training and provide counsel, support, and referral for individuals and groups with concerns regarding Title IX, and affirmative action at the College. Act as a resource to the Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Organizational Development regarding equity and diversity training. · Provide current information to the various campus and state communities concerning matters related to education, equity and affirmative action. Such activities may include classroom instruction, involvement in course and curriculum development, workshops, and training sessions on related topics.
Departmental Support: · Provide coverage for the Director and represent the office at various meetings and events, as needed. · Update and maintain the relevant portions of the Institutional Equity and Human Resources website. · Work within a highly confidential and sensitive environment. · Other duties as required.
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