The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access is seeking an Intake & Assessment Associate. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director.
Reporting to the Director of Equal Opportunity Investigations, the Intake and Assessment Associate (IAA) performs a key role in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access (EOA) by providing intake and coordinating resources on matters associated with the university's equal opportunity compliance obligations. The IAA helps direct individuals to available resources and support and works collaboratively with others in the office to ensure that individualized cases receive the right services in an appropriate and timely manner. The IAA leads resolution of informal complaints or refers matters to Equity Associates for investigation.
Typically requires J.D. required from an accredited law school. Experience conducting investigations and fact gathering.
Master's degree in related field such as higher education administration/student affairs, human resources or organizational development, law or public policy; and at least one year relevant work experience.
Ability to manage multiple, on-going, and complex caseloads
Ability to guide, advise and support individuals in crisis or who have experienced trauma
Understanding of and experience applying anti-discrimination laws, regulations, rules, and policies
Experience conducting exploratory interviews regarding prohibited discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct, grievance or other related workplace issue
Experience solving problems by developing practical solutions that take into account multiple considerations and objectives
Experience with resolving conflict Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity and creating inclusive environments
Demonstrated understanding of and sensitivity to issues faced by people from underserved or historically underrepresented groups
Demonstrated ability to listen and respond empathetically and professionally while remaining neutral and objective
Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, across multiple aspects of difference
Experience navigating complex systems and processes
Ability to meet deadlines and maintain detailed notes/ records to invite correction and/or clarification
Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing
Ability to be fair, objective, and neutral and gain trust of others
Ability to make sound decisions based on best practices, laws, policies, and procedures
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
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