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Western Illinois University Equal Opportunity Officer in Moline, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/jobs/9810484 Equal Opportunity Officer r rCategory: r rAdministrative, Professional & Staff Positions r rDepartment: Equal Opportunity and Access r rLocations: Macomb, IL r rPosted: Jun 27, 2022 r rCloses: Open Until Filled r rType: FT - Continuous r rAbout Western Illinois University: r rWestern Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, serves over 7,500 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan branch campus in Moline, IL. r rJob Description: r rAPPOINTMENT: July 1, 2022 r rRESPONSIBILITIES: r rWestern Illinois University seeks an engaged, dynamic and experienced Equal Opportunity & Access Officer to assist in the management and administration of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access. The Equal Opportunity Officer reports directly to the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access, who reports to the Vice President for Finance & Administration. r rThe Officer assists the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access in the management and administration of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access in order to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the University's Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, and ADA compliance programs. This includes applicable federal, state, and university guidelines for civil rights compliance, including Executive Order 11246; Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 1990; Title IX of the 1972 Higher Education Amendments; Section 503 and 504 of Rehabilitations Acts of 1975 and 1967 respectively; the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended; and the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. r rThe Officer will assist with performing discrimination complaint investigations and Title IX investigations. They will conduct training and outreach and serve on various University and Community committees. The Officer will assist with special projects and research, review and prepare data for periodic statistical or narrative reports. r rRANK & SALARY: Negotiable, commensurate with experience. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit: http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/human\_resources/benefits/. r rRequirements: r rREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: r rBachelor's Degree and related experience required. r rKnowledge of Affirmative Action, Title IX, and ADA laws and regulations. r rAbility to complete statistical analysis and experience with database programs, word processing and networks. r rFor a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body). Unless otherwise stated, the degree must be "in hand" at the time of appointment. r rAdditional Information: r rAbout WIU (wiu.edu/about/) r rSince 1899, Western Illinois University has provided outstanding educational opportunities to individuals in west central Illinois and well beyond our region and state. WIU's traditional residential campus in Macomb, Illinois, is the educational, cultural and athletic center of the region, while the WIU-Quad Cities non-residential branch campus in Moline, Illinois, is the only public university in the immediate Quad Cities region. r rWIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 6,539): A traditional, residential four-year campus offering a comprehensive slate of undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb. Amtrak provides twice-daily service from Macomb to Chicago (and point in-between). Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL). r rWIU-Quad Cities (Student Populati n: 916): The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in environmental studies, at its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL. r rWIU Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (wiu.edu/dei) r rWestern Illinois University fosters respect, equity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. WIU is committed to anti-racism, anti-oppression, equity, social justice, and diversity. We value inclusion as a core value and as an essential element of Western's public service mission. WIU embraces individual uniqueness and a culture of inclusion that supports broad and specific diversity initiatives. Western believes in the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society as integral to the success of all individuals. r rAt WIU, we will: rMaintain a safe and secure environment for all members of our University communities. rEducate and empower students, staff, and faculty to be social justice advocates. rProvide curricula, programs, training, resources, and environments that reflect and strengthen the diversity of our communities, and to elevate cultural awareness and understanding. rEnsure fair, equitable, and inclusive access to University facilities, programs, resources, and services. rCreate inclusive and equitable policies and practices. rDiversify the University's workforce by assessing hiring practices to attract,