The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Division of the Office for Access and Equity (OAE) at the University of Illinois is seeking applications for EEO Associates. Reporting to the Directors of the EEO Division, the EEO Associate will be responsible for conducting timely investigations of discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct allegations filed with the Office for Access and Equity, and related duties. For full details consideration applications must be received by November 30, 2020. Please see full description at: https://go.illinois.edu/DEI_EEOAssocUofI
Juris Doctor from an accredited law school.
At least three years of relevant experience and demonstrated success in handling conflicts.
At least three years of experience participating in administrative hearings, civil litigation, or criminal litigation.
Demonstrated experience in conducting investigations.
Prior experience working with civil rights claims.
Prior experience working in higher education with faculty, staff, and students.
Experience operating in databases, responding to Freedom of Information Act requests, and working with Excel.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Strong organizational, planning, analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to work independently and with sound judgement.
Demonstrated ability to manage high volume and time-sensitive workload.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to manage and work with human conflict.
Ability to be detail oriented when working with databases and in generating system reports.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative and diverse environment.
Strong commitment to diversity, affirmative action and equal employment opportunity.
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Demonstrated knowledge and enforcement of federal and state civil rights laws.
This is a full-time (100%), twelve month non-tenure track academic professional position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The proposed start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. Interviews may occur before the closing date; however, all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration.
Internal Number: A2000316
About University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mission Statement of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:
As members of this university, we seek to create a diverse and inclusive community for learning and working that is open, just, and welcoming. We derive strength from the pursuit of complex ideas, the value of multiple perspectives, and a commitment to work, scholarship, and research that asks the difficult questions needed to change the world. At the heart of who we are is a commitment to dialogue and positive social change, and core to our efforts is the acknowledgement of Native peoples and the land on which this University was founded.