With the vision of supporting the values and mission of the Office of Institutional Equity, the Resolutions Officer will support a centralized Institutional Equity function that will be a leading model in higher education. The Office of Institutional Equity coordinates Ohio State’s legal and regulatory hearing requirements for all protected class harassment, discrimination and sexual misconduct complaints affecting students, faculty, staff, volunteers, visitors, and others in addition to the protection of youth. Reporting to the Director of Resolutions, the Resolutions Officer is responsible for conducting fair and equitable resolution options as they relate to the Office of Institutional Equity (e.g. Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, and ADA/504). The resolutions process includes both informal and formal resolutions, including adjudications and hearings. The Resolutions Officer will stay updated and compliant with legal and regulatory requirements as they relate to resolution options, including informal and formal processes.
Additional Information for Applicants::
There are two positions available with this posting.
Master’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; two years of experience conducting adjudications or equivalent professional experience; demonstrated ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information; Demonstrated skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem solving techniques, analytical skills; Demonstrated ability to analyze regulatory and other legal developments; Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and electronic databases.
J.D. or Doctorate in related field; Title VI, or Title VII or Title IX-related training or certification through a nationally recognized organization; Demonstrated experience adjudicating civil rights matters and/or Title IX matters; Demonstrated experience with administrative processes and hearing processes in university setting; Ability to maintain neutrality and work under stress; Demonstrated ability to collaborate with campus and university partners; Demonstrated ability to interpret federal, state, and local equal opportunity and nondiscrimination laws and regulations, including but not limited to Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, FERPA, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitations Act, Violence Against Women’s Act, the Age Discrimination Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and other applicable laws and regulations that prohibit harassment, discrimination, or retaliation; Demonstrated background working with diverse constituencies; Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Target Salary: $68,000.00 - $75,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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