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Director, Equal Opportunity & Title IX

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Application materials are to include a letter of application describing interest and experience in the position responsibilities, the names and contact information for three references, and a current CV.

Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Director, Equal Opportunity & Title IX
Department Office of The Provost-ADM
Department Web Address
Full Time Equivalent


Position Type Administrative Faculty
Comp Grade D
Tenure Track Non Tenure Track
Job Description

The Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX, is responsible for University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) EO Compliance and Training under Titles I-IX. This includes but is not limited to overseeing EO/IX investigation of complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, interpersonal violence, and other actions prohibited under Titles I-IX and associated federal and state laws and regulations. The Director conducts investigations as well as overseeing other investigations. The Director oversees UNR’s EO/IX training programs for faculty/staff and students; this training is mandated as an important part of limiting the occurrence and the adverse effects of discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and other actions prohibited by University policy. The Director is responsible to develop and conduct trainings as needed; in addition, the Director is responsible to oversee and track campus-wide online trainings mandated by NSHE. The Director serves as the university’s Title IX Coordinator and oversees the work of the Title IX deputy coordinators across campus. The Director also serves as the university’s ADA coordinator and chairs the Accommodation committee, which reviews requests for ADA and religious accommodations. The Director supervises the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX staff and serves on university-wide and NSHE committees as needed.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

UNR, founded in 1874, is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education and is a constitutionally established land-grant university. The Carnegie Foundation classifies it as a comprehensive doctoral institution with balanced arts & sciences/professions and a research university with high research activity. It is in the midst of a period of growth that includes plans to add more than 300 faculty positions. UNR offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs, including selected doctoral and professional studies, which emphasize those programs and activities which best serve the needs of the state, region and nation.

Located at the picturesque base of the Sierra Nevada, the university is a 45 minute drive from Lake Tahoe and 4 hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. Reno has been rated one of the best small cities in the US for outdoor recreation and overall quality of life. The city offers an excellent living environment, due to its mountains, short commutes, growing arts community, and its increasingly international flavor.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and six years of related professional work experience OR Master’s Degree and four years of related professional work experience.

Related Experience: EO/IX programs, investigations, human resources.

Preferred Qualifications
Contact Information for this Position

Audrey Casey, Director, Academic Affairs
University of Nevada, Reno
Office of the Executive Vice President & Provost
(775) 784-1740

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application materials are to include a letter of application describing interest and experience in the position responsibilities, the names and contact information for three references, and a current CV.

Job Open Date 08/30/2017
Job Close Date 10/01/2017
Open Until Filled No
Search Number 72805
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents