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POSITION: Assistant Director/Deputy Title IX Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Office of Civil Rights and Diversity
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review begins by January 18.


Position: The assistant director ensures compliance with external federal and state reporting requirements, including researching and writing plans and reports related to civil rights, diversity, equal opportunity, affirmative action issues; monitors and researches compliance with Title IX, particularly related to athletics and gender equity; manages centralized recruiting for faculty and administrator/ other professional positions; identifies cost-effective and innovative strategies for advancing university name recognition particularly focusing on sites that target underrepresented or underserved groups as identified though the planning processes and university initiatives; manages collection and dissemination of data and survey research; manages online civil rights training modules; and serves as liaison with campus groups and external agencies.

Requirements: Masterís degree in statistics, economics, applied mathematics, public administration or in a related discipline required. Demonstrated ability to conduct research, perform data analysis, and communicate effectively required.

Preferred knowledge, skills, or abilities of competitive candidates include: a track-record of working effectively with academic administrators and faculty committees, athletics managers, student affairs managers and other university groups; knowledge of federal and state requirements for EEO, affirmative action, and diversity in employment practices in higher education; knowledge of Title IX and gender equity in athletics; and management of web presence. 

Application Process: Submit resume with three professional references as well as a cover letter that discusses interest in the position and ability to carry out duties. Transcripts, writing samples and work product samples may be required later in the review process.  Submit electronically to Assistant Director Heather Dragoo, Office of Civil Rights and Diversity,

Deadline: Accepting applications, review begins by January 18. Campus interviews projected to occur in late January/early February.  

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran - committed to achieving a diverse community.

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