Assistant Director/Grievance Officer and Associate Director/Sr. Grievance Officer for EO&D

University of Massachusetts Amherst in Massachusetts

Date Posted February 3, 2014
Type Administrative
Employment Type Full-time

Assistant Director/
Grievance Officer

and

Associate Director/
Sr. Grievance Officer for EO&D


The Equal Opportunity and Diversity Office at the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus is seeking two experienced grievance resolution Grievance Officers to investigate and propose resolutions for complaints related to civil rights violations (including sexual harassment) filed within the University.


Minimum Qualifications for Grievance Officer: BA/BS (Master's preferred)
in higher ed administration, personnel, human resources or related field; 3 years of experience in the investigation of complaints/grievances related to civil rights issues, including Title IX investigations. Successful candidate must be well versed in federal and state affirmative action and equal opportunity legislation, specifically sexual harassment, Title IX, racial and other civil rights issues. Experience in developing and presenting workshops to a diverse population required. Administrative experience and knowledge of higher education personnel policies and procedures preferably at a public institution, or the ability to quickly master the same. Mediation skills preferred.


Hiring Salary Range: $45,400 - $56,800

Normal Starting Salary: $45,400 - $51,100


Minimum Qualifications for Senior Grievance Officer: BA/BS in higher
ed administration, personnel, human resources or related field; 5 years of experience in the investigation of unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation, including Title IX investigations; or a Master's degree in the same and 3 years of experience. Successful candidate must be well versed in federal and state affirmative action and equal opportunity legislation and regulations, specifically those concerning sexual harassment, Title IX, racial discrimination, disability, veterans and other civil rights issues. Experience in creating, developing and presenting workshops to a diverse population required. Administrative experience and knowledge of higher education personnel policies and procedures preferably at a public institution, or the ability to quickly master the same. Mediation skills required.


Hiring Salary Range: $49,900 - $62,700
Normal Starting Salary: $49,900 - $56,300


For the Grievance Officer position, please apply online at: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=45985.


For the Senior Grievance Officer position, please apply online at: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=45984.


Please include a letter of application, resume and the names, telephone numbers and addresses of three references. The review of applications will begin on February 14, 2014, and will continue until the positions are filled.


The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.