The Equal Opportunity Coordinator and Trainer will provide information and conduct training programs in connection with the implementation of the University of Houston System's nondiscrimination statement and equal opportunity (EO) policies.
Actively participates in the planning, development and delivery of EO (i.e., Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990) course curriculum for members of the university community, including customized training courses for campus groups/departments as requested or assigned.
Facilitates the EO training process by providing administrative support including but not limited to developing, designing and/or coordinating training materials and/or training aides/tools, scheduling, coordinating courses and use of equipment space and facilities; preparing appropriate forms, correspondence, memoranda, and records, etc.
Conducts yearly evaluation and program assessment by collecting and analyzing data to answer questions regarding the university?s training needs, particularly about the effectiveness and efficiency of its training programming, as well as identify trends, emerging problems, mandates, and other areas of concern.
Understands Electronic Information Resources (EIR) accessibility and security requirements and their technical specifications to ensure that the University is 1) properly serving students with disabilities and 2) compliant with all federal and Texas state laws regarding the accessibility of electronic and information resources as defined in Texas state law TAC 2
Develops promotional and marketing materials (including integrating various platforms such as social media) to support the training and programming efforts of EOS and its partners.
Facilitates ADA reasonable workplace accommodation requests as well as pregnant and parenting student accommodation requests in accordance with relevant policies.
Facilitates the processing of interim measures and informal resolutions and serves as the hearing advisor in certain Title IX and Title VII matters by working with various on and off campus partners.
Utilizes Sharepoint to maintain a master schedule of training programs; schedules participants for courses as needed and updates records regarding course attendance and/or information pertinent to training; makes suggestions in regards to system improvement.
Participates in development and facilitation of a Diversity Training curriculum based on the data collected from the affirmative action/recruitment plan designed to meet the needs of UH staff.
Keeps apprised of the federal, state and local compliance requirements as is relates to antidiscrimination training and monitor and report on a quarterly basis the universities effort to meet the requirements mandated to UH. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Additional Job Posting Information: Department is willing to accept education in lieu of experience. Please attach three references.
This position will also handle:
Facilitates interim measures, hearings and informal resolutions by coordinating with various on- and off-campus partners.
Utilizes data management system to maintain a master log of training programs, schedules and tracks participant records and makes suggestions for system improvement.
Researches developments from the field to customize training curricula based on campus needs, general areas of concern and recruitment best practices as well as facilitates training approval process.
Bachelors and 3 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.Preferred: Master's Degree or J.D.Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.Must have a firm understanding of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 andTitle IX of the Educational Amendments of 19
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