Do you enjoy working with people at all levels of the university? Are you a creative problem-solver? Do you thrive with a work schedule that differs every day? The successful Associate Ombuds candidate will have a demonstrated ability to act with diplomacy, maintain confidentiality and impartiality, and build relationships and credibility with all university constituencies.
Serving as a designated neutral third party, the Associate Ombuds will assist the Ombuds Office as a source of information in an accessible, independent, impartial and confidential office (outside of mandated Title IX reporting) through which students, staff, and faculty may pursue informal conflict resolution of any university-related concern. This candidate will also have experience with promotion and outreach.
Un Under general supervision from a designated administrator, assist in the investigation and mediation of grievances and the development of recommendations for new policies and procedures at the University.
Investigate and mediate complaints and grievances from students, faculty and staff.
Provide information and answer questions about the University and its policies.
Assist in developing recommendations for improved policies and procedures for the University.
Maintain records of casework.
Conduct research on issues and problems.
Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Bachelor's degree with three (3) years experience; -OR- Associate's degree with five (5) years experience; -OR- seven (7) years experience. Experience must be related.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is... close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSION STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.