Internal Job Number: P01043UF
The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access (EOA) is seeking a Equity Associate. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director.
Oregon State University is committed through continuous improvement to be a collaborative, inclusive and caring community that strives for equity and equal opportunity in everything that we do; that creates a welcoming environment and enables success for people from all walks of life; and that shares common, fundamental values grounded in justice, civility and respect while looking to our diversity as a source of enrichment and strength.
The EOA, under strong, new leadership, is fervently committed to fair and just practices, informed by diverse voices in the community, with the goal of ensuring equal opportunity for all community members in their endeavors to achieve success in their work, academics, and research at OSU. This position performs a key role in the EOA with a principal focus on the University’s equal opportunity aspirations and obligations. The position works collaboratively with others in the office to advance inclusion in our increasingly diverse community by ensuring University compliance with all federal and state anti-discrimination laws as well as developing strategic objectives and advancing institutional goals related to equity, inclusion, and diversity.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff) / Guidelines (Faculty):
Typically requires J.D. required from an accredited law school. Experience conducting investigations and fact gathering.
Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and at least one year relevant work experience;
Demonstrated ability to solve problems by developing practical solutions that combine legal considerations with other objectives;
Demonstrated ability to conduct investigations to gather relevant evidence, while ensuring due process;
Demonstrated ability to resolve conflicts and/or demonstrated mediation experience;
Demonstrated ability to design and present educational/training sessions;
Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of diversity and inclusive environments and issues faced by people from underserved or historically underrepresented groups;
Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, across difference;
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and maintain detailed records;
Demonstrated ability to engage strong analytical thinking, critical thinking, and synthesis skills;
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing;
Demonstrated ability to remain fair, objective and neutral;
Demonstrated ability to make sound professional judgments; and
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU STANDARD 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
Salary (Minimum): $67,620
Salary (Maximum): $118,404
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.