Valencia College is now hiring a Director, Equal Opportunity tojoin our Organizational Development team.
The Director of Equal Opportunity will lead the development, administration and day-to-day operations of comprehensive college-wide equal opportunity programs. Will also assess and investigate formal and informal complaints of discrimination and harassment from employees and students. Develops and administers Equal Opportunity (EO) training, including Title IX training for employees and students. The Director will have the opportunity to provide leadership for development and analysis of metrics associated with college wide employee and student equity compliance initiatives and makes recommendations for process and policy improvements.
We're not just any college. And you're just not any employee. You're someone who is passionate about improving the lives of our students, our community, and, ultimately, our world.
Join an organization committed to helping students reach their full potential by providing them with the right opportunities, the right tools, and the right support. Take the first steps by completing and submitting an online application for this position. There are plenty of places to find employment, but at Valencia College, you'll find fulfillment.
At Valencia College, it’s more than just a job. We understand the importance of fostering a collaborative environment and achieving a true work/life balance.
The ideal candidate will have:
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited instruction with major course work in Business or Public Administration, Human Resources Management, or closely related field [required].
Progressively responsible experience in implementing programs and initiatives related to employee/student conduct or equal opportunity [required].
Experience with investigations related to employee/student conduct, harassment or discrimination claims [required].
Supervisory or team leader experience [required].
Have experience in responding to reports of discrimination and harassment for students and/or employees in a higher education setting.
Experience in addressing complaints related to Title IX [preferred].
Experience in developing and facilitating educational programming to students and/or employees on the topics of discrimination and harassment [preferred].
Knowledge of laws and regulations on the topic of discrimination and harassment, including Title IX, Title VII, ADA, and Section 504 [preferred].
Be comfortable and have experience in demonstrating care and concern to employees and students, especially those experiencing stressful or crisis situation [preferred].
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Valencia’s Total Rewards package, features:
Free medical, dental benefits and paid life insurance premiums
Generous paid time off - vacation leave, sick leave, personal days, spring break, winter break, and other holidays
Florida retirement membership
YMCA membership benefits
Educational and Professional development opportunities for you and your dependents and so much more….
Moreover, we believe you will appreciate the commitment to work-life balance plus the inspiring, motivating, and teamwork-oriented environment that we enjoy every day.
Location: District Office – Orlando, FL 32811 (Hybrid schedule)
Valencia College has campuses conveniently located throughout Central Florida that are accessible by local freeways, expressways and surface streets. But the convenient commute is just part of the appeal.
As one of the fastest growing cities in America, Orlando offers just the right mix of laid-back Florida lifestyle and the amenities of a big city, making it a great place to live and work.
Closing Date: January, 24th, 2022 at 11:59 M.
If this opportunity sounds inspiring, please complete and submit an online application along with a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Valencia College is an equal opportunity institution. We provide equal opportunity for employment and educational services to all.
The winner of the inaugural Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, Valencia College is one of the largest community colleges in Florida, teaching more than 73,000 students annually.
But it's our quality of education, not size, that truly makes us great. Our Honors program is viewed by the National Collegiate and Southern Regional Honors Council as one of the exemplary programs in the nation. The Orlando Sentinel dubbed our fine-arts faculty one of the best in the region, and director Steven Spielberg called our film program one of the best anywhere. But the opinions that matter most are those of our students, and 92 percent say we met or exceeded their expectations on overall quality of education.
We strive to ensure that equal access to higher education belongs to everyone, because the future does, too.
We stand in the gap between what is and what can be. We pave a path to true potential. Whether it’s helping students land a dream job or continue on to the university of their dreams, we do everything in our power to make that possible for each and every one of our students.
Recognized as one of “The Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Educ...ation, we understand the importance of fostering a collaborative environment that encourages teamwork, creativity and the achievement of a true work/life balance.
At Valencia College, it’s more than just a job. We’re committed to helping our students reach their full potential by providing them with the right opportunities, the right tools and the right support. And that begins with recruiting the right talent.
We seek leaders. Inspirers. Motivators. Educational enthusiasts, passionate optimists and experienced realists. Individuals who not only believe in our students, but will help our students believe in themselves.
Valencia College has six campuses as well as a School of Public Safety, an Advanced Manufacturing Training Center and a District Office, all conveniently located throughout Central Florida and easily accessible by local freeways, expressways, and surface streets. But the convenient commute is just part of the appeal. With beautiful year-round weather, endless entertainment and dining options, and world-famous attractions, there's no shortage of incredible ways to spend your spare time.