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2018-05-132018-06-12

Employment and Educational Opportunity (EEO) Officer

Fairbanks North Star borough School District
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is looking for an EEO officer.

The EEO officer is responsible for the administration and oversight of equal employment and educational opportunity and civil rights compliance. This includes responsibility for compliance with Title IX, Section 504, ADAAA, and all other non-discrimination laws, regulations, and policies. Serves as the district’s designated Title IX coordinator.


Investigates internal allegations of discrimination and non-compliance received from employees, students, and/or parents. Analyzes evidence gathered during investigation to prepare written determination. Engages in informal resolution if allegations do not rise to the level of discrimination, harassment, or misconduct.

Develops, implements and monitors programs that promote diversity within the district and establishes partnerships with community stakeholders. Responsible for development of training and initiatives to create and foster an open and inclusive environment. Develops and carries out the district’s affirmative action plan and implements strategies related to plan goals.

This position will be hired at either a Grade 8 or Grade 9, depending on the level of education and experience of the selected applicant.

Annual Salary:
     Grade 8:  $80,560.27 - $109,038.59 DOE
     Grade 9: 
 $89,922.56 - $119,758.91 DOE

Requirements

The following are required:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in human resources, management, public administration, law, or closely related field. A combination of professional level training, relevant college coursework, and related experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.
  2. Five (5) years of experience in three (3) or more of the following areas:
  • Conducting internal investigations
  • Conflict resolution
  • Conducting legal research as well as understanding, interpreting, and applying relevant federal and state laws and regulations to employment and education issues
  • EEO and affirmative action planning and compliance
  • Preparing and implementing training materials and diversity initiatives
  • Analyzing and reporting on affirmative action and equal opportunity data
  1. Excellent leadership, organization and management skills.
  2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; highly skilled in developing and presenting information to diverse groups of people.
  3. Strong knowledge of investigation best practices.
  4. Strong knowledge of the principles of affirmative action and equal opportunity laws, legal bases for non-discrimination, position classification, intercultural competency, community employment, and social service agencies.
  5. Knowledge of educational equal opportunity issues (Section 504, ADAAA, Title IX).
  6. Excellent skills in the use of Microsoft Office programs.
  7. Ability to handle situations involving confrontation and conflict; to identify problems, organize facts, and design a plan for resolution; to define issues and determine appropriate responses.
  8. Ability to effectively communicate with staff, outside agencies, and diverse groups and individuals.
  9. Ability to conduct legal research.
  10. Ability to understand, interpret, and apply federal and state laws and regulations relevant to discrimination and equity.
  11. Must be able to travel to various schools and offices within the Fairbanks North Star Borough. While driving on district business, a valid driver’s license as well as current insurance and vehicle registration is required.
     

The following are preferred:

  1. Experience administering Title IX and/or handling Title IX investigations (if Title IX certification not held, certification must be obtained within first year of employment and must be maintained during employment in this position).
  2. Experience in a unionized environment.
  3. Experience in K-12 educational environment.

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Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

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