Reporting to the Dean of the College, the Executive Director for Equity serves as a resource for the College to develop strategies to maintain and ensure compliance with federal regulations, such as Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Title IX. The Executive Director has oversight of intake and investigation of issues pertaining to equity, discrimination or harassment, and serves as the College's Title IX coordinator, with responsibility to establish, enforce and review policies to maintain the conduct and honor codes of the College.
Department: Dean of the College
Required Qualification Summary:
J.D. or Master's degree in student personnel, counseling psychology, social work, law enforcement or related field.
Seven to ten years' of experience in higher education, with at least five years of experience in management and supervision; and at least 2 years working with EEO/Affirmative Action and/or Title IX compliance.
Experience with mediation, conducting investigations and writing reports.
Experience conducting individual and/or group facilitations to foster effective communication and healthy workplace relationships among faculty, staff and students.
Demonstrated commitment to the educational development of students.
Experience working with a case management database such as Advocate or Maxient.
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.