Associate Director, OAAEOP

Pennsylvania, United States
05 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
04 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Description

The Associate Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs (Associate Director) aids in the development of comprehensive programs to support the University’s strategic aim of inclusive excellence and assure compliance with its local, state, and federal equal opportunity and affirmative action responsibilities.  In addition, the Associate Director helps educate members of the community about University policies related to equity, nondiscrimination, and inclusion and provides advice and technical assistance. They also aid in the design of proactive strategies and initiatives to promote equal opportunity.  The Associate Director investigates complaints of unlawful discrimination or harassment and aids in the development of appropriate resolutions. In addition, the Associate Director helps prepare the University’s affirmative action plans for women, minorities, people with disabilities, and covered veterans and reviews and approves requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities for faculty and staff.

Bachelor's degree with 3-7 years of directly related experience, Master's degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.; Experience in the investigation and resolution of complaints of discrimination and the development of appropriate intervention strategies; excellent verbal and written communication skills required; experience in training or delivery of educational programs preferred; experience working in a college or university preferred.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

President's Center

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.