University of Houston, Equal Opportunity Specialist

Friday, October 06, 2017 11:33 AM | Caryn Hawkins (Administrator)

Job Description - Equal Opportunity Specialist (STA001784)

Job Description 

Equal Opportunity Specialist - (STA001784) Equal Opportunity Specialist 


: H0020 Equal Opportunity Services 



Performs professional work involved in the development and administration of the equal opportunity (EO) policies and procedures of the University of Houston System and the University of Houston Office of Equal Opportunity Services (EOS).


Job Duties:

  1. Provides prompt and equitable resolution of complaints of unlawful discrimination, including sexual misconduct.
  2. Interprets University policies and procedures, and local, state and federal rules and regulations related to EO issues.
  3. Investigates and resolves complaints of unlawful discrimination which includes interviewing witnesses, analyzing evidence, making determinations and in conjunction with the appropriate administrators, formulate courses of action to address those matters.
  4. Designs, implements, and delivers antidiscrimination programming for the University, including delivering ongoing training designed to promote awareness and prevent sexual misconduct, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.
  5. Provides access and accommodation assistance for students and employees with disabilities consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  6. May schedule, plan, coordinate and organize special events for the EOS.
  7. May prepare, edit and produce publications for the EOS.
  8. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


 Bachelors and 3 years experience.

Requires a 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.


Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.


Additional Information:


  • Experience investigating discrimination/harassment, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence complaints; experience working in higher education, prosecutor office, civil rights agency, law firm, or other equally complex organization.
  • Knowledge of civil rights laws and regulations, including Title IX, Title VI, ADA/Rehabilitation Act, and Title VII.
  • Adherence to deadlines and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Prior experience with successfully, independently and efficiently managing an active caseload.
  • Excellent work ethic and high level of motivation and productivity.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and ability to analyze, summarize and present findings and recommendation.
  • J.D. preferred.

Salary: 3,881.00 - 5,047.00 

Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application 

Employee Status

: Regular/Benefits 

Job Posting

: Oct 6, 2017, 8:39:31 AM
 Qualified candidates may apply online:

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