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Director of EEO and Affirmative Action

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, North Carolina 27412
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  • Administrative
  • EEO/Affirmative Action
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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a world-class, research intensive, regional University with a diverse portfolio of expertise and a particular focus on fostering healthy lives, vibrant communities and global connections. UNCG is a leading institution within the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. Recognized for its programs in the Music, Theater and Dance; Nursing; Business; Education; Life and Physical Sciences; and Health and Human Sciences, UNCG continues to grow its enrollment and enjoys the most diverse student populations of all the UNC system universities. With more than 19,000 students, UNCG has a significant and positive impact in North Carolina and the Greensboro/Triad area in particular. UNCG is nationally recognized for its distance learning initiative and serves many rural areas of North Carolina with its highly rated online educational programs. Established in 1892, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded as the first public university in North Carolina for women. In 1963 the school became co-educational, but the legacy of providing both opportunity and excellence continues today.


The Department of Human Resources is currently seeking qualified and motivated candidates to consider for the Director of EEO and Affirmative Action position.


The Department of Human Resources commits to the creation of an inclusive, collaborative, and responsive university by attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse community of talented individuals in support of the university’s mission. The Department is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art employee services including talent management, professional development and organizational capacity, compensation, employee benefits, wellness and work/life balance, rewards and recognition, records management, employee relations, human resource information systems, and affirmative action and diversity, that promote innovation, creativity, and inclusion.


Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, the Director of EEO and Affirmative Action {EEO/AA Officer) will interpret and analyze policies and providing educational programming in the areas of Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, organizational cultural change, recruitment and Retention of a diverse workforce, development of employee cultural competency and development of appropriate and effective services and service delivery systems. The Director will interpret, analyze, and advise on the application of EEO and Affirmative Action laws and regulations in an employment and academic setting. This Director will also review, monitor and audit searches for faculty and staff to ensure compliance with University, State and Federal regulatory and policy requirements.


  • A Master’s Degree (or equivalent) in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field and a minimum of 4-7 years of progressive experience related to EEO/AA and/or other Diversity related responsibilities. Supervisory and management experience,
    is required.
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, and advise on the application of EEO and Affirmative Action policies and regulations in employment and academic settings.
  • Proficient in EEO/AA, along with state and federal civil rights laws. Advanced analytical and project management skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong critical thinking, decision making, interpersonal, organizational, communication and writing skills.
    Ability to work collegially and effectively with a wide range of constituencies and diverse community. Must have the ability to interpret and act on policies and procedures, investigate protected class
    complaints, develop and implement policies and procedures for the university.
  • Must be self-motivated, must be able to multi-task and handle confidential material In a professional manner.
  • A thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline.
  • Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 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.

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