Initiatives and Priorities
RESPONSIBLE AREAS & DUTIES
Workforce Equity and Diversity
Hiring Process Review and Approval (includes UI Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Program development and monitoring with attendant statistical compilation and reporting)
Access and Inclusion
Develop campus-wide climate focused initiatives
Investigate discrimination and harassment complaints, provide written reports and determine action to be taken.
ADA Compliance/Disability Issues Awareness
Monitor programs and services to assure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities.
Title IX Coordination
Monitor gender equity in all UI terms and conditions of employment, educational and co-curricular opportunities. Includes sexual discrimination and sexual harassment prevention and complaint response.
Education and Outreach
Information and educational outreach on arc of issues regarding human rights, access, inclusion, diversity dimensions, equity and equal opportunity.
Universitywide Policy & Procedure Review
Embed diversity practices systemically