ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL/COMPLIANCE OFFICER-OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
Associate General Counsel/Compliance Officer (Title IX/EEO/Affirmative Action):
The University of Central Arkansas invites applications for the position of Associate General Counsel/Compliance Officer. This position will be responsible for the University’s compliance with laws, regulations, and guidelines related to affirmative action and equal opportunity, and serve as the University’s external contact with state and federal civil rights agencies. This person will serve as the University’s coordinator for Title IX and AA/EEO Officer, as well as conduct investigations of complaints of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
The person selected for this position will be responsible for researching and responding to questions and concerns about Title IX, as well as other laws and regulations as they apply to students, faculty and staff. The position will also independently investigate and respond to complaints of discrimination arising under anti-discrimination laws (such as Title IX and ADA). The selected person will develop policies and training programs to ensure the University community is knowledgeable of, and complies with, relevant federal and state laws and regulations.
The person selected will also assist the General Counsel with other legal matters as needed.
This position will report directly to the President.
• Juris Doctor from an accredited law school;
• Licensed to practice law in Arkansas OR eligible for admission to the Arkansas Bar within 12 months of hire date;
• Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations, and guidelines related to affirmative action and civil rights enforcement;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills; and
• One year of legal experience in higher education or governmental setting.
UCA is a comprehensive regional university with approximately 11,000 students. The campus is noted for its beauty and is conveniently located in Conway, a rapidly growing city of 60,000 and home to two private colleges, a public school system ranked amount the state’s best, and strong K-12 parochial schools.
Please submit application (www.uca.edu/hr) and resume electronically to Katie Henry at email@example.com or by mail to: