Opportunity to be the Executive Director of Equal Opportunity at Boston University

The Executive Director of Equal Opportunity at Boston University (BU) provides vision, leadership, and strategic direction for all facets of the Equal Opportunity Office (EOO), including discrimination and harassment complaint investigation, Title IX, Affirmative Action, and disability accommodation (ADA) for faculty and staff. The executive director will:

  • bring a deep, informed understanding of Title VII, Title IX, ADA/Section 504, Clery, FERPA, and VAWA regulations and their application within a higher education institution to the role—JD strongly preferred;
  • support and advance the transformation of the EOO from a transactional to proactive organization, expanding opportunities for educational outreach and prevention, training, and collaboration across the University;
  • possess demonstrated strategic, managerial experience, including the ability to build capacity, develop a high functioning cohesive team, and optimize fiscal and data management resources;
  • manage a budget of approximately $1.2 million and an expanding team that as of July 2021 will include seven staff—a Title IX coordinator, three Equal Opportunity/Title IX investigators (one of whom is an assistant director), one assistant director of compliance (ADA and Affirmative Action), one Equal Opportunity/ADA specialist, and one administrative coordinator/data analyst.

Review of applications will begin on February 19, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

Full announcement, qualifications, and application instructions.

Two positions at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

The Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is a private, non-profit, HSI, IHE in Queens, NY, with an array of opportunity programs, including the STEP, CSTEP, HEOP and Upward Bound programs.

Two positions of interest to the Tri-State community may be:

  1. Program Activities Coordinator (part time) for our Upward Bound program – does not require completion of the college degree as specified in the position description.
  2. HEOP Counselor (part time) for our Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program – requires a baccalaureate degree as specified in the position description.

All of these details and other open positions appear on their grants website.  Please review the applications requirements there. 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

The 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
The Soul of America: Fighting for Liberation and Everyday Justice
Free Zoom Event

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Register for the event.

Keynote SpeakerBrian Bridges Headshot

  • Brian Bridges, Ph.D.
  • Acting Secretary of Higher Education
  • State of New Jersey

Dr. Bridges is responsible for policy development and coordination of higher education activities for the state, including supporting institutions amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. He also coordinates initiatives to improve college affordability in New Jersey through the State Plan for Higher Education and enhance postsecondary opportunities while promoting equity and access for all through programs such as the state’s Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG).

Tri-State Consortium Board Meeting set for March 5

The next meeting of the Tri-State Consortium Board will take place on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 10:00 am.

The meeting will be held at Arcadia University, 450 S. Easton Road,  Glenside, PA, 19038, in the Commons  Meeting Room # 1. See campus map for more information.

Required documents include an agenda for the meeting and a Tri-State 2020 overview discussion document.  They were mailed to Board members.

If you are not able to attend the meeting, please notify Audrey Bennerson, Tri-State Recording Secretary, as she needs to know who will be holding your voting proxy.