Associate Vice President / Chief Civil Rights Officer & Title IX Coordinator

President Michael Schill has launched a national search for a new Associate Vice President / Chief Civil Rights Officer and Title IX Coordinator (AVP/CCRO). Reporting to the President, with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Vice President of Student Life and the Vice President of Finance and Administration, the AVP/CCRO is responsible for overseeing, designing and directing programs, policies, and procedures to ensure UO’s compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to equal employment opportunity, non-discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct.

Application Process

The application and position description are available on the Human Resources website. Review of applications began on January 3, 2020. More information about campus community involvement in the search process will be posted here as the search process moves forward.

See position description

Search Committee

The UO search committee is comprised of members who represent a cross section of the university, including faculty, staff, and students. Members include:

Mark Schmelz (Chair), Chief Human Resource Officer
Anthony Button, UO Police Officer
Lauradel Collins, Analyst Programmer 2, Computer and Information Science
Vanessa Crakes, Manager of Investigations, Office of Investigations & Civil Rights Compliance
Larissa Ennis, Assistant Director of Sponsorships and Community Relations, OA Council
Jeslyn Everitt, Assistant General Counsel
Michael Hames Garcia, Professor of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies
Alex Kiessling, Graduate Teaching Fellow
Jessica Neafie, Graduate Teaching Fellow
Lesley-Anne Pittard, Assistant Vice President for Campus and Community Engagement, Division of Equity and Inclusion
Merle Weiner, Professor of Law
Kris Winter, Dean of Students
Janet Woodruff-Borden, Executive Vice Provost

Search Advocate: Charlotte Moats-Gallagher, Director, Center on Diversity and Community, Division of Equity and Inclusion

Kristyn Elton, Senior Assistant to the President serves as the search administrator on behalf of the president’s office.

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