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Job ID: 181540

Administrative Assistant
Northern Illinois University

Date Posted Mar. 16, 2022
Title Administrative Assistant
University Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL, United States
Department Office of the Ombudsperson
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Other Administrative Categories
  • Administrative Support/Services

The individual in this position is the key administrative assistant to the University Ombudsperson. This individual serves as the primary liaison in oral and written communication between the university, ombudsperson and faculty, staff, students, administrators, family members, alumni, and community members on a variety of issues including employment concerns, fairness, grade appeals, interpersonal relationship, professional relationships, Title IX, etc. This individual will serve as the central point of contact for the Office of the Ombudsperson and will exercise considerable discretion, decision-making, and judgment in responding to queries for information. Projects related to this position are to be self-initiated, as well as assigned and carried out with minimal supervision. The individual in this position must up-hold an extreme amount of confidentiality due to the variety of individuals and information they will come in contact.

  • In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

    The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

    Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
    Health Services 230

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