The Director reports directly to the President of Illinois State University. The Director serves as a senior administrative official responsible for University-wide programs, policies, and procedures designed to ensure a working, learning, and living environment that is welcoming, supportive and free from discrimination and harassment. The Director also serves as an advisor to the President, conducts special projects and studies, and represents the President’s position and directives to the ISU community relating to diversity, equity, inclusion, equal opportunity, affirmative action, and access.
The Associate Director provides guidance, support and delivery of programming and services for Illinois State University faculty, staff, students and administrators to support diversity, inclusiveness, equal access, equitable treatment, and a campus climate free from discrimination and harassment. The Associate Director conducts investigations into allegations of discrimination and harassment. The Associate Director also provides training and outreach on a wide variety of issues relating to diversity, equity and inclusion.
The Assistant Director serves as a point of contact for members of the campus community seeking to address concerns of violations of the Illinois State University Anti-Harassment and Non-Discrimination Policy. The Assistant Director investigates allegations of harassment and discrimination, provides trainings to faculty, staff, and students regarding the value of diversity and inclusion in higher education, and assists with the planning and implementation of diversity initiatives sponsored by the Office of the President.
The Assistant Director assists in the assurance of non-discrimination at Illinois State University by investigating allegations of harassment, discrimination, sexual assault, and relationship violence, as well as develops and delivers training to campus personnel and students regarding the Anti-Harassment and Non-Discrimination Policy.
The ADA Coordinator processes ADA accommodation requests from employees and addresses accessibility issues on campus.
The Administrative Aide provides support and assistance to the Director and OEOEA staff, answers questions regarding search waivers, and maintains databases for state and federally mandated reports. The Training Administrator coordinates the Crime Reporting Training for University employees.
Illinois State University
Office of Equal Opportunity and Access
Hovey Hall 208
Campus Box 1280
Normal, IL 61790-1280
Telephone: (309) 438-3383
Fax: (309) 438-7395
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.