As part of the ongoing commitment to ensuring UAA is a fair, equitable and safe place to study, live and work, UAA is actively searching for a new Office of Equity & Compliance Director/Title IX Coordinator.The position became vacant following Bridget Dooley’s resignation (effective Jan. 1, 2018). Ron Kamahele, director of Human Resource Services, has been appointed to serve as UAA’s Title IX Coordinator and acting director of the Office of Equity and Compliance until a permanent replacement is hired.
The search committee for the position formed and began meeting in December with the following members:
Dede Allen, Associate Director of Athletics
Jeane Breinig, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Alaska Natives & Diversity
Alec Burris, President, USUAA Student Government
Bridget Coffou, Prevention Education Coordinator, Office of Equity & Compliance
Ana Hinkle, Student Affairs Director, Prince William Sound College
Jeff Jessee, Dean, College of Health
Susan Kalina, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs (Committee Chair)
Paul Landen, Associate Professor, Psychology/Kenai Peninsula College
Theresa Lyons, Executive Director, Student Outreach & Transition
Kirstin Olmstead, Public Relations & Marketing Manager
Patt Sandberg, Professor, Department of Psychology
Michael Votava, Assistant Dean of Students
Ron Kamahele, HRS Director, HR Representative
Celesta Richardson, Executive Scheduler, Logistics
The position description is now posted and initial review of applicants begins Jan. 12. The position reports to the chancellor and is responsible for leading UAA’s Title IX efforts, as well as managing the Office of Equity & Compliance. If you know of qualified professionals, please encourage them to apply. Visit UA Careers for more information about this opportunity and how to apply.
The goal is to welcome finalists on campus for interviews in mid-February. Open forums to meet the finalists will be announced through the Green and Gold. Please plan to participate in these opportunities. Your input on this vital search is important.