The private research university based in Evanston, Illinois has reopened the search for its first Ombudsperson. The job was originally posted in February 2020, but the it was shelved when the pandemic shut down the campus. The position will serve faculty, staff, and students, including those at campuses in Chicago and Doha, Qatar—about 30,000 people. The Ombuds will report to the provost and practice to IOA standards.
Applicants must have an advanced degree in law or social work field combined with relevant dispute resolution training or Ombuds experience, and at least 5 years of conflict resolution experience in a large, complex organization. Preferred qualifications include IOA Foundations training and familiarity with Northwestern University's mission, vision, goals, objectives, resources, infrastructure, policies, procedures, and practices. No closing date or salary indicated. (Northwestern Careers via Indeed.)
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