April 20, 2022

Job Posting: University of Kansas

KU is seeking its next University Ombuds. Currently, Ada Emmett is the Acting University Ombuds and Mike Rozinsky serves as the part-time Associate Ombuds. Emmett has been serving as Acting Ombuds since December 2020, following the appointment of then-University Ombuds DA Graham to the role of Interim Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging at KU. Prior to that, Ada had been the part-time Faculty Ombuds since the Summer of 2019, and has been a member of the faculty since 2002, achieving full-professor equivalent at KU. The KU Ombuds reports to the provost and practices to IOA standards.

Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree and five years related experience or a Master's degree and three years of related experience. Preferred qualifications include: a Master's, Ph.D., J.D., or advanced certificate in mediation, conflict or dispute resolution, organizational psychology, higher education, counseling, or related fields and five years of relevant professional experience or training; experience as an Ombuds in higher education; and certification as a Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner (CO-OP). Applications will be reviewed beginning May 23, 2022. No salary indicated. (KU Posting.)