DEPUTY TITLE IX COORDINATOR--EDUCATION & PREVENTION

Employer
University of Washington
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Aug 13, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
As a University of Washington employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutive years.
 
UW Compliance Services has an outstanding opportunity for a Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Education & Prevention.

The Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Education & Prevention has University-wide responsibility for coordinating the development and implementation of education & training programs focused on the prevention of and response to sexual and gender-based harassment and discrimination for faculty, staff, students, and student employees across all campuses, medical centers, programs, and affiliations with the University of Washington.

Under the general direction of the Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Services, this position will provide institution-wide leadership and expertise relating to curriculum development and delivery aimed at the prevention of and response to discrimination, harassment, and violence. This position participates in and guides collaborative program development, program delivery mechanisms, assessment of program effectiveness, monitoring of training completion, and general and targeted communication regarding training goals, requirements, impact and opportunities.  It requires knowledge expertise on the content (harassment, discrimination, violence, bystander intervention), curriculum development expertise, and an understanding of the most effective pedagogy for content delivery. Ongoing collaboration will be required with Title IX and other compliance personnel, faculty leadership and academic HR, human resources, student life/student affairs professionals on all 3 campuses, UW Medicine, and various other stakeholders and process partners.   
                                     
The Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Education & Prevention will have University-wide visibility and responsibility for supporting identified prevention priorities, emphasizing Title IX and VAWA prevention requirements, while also addressing other elevated priorities including the prevention of race-and national-origin based harassment as they relate to all students, staff, and faculty.

Duties & Responsibilities

Curriculum Development and Assessment - 30%

-- Maintain up-to-date knowledge and expertise related to the causes, impacts, and prevention of sexual and gender harassment, racial harassment and other forms of discrimination.  
-- Coordinate with appropriate process partners to develop, assess, and revise online training curriculum for students, faculty, and staff.  
-- Coordinate with appropriate process partners to develop, assess, and revise in-person training curriculum for students, faculty, and staff.
-- Assess effectiveness of online and in-person training and coordinate improvements and adjustments to curriculum and pedagogy based upon assessment outcomes.
--Coordinate with units, departments and programs to develop and identify delivery models for tailored training programs and initiatives.

Education and Training Delivery- 30%

--Develop and coordinate the delivery of University-wide communication plan related to training & education requirements, goals, and impact.
--Serve as primary point of contact for LMS related activities including contract development, course creation, ongoing editing of online course, and coordination with UW and contract-based technical personnel.
--Coordinate and facilitate the delivery of required online (level 1) education and training to all incoming undergraduate students, graduate/professional students, staff, faculty and other academic personnel across the UW.
-- Coordinate the development and implementation of peer-delivered (level 2) education and training programs for all undergraduate and graduate/professional students across all UW campuses, locations, and programs.
-- Coordinate the development and implementation of train-the-trainer and/or peer-delivered (level 2) education and training programs for staff, faculty, and other academic personnel for all UW campuses, locations, and programs.

Leadership - 20%

-- Identify, develop, and monitor policies and process improvement projects as needed to enhance response and prevention efforts. Collaborate with other Compliance Services staff, Human Resources staff and other personnel across the institution to coordinate and facilitate the delivery of education and prevention activities.
-- Provide leadership in development of and improvement of outreach materials, including printed and online resources.
--Provide leadership in proposing, developing, and managing in-person peer-delivered prevention education to all sectors of the UW community.
--Participate in the work of committees such as the Title IX Education & Training Committee and other relevant committees, as assigned.
-- Build strong relationships and create collaborative partnerships across the University and with peer institutions.
-- Provide input, as requested, on proposed UW policy as well as federal and state legislation.
--Identify relevant conferences and trainings to attend and report back key takeaways and emerging trends to campus partners and leadership.

Monitoring and Reporting- 20%

-- Coordinate and participate in the development of proactive approaches to engaging students and employees in completing the required level 1 and level 2 training.
--Work across multiple organizational structures and processes to monitor, or facilitate the monitoring of, the completion of required training by all members of the University community.
-- Support units in implementing appropriate accountability, incentives, and corrective action, to address noncompliance with training expectations when it occurs.
-- Maintain records relating to curriculum development, delivery, and completion.
-- Collaborate with other staff in Compliance Services/HR to develop and present measures and reports that communicate the status and impact of training initiatives.

Requirements include:

--Bachelor's degree, preferably in social work, public health, education, public administration, education, or related field.
--Four years of progressively responsible professional experience and demonstrated success developing and facilitating training for a broad range of audiences.
--Strong project management skills and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines with attention to detail.
--Ability to develop and deliver training and education to various and diverse audiences.
--Sensitivity to and thorough understanding of the multiple impacts of trauma and expressions of trauma.
--General knowledge of civil rights laws and regulations, emphasizing sex discrimination.
--Comprehensive knowledge of factors that contribute to and the impact of sexual assault, sexual harassment, gender harassment and other forms of discrimination and harassment.
-- Strong problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to lead discussions to consensus.
--Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information.
-- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity and an understanding of intersectionality and the impact of harassment and violence on individuals who hold multiple identities.
-- Ability to build relationships, establish collaborative partnerships, and work with a wide range of constituencies with diplomacy and tact.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Desired:

-- Master's degree in social work, public health, education, public administration, or related field.
-- Experience working within higher education and interacting regularly with faculty, staff and students.
--Experience as a harassment and discrimination prevention and response trainer
-- Comprehensive knowledge of Title IX, Clery Act (including Violence Against Women Act/Campus SaVE Act amendments), and related sexual violence/harassment legislation.
-- Evidence of commitment to ongoing education and awareness on issues of prevention and response.
-- Desired educational requirements may be met with an equivalent combination of education and experience.


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