Title IX Coordinator and Director of the Sexual Harassment/Assault, Response, and Education (SHARE)

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 10, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


Stanford University

Title IX Coordinator and Director of the Sexual Harassment/Assault, Response, and Education (SHARE) Office

Stanford University, recognized as one of the most prestigious and innovative academic and research institutions in the world, seeks an experienced, resilient, and strategic leader with superb communication skills to serve as the Title IX Coordinator and Director of the Sexual Harassment/Assault, Response, and Education (SHARE) Office (Coordinator/Director). The Coordinator/Director will oversee the University’s response and prevention education efforts to Title IX Prohibited Conduct as well as university policy concerns relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, domestic and dating violence, and retaliation concerns relating to such reports. The ideal candidate is a proven leader with experience in forging partnerships in a highly relational environment. Demonstrated expertise in Title IX at a higher education institution of similar complexity is preferred. The successful candidate will bring a trauma-informed philosophy and approach to responding to concerns of sexual harassment and assault and demonstrated ability to have a fair and balanced approach towards all parties.

The Coordinator/Director is a member of Senior Staff within Stanford University, with direct oversight from the Provost of the University and the Vice President for Human Resources; the role sits within Institutional Equity & Access led by the Senior Associate Vice Provost, Institutional Equity & Access. As the Title IX Coordinator and Director of the SHARE Office, the successful candidate will have primary responsibility for managing the day-to-day responsibilities associated with the University’s Title IX compliance obligations and ensuring the effectiveness and consistency of sexual harassment and sexual violence investigations across campus, including overseeing the work of Deputy Title IX Coordinators.  Additionally, this role will oversee the University’s prevention education team and will have significant budget oversight and authority.  The Coordinator/Director will onboard during an unprecedented time in higher education, facing social unrest and the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic. This role will require agile leadership and a proactive disposition towards crisis management.

A minimum of five to ten years of progressive management and leadership experience; and a Master’s Degree in social work, psychology or forensic psychology, higher education administration or other relevant discipline is strongly preferred; J.D. preferred.

Stanford is assisted in this search by Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm. Nominations, applications, and inquiries are being accepted for the position. Consideration of candidates will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants must electronically submit a resume and cover letter. All candidate information will be held in strict confidence. Confidential electronic inquiries concerning this search should be directed to https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/title-ix-coordinator-and-director-share-office-10362

Rebecca Kennedy, Partner

Kaleigh Hoffman, Associate

Isaacson, Miller

Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged.

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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