Title IX Coordinator and Chief Conduct Officer

Location
Ohio, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jan 20, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Capital University is committed to fostering a campus environment free from sexual harassment and discrimination and does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff based on sex in any of its programs or activities, including but not limited to educational programs, employment, and admission. Working with campus partners, the Title IX Coordinator will lead the university's efforts to foster a living, working and education environment that is free from harassment, discrimination, and sexual misconduct through prevention and education efforts as well as ensuring a fair, impartial process for all individuals involved in a Title IX investigative process. The Title IX Coordinator has primary responsibility for coordinating and implementing Capital University's Title IX compliance efforts, across its two campuses in Bexley and Columbus, Ohio, respectively. The Title IX Coordinator will also serve as the Chief Conduct Officer with oversight of the Student Code of Conduct. The Title IX Coordinator will work closely with campus partners to facilitate a fair and equitable conduct process for all students.

 

As Title IX Coordinator, this individual is responsible for managing the day-to-day responsibilities associated with the University's obligations under Title IX of the Education Amendments of the 1972 Civil Rights Act and the Clery Act, as amended by the Violence Against Women Act.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Title IX investigation process organization: Coordinate the prompt, effective, and equitable intake, investigation, and timely resolution of all allegations of sex or gender-based discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, pursuant to applicable state law, federal law, and university policy; Ensure that investigation findings and outcomes are consistent with applicable regulations and are properly documented; Selects, trains, and oversees designated Deputy Title IX Coordinator(s) and Investigative team across critical areas of the institution; Ensure ongoing compliance with Title IX by collecting and analyzing data, writing comprehensive reports and maintaining records of investigations.
  • Prevention and Education: Develop and implement long-term goals for programming, services, education, and assessment of Title IX compliance efforts; Provide Title IX compliant training to investigators, decision makers, and facilitators of informal resolutions and ensure that all new hires, employees and students receive annual Title IX training; Leads the development and/or implementation of University climate surveys pertaining to sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, and/or stalking; Implements and regularly reviews policies and procedures that meet all relevant legal requirements.
  • Chief Conduct Officer: Serve as the CCO with management and oversight of the University's student conduct program; provide support and training in conjunction with the Conduct team, primarily made up of professional staff members in the Office of Residential and Commuter Life; train and convene the University Hearing Board; Serve as a Maxient Super User and provide campus trainings.
  • Other administrative duties: Maintain a comprehensive case management system that organizes, manages, and tracks all reports and preserves other Title IX documentation as required by law; Fulfill governmental reporting responsibilities; Oversee protocols for campus responses to data requests from internal and external constituents and agencies; Remain current regarding state and federal law, including but not limited to Title VII, Title IX, VAWA, Campus Save Act, Clery Act, and FERPA; Develop, implement, and review policies, procedures, and grievance procedures as they relate to Title IX, sex or gender-based discrimination, sex harassment, and sexual and relationship violence.  Remain current regarding trends in the field of education related to sex or gender-based discrimination and sexual misconduct.

 

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree, J.D. or Ph.D. preferred; Bachelor's degree with at least two years of relevant experience required.
  • Ability to understand, communicate with and effectively interact with people across cultures. Possesses a positive attitude towards cultural differences. Willing to gain knowledge of different cultural practices and world views and determine how those practices and views will factor in during investigations, complaints, reports, findings, etc.
  • Prior experience in: Maxient, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Social Media Sites (Facebook/Twitter etc.).
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to facilitate discussion groups and workshops; ability to coordinate events; ability to update and maintain social media presence and organizational listservs.

Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

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