Director of Student Activities and Title IX Coordinator
Wayne State College is seeking a Director of Student Activities
and Title IX Coordinator.
Wayne State College has been educating students for more than 100 years. Located in Northeast Nebraska, close to Sioux City, Iowa, and within a two-hour drive to Sioux Falls, Omaha and Lincoln, the College is one of the most dynamic, regional public colleges in the Midwest. One of three members of the Nebraska State College System, the College distinguishes itself by providing educational excellence in a small, personalized setting. The beautiful 128-acre campus serves over 3,900 students who have a choice of more than 130 programs of study. In fall 2020, the College welcomed the second largest freshmen class in its history, driven by new academic programs and partnerships, updated and new facilities, and a continuing focus on supporting students with generous scholarships in their academic and co-curricular experiences. Wayne State has been the recipient of a number of awards, honors, and distinctions due to its commitment to service, student success, and providing an exceptional education at an affordable cost. The entire community is focused on making Wayne State a great place for students to thrive and advance their futures, and there is a collective sense of excitement about the future of the College.
Nature of Work:
Responsible for providing leadership and supervision of a comprehensive student activities program and student center operation serving the educational, social, cultural, and recreational interest of the college and providing involvement opportunities for students to learn, develop, and grow. Primary responsibilities: 1) oversee student programming, 2) provide student leadership development, 3) coordinate new student orientation programs, 4) administer student Title IX regulations, and 5) manage student center facilities and activities. This position requires night and weekend hours.
Examples of Work Performed:
- Develop, implement, and assess a department strategic plan to support the institution’s mission, goals, and strategic plan.
- Supervise professional staff, support staff, and student/part time employees.
- Oversee the processing of Student Activity Trust Fund expenditures and student organization risk management practices.
- Organize and provide overall direction to new student orientation programs.
- Collaborate with campus partners to provide major campus programs such as but not limited to Homecoming, Family Weekend, Healthy Relationships Week, as well as create and implement campus student leadership curriculum.
- Advise Student Senate and oversee student organization recognition process.
- Oversee artist contracts for major student programming events.
- Work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to develop and support student retention initiatives.
- Provide strategic long-term planning for the Student Center including facility enhancement, maintaining superior customer service, optimizing space utilization, and marketing services to external conferences and special events.
- Direct and provide overall leadership to student center operations and personnel including but not limited to building operations (including student mailroom operations), coordination of event logistics, building policy oversight, and supervision of employees.
- Oversee all aspects of Title IX compliance; including but not limited to Title IX complaints, reports of gender discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, and related allegations of sexual misconduct.
- Implement investigations under the guidance of the Nebraska State College System (NSCS) Director of Title IX, act as a liaison with the NSCS Director of Title IX, and serve as the on-call professional for any Title IX incidents that occur after hours.
- Ensure accuracy of Title IX institutional data and oversee compliance with required reporting under applicable state and federal laws, maintain all case files according to established procedures provided by the NSCS Director of Title IX, and ensure the Title IX website is updated.
- Provide educational programs to the campus community regarding sexual harassment and sexual assault outlining their rights and obligations under Title IX.
- Conduct educational programs for students in the areas of sexual discrimination and misconduct, consent, Title IX rights and responsibilities, relevant NSCS policies, processes for filing complaints, and resources for education, prevention, reporting, and response to sexual misconduct.
- Other duties as assigned.
A master’s degree in student development, higher education administration, or related field and experience in student affairs.
Five or more years of related experience in student affairs with a minimum of three years of progressive leadership experience; demonstrated knowledge and implementation of best practices in student activities, orientation, or student leadership; a genuine interest and enthusiasm for working directly with students; excellent managerial, supervisory, team-building, and communication skills; ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently; and desire to work in a high-traffic, fast-paced environment. Experience related to Title IX and/or student conduct.
Criminal Background and Credit Check; acceptable DMV check and Valid Driver’s License.
Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive and comprehensive fringe benefit package.
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