Title IX Coordinator
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Regular or Temporary
Hours Per Week
Weeks Per Year
Full or Part Time
The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is accepting
applications for a Title IX Coordinator who will support Trinity’s
ongoing work to create a campus culture that is welcoming and
inclusive for students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds. As
a trusted member of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
team, the coordinator will be called upon to work collaboratively
across diverse stakeholders to advance initiatives designed to
accomplish these goals.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Vice President for
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Compliance, the Title IX
Coordinator will serve as the primary contact for, and will
coordinate the college’s response to, all allegations pertaining to
sex discrimination, harassment, and sexual violence. The Title IX
Coordinator will oversee interpretation and implementation of Title
IX policies and procedures including providing consultation,
referrals, intake, and case management. The coordinator will
provide centralized support for compliance with Title IX of the
Educational Amendments Act of 1972, the Clery Act, the Violence
Against Women Act ( VAWA ), and College policies (Sexual Harassment
Policy) relating to equal opportunity in education.
Trinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing
demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse,
representing 48 states and 71 countries, with 23 percent U.S.
students of color. More than 90 percent of students live on campus.
Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal
arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Conn.
With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate students and 91
graduate students, the college maintains a rigorous academic
profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular
program. We consider our location in a culturally and
socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most
distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our
surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations
throughout Hartford and the region. As a preeminent liberal arts
college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to
be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.
The Title IX Coordinator reports to the Assistant Vice President of
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Compliance.
Title IX Coordinator supervises the Title IX Deputy Coordinators
and collaborates effectively with colleagues in Diversity, Equity,
and Inclusion, Human Resources, Student Success and Enrollment
Management, Academic Affairs, and other College Departments as
Duties and Responsibilities:
For assigned areas, the Title IX Coordinator will:
- Assist the Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and
Inclusion and Compliance with broader initiatives designed to
improve the campus climate by:
- Creating and implementing culturally responsive educational
programs and processes designed to advance organizational
diversity, equity, and inclusion goals;
- Supporting initiatives focused on education and prevention
efforts for the
- community related to discrimination, harassment, and sexual
- in collaboration with the leadership in the office of
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and in coordination with the Women
& Gender Action Resource Center, Student Success and Enrollment
Management, Athletics, Health Center, Counseling and Wellness
Center, Dean of Faculty, Director of Campus Safety, and Human
- Assisting in creating and implementing mechanisms for data
collection, tracking, and analysis;
- Assisting with office budgetary management;
- Identifying, summarizing, interpreting, and presenting relevant
research and data to support decision-making;
- Serving on the Campus Climate Incident Response Team
Minimum Education and Experience:
- Lead the College’s Title IX compliance function by:
- Ensuring College policies and procedures are in compliance with
federal and Connecticut state laws that apply to the development of
an educational environment that is free from discrimination,
harassment, and sexual violence, including Title IX, Violence
Against Women’s Act, and the Clery Act;
- Guiding Trinity’s review, development and implementation of
policies and procedures as they relate to conduct proscribed by
Title IX to establish the College’s systematic Title IX case
management and individual complaint response procedures, including
processes to govern investigations, case records, set interim
measures and establish remedies;
- Overseeing the selection, training, work and assessment of
Title IX Deputy Coordinators, investigators and panel members to
ensure application of consistent practices and fair standards for
- Serving as the primary contact to work with both complainants
and respondents; Ensure a fair, timely, equitable, and reliable
process is communicated and implemented for all reports under Title
- Advising impacted parties and respondents of their rights;
- Providing resource referrals to students, faculty and staff
involved in investigations;
- Cultivating relationships while collaborating with a variety of
campus partners to ensure Title IX policies are communicated to all
- Creating partnerships among the diverse constituency of the
campus and local community.
- When required and/or appropriate working with Campus Safety and
local law enforcement officials to ensure proper policies and
procedures are in place and implemented in accordance with Title IX
- Remaining current and knowledgeable of federal, state, and
local laws and regulations, and understand best practices as
related to Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, discrimination, and
- Identifies and integrates best practices into knowledge base
- Tracks trends, reports and addresses systemic problems relating
- Being available as needed some early mornings, evenings, and
- Performing other related duties as assigned.
- Master’s degree in social work, higher education
administration, legal studies, psychology, or related field;
Bachelor’s degree in related fields and significant additional
professional experience investigating, adjudicating, and/or
resolving allegations of discrimination, harassment or sexual
misconduct may substitute for a Master’s degree
- Three to five years of experience working in a higher education
environment, including 2 to 3 years of experience investigating,
adjudicating, and/or resolving allegations of discrimination,
harassment or sexual misconduct; 1 to 3 years of experience working
on initiatives designed to advance organizational diversity,
equity, and inclusion goals and identifying, assessing and
presenting data for decision-making.
- Experience in the regulatory environment of higher education
such as Title IX, equity office, or student affairs.
- Knowledge of state and federal regulations that pertain to
discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct.
- Effective oral and written communication, organizational, and
problem-solving skills. Strong conflict resolution, negotiation,
collaboration, and facilitation skills and experience is
- Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to consider
complex issues from diverse perspectives.
- Ability to exercise a high level of confidentiality.
- Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of
a diverse team.
Consistent with an office environment with frequent interruptions
in the work schedule.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants are required to discuss in their cover letter their
commitment to and/or experience working with diverse individuals or
in diverse communities.
Review of applications will begin August 8, 2021, and continue
until the position is filled.
Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts
college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate
students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut.
Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent
liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares
students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative
lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students,
faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the
intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class
liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many
opportunities for cultural and social engagement.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse
faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should
request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to
participate in the application process.
For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate
equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment
to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts
context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research.
Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute
to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through
their research, teaching, and service.