Deputy Title IX Coordinator
# of Openings:
Office of Equity
Minimum $95,000 and commensurate with
experience, plus excellent benefits
Utah State University (USU) invites applications for Deputy Title
IX Coordinator (AA/EO Specialist SR). The Deputy Title IX
Coordinator participates in activities and efforts to build and
sustain a safe and equitable campus that is free from
discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy, childbirth,
or pregnancy-related conditions), national origin, age, genetic
information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression,
disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status
protected by university policy or local, state, or federal law.
This includes investigating alleged violations of Title IX of the
Education Amendments Act of 1972, including sexual assault,
domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. The Deputy Title
IX Coordinator will report to the Office of Equity Executive
Director and will be based at the main campus in Logan, Utah. The
Deputy Title IX Coordinator will be expected to travel to other USU
locations throughout the state.
The Deputy Title IX Coordinator will conduct initial reviews and
complete investigations involving faculty, staff, and students at
USU. This process will include conducting a preliminary review of
the complaint, making determinations concerning the necessity of a
formal investigation, interviewing relevant individuals, and
reviewing documents or other evidence. The Deputy Title IX
Coordinator will be expected to understand which issues are
appropriate for them to resolve independently and which issues need
to be referred to the Office of Equity Executive Director or the
university's Title IX Coordinator.
The Deputy Title IX Coordinator will work as a member of a talented
and collaborative team that fosters a university-wide culture
characterized by equity and inclusion, along with an investigation
process rooted in equity, fairness, and respect.
The Deputy Title IX Coordinator will have a broad scope of
responsibility in investigating and reporting sexual misconduct and
discrimination incidents at all of USU’s campuses, and in assisting
with the university’s compliance under the Department of Justice
Resolution Agreement. The Deputy Title IX Coordinator will work to
strengthen the university’s culture that supports an academic and
work environment where its students, faculty, and staff are able to
thrive free from discrimination or sex-based harassment.
- Assist with USU’s Office of Equity efforts at all USU campuses,
including USU Eastern, USU Blanding, and USU statewide campuses and
centers. This position may be required to travel occasionally to
USU locations within the state.
- Work with the Office of Equity Executive Director and Title IX
Coordinator at USU Logan to implement and monitor the university’s
response to discrimination and/or sex-based harassment incident
reports related to Title IX, Title VII, and Title VI.
- Receive incident reports of discrimination and/or sex-based
harassment, including sexual harassment, sexual assault,
relationship violence, sex-based stalking, and discrimination based
on a protected class and respond appropriately.
- Exercise independent judgment regarding the response and
resolution of incident reports.
- Facilitate, within specific time constraints, alternative
resolutions of Office of Equity formal complaints. Document efforts
during and at the conclusion of an alternative resolution.
- Apply university policy by, among other things, conducting a
prompt, equitable, and impartial investigation into formal
complaints, including identifying and interviewing parties and
identifying, gathering, and assessing information relevant to the
- Complete a preliminary and final report for formal
investigation. Review written reports of other Office of Equity
- Provide regular updates to the Office of Equity team about the
case management approach, status, and progress.
- Maintain accurate and thorough investigatory records and
reports in all cases, including finding(s), within the case
- Participate in administrative hearings - present evidence and
procedural steps and answer questions related to the investigation
- Prepare materials for, assist with, and participate in appeals
for discrimination cases, as necessary.
- Prepare materials for appeals in sexual misconduct cases.
- Serve as a subject matter expert on equity and diversity
matters and related policies and procedures.
- Actively foster and maintain a climate that values diversity,
equity, and inclusion for everyone on campus.
- Collaborate with multi-disciplinary university offices and
personnel to provide information to university students, faculty,
- Assist the University in complying with obligations under
Titles VI, VII, IX, VAWA/SaVE, and related laws including FERPA and
the Clery Act.
- Collaborate with and maintain strong relationships with campus
law enforcement and community resources related to USU.
- Assist with institutional compliance with the United States
Department of Justice Resolution Agreement.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Juris Doctor degree.
- Demonstrated excellence in writing and analysis and ability to
spot issues and to apply facts to policy.
- Ability to travel to various locations across Utah.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities
simultaneously and to respond effectively to competing deadlines
- Evidence of effective spoken, written, and interpersonal
communication skills, including active listening, respect, and
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse
constituents, including but not limited to, students, staff,
faculty, administrators, community partners, and law enforcement
- Juris Doctor degree plus at least two years of administrative
hearing or litigation experience.
- Professional experience working with topics related to
discrimination and/or sexual misconduct.
- Professional experience investigating claims, collecting
information and evidence, conducting interviews, and summarizing in
writing the information collected.
- Experience with case management and/or case management
databases, including Maxient.
- Demonstrated ability to maintain neutrality in collecting and
reviewing information related to allegations of sexual misconduct
- Professional experience in mediation and/or conflict
Along with the online application, please attach:
1. Resume/CV to be uploaded to the candidate profile
2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
Minimum $95,000 and commensurate with experience, plus excellent
Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or
contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.
The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive
Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s
land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146
research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high
research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions
of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research
institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an
affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university
serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255
undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served
students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.
USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30
total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The
university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive
administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115
undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral
degrees. Learn more
A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and
people in economic development, improvements to quality of life,
and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge,
the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the
state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant
tradition of partnering with communities to address critical
societal issues in the interest of the public good.
The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan,
, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain
valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding
recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and
USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a
Dual Career Assistance program
to support careers for partners who are also seeking
USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal
access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with
disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a
disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the
Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at
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Notice of Non-discrimination
In its programs and activities, including in admissions and
employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate
discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a
protected veteran, or any other status protected by University
policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.
The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing
regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:
Executive Director of the Office of Equity
, Distance Education Rm.
Title IX Coordinator
email@example.com, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266
Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit
, or contact:
U.S. Department of Education,
Office of Assistant
Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov
U.S. Department of Education,
Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov
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