The Title IX Coordinator facilitates and oversees the university's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of the 1972 Civil Rights Act, The Violence Against Women's Act (VAWA), the Campus Sexual Violence Act (Campus SaVe) and other related federal and state laws. Develops and implements educational programs regarding discrimination and sexual harassment prevention, ensuring faculty, staff and students understand their rights and where applicable, responsibilities under the law. Oversees and coordinates investigations, responses and resolutions to complaints. Collaborates with campus entities and University leadership to identify and address systemic problems. Works closely with campus security, Ombudsperson, the office of General Counsel, Office of the Provost, the Athletics Department, Office of Student Affairs and the Office of Human Resources.
- Develops, implements, coordinates and conducts educational programs and initiatives designed to educate and support faculty, staff, and students regarding their rights and, where applicable, obligations under Title IX, including reporting options/responsibilities, support services, University policy and applicable disciplinary code, grievance procedures, confidential resources, etc.
- Coordinates and ensures timely resolution of all reports of sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking involving members of the university community.
- Identifies systemic problems relating to complaints and determines whether campus-wide resources should be adopted in response, including review and revision of the University's sexual misconduct policies, increased monitoring, supervision or security at locations where sexual misconduct is reported to occur and increased education, training and prevention efforts to targeted populations.
- Meets with complainants and respondents to provide information regarding the university complaint process. Collaborates with leadership and campus constituencies to disseminate information, redesign processes, and support the University's investigative processes; collaborates and coordinates with compliance partners within the department and across the institution to support the University's overlapping compliance needs and responsibilities.
- Communicates with local law enforcement and government agencies to ensure reports are handled appropriately and in a timely manner; coordinates with local victim advocacy organizations and service providers.
- Serves on various University planning and policy making committees; recommends and participates in the development of University policies and procedures.
- Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
- Maintains and updates content on the University's Title IX Resources site.
- Chairs the University's Title IX Task Force Committee.
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree or Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
- 7-10 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.