Title IX Coordinator
# of Openings:
Office of Equity
Minimum $120,000 commensurate with
experience, plus excellent benefits
The Title IX Coordinator performs the following roles:
- Provides university-wide leadership for all university
activities and efforts to build a safe and equitable campus
community free from sexual harassment and gender
- Coordinates Utah State University's compliance with federal and
state statutory and regulatory requirements regarding sexual
harassment, sexual misconduct, dating violence, domestic violence,
stalking and gender-based discrimination on all USU campuses;
- Identifies and addresses any systemic problems relating to
complaints and collaborates with other departments to ensure
policies prohibiting and addressing USU's response to allegations
of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating violence, domestic
violence, stalking and gender-based discrimination are communicated
to all constituencies; and
- Fosters a university-wide culture characterized by equity and
inclusion, along with an investigation process rooted in
compassion, fairness, and respect.
Reporting and Supervisory
- Leads USU’s Title IX efforts and serves as a passionate
advocate for equity and inclusion on campus and in the
- Develops, implements and monitors the University’s compliance
program for Title IX and Title VII’s prohibition of discrimination
based on sex.
- Oversees the compliance of the University’s centralized review,
safety and risk assessment, investigation, and resolution of
reports of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating violence,
domestic violence, stalking and gender-based discrimination and
addresses any patterns or systemic problems that arise during the
review of such complaints.
- Maintains and updates the case management system and database,
ensuring all reports and investigations of sexual harassment,
sexual misconduct, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking and
gender-based discrimination are accurately recorded and tracked in
- Leads the evaluation of requests for confidentiality by those
who report or complain about sexual misconduct in accordance with
the University's confidentiality policy, Title IX regulations, and
state and federal law.
- Takes steps to ensure the parties' equal access to the
University's programs and activities and protects the parties as
necessary. Such steps may include recommending interim measures
during an investigation, providing remedial measures, and making
the parties aware of all available resources.
- Reviews proposed sanctions for sexual misconduct before they
are imposed to ensure that they are reasonably calculated to stop
the sexual misconduct and prevent its recurrence.
- Collaborates with multi-disciplinary university offices and
personnel to provide information, support, resources, interim
remedies, and accommodations to university students, faculty and
- Provides or cooperates with other university offices to provide
engaging and effective training, education and prevention programs
related to sexual harassment, sexual violence, gender
discrimination and other related topics.
- Provides and/or facilitates ongoing training, consultation and
technical assistance for faculty and staff; outlining their rights
and obligations under Title IX, reporting options, grievance
procedures, applicable disciplinary code, the employees who must
report incidents of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating
violence, domestic violence, stalking and gender-based
discrimination to the Title IX Coordinator, how to report such
incidents, and Title IX's protections against retaliation.
- Coordinates with Student Affairs to provide and/or facilitate
ongoing training, consultation and technical assistance for all
students outlining their rights under Title IX, reporting options,
grievance procedures, applicable disciplinary code, the offices or
individuals with whom students can speak confidentially and who can
provide support services, the employees who must report incidents
to the Title IX Coordinator, and Title IX's protections against
- Reviews, updates, and maintains university policies and
procedures for providing prompt and equitable resolution of student
and employee complaints of conduct that violates the University’s
prohibition of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating
violence, domestic violence, stalking and gender-based
- Reviews for compliance all college, department and unit-level
policies, procedures, guidelines, rules, handbooks and other
publications that provide information regarding sexual harassment,
sexual misconduct, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking,
and gender-based discrimination on all USU campuses.
- Participates in ongoing training and professional development,
including self-study, to ensure responsibilities of position are
carried out in compliance with Title IX and its implementing
regulations, developing case law, and best practices. Also ensures
that all members of the Office of Equity receive adequate training
on these matters.
- Prepares and publishes an annual report summarizing the number,
nature, and disposition of reports of sexual harassment, sexual
misconduct, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking and
gender-based discrimination and describing the University’s
education and prevention activities related thereto.
- Ensures protocols and practices are in place for working with
local law enforcement and coordinating with local victim advocacy
organizations and service providers.
- Collaborates with and maintains strong relationships with local
law enforcement agencies (e.g. USU Police, Logan City Police) and
campus and community resources (e.g. USU’s Sexual Assault and
Anti-Violence Information Office, USU’s Counseling and
Psychological Services, Citizens Against Physical & Sexual
Abuse, known as CAPSA, and the Family Place).
- Works to strengthen the culture that supports a safe and
respectful learning, working, and living environment on
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
The Title IX Coordinator reports to the Executive Director of the
Office of Equity. The position supervises the supportive measures
team and is responsible for the University’s compliance with Title
IX. This includes the implementation of policies, procedures,
protocols, Title IX education and prevention efforts, whether
implemented directly by the Title IX Coordinator or by other units
- JD plus at least two years of related work experience.
- Solid understanding of Federal Title IX regulations, the
Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2012 (VAWA), the
Clery Act, and other relevant statutes and guidance.
- Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
- Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart
- Ability to work under multiple deadlines and sensitive
- Evidence of effective spoken, written, and interpersonal
communications skills, including active listening.
- Ability to work collaboratively with diverse constituents,
including students, faculty, staff, administrators, community
partners, and law enforcement agencies.
- Ability to provide effective and appropriate advice and
expertise to all levels within the University community.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Experience with one or more case management databases such as
- Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills.
- Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or
- Ability to ensure compliance with federal Title IX policies and
related federal and state statutory and regulatory requirements
regarding sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating violence,
domestic violence, stalking, and gender based discrimination.
- Ability to diagnose, clarify, and mediate differences of
- Knowledge of federal, state, and institutional policies and
practices specific to the applicable compliance specialty.
- Ability to investigate and analyze claims information and to
- Skilled in organizing resources and establishing
- Knowledge of current and emerging legislation, issues, and
trends as appropriate to the position.
- Advanced analytical, evaluative, and objective critical
thinking skills and the ability to effectively summarize and
- Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare
Along with the online application, please attach:
- Resume / CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application
in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
- Writing Sample to be uploaded at the beginning of your
application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”
- Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
Minimum $120,000 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
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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
Matthew Pinner, email@example.com
, Distance Education Rm. 404,
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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