AVP will have responsibility for the University's Title IX Program
and Equal Opportunity Report, as well as related programs and
commitments required by federal and state laws, executive orders,
and University policies. Particular duties include but are not
limited to: enforcing the University's Policies; ensuring
compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII
of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education
Amendments of 1972, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the
Americans with Disability Act (ADA), Section 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975,
FERPA and other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining
to equal rights and nondiscrimination (Nondiscrimination Laws);
ensuring equal employment/admissions opportunities for all faculty,
staff and applicants; implementing discrimination/harassment and
retaliation awareness training and other training for faculty,
staff, and students on equal opportunity/affirmative action issues;
supervising investigation and resolution of complaints of
discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation; and preparing
relevant institutional reports. The AVP will lead and supervise a
team of professional staff and work collaboratively with University
faculty, staff, and students.
- Support the mission of the University by leading institutional
compliance with equal opportunity and related intersecting laws and
practices and by working to strengthen a culture that supports a
safe and non-discriminatory living, learning, and working
- Oversees, coordinates, and ensures investigations of reports
and complaints of sexual misconduct are adequate, reliable, timely,
confidential, and impartial; 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
- Supervise the University’s Title IX, Equal Opportunity, and
Civil Rights practices, identify institutional partners for
seamless and user-friendly implementation, and monitor the
implementation of their respective responsibilities.
- Lead the integration and implementation of state and federal
civil rights laws at the University and disseminate information
about laws, policies, and procedures regarding equal opportunity,
disability, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.
- Keep abreast of laws and legal guidance related to Title VII,
Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA); the Americans with
Disability Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, and other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining
to civil rights and/or persons with disabilities.
- Supervise the investigation and resolution of reports alleging
discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation.
- Continuously review and seek to identify patterns of
discrimination and/or harassment and develop measures to address
them in partnership with the Inclusive Culture team.
- Fosters and collaborates among university department
stakeholder offices such as: The Office of General Counsel, Student
Life, Human Resources, Public Safety, Provost Office, Office for
Faculty Advancement 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.
- Oversee the development and implementation of a comprehensive
training, education and awareness program for all faculty staff and
students in partnership with the appropriate campus partners.
- Lead and reinforce the priority of real time documentation in
an integrated record management system to timely respond to
integrated compliance and care requirements (TIX, Clery/VAWA, Youth
Protection, and related state and federal laws).
- Maintain daily, weekly, and monthly reports and provide
periodic reports to the University’s Board of Trustees; and perform
other duties as assigned.
- Minimum Bachelors degree.
- Minimum of 7+ years of progressive leadership and management
with relevant experience.
- Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school with extensive
experience in Title IX, equity, equal opportunity, and all forms of
civil rights compliance and programming, including education,
prevention, training, policy and practice development and
administration, supportive measures, accommodations,
investigations, and resolutions related to discrimination and
- Experience in a higher education, judicial, or regulatory
- An equivalent combination of education and experience will be
- Specific expertise and fluency in the administration and
implementation of the 2020 Title IX regulations.
- CCEP or ATIXA certification
- Experience facilitating & evaluating professional
development focused on civil rights.
- Knowledge of assessment practices involving evaluation of
outcomes-based measures and campus climate surveys
- Typically sitting at a deck/couch
- Typically standing, walking
- Lifting demands <25lbs
- Typically bending, crouching, stooping.
University City, Philadelphia PA
This position is classified as Exempt
with a salary grade of
For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional
Staff salary structure, https://drexel.edu/hr/career/ducomp/salstructure/
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