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AVP & Title IX/EEO Coord.

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 23, 2023
Job Summary

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.

Essential Functions
  • 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 environment.
  • 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 recurrence.
  • 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.
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum Bachelors degree.
  • Minimum of 7+ years of progressive leadership and management with relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 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 harassment.
  • Experience in a higher education, judicial, or regulatory compliance setting.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • 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
Physical Demands
  • Typically sitting at a deck/couch
  • Typically standing, walking
  • Lifting demands <25lbs
  • Typically bending, crouching, stooping.

University City, Philadelphia PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as Exempt with a salary grade of P. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure,

Please review the Benefits Brochure for some information on our benefits offerings.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Apr 24 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Jun 16 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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