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Assistant Director of College Title IX

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S0357P FSS Student Servics Officr III

Department Office Location

USA - MA - Cambridge

Business Title

Assistant Director of College Title IX



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Time Status



00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Additional Qualifications and Skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to work with students, student organizations, colleagues, clients and external organizations
  • Communication skills (both written and verbal)

Title IX Office/Residential Life

Pre-Employment Screening

Criminal, Employment, Identity


Monday- Friday, 9am-5pm

Job Function

Faculty & Student Services


Faculty of Arts and Sciences

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience
Physical Requirements
  • Sitting using near vision use for reading and computer use for extended periods of time
  • Lifting (approximately 20 to 30 pounds), bending, and other physical exertion
Working Conditions
  • Work is performed in an office setting
  • May be required to work nights and weekends
Position Description

Response :
  • Respond to disclosures of sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct impacting College students by sharing resources, meeting with students, and providing information about options.
  • Coordinate supportive measures, including academic flexibility, housing flexibility, and other safety measures.
  • Thoroughly and accurately communicate options to impacted students, including available support resources available, connecting with police, and the process for filing a formal complaint for investigation.
  • Work closely with support systems at the College, including Resident Deans and other responsible employees, in navigating support for individual students.
  • Coordinate with the Program Officer on processes for prompt and consistent responses to disclosures, in compliance with College policies and Title IX.
Outreach and Education
  • Design and lead trainings to undergraduate students about resources and policy related to sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct at Harvard.
  • Support, as needed, trainings to responsible employees on responding to disclosures and Title IX compliance.
  • Partner with the Office for Gender Equity on guiding prevention education efforts with College students, including by creating written materials, trainings, and other forms of outreach.
  • Develop and manage writing and strategic communications for College Title IX, including the website, posters, social marketing, and other publications.
  • Work closely with the Office for Gender Equity to annually update the online training module “Preventing and Responding to Sexual Harassment and Other Sexual Misconduct” that all College students are required to complete annually.
Student Engagement:
  • Convene and support College Title IX’s Student Advisory Board to provide feedback on the work of College Title IX and sexual harassment prevention efforts at the College.
  • Develop and systematize opportunities for student feedback and assessment of programs and services.
  • Partner with student organizations on training and education, support, and culture change.
Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.


We invite you to visit Harvard’s Total Rewards website to learn more about our outstanding benefits package, which may include:
  • Paid Time Off: 3-4 weeks of accrued vacation time per year (3 weeks for support staff and 4 weeks for administrative/professional staff), 12 accrued sick days per year, 12.5 holidays plus a Winter Recess in December/January, 3 personal days per year (prorated based on date of hire), and up to 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents who are primary care givers.
  • Health and Welfare: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, disability and life insurance programs, along with voluntary benefits. Most coverage begins as of your start date.
  • Work/Life and Wellness: Child and elder/adult care resources including on campus childcare centers, Employee Assistance Program, and wellness programs related to stress management, nutrition, meditation, and more.
  • Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with contributions from 5% to 15% of eligible compensation, based on age and earnings with full vesting after 3 years of service.
  • Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive program including $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and reduced tuition through other participating Harvard graduate schools.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Program that provides 75% to 90% reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year for eligible courses taken at other accredited institutions.
  • Professional Development: Programs and classes at little or no cost, including through the Harvard Center for Workplace Development and LinkedIn Learning.
  • Commuting and Transportation: Various commuter options handled through the Parking Office, including discounted parking, half-priced public transportation passes and pre-tax transit passes, biking benefits, and more.
  • Harvard Facilities Access, Discounts and Perks: Access to Harvard athletic and fitness facilities, libraries, campus events, credit union, and more, as well as discounts to various types of services (legal, financial, etc.) and cultural and leisure activities throughout metro-Boston.
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 Harvard FAS

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is the home of Harvard’s undergraduate program (Harvard College, founded in 1636) as well as all of Harvard’s PhD. programs (the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, founded in 1872). The 40 academic departments and more than 30 centers of the FAS support a community unparalleled in its academic excellence across the broadest range of liberal arts and sciences disciplines. Together, the FAS seeks to foster an environment of ambition, curiosity and shared commitment to knowledge and truth that elicits excellence from all members of our community and prepares the next generation of leaders through a transformative educational experience.

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