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Director, Institutional Equity & Title IX Coordinator

Position Overview

Butler University seeks an experienced professional to serve as the Director, Institutional Equity & Title IX Coordinator. This position will provide leadership for Butler’s efforts to prevent and respond to sexual misconduct and will contribute to the University’s strategic priority of creating an intentionally diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment.


• Develop, implement, and review University policies related to equal opportunity, nondiscrimination, and affirmative action

• Develop and implement affirmative action plans, track progress, and ensure compliance with relevant regulations

• Serve as the University’s expert on Title IX requirements and compliance and provide consultation to senior leadership as needed

• Maintain compliance with Title IX, Title VII, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, while also supervising and gathering data from the University 504 Coordinator

• Handle complaints of discrimination, harassment, or unequal treatment filed by students, faculty, staff, or visitors; including conducting investigations, providing support to individuals involved, and taking appropriate remedial action

• Develop and lead bias response protocol, including assessing the potential impact of incidents on the community; monitoring University climate and emerging patterns

• Develop educational and training initiatives such as teach-ins, solidarity programs, campus speakers and bias awareness programming

• Provide training, workshops, and educational programs to raise awareness about equal opportunity, diversity, inclusion, and preventing discrimination and harassment; collaborate with other departments or organizations to promote a respectful and inclusive campus environment

• Represent the office in University committees and collaborate with various University departments, administrators, and stakeholders to promote diversity and inclusion initiatives

• Provide guidance, consultation, or recommendations on policy development, recruitment practices, and diversity-related initiatives

• Develop and implement affirmative action plans and initiatives to ensure equal employment and educational opportunities for underrepresented groups

• Set goals, monitor progress, and implement strategies to increase diversity and inclusion

• Collaborate with external organizations, government agencies, and community groups to advance equity and diversity initiatives

• Participate in relevant conferences, sharing best practices, and staying informed about emerging issues and trends in the field of institutional equity

• Manage daily office operations of team

Required Qualifications

• 7+ years’ Title IX, AA/EEO and diversity program experience

• Master’s Degree

• Extensive experience administering Title IX guidance and managing Title IX investigations

• Experience analyzing and reporting on affirmative action and equal opportunity data

• Progressively responsible experience in employee relations, equal opportunity/affirmative action or human resources or related field

• Experience conducting or supervising discrimination and harassment investigations

• Experience and/or training in responding to complaints of sexual harassment and sexual violence as well as complaint investigation and resolution

• Experience collaborating with other units and developing campus-wide strategies for the implementation of programs to prevent discrimination and harassment

• Previous higher education experience in a senior-level administrative position

Preferred Qualifications
  • Direct experience in a university Title IX or DEI office
  • Juris Doctor
BU Benefits and Perks

Please check out Butler’s Total Rewards website to learn more about our benefit offerings, which include:
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays :
    • 28 days of paid time off (vacation and PTO days)
    • 8 Paid Holidays
    • Paid Winter Break between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day
    • Paid Parental Leave (after 1 year of full-time employment)
  • Health :
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans including disability and life insurance programs
  • Retirement :
    • 10% employer contribution after 1 year of full-time employment
  • Tuition Assistance :
    • Remission of tuition for classes taken at Butler for employees, spouses, and dependent children.
      • Eligibility after 9 months of full-time employment
      • Employees & spouses- undergraduate/graduate degrees
      • Dependents (under age 26)- undergraduate degree
      • Covers tuition only
    • Tuition Exchange Program for Dependents
  • Butler Facilities Access, Discounts and Perks :
    • Access to Butler’s on-site fitness facility and libraries for full-time staff and faculty
    • LinkedIn Learning Courses
    • Free premium subscription to the Calm App
    • Free subscription to the WSJ and NYT
    • Discount at the College Bookstore
    • Discount on select Athletic and Arts/Events Center Performances
About Butler

Butler University is a private, nationally recognized comprehensive university encompassing six colleges: Arts, Business, Communication, Education, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Pharmacy & Health Sciences. Approximately 4,500 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate and doctoral students are enrolled at Butler, representing 46 states and 24 countries.

Join us at the crossroads of tradition & transformation. A career at Butler University means so much more than a job. Join the dedicated, innovative, and supportive community of faculty and staff that is moving Butler Beyond.

Butler University is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Advertised: January 04, 2024
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