St. Lawrence University invites applications for the position of
Title IX Coordinator/Sexual Misconduct Prevention Educator. The
successful candidate will be responsible for the institution’s
compliance with Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, VAWA,
Enough is Enough, ADA/504, current guidance from the Department of
Education’s Office of Civil Rights, and related federal and state
laws. Ensures faculty, staff, and students understand their rights
and, where applicable, responsibilities under the law. Collaborate
with campus entities and College leadership to identify and address
systemic problems. This position will: accept reports of sexual
misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking; conduct outreach
to all Complainants of sexual misconduct, relationship violence and
stalking to ensure they are aware of the formal complaint process,
available supportive measures, and on and off campus resources;
conduct outreach to Respondents who are involved in the University
investigative process for sexual misconduct, relationship violence,
and stalking to ensure they are aware of the formal complaint
process, available supportive measures, and on and off campus
Provide education and training for incoming students as part of
the new student orientation program. Develop and implement a sexual
misconduct prevention curriculum for all students over four years
regarding prevention of and response to sexual misconduct, sexual
harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Support and/or sponsor awareness programming throughout the year,
(i.e. – sexual assault awareness month). Maintain a visible
presence on campus, including outreach via residence halls, clubs,
organizations, athletics, and academic programs. Participate in new
Conduct outreach to students and student organizations to
provide education and raise awareness regarding available
resources. Provide training, share information, and maintain
regular communication with resources and support services,
including counseling, wellness education, health center, academic
services, chaplain’s office, and academic advising. Meet
periodically with the Advocates (peer sexual misconduct
advocacy/support group) and staff at Renewal House. Build and
maintain relationships with Title IX colleagues across other
associated colleges. Meet periodically with New York 6 (consortium
of peer liberal arts colleges) Title IX Coordinators for shared
resource opportunities (training, adjudication services etc.). Work
with Human Resources to ensure appropriate resources are also
available for employees.
Conduct regular assessments of prevention, education,
awareness, response efforts, programs, and services. Communicate
information appropriately with the campus community. Leads the
development and/or implementation of biannual University climate
surveys pertaining to sexual misconduct, sexual harassment,
domestic violence, dating violence, and/or stalking.
- Oversee and coordinate investigations, responses, and
resolutions to complaints, to include supervision of investigators.
Provide training to all decision-makers involved in the College’s
response and reporting processes. Review, revise, and administer
the College’s Sexual Misconduct Policy. Oversee Deputy Coordinators
including selection and training. Consult frequently with other
departments and divisions involved in the process. Assure that all
investigations are conducted in a fair, timely, impartial,
respectful, and thorough manner. Report student non-compliance to
the Associate Dean of Student Life and make recommendations to the
Associate Dean as appropriate. Report faculty/staff non-compliance
to the Human Resource office and make recommendations to HR as
appropriate. Ensure ongoing compliance with Title IX by collecting
and analyzing data, writing comprehensive reports, and maintaining
records of investigation.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited
- Ensuring University’s policies and procedures are in compliance
with federal and New York state laws that apply to the development
of an educational environment that is free from discrimination,
harassment, and sexual violence
- Along with the Lead Investigator, overseeing the selection,
training, work, and oversight of Title IX Deputy Coordinators,
investigators, and panel members to ensure application of
consistent practices and fair standards for all complaints
- Serving as the primary contact to work with both complainants
and respondents; Ensure a fair, timely, equitable, and reliable
process is communicated and implemented for all reports under Title
- Remaining current and knowledgeable of federal, state, and
local laws and regulations, and understand best practices as
related to Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, discrimination, and
Serve as the University expert on Title IX requirements and
compliance. Create partnerships among the diverse constituency of
the campus and local community. When required and/or appropriate
working with Campus Safety & Security and/or local law
A complete description is available upon request.
- Bachelor’s degree
- One year of full-time professional experience in Title IX, ADA,
compliance, law, human resources, student life, student conduct or
- Experience in the regulatory environment of higher education
such as Title IX, equity office, or student affairs.
- Knowledge of state and federal regulations that pertain to
discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct.
- Effective oral and written communication, organizational, and
problem-solving skills. Strong conflict resolution, negotiation,
collaboration, and facilitation skills and experience is
- Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the
ability to perform under deadlines and pressure. Strong written,
verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to consider
complex issues from diverse perspectives.
- Ability to exercise a high level of confidentiality.
- Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of
a diverse team.
- Advanced degree in social work, higher education
administration, legal studies, psychology, or related field.
Bachelor’s degree in related fields and significant additional
professional experience investigating, adjudicating, and/or
resolving allegations of discrimination, harassment or sexual
misconduct may substitute for an Advanced degree
- Three to five years of experience working in a higher education
environment, including 2 to 3 years of experience progressive
professional investigating, adjudicating, and/or resolving
allegations of discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, Title
IX compliance, ADA, law, human resources, student life, student
conduct or related field in a higher education setting.
- Demonstrated engagement in professional development activities
to enhance knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion,
experiencing working collaboratively across various departments in
fostering success of underrepresented groups and providing a
supportive and inclusive environment for all.
- Previous experience at a rural and/or liberal arts focused
Position may require some evening and weekend works as
Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu,
uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special
instructions to applicant” section. Review of applications will
begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Questions about the position may be directed to Hagi Bradley, Vice
President and Dean of Student Life (email@example.com).
All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist
successfully passing a background (including criminal records)
Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University
is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution
of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations.
The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and
prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a
compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and
understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity, and the
planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and
beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to
make connections that transform lives and communities, from the
local to the global.
The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its
faculty, staff, and students. Such a commitment ensures an
atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are
intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus
community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups,
as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in
a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence
University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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