Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate
institutions in the United States. Today the University is a
highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately
2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative
and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers
of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and
creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry
reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and
change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to
society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and
international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity
and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact,
as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and
international development program. Clark has also been included in
the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was
first published in 1996.
Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse
city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England,
Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is
increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and
biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a
vibrant food hub.
As Title IX Coordinator, this position will be a visible campus
advocate on issues concerning wellness and sexual assault
prevention and education. The Title IX Coordinator also provides
oversight of the investigatory and decision-making processes
critical to ensuring appropriate case outcomes. Given the
ever-increasing institution-wide impact and legal complexity of
Title IX, the Coordinator has a dual reporting relationship to both
the Executive Vice President and the General Counsel. The Executive
Vice President will provide managerial direction and support for
operational, training and budgetary needs, while the General
Counsel will provide advisory support relative to policy analysis,
case management, investigations, and hearings. The Title IX
Coordinator will meet monthly with the Title IX Core Team, which
insures cross-functional institutional support for the
implementation of educational programs for students and employees
on wellness and sexual assault prevention, as well as assistance
navigating sensitive case-specific matters. The Title IX Core Team
consists of the Dean of Students, the Vice President of DEI, the
Chief of Police, the Dean of the Faculty and the Director of Human
Resources. The Title IX Coordinator meets with this team on a
weekly basis to ensure consistency in process and that the
Coordinator receives essential support for programs and
The Title IX Coordinator will:
- Oversee and coordinate the University's policies and practices
regarding Title IX requirements, including policy development,
compliance, investigation, training, and reporting.
- Supervise and activate the workflow for the Title IX Deputy
Coordinators, who are designated and trained to investigate Title
- Provide ongoing consultation with University stakeholders
regarding Title IX requirements, compliance and grievance
- Remain knowledgeable of changes in federal and state law and
regulations, trends within higher education to ensure the
integration of best practices for Clark and its culture.
- In collaboration with other positions on campus, develop and
oversee the delivery of educational programs concerning sexual
offense awareness and prevention and ensure that the policies,
procedures, and regulations have been communicated broadly and
consistently to the campus community.
- Coordinate training programs for undergraduates and graduate
students, as well as faculty and staff, related to federal
requirements for Title IX, Clery Act, the Campus SaVE Act, and the
Violence Against Women Amendment (VAWA). Chair the Campus Committee
for Safety and Security Compliance.
- Educate the campus community on issues related to wellness,
including healthy relationships, consent, stalking, dating
violence, harassment and sexual assault.
- Implement mandatory programming for all new hire employees and
incoming undergraduate and graduate students.
- Advise student organizations and student volunteers on issues
related to wellness and sexual offense prevention.
- Direct programs for undergraduate students related to wellness,
alcohol, substance use and abuse, sexual behaviors,
decision-making, and eating issues.
- Conduct periodic climate surveys to assess the effectiveness of
the educational and outreach programming and initiatives.
- Under the direction of the General Counsel, conduct periodic
institutional gender equity audits of various departments and
divisions to ensure institutional compliance with Title IX, MEPA
and related laws and regulations.
- A master's degree, with 5-7 years relevant experience in higher
education is highly desirable.
- A terminal degree in higher education, organizational
leadership, student personnel, law, or related field is
- At least 5-years' experience with Title IX compliance,
in-person and virtual training delivery and investigations is
strongly preferred, and at least 3-years' experience is
- Strong knowledge of Title IX, VAWA, Campus SaVE, MEPA and Clery
- A demonstrated commitment to diversity and multicultural
competency in working with diverse student populations, including
students of color, international students, and LGBTQI
- Sound judgment, ability to handle a large work volume, and
discretion when dealing with sensitive issues.
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to communicate effectively with many different
constituencies, including students, staff, faculty and outside
- The ability to work nights and weekends on an as-needed
Clark University currently requires all employees and students
to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions will be made for
medical or disability reasons or religious beliefs, and could be
made, at the sole discretion of the University, for other
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative
action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment
that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success
of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment
applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment
policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity
informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All
positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a
community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by
exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of
the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and
belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically
underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Clark University offers a generous benefit package for full and,
if applicable, part-time employees that include; paid time off,
generous retirement plan, group health and dental insurance, life
insurance, and tuition, along with use of many campus amenities.
For a complete list of benefits for eligible employees visit
To be considered for this position, you must submit your
credentials online. Create a Clark University
Careers Account by clicking on the APPLY
NOW button below. You will be able to upload the following
documents, which are required for consideration:
See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact
us if you need assistance applying through this website.
Already have a Clark University Careers Account? Login to your account to add documents or
update your account.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with skills and
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United
States for any employer.
HR to select: A successful background
check is required upon acceptance.