Job Title: Deputy Title IX Officer
Job Number: 2017-074
Department: Title IX - 33479
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary: Commensurate with experience and education
Job Summary: The Deputy Title IX Officer is responsible for managing the day-to-day tasks associated with the operations of the Title IX office along with providing institution-wide leadership and expertise related to Title IX, VAWA and other identified compliance areas. This position participates in collaborative and coordinated efforts in monitoring, grievance processes, education, outreach and information reporting.
Duties and Essential Job Functions:
Assists the Chief Inclusion Officer/Title IX Coordinator in managing all reports of sexual misconduct from receipt to resolution. Provides comprehensive, timely, trauma-informed response and support services to students, faculty and staff reporting sexual misconduct. Conducts intake meetings with students reporting sexual misconduct. Works with the internal and external investigators to ensure a well-documented Title IX investigative process. Investigates and takes steps needed for a Title IX complaint - from investigation inception through final resolution. Assists with Title IX investigations and hearings.
Collaborates with members of the university to conduct training, prevention, and education efforts and periodic review of climate and culture. Provides advising to individuals, including the Respondent, Complainant, or a third party in pending investigations, about the reporting options and resources available. Works in collaboration with other university offices to assist students who are experiencing issues that may be impeding their academic success. Serves on the Sexual Assault Awareness Education Committee. Maintains current inventory of regulations and statutes relating to sex, gender based violence including, but not limited to Title VII, Title IX, VAWA, Campus Save Act, Clery Act and any new legislation on the subject. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Master's Degree from an accredited institution in a related field (e.g., social work, psychology, sociology, criminal justice) or J.D from an accredited institution in related field.
6 plus years of experience in Title IX including a minimum of two years investigating claims of sexual harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence and/or stalking
Experience with issues related to gender based violence.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience in higher education.
Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
Completion of sexual violence prevention and/or response training with a nationally-recognized organization.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of laws, policies and procedures related to Title IX and the Violence against Women Act.
Ability to conduct investigation interviews using proactive listening skills and thorough questioning techniques.
Knowledge of and ability to interpret Title IX, federal, local and state equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws and regulations
Ability to exercise independent and mature judgement, maintain objectivity, and safeguard confidential and sensitive information.
Ability to understand the needs of the university and to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, administrators and community partners.
Skill in communicating with various levels of the university and ability to foster positive interactions with diverse constituencies.
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):
Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
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