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Deputy Title IX Coordinator |
Regular Full Time|
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
Title IX Coordinator |
Equity and Inclusion|
Under the direction of the Title IX
Coordinator, the Deputy Title IX Coordinator co-coordinates and facilitates the
institution's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972
and Title Vll of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; develops and implements
educational programs regarding discrimination and sexual harassment prevention,
ensuring faculty, staff and students understand their rights and, where
applicable, responsibilities under the law; coordinates case management,
oversees and coordinates investigations, responses and resolutions to
complaints, to include supervision of investigators, and collaborates with
campus entities and University leadership to identify and address systemic
implements, coordinates and conducts educational programs and initiatives
designed to educate and support faculty, staff, and students regarding their
rights and, where applicable, obligations under Title IX, including reporting
options/responsibilities, support services, University policy, and applicable
disciplinary code, grievance procedures, confidential resources, etc.
coordinates and ensures investigations of reports and complaints of sexual
misconduct are adequate, reliable, timely, confidential, and impartial; reviews
proposed sanctions for sexual misconduct before they are imposed to ensure that
they are reasonably calculated to stop the sexual misconduct and prevent its
in selection, training, and oversight of designated Title IX Civil Rights
investigators across critical areas of the institution in addition to vetting
attorneys for the same process; helps to ensure investigators, adjudicators,
and those involved with processing Title IX complaints are adequately trained
in compliance with Title IX guidance.
systemic problems relating to complaints and recommends responses
with leadership and campus constituencies to disseminate information, redesign
processes, and support the University's investigative processes; collaborates
and coordinates with compliance partners within the department and across the
institution to support the University's overlapping compliance needs and
with local law enforcement and government agencies to ensure reports are
handled appropriately and promptly; coordinates with local victim advocacy
organizations and service providers.
updates, and tracks institutional compliance training surrounding Title IX and
and manages departmental apps.
publication and social media efforts.
ongoing compliance with Title IX by collecting and analyzing data, writing
comprehensive reports, and maintaining records of investigations.
on various University planning and policy-making committees; recommends and
participates in the development of University policies and procedures.
as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
confidentiality of information and materials (including but not limited to:
student and employee personal information, etc.); any question regarding the
confidentiality of material, should be referred to the relevant supervisor. Any
violation shall subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and
including termination of employment.
% of time
40% Consultation, Investigation, and
40% Institutional Monitoring and Compliance
20% Training and Outreach
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Experience with Title IX/EEO
regulatory compliance; including an understanding of recent Title IX/EEO
developments, regulatory and enforcement guidance, and legislative initiatives;
- Experience conducting investigations
and/or resolving complaints of discrimination and/or harassment;
- Demonstrated understanding and
sensitivity toward experiences and expressions of trauma caused by sexual
violence and harassment and demonstrated ability to maintain confidentially and
sensitivity to privacy;
- Strong presentation skills with an
emphasis on education and training for a variety of constituencies;
- Strong prioritization, analytical and
organizational skills; experience with report preparation and analysis;
- Ability to think creatively, exercise
independent judgment, and make timely, informed decisions;
- Ability to effectively collaborate
with key constituency groups and community partners;
- Excellent verbal and writing skills
along with strong interpersonal and listening skills;
- Ability to maintain strict
confidentiality and to organize materials and information accordingly.
The functions of the position usually
performed sitting but may require some amount of time standing. Some amount of
stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other
movements may be required. Tasks involving working on a computer keyboard,
computer software applications, calculator, cutting, labeling, and taping
involve the extensive wrist and hand movement. All individuals are required to
be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to
themselves or others.
degree in student personnel administration, criminal justice, journalism,
or in a related field, or a Juris Doctorate, from an, accredited higher
of two years of experience investigating discrimination complaints,
mediation, and/or conflict resolution, preferably in the higher
valid New York State driver's license is required that satisfies both
University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for
driving a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in
Non Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Policy:
NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Megan Altman-Cosgrove, Interim Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8314, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.
Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: