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Title IX Coordinator

Company: Colgate University
Location: Rome
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Professional/AdministrativePosition Title - Title IX CoordinatorFull Time/Part Time - Full TimeDivision - Office of Equity and DiversityDepartment - Office of Equity and DiversityDepartment Statement - The Office of Equity and Diversity leads Colgate University efforts in its fundamental mission and values in its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. The University's commitment to diversity means understanding that each individual is unique and appreciating our differences enriches our campus culture and the quality of campus life. The University also ensures compliance with policies relating to affirmative action, discrimination and harassment.Accountabilities - Reporting to the Vice president for Equity and Inclusion, the Title IX Coordinator oversees the coordination of training, education and services in support of promoting a culture of respect to create a learning environment and workplace free of sexual or relationship violence, discrimination and harassment. Building collaborative relationships across campus, the Title IX Coordinator is the primary authority for overseeing supportive measures, investigation and resolution of matters arising under Title IX and the University's policies. This senior position also plays a central role on the University's discrimination and harassment response team. The Title IX Coordinator will also contribute to the ongoing development and implementation of Colgate's Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.Duties and ResponsibilitiesOversees and coordinates investigations, responses, and resolutions of complaints relating to reports of sexual harassment, sexual assault, and other related policy violations; including working collegially and/or cooperatively with outside legal counsel, advisors and investigative partners in the Title IX process.Working with divisional partners, coordinates and implements education and training to students and employees to promote a culture of respect and to prevent sexual misconduct and discrimination, ensuring that all members of the college community understand their responsibilities and rights under both the law and University policies.Documents and maintains records of complaints, University responses, and mandatory trainings.Oversees institutional compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of the 1972 Civil Rights Act ("Title IX"), and the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2013 ("VAWA") Violence Elimination Act ("Campus SaVE"), and other related federal and state laws. Remains current with Title IX related developments and changes and keeps abreast with current federal and state laws, regulations, and policies related to discriminatory practices.Works closely with the Dean of the College and Dean of the Faculty divisions, Human Resources, Campus Safety, and all other areas of the College to ensure that compliance and educational efforts cover all applicable laws relating to sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, gender and interpersonal violence, sexual assault and other such violations.Works with colleagues in the Office of Equity and Diversity to monitor campus climate while collaborating with senior leadership and others to identify and address systemic problems.Responsible for the oversight and coordination of investigations, responses, and resolutions of complaints relating to reports of sexual harassment, sexual assault, bias, and other related policy violations.Responsible for University compliance with federal Title IX regulations, development of strategies to combat sexual violence, and is a member of the Discrimination and Harassment Response Team (DHT), strategies for avoiding bias incidents.This position has been designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA), in accordance with the federal statutory requirements of the Jeanne Clery Act. CSAs are required to and responsible for reporting allegations of crimes they receive from students and employees to the Campus Safety Department.Technical CompetenciesName - Title IX and Compliance ExpertiseDescription - Demonstrated ability to understand the theory, history, legal precedent, case law of Title IX policies, as well as equity, diversity and inclusion. Ability to understand and interpret the above information to execute a proactive and compliant strategy, processes and procedures.Name - Compliance/AuditDescription - Demonstrated ability to interpret government guidelines and translate into University guidelines aligned with University's mission and objectives for equity and diversity. Ability to apply government and University regulations to existing University workforce to monitor compliance with government regulations and University objectives.Name - Training and DevelopmentDescription - Demonstrated ability to perform needs analyses to determine where to target programs to educate on discrimination and harassment. Ability to develop and deliver content for required T&D. Ability to identify external resources (training, subject matter experts, etc.) to close gaps as identified by needs analyses. Ability to monitor ongoing need for education and deliver programs to continually meet the need.Name - Written Reports & Record KeepingDescription - Demonstrated ability to create and/or develop written reports and case summaries related to Title IX investigations and other reporting and documentation required by state, federal or university regulations.Name - InvestigationsDescription - Demonstrated ability to identify investigative and information-gathering strategies. Ability to work independently with limited supervision to execute and manage a process to investigate and resolve Title IX and related equity and diversity complaints/cases. Including coordination with outside consultants and legal counsel.Name - Relationship Building & Collaborative PartnershipsDescription - Demonstrated ability to build relationships with individuals and partner with multiple departments across the University on Title IX training, education and response initiatives. Serve as a trusted advisor and subject matter expert to students, faculty and staff about Title IX and related policies regarding discrimination and harassment. Ability to respond to individuals in a trauma-informed approach and provide required resources and support.Behavioral CompetenciesName - Personal Accountability for ResultsDescription - Takes responsibility for decisions, performance, and outcomes; behaves in a responsible manner with a positive attitude; shows self-awareness and openness to feedback.Name - Effective CommunicationDescription - Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills; sharesinformation and seeks input from others; adapts communication to diverseaudiences; protects private and confidential information.Name - Problem Solving and Decision MakingDescription - Analyzes and prioritizes situations to identify and solve problems; generatessolutions to improve efficiency and quality; involves others in solvingproblems and making decisions; factors organizational goals into decisions;makes clear, transparent, and timely decisions.Name - Change ManagementDescription - Responds positively to changing university initiatives and readily adaptsbehavior to maintain effective performance; understands the long-termdirection of the university and can relate this to departmental area; adapts tonew methodologies; identifies and acts on areas where change isappropriate.Name - Leadership and TeamworkDescription - Applies skills and knowledge to provide a climate to achieve departmentaland organizational success; balances individual and department goals; helpsothers perform at their best; builds productive relationships to enhanceindividual and organizational effectiveness; treats others with respect;resolves conflicts among team members.Name - Creativity and InnovationDescription - Generates, explores, encourages, and implements innovative ways ofcreating strategic value for the university, division, department, andindividual level; critically assesses the effectiveness of new initiatives.Name - Diversity and InclusionDescription - Demonstrates respect for people and their differences; understands thebenefits of a diverse workforce; earns the trust and respect of others;includes and welcomes others; works to understand the perspective ofothers; promotes opportunities to experience diversity within our community.Name - SustainabilityDescription - Understands the impact of decision making and personal behavior inachieving the university's commitment to a sustainable and carbon-neutralcampus; supports and advances the university's sustainability initiatives; influences others to use sustainable practices.

Keywords: Colgate University, Syracuse , Title IX Coordinator, Other , Rome, New York

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