October 16, 2020

Director of Title IX – Office of Student Life (full-time)

Website Earlham College

Earlham College is accepting applications for the position of Director of Title IX in the Student Life Division. This is a full-time, 12-month administrative faculty appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a comprehensive benefit package. This position reports to the Vice President of Student Life.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and facilitates the institution’s compliance to Title IX 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.
  • Oversees and coordinates investigations, responses and resolutions to complaints, to include selection and supervision of investigators and training of Title IX.
  • Develops, 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, College policy and applicable disciplinary code, grievance procedures, confidential resources, etc.
  • Oversees, 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 recurrence.
  • Identifies systemic problems relating to complaints and determines whether campus-wide resources should be adopted in response, including review and revision of the College’s sexual misconduct policies, increased monitoring, supervision or security at locations where sexual misconduct is reported to occur, and increased education and prevention efforts to targeted populations.
  • Collaborates with leadership and campus constituencies to disseminate information, redesign processes, and support the College’s investigative processes; collaborates and coordinates with compliance partners across the institution to support overlapping compliance needs and responsibilities.
  • Communicates and coordinates with local victim advocacy organizations and service providers.
  • Ensures ongoing compliance with Title IX by collecting and analyzing data, writing comprehensive reports and maintaining records of investigations.
  • Will serve in on call rotation with Student Life Team.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – ways of knowing, policies and best practices.
  • Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
  • Ability to provide effective and appropriate advice and expertise to all levels within the college community.
  • Ability to provide technical advice and information to faculty and staff.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and institutional policies and practices specific to the applicable compliance specialty.
  • Ability to investigate and analyze claims information and to draw conclusions.
  • Ability to operate calmly and effectively under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills.
  • Advanced analytical, evaluative, and objective critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively summarize and present information.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging legislation, issues, and trends as appropriate to the position.
  • Ability to develop and implement new strategies and procedures.

Experience & Qualifications

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Title IX Coordinator Certification with ATIXA preferred.
  • Experience with Title IX (3-5 years).

Application Instructions

Please submit the following application materials in a single electronic file:

  • Cover letter;
  • Resume;
  • Statement on Diversity: The Statement on Diversity should describe how your values and leadership frame or center Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in your work.
  • Contact information for three references.

All materials should be submitted to the Earlham College Human Resources Office at: [email protected]

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