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Posting Date:              May 1, 2014                     Posting End Date: June 30, 2014                     

Position:                    Title IX Coordinator

Location:                     Office of the President 

Reports to:                  Chief of Staff                    

Full-Time

Reporting to the President through the Chief of Staff, the Tuskegee University Title IX /Clery Act/Related Acts Compliance Officer (Coordinator) serves as the principal institutional official responsible for the administration of policies, procedures and data collection to ensure compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) , the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act as amended by the Campus SaVE Act (Clery Act) and related reporting and disclosure laws concerning campus safety, and the  Violence Against Women and Safe and Drug- Free Schools and Communities Acts. The Coordinator/Compliance Officer will: develop and implement the institutional programs necessary for compliance with the implementation specifications enumerated for each of the four Acts, and related laws and regulations; ensure the accuracy of institutional data and required reports; and oversee and participate in conduct of  institution-wide training related to each of the Acts.

The Coordinator is responsible for providing campus wide leadership in monitoring the overall implementation of each of the four Acts for all university departments including coordination of training, education, communications, administration, athletics and coordinating compliance in all areas covered by the legislations and regulations bearing on each Act, including all discriminatory matters.  The  Coordinator can assist students, faculty, and staff alleging sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual violence or discrimination in filing their grievance(s) and/or monitor the step-by-step procedure to be sure that appropriate time frames are met.

The Coordinator conducts investigations and works directly with the university colleagues assigned to conduct investigations related to sexual harassment, sexual assault, and sexual violence and discrimination cases (i.e. Human Resources Director, Dean of Students, Athletic Compliance Officer, or Police Department representative).  This position will also be responsible for recommending, developing, implementing policies and procedural changes and providing guidance to university leadership regarding all emerging legislations and/or compliance requirements related to each of the four Acts.

Essential Functions/Accountabilities are as follows:

Duties and responsibilities related to the position include, but are not limited to:

Notification and Education

  • Prepare and disseminate educational materials, including brochures, posters, and web-based materials that inform members of the campus community of Title IX, Clery, Violence Against Women and Safe and Drug- Free Schools and Communities Acts policies, rights and responsibilities, to the campus community
  • Coordinate training for students, faculty, and staff about their rights and responsibilities under each of the four Acts and grievance procedures for each
  • Coordinate and identify opportunities and take action to build effective inter-departmental and cross-divisional relationship to achieve institutional compliance goals

 Consultation, Investigation, and Disposition

  • Receive and process, in a timely manner, inquiries from students, faculty, staff, and administrators regarding rights and responsibilities concerning harassing behavior or other discriminatory behavior in violation of Title IX and the other three( 3) Acts
  • Receive and process, in a timely manner, inquiries from third parties who report suspicion of harassing behavior or other discriminatory behavior in violation of either of the Acts, and if not appropriate for investigation, refer inquiries to other university offices( student services, human resources

 

  • Upon the receipt of complaints, followed by due notice of receipt to the complainant(s) and notification to the respondent(s) and the supervisor of record, initiate an investigation of the alleged violation, inclusive of the conduct of interviews, procurement of relevant materials, and ultimately the preparation of the recommended disposition of the complain/grievance

Institutional Monitoring and Compliance Assurance

  • Coordinate and monitor Title IX, Clery, Violence Against Women and Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Acts efforts of other delegates and University offices that receive and/or investigate complaints, including but not limited to Human Resources, Student Judiciaries, Tuskegee University Police Department, University Ombudsman, and University Athletics
  • Serve as a liaison officer to state and federal government compliance or investigation officers
  • Assume primary responsibility for the annual preparations of required institutional reports and documentations , as required by external bodies, e.g., Campus Crime Statistics Report, Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, Title IX Report to the NCAA)

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Human Resources, Education, or related field is required. A Master’s degree in an appropriate area is preferred
  • Ability to conduct necessary research regulatory policies; or previous experience conducting investigations and responding to EEOC claims, and responding to complaints
  • Strong writing and report writing skills and  experience, preferably experience writing Title IX reports
  • Strong counseling, and negotiation skills and experience
  • Proven quality communication (oral and written) required; strong report writing experience
  • Previous experience in an educational setting required
  • Professional ethics; ability to maintain confidentiality and work within a team environment
  • Experience in working cross-functionally
  • Computer competency, and experience with Microsoft Office required, including a working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Google desirable
  • Resourcefulness, discretion, and  attention to detail
  • Strong project management skills desired

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to sit for an extended period of time, stand, reach above and below, walk without assistance, interact with others, speak clearly and effectively, hear, and lift up to 25 pounds without assistance

Salary

Commensurate with training, experience, and University Compensation Plan   

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant should complete a Tuskegee University employment application, and submit (3) letters of references and a copy of the appropriate transcript for the educational requirements with the submission.

Human Resources Department

Attn:  S. Amin

101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

Email Address: employment@mytu.tuskegee.edu                    Fax: 334-724-4319

 

 

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