"Title IX Coordinator/Director Equity and Compliance"
December 9, 2017
Garden City, New York
"Title IX Coordinator/Director Equity and Compliance " Office of Human Resources Grade 13 FLSA: Exempt Reports To: Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Labor Relations
JOB SUMMARY: This position will oversee Title IX discrimination and harassment compliance. This highly visible role is expected to develop deliver and oversee Title IX programs as well as the protected class discrimination and harassment programs for students faculty and staff recognizing that these programs are inherently linked and adhere to the same principles and policies. This position will serve as the University's Title IX Coordinator and will investigate cases and supervise the Title IX Investigator and a panel of investigators (who maintain other full-time responsibilities on campus). This position will support University’s efforts in providing an open diverse and inclusive learning and working environment by overseeing the University's compliance with Title IX Title VI Title VII Article 129-B SAVE VAWA ADA ADAAA and other federal and state anti-discrimination laws regulations and requirements.
RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES: Coordinate efforts in this area including the development implementation and monitoring of appropriate disclosures policies procedures and practices designed to comply with federal and state legislation regulation and case law requiring the prompt and equitable resolution of all complaints pursuant to Title IX as well as Title VI Title VII SAVE VAWA ADA ADAAA and other federal and state anti-discrimination laws regulations and requirements. Provide leadership direction and supervision for all activities and personnel of these areas including consulting with relevant policy-making bodies and senior personnel for the purpose of advising clarifying and identifying necessary action to eliminate discrimination harassment and retaliation in all educational and employment programs and activities to ensure that access to facilities opportunities and resources is equitable throughout the campus. Provide ongoing training consultation and technical assistance on Title IX Title VI Title VII SAVE VAWA ADA ADAAA and other federal and state anti-discrimination laws regulations and requirements for all students and employees with specialized training content for hearing officers/boards investigators campus law enforcement and appeals officers. Develop implement and coordinate campus strategic efforts aimed at the prevention of sexual violence and other forms of sex and/or gender-based discrimination. Develop and disseminate educational materials including brochures posters and web-based materials that inform members of the campus community (students faculty and staff) of Title IX Title VI Title VII SAVE VAWA ADA ADAAA and other federal and state anti-discrimination rights responsibilities and resources both within and external to campus premises. Oversee and conduct prompt effective and equitable intake investigations processing issuing of findings of fact and timely resolution of all instances of discrimination harassment and retaliation made known to responsible employees and/or reported or filed by students faculty staff third parties or by members of the broader community. Oversee compliance efforts of other campus delegates departments and offices (e.g. deputy Title IX administrators investigators student conduct/discipline victim services public safety nurse/health services counseling services student affairs human resources faculty/academic affairs athletics etc.) with regards to Title IX Title VI Title VII SAVE VAWA ADA ADAAA and other federal and state anti-discrimination laws regulations and requirements. Provide appropriate notice of an investigation; determine the extent of an investigation; appoint train and supervise panel investigators; conduct and coordinate investigations; ensure provision of initial remedial actions; assure compliance with timelines; deliver appropriate notice of charge duty to warn interim actions and remedies and provide a repository for and source of institutional record-keeping. Provide guidance and assistance to alleged victims of sexual violence and sex/gender discrimination including referral to support resources notice of right to file internal grievances notice of the right to grieve to the US Department of Education Office for Civil Rights and notice of the right to report incidents to law enforcement. Although rarely utilized in accordance with Article 129-B maintain 24/7 availability to answer questions via phone. Organize and maintain grievance files disposition reports and other records regarding compliance including annual reports of the number and nature of filed complaints and the disposition of said complaints data collection climate assessment pattern monitoring. Serve as principal contact for government inquiries pursuant to Title IX Title VI Title VII SAVE VAWA ADA ADAAA and other federal and state anti-discrimination laws regulations and requirements. Consult with external University counsel as needed. Others duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS: (Knowledge skills and abilities) Ability to recommend and/or effect changes to policies to revise practices and to implement equitable procedures across many departments including human resources public safety athletics academic affairs and student affairs/student conduct/discipline. Knowledge of current state and federal law and regulations practices and procedures identified best practices and trends in the field of education related to harassment and other discriminatory practices that violate Title IX Title VI Title VII SAVE VAWA ADA ADAAA and other federal and state anti-discrimination laws regulations and requirements. Ability to design and deliver training programs to all constituencies of the campus demonstrate accountability with respect to attendance and assess the effectiveness of these trainings. Ability to build relationships and balance the multiple varying and even conflicting interests of diverse stakeholders. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Work effectively and efficiently as a team member. Demonstrated success working with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse cultural geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree and experience in Title IX and compliance required. Juris Doctorate or advanced degree in a related field preferred.
Adelphi University comprises a small liberal arts college and a cluster of professional schools that have grown up in close relationship to the needs of the region. Our mission is to provide quality undergraduate and graduate education and to offer professional preparation of the first rank in arts, education, business, clinical psychology, social work, nursing and other health sciences.