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Join our growing team! The University of Washington seeks an experienced professional for an exciting, dynamic opportunity as Deputy Title IX Coordinator with Compliance Services, a program within the Compliance and Risk Services Department.
Compliance Services provides structural coordination of and support to compliance activities across the institution in a wide range of areas, including: research, health and safety, information, financial, civil rights, and employment. Program functions include development of policies and standards, education and outreach, investigations, auditing and monitoring, risk assessment and mitigation, regulatory monitoring, process improvement and program modification, leadership and oversight support, and on-going evaluation and reporting of program effectiveness.
Under the general direction of the Executive Director, Compliance Services, this position will help the Title IX/ADA Coordinator provide institution-wide leadership and expertise relating to Title IX and other identified compliance areas. This position participates in collaborative and coordinated efforts in University-wide policy development, monitoring, grievance processes, consulting, education and outreach, and information and reporting. It requires expertise in applying the laws and regulations related to identified compliance areas within the University setting and to existing and emerging situations.
Leadership - 40%
For Title IX, and other identified civil rights areas:
-- Advise senior leadership on emerging issues and laws, regulatory changes and requirements; foster commitment and support from executive leadership
-- Participate in the work of committees such as the Title IX Committee(s) and other relevant committees, as assigned by leadership or the Title IX/ADA Coordinator
-- Identify, develop, and monitor policies and process improvement projects as needed to enhance compliance efforts. Collaborate with other Compliance Services staff and personnel across the institution to coordinate and facilitate projects and the delivery of services
-- Build strong relationships, develop awareness of compliance roles and responsibilities, and provide professional guidance and support to all academic and administrative units; create collaborative partnerships across the University and with peer institutions
-- Provide input, as requested, on proposed federal and state legislation
-- Act as a University liaison with relevant regulatory agencies
Consulting - 35%
For Title IX and other identified civil rights areas:
-- Maintain up-to-date knowledge and expertise in the application of related laws, case law, regulations, agency guidance, and best practices
-- Provide professional guidance to and consultation for various University offices and personnel - including Student Life, Human Resources, Academic Personnel, Intercollegiate Athletics and others - on their responsibilities relating to identified compliance areas
-- Respond to inquiries related to the University's compliance with relevant laws, regulations and policies
-- Utilize consultative role to identify possible systemic compliance issues and develop plans for improvement
-- Respond to concerns of individual students or student groups and identify significant concerns for triage to the University Complaint Investigation and Resolution Office (UCIRO), the Title IX Investigation Office, or other appropriate office for investigation or other services
Education and Outreach - 10%
-- Provide strategic leadership and participate in the creation and delivery of education and outreach efforts so that members of the University community understand their compliance rights and responsibilities
-- Facilitate the flow of information among the various University offices with responsibilities for compliance
-- Coordinate efforts to ensure that information relating to policies, processes, education, and services is readily available to the University community via the web and other appropriate means
Monitoring - 10%
-- Monitor, or facilitate the monitoring of, internal compliance controls
-- Work across multiple organizational structures and processes to ensure that the University's response to Title IX issues complies with legal mandates and University policy
-- Coordinate and participate in the development of proactive responses to emerging risks and regulatory developments
-- Facilitate the reporting and timely investigation of concerns, grievances and complaints, as well as the protection of involved parties' rights
-- Support units in implementing appropriate accountability, incentives, and corrective action, as well as training and education, to address noncompliance when it occurs
Reporting - 5%
-- Maintain records relating to compliance coordination
-- Arrange for the timely filing of all required compliance reports
-- Collaborate with other staff in Compliance Services to develop and implement internal measures and reports that inform the University of the status of compliance in identified compliance areas
| Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Public Administration, Psychology, Education or related field. |
Five years of progressively responsible professional experience and demonstrated success working or advising in a complex environment, ideally leading and coordinating institutional compliance.
Comprehensive knowledge of civil rights laws and regulations, emphasizing sex discrimination.
Strong problem solving skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity; ability to build relationships, establish collaborative partnerships, and work with a wide range of constituencies with diplomacy and tact; demonstrated ability to lead discussions to consensus.
Demonstrated ability to conduct neutral intake, investigation and resolution activities.
Ability to develop, guide, advise on and/or deliver appropriate education and outreach to various audiences.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
| Knowledge of best practices as they relate to higher education compliance with Title IX and related laws. |
Juris Doctor degree or Master's degree in Social Work, Public Administration, Psychology, Education or related field.
Experience as a Title IX or deputy Title IX Coordinator, or significant experience working directly on Title IX related issues for a university.
Comprehensive knowledge of Title IX, Clery Act (including Violence Against Women Act/Campus SaVE Act amendments), and related sexual violence legislation
Knowledge of the ADA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and related legislation.
Title IX Coordinator Certification or ability and commitment to obtain certification within one year of hire.
Demonstrated experience in analyzing, prioritizing, and operationalizing complex and emerging compliance issues.
Strong project management skills.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.
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