Title IX Coordinator

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 001234
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Working Title Title IX Coordinator
Position Designation EHRA Non-Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per Year 12
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8-5

Hours per week 40
FLSA Status Exempt
Division Institutional Integrity
Department Institutional Integrity
Work Location King 119
Salary Range
Primary Purpose of Department

The Title IX Office is dedicated to promoting a safe and healthy campus environment through compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Campus SaVE). Title IX prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs and activities, and Campus SaVE requires awareness and prevention programming related to sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking. The Title IX Office is staffed by a Title IX Coordinator, two Title IX Investigators, a Case Manager, and an Administrative Support Associate. The office is also supported by Title IX Deputy Coordinators in various areas across campus including Athletics, Dean of Students, Academic Affairs, and Human Resources. Through educational programming and training, students, faculty, and staff are educated about university policies and procedures as they pertain to Title IX and Campus SaVE and receive education on sexual misconduct, relationship violence, consent to engage in sexual activity, healthy relationships and bystander intervention, among other areas. In addition to education and awareness programming, the Title IX staff receives reports from students or others who have experienced or witnessed sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and/or stalking; investigates such occurrences; and assists in resolving complaints in a fair and impartial manner.

Primary Purpose of Position

The University Title IX Coordinator (“Coordinator”) is the designated agent of the University with primary responsibility for coordinating University Title IX compliance efforts. The Coordinator’s responsibilities are critical to the development, implementation, and monitoring of meaningful efforts to comply with Title IX legislation, regulation, sub-regulatory guidance, and case law. The Coordinator is also responsible for overseeing and monitoring the University’s obligations and compliance with the education requirements of the Campus SaVE Act.

Summary of Position Responsibilities

The University Title IX Coordinator (“Coordinator”) is the designated agent of the University with primary responsibility for coordinating University Title IX compliance efforts. The Coordinator’s responsibilities are critical to the development, implementation, and monitoring of meaningful efforts to comply with Title IX legislation, regulation, sub-regulatory guidance, and case law. The Coordinator oversees the implementation of University policy in relation to Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act (including the Campus SaVE Act) (VAWA), and related regulations, and monitors for any changes and developments to the application or interpretation of those laws and regulations. The Coordinator organizes and coordinates the Title IX Deputy Coordinators; chairs a Title IX committee to ensure the coordination of Title IX activities across the University; oversees grievance procedures related to Title IX, including the student conduct process; manages the investigation and disposition of complaints; ensures a fair and neutral grievance process for all parties; identifies patterns or systemic issues that affect the University, or any specific portion of the University, related to Title IX and addresses those patterns or issues; evaluates complainants’ requests for confidentiality in the context of the University’s responsibility to provide a safe and nondiscriminatory environment; educates the campus on Title IX and VAWA obligations; and monitors and documents all aspects of the University’s compliance with the laws and regulations set forth above.

Minimum Education/Experience

Master’s degree in a relevant discipline or a Juris Doctor from an accredited institution and four to six years of professional experience with progressive responsibility and demonstrated experience in complaint resolution, investigations, grievances and policy administration.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

•Working knowledge of Title IX law, regulations, and guidance as well as the Violence Against Women Act, including the Campus SaVE Act. General knowledge of other federal and state non-discrimination laws.
•Ability to diagnose, clarify, and mediate differences of opinion.
•Ability to think critically about and apply statutes, regulations, and guidance related to sex discrimination.
•Ability to understand the needs of the University and work collaboratively with diverse constituencies such as students, faculty, staff and administrators.
•Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to remain neutral.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate complex compliance issues to any faculty, staff, supervisors and/or University officials; excellent education and training skills; and excellent ability to collaborate with others to achieve goals.
•Experience supervising individuals and maintaining an operating budget.
•Ability to use discretion and good judgment.
•Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
•Strong organization, attention to detail, time management, planning, analytic and problem resolution skills.
•Ability simultaneously to juggle multiple high-priority tasks.
•Ability to design and execute training and education for multiple constituencies.
•Superior written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to prepare detailed written reports on the Title IX compliance activities of the University and make recommendations for action by appropriate decision-makers.
•Experience working with victims of sex-based discrimination, harassment or violence in higher education, employment or advocacy setting.
•Relevant professional certification or training as a Title IX Coordinator or Title IX Investigator.
•Experience in Title IX and student disciplinary conduct cases in a higher education setting.
•Demonstrated knowledge/ ability in compliance process improvement.
•Training related to trauma-informed investigation techniques.

Necessary Certifications/Licenses
Preferred Certifications/Licenses

•Professional membership in the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA)
•Professional membership in the National Association of College and University Attorneys

Special Notes to Applicants

The finalist is subject to a criminal background check.

Posting Open Date 11/30/2017
Posting Close Date 12/17/2017
Open Until Filled No
Proposed Hire Date 02/05/2018
If time-limited please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

Please contact Melanie White, Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for Institutional Integrity and General Counsel, at MelanieWhite@uncc.edu with any questions.

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