DIRECTOR, TITLE IX COMPLIANCE-OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL EQUITY

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Jun 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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DIRECTOR, TITLE IX COMPLIANCE-OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL EQUITY
VP Institutional Equity

Occupational Summary:

The Director, Title IX Compliance reports to the Vice President for Institutional Equity and has a dotted line to the Assistant Vice President for Harassment & Discrimination Compliance and Prevention. The Director has responsibility for overseeing the university and health system's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and other laws and rules relating to discrimination based on sex or gender, including sexual harassment and related misconduct on campus (e.g., Title VII, the Violence Against Women Act and the Jeanne Clery Act). The individual serves as the "Title IX Coordinator." Responsibilities include, among other things, coordinating the development of a comprehensive Title IX training, education, and awareness program; coordinating and directing the disciplinary process in cases that implicate the university's Title IX -related policies; monitoring developments in the law and best practice and recommending changes to the university's policies and practices; and providing leadership in all areas implicated by Title IX and related laws. The Director must have a working knowledge of Title IX, litigation and/or investigation experience, experience working with universities or on a university campus, and demonstrated ability to work across and lead a diverse group of constituencies.

Responsibilities

40 % Policy Implementation and Data Management
• Monitor developments in law, policy, and practice related to Title IX and sexual misconduct.
• Ensure that university Title IX and sexual misconduct policies, procedures, and practices are in compliance with the most recent regulations and guidance from appropriate government agencies.
• Work with the Assistant Vice-President in insuring policies addressing harassment and/or prohibited discrimination align with relevant federal laws and regulations.
• Collect, maintain and analyze data, as appropriate.
• Prepare reports, as requested.

30% Investigation
• Coordinate the investigation of student sexual misconduct complaints and work with the Office of Student Conduct and the Office of University Counsel to prepare those cases for hearing.
• Coordinate and oversee the university's response to, and investigation of, alleged Title IX violations, in accordance with university policy and legal requirements.
• Assist the Assistant Vice-President in the review, assessment and/or investigation of employment related sexual harassment or gender based discrimination complaints.
• Collaborate with others in the Office for Student Affairs and the Office of University Counsel to assist with investigation of employee cases alleging discrimination based on sex or gender, including sexual harassment and related misconduct.

20% Communication
• Develop, review, and revise content for the university's written and online materials related to Title IX.
• Assist the Vice President for Institutional Equity with communicating Title IX requirements and compliance and providing consultation to senior officers and other university leaders, as necessary.

10% Programming and Training
• Assist the Assistant Vice-president in the development and delivery of sexual harassment and gender based training and education programs involving faculty and non-faculty staff
• In collaboration with members of the university community and the Assistant Vice President, develop and enhance training, education, and awareness programs pertinent to Title IX and sexual misconduct.

Qualifications
• JD or other pertinent graduate degree required • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience investigating, litigating, or otherwise resolving discrimination complaints (including Title IX complaints) in a college/university or governmental setting
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage sensitive and confidential information/ communication
• Strong presentation and facilitation skills with an emphasis on education and training for a variety of constituencies
• Demonstrated ability to foster positive relationships with diverse constituencies
• Demonstrated skills in critical analysis and creative problem-solving, excellent judgment, strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to handle a large volume of work with conflicting priorities

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Requisition Number
401409845

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
CENTRAL ADMIN MANAGEMENT CTR

Job Code
1430 DIRECTOR, TITLE IX COMPLIANCE

Job Family Level
16

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

JD or other pertinent graduate degree required

Experience

Minimum of 3-5 years of experience investigating, litigating, orotherwise resolving discrimination complaints (including Title IXcomplaints) in a college/university or governmental setting.

Auto req ID

99906BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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