Director of Compliance, Training, and Title IX Coordinator
Kentucky State University is seeking qualified applicants for a position responsible for managing high level complaints involving students, faculty, and staff relating to matters of Title IX, Title VII, ADA, EEO, and compliance related allegations. The position reports to the University General Counsel. This position is also responsible for policy review, development, and training and will provide support and training to all institutional employees. This person will also serve as the University’s Tile IX coordinator.
Develop and coordinate the implementation of a University-wide policy plan.
Work with University units to ensure that all policies and procedures are accurate, current, and in compliance with federal and state law.
Provide support to University units and the Board of Regents when reviewing, revising, and adding policies and procedures.
Oversee the development and updating of compliance manuals.
Oversee the development/modification of forms and contracts used in business operations.
Serve as Title IX Coordinator.
Conduct complex analysis and produce high quality written work; the investigator will work independently, partnering with appropriate institutional officials throughout the investigative process; meets established timelines and treating all individuals engaged in the complaint process with sensitivity and respect. Investigations may pertain to Title IX, Title VII, ADA, EEO, and equity/compliance matter that includes:
Conduct interviews of all parties involved in violation complaints including, but not limited to, complaining student or employee, responding student or employee, witnesses, and any other critically involved party while ensuring only lawful and relevant questions are asked. Seeks and reviews all relevant information and takes detailed notes of information to be used in documentation and official reports of the case.
Conduct training for employees and students on University policies on sexual misconduct, gender-based misconduct, harassment, and related incidents as well as their rights and obligations associated with the policies.
Participate in various university functions by providing information regarding Title VII, ADA, diversity/equity, Title IX and the University’s policies on sexual misconduct, gender-based misconduct, harassment, and related incidents. Presents to and speaks with parents and students about Title IX at resource fairs.
Maintain advanced knowledge of guidelines set forth by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as well as all University policies pertaining to civil rights protections.
- Ethical Conduct.
- Communication Proficiency.
- Time Management.
- Technical Capacity.
This position is not responsible for managing any employees.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk.
The employee must regularly lift and move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.
Required Education and Experience
Master’s degree or higher with two years compliance/regulatory experience.
Preferred Education and Experience
Juris Doctorate preferred.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.