Title IX Program and Training Specialist, USP 1 UCONN ONLY
Job Title: Title IX Program and Training Specialist, USP 1 UCONN ONLY
Job ID: 2019256
Location: Storrs Campus
LIMITED TO UCONN EMPLOYEES ONLY
As part of UConn's ongoing commitment to create and maintain a campus environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking, the Title IX Program and Training Specialist plays an important role in the University's coordinated response, prevention and education initiatives pursuant to Title IX and related statutes and regulations. Reporting to the Associate Vice President for the Office of Institutional Equity/Title IX Coordinator and working closely with all members of OIE's Title IX-related staff, the Title IX Program and Training Specialist will assist the Title IX Coordinator in carrying out OIE's Title IX prevention and programming responsibilities which include, but are not limited to: coordinating, preparing and conducting related training and education efforts for students and employees across all campuses; committee participation and leadership; and community outreach. The Title IX Program and Training Specialist additionally assists in supervising graduate-level and undergraduate-level student interns and may occasionally be called upon to assist with day-to-day administrative assistance for all areas of focus within OIE.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Coordinate, design and deliver University-wide education, awareness and prevention programs and campaigns to students and employees across all campuses, including UConn Health, as assigned by the Title IX Coordinator.
- Research and assist with the administration of Title IX prevention programming, including the creation, assembly and distribution of in-person and online educational materials to the University community.
- Prepare and update written prevention and response materials, including the University's Title IX website (); brochure on sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking and intimate partner violence; posters; training documents for employees, and more.
- Assist as assigned by the Title IX Coordinator in the development and review of University-wide policies and procedures that further institutional civil rights objectives related to Title IX.
- Continually identify best practices and current trends with regard to Title IX and sexual misconduct; monitor modifications to current federal guidance and state legislation to continually identify best practices with regard to Title IX and sexual misconduct.
- Assist in organizing and participating as a member of the University's Community Resource Teams, Title IX Compliance Committee, and other Committees as assigned by the Title IX Coordinator.
- Conduct meetings with students who walk in to OIE and explain OIE's role, provide resources, gather preliminary information and make referrals, including submitting reports to UConn Police under the Clery Act, as needed.
- Track student and employee attendance in various education, awareness, and prevention programs and campaigns.
- Assist, as assigned by the Title IX Coordinator, in Title IX case management-related duties, including receiving reports and managing cases reported to OIE.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Title IX Coordinator.
- Must be a current University of Connecticut employee on regular payroll.
- Advanced Degree in a related field (e.g., student affairs, higher education administration, public policy, law, criminology, social work, psychology).
- Three or more years' experience working in higher education.
- At least three years' experience as a trainer/educator, preferably in the area of interpersonal violence.
- Strong command and working knowledge of basic and advanced principles of Title IX.
- Prior experience working collaboratively with victim rights advocates, law enforcement officials and other key stakeholders.
- Experience working one-on-one or in group settings with students in crisis.
- Exemplary detail-oriented written communication skills.
- Strong public speaking and presentation skills.
- Strong work ethic: highly motivated, self-directed execution of routine tasks and special projects.
- Excellent interpersonal skills: demonstrated ability to function well in both leader and teammate roles and to interact with colleagues and supervisors in a positive and constructive manner when faced with significant deadlines and workloads.
- Experience interacting with and addressing the needs of a diverse community on sensitive topics.
- Experience developing and instituting campus-wide response, prevention and education initiatives on the topics of sexual harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence and/or stalking.
- Experience participating on and/or coordinating campus committees related to the topics of sexual harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence and/or stalking.
- Commitment to social justice and civil rights including a background working with diverse populations.
This is a full-time 12-month, confidential/exempt positon. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, please submit an online application that includes a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three (3) references online via UConn Jobs (www.jobs.uconn.edu), Staff Positions (Search #2019256).
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on December 17, 2018.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
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