Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Sep 28, 2018
Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, the Deputy Title IX Coordinator is responsible for assisting all major duties of the Title IX Coordinator. Major responsibilities will include conducting and overseeing the complaint resolution process (all investigations) for potential violations of campus gender discrimination, sexual misconduct, and sexual violence policies and procedures. The Deputy Title IX Coordinator will also assist with the Title IX education and training endeavors at Pratt Institute. The Deputy Title IX Coordinator may also be delegated responsibility to supervise investigations and other work assignments designated to Campus Safety Officer, Human Rights Officers such as the 504 Coordinator and other Title IX Intake Investigators and Adjudicators.
The Deputy Title IX Coordinator will contribute to the development of the equity system through special projects as needed, developing institution-wide communication on the equity system for various constituencies, and fulfilling any other needs (intake, investigations, educational programming, etc.) of the equity system during high volume periods, and leading the development and update of Pratt’s policies and procedures related to best practices and federal and state civil rights laws such as Title IX and the Campus SaVE Act.
- Serve as the Deputy Title IX Coordinator
- Assists AVP for Student Affairs in the administration of the overall equity system by serving on the Title IX Investigators Council.
- Serve on related committees such as the Assessment and Care Team (ACT) and working groups to advise and monitor impacts related to equity and response work on campus.
- Assist with the Bias Education and Response Team (BERT).
- Assist with the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).
- Delivers training on gender-based issues and trends.
- Create and maintain published materials and website content related to community standards, equity, and response.
- Manage database for Sexual Assault Response Team (SART), Bias Education Response Team (BERT), and Assessment and Care Team (ACT).
- Tracks case, data, and trends related to discrimination and sexual misconduct complaints, determinations and training.
- Provide support and leadership for other investigators and adjudicators on training, education, and planning of all members of the equity team.
- Help to develop, train on, and implement formal and informal processes.
- Manages hearings including all witness scheduling and coordination.
- Develop equity assessment instruments in conjunction with appropriate colleagues, including Institutional Research and Assessment.
- Assists in the development and implementation of ongoing campus-wide climate surveys.
- Works with Human Resources and Health Services to deliver EVERFI training and data collection.
- Assess campus data on equity issues to support a responsive approach to prevention and education, campus resources and services, including the development of a prevention and education strategy for continued education, dialogue and practice.
- Develop reports and education to the community on equity work, data, and other related topics.
- Develop on-going passive programming opportunities to further education students, faculty, and staff.
- Develop written and other media outreach materials that address FAQs under specific topics in the equity system.
- Author a report each semester on the equity system, including case levels, outreach efforts, systemic changes, and other essential updates.
- Fulfill needs across the equity system during high volume periods throughout the year and when circumstances indicate. This includes conducting intake meetings, investigating cases, conducting prevention and education outreach, facilitating appeals functions, and any other area within or related to the equity system.
- Provide assistance to students, faculty, staff, and visitors regarding Pratt’s Sexual Misconduct Policy and Process, including case intake, answering questions on the rights of parties involved in a report or complaint, resource referrals, and procedural questions.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Public Policy, Higher Education Administration, Law, or a related field; experience should include conducting investigations alleging harassment and discrimination. Leadership experience in areas related to Title IX, gender equity, diversity, and civil rights in education in required. Experience with investigations and in complaint and grievance resolution is required. Must have knowledge of relevant laws and regulations pertaining to Title IX/VAWA and other civil rights legislation. Knowledge of matters involving discrimination, harassment (including sexual harassment), sexual assault, stalking, sexual violence, and relationship violence, and familiarity with research and best practices, particularly with respect to college-age cohort and campus environment. Ability to gather and analyze data and make sound assessments. Ability to collaborate with multiple constituencies across identities and issues. Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Education: BA degree in psychology, higher education, writing or related field. Three or more years working on equity and response work. Investigation experience and direct response a plus. Masters degree preferred. Title IX certification and 5 plus years experience in the field preferred.
Preferred Qualifications: Masters Degree Preferred. 3-5 years-experience working with gender equity preferred. ATIXA Title IX Certification preferred.
Please submit your cover letter and resume. If you are selected for an interview, please be prepared to provide at least 5 References via our on-line reference tool system. At least 2 of your References must be, or have been, your direct managers.