Resource & Support Coordinator - Title IX Office (134353)
Resource & Support Coordinator
Title IX Office
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Title IX Office at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a Resources and Support Coordinator to manage incoming Title IX reports, facilitate outreach, and meet with involved parties regarding rights and options. This position will coordinate interim and supportive measures, review with pregnant students Title IX-related resources and available assistance, conduct training, assessment, and education for the office, and monitor state and federal mandated reporting and other compliance-related efforts through the office.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Promptly reach out to complainants when reports are received, process reports, and ensure rights and options are provided in a timely manner.
- Meet with parties to discuss resources, support services, and reporting options, as well as interim and supportive measures as appropriate.
- Assist the Title IX Coordinator and associate director in evaluating requests for interim and supportive measures.
- Communicate and collaborate with campus stakeholders, including faculty, to connect parties to resources and provide and track interim and supportive measures as needed.
- Document, organize, update, manage, follow up on, and track information related to Title IX reports in the office database to ensure accurate and complete data.
- Maintain contact with investigators to ensure process is completed in a timely manner. Provide periodic, timely updates to the Associate Director and the Title IX Coordinator regarding the status of supportive measure requests, complaints received, and investigations.
- Monitor compliance of reports with all applicable policy and procedural requirements.
- Develop and maintain relationships with campus partners and serve as a resource person for the office by responding to a wide variety of issues and requests from the community related to the sexual misconduct policy, reporting obligations, training, and Title IX.
- Coordinate and conduct Title IX training and educational programs for the University community related to their rights, responsibilities, services and complaint procedures.
- Serve on committees on behalf of the Title IX Office.
- Collaborate in the development of periodic and annual reports? support special projects or assignments given by the Director, Associate Director, and/or the Vice Chancellor.
- Conduct research and assessment of programs to ensure objectives are being met.
- Stay current on state and national laws, regulations, and best practices to inform the work of the Title IX Office and help identify areas of risk.
- Maintain knowledge through active professional development.
Position Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Sociology, Psychology or Social Work.
Master’s degree or Juris Doctor degree.
One year of experience providing sensitive and confidential professional assistance to others. Demonstrated experience collaborating with campus partners in a higher education setting (as a graduate student or as a professional).
Experience Preferred: Demonstrated experience working with individuals in crisis situations. Demonstrated experience developing and providing educational programs and/or presentations. Experience managing highly confidential and sensitive matters.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Understanding of the role of Title IX in a public university setting.
- Knowledge of laws, regulations, and guidance governing sexual misconduct response in higher education.
- Ability to prioritize work and successfully perform duties independently.
- Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse campus population.
This is a full-time (100%), twelve-month Civil Service Program Coordinator position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The proposed start date is as soon as possible after the closing date.
To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by September 17th, 2020. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu. (If you already have a profile, you will be redirected to that existing profile via email notification.) Please use the "Apply for Position" button to apply. Applications not submitted through the jobs.illinois.edu website will not be considered. To complete the application process:
Step 1: Submit the Staff Vacancy Application
Step 2: Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms
Step 3: Upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), academic credentials for any degree attained Bachelor's degree and higher (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable), and names/contact information for three references.
In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, University employees currently on the internal transfer list must apply for this position using the above-mentioned procedures. For more information regarding application procedures, contact Hope Farney at 217-333-7791 or [email protected] . For questions about the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.