Associate Director II - Associate Director & Title IX Deputy Coordinator
Associate Director II - Associate Director & Title IX Deputy CoordinatorFLSA status:
$4,086 – $5,884 per monthOccupational Category:
Office of Equity & Inclusion/Title IXOpen Date:
01/25/2021Open Until Filled:
YesEducational and Experience Requirement:
Bachelor’s degree in related field. Four years of experience investigating, resolving complaints, or experience in a related field. Experience in Higher Education and specialized work would be helpful. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.Nature & Purpose of Position:
Plan, organize, and direct day-to-day operations of the department with the oversight of the Director. Supervise full-time professional and student staff. Perform complex managerial work providing direction and guidance in compliance, case management and investigations. Assume the duties of the Director/Title IX Coordinator in their absence.Primary Responsibilities:
Oversees, facilitates, monitors, and coordinates case management services (intake, referral, communication, and ongoing support) in addressing complaints of all forms of discrimination including Title IX and sexual misconduct, including record keeping of intakes, referrals, and communication with complainants, respondents, and other parties. Serves as the Title IX Deputy Coordinator/Senior Investigator for cases alleging discrimination and civil rights violations including sexual assault, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, relationship (dating) violence, and stalking complaints in a manner consistent with the university’s procedures and federal guidance while maintaining a high level of confidentiality and acting with sensitivity as well as discretion in all proceedings. Interviews impacted party, respondent, and relevant witnesses. Gathers relevant evidence. Acts as a neutral party through all aspects of investigation to ensure a prompt, fair, and neutral process for all parties. Advises impacted parties and respondents of their rights. Determines whether complaints fall within the purview of SHSU’s Sexual Misconduct Policy. Collaborates and consults with the Title IX Coordinator regularly to monitor and manage Title IX incidents to ensure an efficient and effective response to reports and complaints. Ensures a well-documented Title IX investigative process. Maintains accurate and thorough records and notes of investigatory process. Creates comprehensive written investigative reports for the Title IX Coordinator that clearly identifies the issues investigated, summarizes the evidence, and makes findings under university policy. Coordinates related assessment efforts. Prepares and disseminates reports, statistics, and assessment data to include annual descriptive reports of numbers and nature of filed complaints and disposition of complaints. Supervises and trains investigators. Provides administrative support to the Hearing Board, Disciplinary Hearing Officer and Disciplinary Appellate Officer. Provides periodic, timely updates regarding the status of complaints received and investigations in progress to the Title IX Coordinator. Collaborates with the Title IX Coordinator to identify and address any systemic problems. Works with other University stakeholders to ensure Title IX policies are communicated to all constituencies. Assists Title IX Coordinator with the development and implementation of a comprehensive university Title IX training program for students, faculty, and staff. Assists Title IX Coordinator with the development and implementation of case management database to organize, manage, and track all Title IX incidents. Performs other related duties as assigned.Other Specifications:
Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws. Ability to manage business functions.
Communicates with other University departments, personnel, and other agencies.
This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).Full Time Part Time:
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.