Title IX Coordinator

Job description

Job Title: Title IX Coordinator
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 224040
Job Summary The Title IX Coordinator is the Institute employee who has the primary responsibility for coordinating the Institute's efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits sex discrimination in any and all operations and activities of the Institute, as well as retaliation for the purpose of interfering with any right or privilege secured by Title IX.

The Title IX Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director for Equity and Compliance, who serves under the supervision of the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

The Title IX Coordinator oversees the Institute’s procedures for resolving complaints of sex discrimination. The Title IX coordinator is responsible for coordinating the Institute’s responses to all complaints involving possible sex discrimination or possible violations of the Institute’s Sexual Misconduct Policy, even if the complaint was initially filed with another individual or office or the investigation will be conducted by another individual or office. This responsibility includes monitoring outcomes, investigating complaints of sex discrimination, advising hearing panels and decision-makers on allegations of sex discrimination.

With assistance from Deputy Title IX coordinators, the Title IX Coordinator provides or facilitates ongoing Title IX training , consultation, and technical assistance for students, faculty, and staff, identifying and addressing any patterns or systemic problems revealed by complaints or reports of sexual misconduct, assessing effects on the campus climate, and overseeing Institute efforts, including the provision of interim protective measures, to effectively address and remedy sex discrimination in any program or activity of the Institute.


Job Duty 1 -
Develop, implement, update and serve as principal coordinator of policies and programs related to compliance with Title IX, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and related legislation. Review policies across the campus to ensure consistency of Title IX statements and compliance with state and federal laws, regulations and regulatory guidance.

Job Duty 2 -
Plan and implement Title IX training and awareness programming for students, faculty and staff. Maintain documentation of training and educational programs related to compliance with Title IX and VAWA and provide certification as required to federal and state regulatory bodies as well as the University System on Georgia. Arrange training, train and/or assist in training of staff members responsible for any part of the complaint process (investigators, sexual misconduct hearing panelists, etc.)

Job Duty 3 -
Prepare and disseminate educational materials that inform the campus community of Title IX rights and responsibilities.

Job Duty 4 -
Receive reports/complaints of sexual and gender-based misconduct involving students; coordinate the prompt investigation of and effective response to such reports. Maintain, record, and complete reports as required.

Job Duty 5 -
Meet with claimants, respondents, and witnesses to provide information regarding available campus and community resources, interim measures and reporting and resolution options.

Job Duty 6 -
Develop and implement a case management plan for each reported incident of sexual and/or gender-based misconduct.

Job Duty 7 -
Refer appropriate inquires to Human Resources, Student Life, the Georgia Tech Police Department or other office for further handling.

Job Duty 8 -
Identify and integrate best practices by keeping current with laws, regulations, regulations, regulatory guidance and current case law. Regularly attend continuing professional education on Title IX and maintain ongoing relationships with colleagues in the University System of Georgia.

Job Duty 9 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements

Master's Degree (or JD Degree) with Title IX experience or a juris doctor or similar law degree is preferred; Bachelor's Degree and relevant experience in student conduct processes may be acceptable in lieu of a Master's Degree.

Required Experience

Minimum of 7 years of experience in a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred position qualifications

The Title IX Coordinator should have broad experience in combatting discrimination and harassment based on sex, including but not limited to sexual assault and battery, domestic and dating violence, stalking, equity-in-athletics, equal pay, and the accommodation of pregnant and parenting students. The Title IX Coordinator should also have broad experience working with campus police and other law enforcement agencies. Experience in the administration of student conduct hearings is strongly preferred. While a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required, a juris doctor or similar law degree is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities SKILLS
Knowledge of Title IX and related laws required, including a clear understanding of developments in Title 1X, VA WA, Campus SaVe, Clery Act and OCR Dear Colleague letters. Excellent policy and data analysis skills; demonstrated experience in conducting investigations; excellent judgement skills. Experience providing training on laws, policies and procedures across an entire college or university campus. Computer skills with ability in database management; strong organizational and communication skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.




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Posted: 2/13/2021
Application Due: 5/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time