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The Title IX Coordinator & Equal Opportunity Officer will be responsible for coordinating the University's efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities to address discrimination under Title IX of the Education Amendment's Act of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504), the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II) and their implementing regulations, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974.
The Title IX Coordinator & Equal Opportunity Officer will oversee the University's policies and procedures for appropriate assessment and response to claims of inequitable treatment under the law. This includes coordinating institutional response to all complaints involving possible civil rights violations of the University's Sexual Misconduct Policy and Harassment and Discrimination Policy.
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- Develop, implement, update, and serve as principal coordinator of policies and programs related to compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendment's Act of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504), the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II) and their implementing regulations, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (and other related laws and regulations).
- Receive reports/complaints of civil rights related misconduct involving students, faculty, and staff, and coordinate the prompt investigation of and effective response to such reports. Assist in the facilitation of informal resolutions agreements.
- Develop and implement a case management plan for each reported incident of civil rights related misconduct.
- Organize and maintain case files, statistical data on inquiries and complaints, disposition reports, and develop reports on complaints, investigations, and resolutions.
- Obtain and record all information for annual Clery reporting.
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- Plan and implement Title IX / Equal Opportunity training and awareness programming for students, faculty, and staff. Coordinate annual online Sexual Misconduct training through EVERFI. Maintain documentation of training and educational programs, and provide certification as required to federal and state regulatory bodies as well as the University System of Georgia. Arrange training of staff members responsible for any part of the complaint process (investigators, hearing panelists, advisors, etc.)
- Prepare and disseminate educational materials that inform the campus community of rights and responsibilities under University policy and federal, state, and local law.
- Assist with climate surveys and Athletics Interest & Abilities Survey.
- Develop and maintain campus partnerships relevant to the scope of work such as the University Police Department, University Ombuds Office, Athletics, Office of Community Standards, Health Services, Counseling Center, etc. Refer unrelated inquiries and reports to appropriate campus partner.
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- Manage and select content for website.
- Identify and integrate best practices by keeping current with laws, regulations, regulatory guidance, and current case law. Regularly attend continuing professional education and maintain ongoing relations with colleagues in the University System of Georgia.
- Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
Other Required Qualifications
This position is designated as a Clery Act Campus Security Authority (CSA). CSA's are obligated to report all Clery Act qualifying crimes which occur on campus, in public areas bordering campus and in certain non-campus buildings owned or controlled (leased) by the University to the proper channels. Complete annual mandatory training. CSAs who deliberately fail to report crimes may be subject to appropriate discipline, including being barred from holding any CSA position in the future.
At least 3 years of experience in equity, compliance, or civil rights law, or an equivalent level of education, experience, or training/certification.
Knowledge of and ability to interpret federal and state laws regarding civil rights, discrimination, and harassment, Title IX, and retaliation.
Demonstrated experience conducting investigations, reviewing investigation reports, and exercising judgment in making findings.
Excellent policy and data analysis skills.
Experience providing training on laws, policies, and procedures across a University campus.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree with direct Title IX / Equal Opportunity experience; Juris Doctor degree with direct Title IX / Equal Opportunity experience. Title IX certification through ATIXA or a similar organization.
Preferred Educational Qualifications
Summary (continued): With assistance from the Deputy Title IX Coordinators and additional campus partners, the Title IX Coordinator & Equal Opportunity Officer provides or facilitates ongoing Title IX / EO training, consultation, and assistance for students, faculty, and staff, identifying and addressing patterns or systemic problems revealed by complaints or reports of misconduct, assessing effects on the campus climate, and overseeing University efforts, including the provision of interim measures, to effectively address and remedy discrimination & harassment in any program or activity of the University.
Experience in higher education. Experience serving as a Title IX coordinator.
$53,604 minimum - $65,676 midpoint
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Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Knowledge of and ability to interpret federal and state laws regarding civil rights, discrimination, harassment, Title IX, retaliation and affirmative action. Ability to maintain neutrality and work under stress. Results-oriented with proven ability to design and manage effective administrative processes.
Exceptional critical thinking skills demonstrated by the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and facilitate resolution of difficult challenges, including the ability to handle issues of complex and extreme sensitivity with good judgment. Skill in writing concise, logical analytical reports and to build credibility and present oral arguments to convey complex issues.
Conditions of Employment
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, codified at 20 USC 1092 (f) as a part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies..
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.
- Position of Trust + Education