Anticipated Hiring Range
Commensurate with Experience
The Director of Compliance reports to the Chief Diversity Officer and serves as the Title IX coordinator and the ADA coordinator providing campus-wide leadership and subject matter expertise on civil rights and Title IX. The director is responsible for overseeing compliance with laws, regulations, policies, and guidance in the areas such as accessibility, discrimination, and sexual and gender-based harassment. This involves creating, revising, and implementing University policies across these areas as well as providing for campus-wide education and training for these policies. The director also serves as the point of contact for federal and state agencies in the areas of civil rights and Title IX and is responsible for responding to external complaints and investigations.
General Description of Position
Direct the Office of Compliance supporting the University’s efforts to create and maintain an accessible, equitable and inclusive campus by ensuring that the university is in compliance with applicable civil rights and Title IX laws, regulations, policies and guidance and has an effective and timely response to allegations or complaints.
Required KSAs / Competencies / Qualifications to successfully perform their work
Knowledge of and administrative experience with interpreting and applying civil rights and Title IX laws, regulations and guidance
Investigatory skills (including ADA, Section 503/504, Fair Housing, VAWA, FERPA, Clery Act, etc.)
Excellent written, oral, interpersonal, presentation and facilitation communication skills
Preferred KSA's / Competencies / Qualifications to successfully perform the work
An advanced degree (Master’s degree at a minimum) in a field which addresses the administrative, educational, and/or legal responsibilities inherent in compliance with civil rights and Title IX laws and regulations
Eight or more years of progressive education and work-related experience related to the duties and responsibilities of the position (including conducting investigations and compliance review)
Demonstrated ability to work with multiple constituencies to support an accessible, equitable and inclusive environment for all constituencies
Juris Doctorate Degree or a Ph.D. in an area appropriate for leadership in the area of civil rights and Title IX
Experience administering reasonable accommodations, policy development, procedures, and complaint resolution relating to persons with disabilities.
Experience administering investigations of claims of discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct
Experience working in higher education at a college or university
Experience providing supervision to assigned staff
Experience facilitating and leading trainings related to the duties and responsibilities of the position
A record of trainings and certifications relevant to Title IX and ADA.
Posting Date 07/28/2021
Open Until Filled
Additional Applicant Instructions
The University of Mary Washington accepts only completed online application and related materials. Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications or documentation will not be considered. Employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of criminal background checks. If accommodations are requested either before or at the time of the interview, please contact the Recruitment Office at 540-654-1238.
The University of Mary Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.