Director, Title IX and Protected Class Programs

Location
Boulder, Boulder County
Posted
Feb 18, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Description: *Job Responsibilities:* This position has primary responsibility for overseeing the campus's Title IX program as well as the protected class discrimination and harassment program for students, faculty and staff, recognizing that these programs are inherently linked and adhere to the same principles and policies. This position serves as the campus's designated Title IX Coordinator. This position will report directly to the Chancellor and supervises a team of investigators and prevention and education specialists. This position will support the campus's efforts in providing an open, diverse and inclusive learning and working environment by overseeing the campus's compliance with Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, Clery Act, VAWA and other federal, state and Regent antidiscrimination laws, regulations and requirements. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Leading efforts across the campus to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as they relate to antidiscrimination laws and policies; * Oversight of the development and delivery of campus-wide education, training and outreach programming related to antidiscrimination law and policy, including Title IX; * Coordinating and ensuring the timely completion of the campus's response and investigation of complaints pursuant to antidiscrimination laws and policies, including sexual harassment and sexual misconduct as well as other forms of protected class harassment and discrimination; * Serving as the central resource for all constituencies on issues related to protected class discrimination and harassment and Title IX; * Playing a key role in the campus's collective efforts to build and maintain a safer and more equitable campus climate for all members of the community; * Developing and implementing a long-term vision for the campus around programs, services, education and assessment of Title IX - including but not limited to sexual harassment and sexual violence, dating and intimate partner violence and stalking; * Advising and collaborating with the Chancellor's Cabinet and steering committee on the status of initiatives, case management trends, challenges and resource needs; * This position will work closely with professionals throughout the campus to educate, train and support members of the campus about Title IX including sexual violence, harassment and the impacts of substance use on consent and protected class discrimination and harassment; * Collaborate with the University of Colorado Police Department to support compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act ("Clery Act"). *Salary and Benefits:* $96,000-158,000 commensurate with experience. The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment, learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder. --- *The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Boulder Campus Title IX Coordinator by calling 303-492-2127 or to the Office of Civil Rights.* In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting human resources at adacoordinator@colorado.edu or (303) 492-6475. --- *Important Notes:* _Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials. There may be questions at the end of this application related to these qualifications and competencies; your answers to these questions will be verified against your application materials and may be checked with references. False information could lead to your removal from the hiring process._ _The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history._ _The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work._

Minimum Qualifications: Master's/Graduate level degree and seven years of progressively responsible experience in student conduct, equal opportunity/affirmative action or human resources discrimination and harassment investigation. A minimum of three years of supervisory experience. Experience and/or training in responding to complaints of sexual harassment and sexual violence as well as complaint investigation and resolution and grievances.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated ability to lead, coordinate and inspire individuals with differing interests and perspectives in a large and complex organization. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to interpret federal and state equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws and regulations, including Title IX, sexual harassment and other applicable laws and regulations. The successful candidate must have strong organization, planning, analytical and problem resolution abilities; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to understand the needs of the campus and to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, administrators and community partners.

Desired Qualifications: J.D. preferred. Experience working in a large, public, research university.

Campus: Boulder